About Us

We're here to serve Christian Ministry.

We’ve been supporting Christian ministry for over 35 years. We offer a range of savings and term investments to help pool funds to resource Christian ministry. Loans and other assistance are made to churches and Christian organisations to support their work and activities.

years of experience

Our Mission

To Resource Christian Ministry through Good Stewardship

Our Vision

To be a leading Christian Financial Services Provider

To be the Church Development Agency for Baptist Churches of Australia

Our Values

In reflecting Jesus, we value: Courage, Integrity, Relationships, Collaboration, Accountability

BFS is a delegated body of Australian Baptist Ministries.

BFS is a public company limited by guarantee and a Registered Charity. ‘BFS’ is a registered trademark. BFS has been endorsed by the Australian Charities and Not-for-Profits Commission (and formerly, the Australian Taxation Office) as an Income Tax Exempt Charitable Institution on the basis of Advancement of Religion for the operation of financial services. BFS has the ACNC Tick of Charity Registration.

BFS holds a Australian Financial Services Licence AFSL 311062 issued by ASIC

BFS holds a Australian Financial Services Licence AFSL 311062 issued by ASIC and is required to comply with all licence conditions. A copy of the BFS AFSL can be found here. BFS is not prudentially supervised by APRA. Therefore, an investor in our products will not receive the benefit of the financial claims scheme or the depositor protection provisions in the Banking Act 1959. Investments in our products are intended to be a means for investors to support the charitable purposes of BFS.

The yield on client funds lodged with BFS is used to support our charitable purposes and provide services to churches and associated Christian ministries. BFS have Identification Statements lodged with ASIC regarding our products, the current versions of which can be viewed on our website here, under ‘Disclosure Documents’. We are also required by law to notify you that our products and services are not subject to the usual protections for investors under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) and are not regulated by ASIC. Our investments are only intended for investors whose primary investment purpose is to support our charitable purposes, and our products are not comparable to investments issued by banks, finance companies or fund managers. Investors may be unable to get some or all of their money back when they expect to, or at all.

Client funds lodged with BFS may be used for loans to Churches, Church organisations, charities and other Christian ministries or invested in investments which meet the terms of the Trustee Act 1925 (NSW).

Contact us

1300 650 542

Registered address

Level 4, 5 Saunders Close, Macquarie Park NSW 2113

BSB

704-922

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The accounts and investments in this advertisement are debentures products and not deposit products. Baptist Financial Services (BFS)  ABN 56 002 861 789 AFSL 311062 is a Registered Charity and issuer of the debentures products. BFS is not prudentially supervised by APRA. Therefore, an investor in our products will not receive the benefit of the financial claims scheme or the depositor protection provisions in the Banking Act 1959. Investments in our products are intended to be a means for investors to support the charitable purposes of BFS. We are required by law to notify investors that our products are intended only to attract investors whose primary purpose is to support our charitable purposes, are not comparable to investments with banks, finance companies or fund managers, and investors may be unable to get some or all of their money back when they expect or at all. Persons should consider whether or not the debentures are appropriate for them.

Indue Limited ABN 97 087 822 464 (registered office located in Brisbane) is the issuer of the BFS Visa Prepaid Card and the BFS Visa Prepaid PayCard. AFS Licence No. 320 204. Baptist Financial Services Australia Limited ABN 56 002 861 789 (AFS Licence No. 311 062) is an agent of Indue. Please refer to the Financial Services Guides. The Product Disclosure Statements available for the BFS Visa Prepaid Card and the BFS Visa Prepaid PayCard can be obtained on our website at https://www.bfs.org.au. You should consider the Product Disclosure Statements in deciding whether or not to acquire any of these cards.