Church & Ministries

BFS is a specialist financial services provider to the Australian Christian community. We offer a range of financial services specifically for churches and ministry. 

Our sole purpose is to resource, develop and enhance Christian ministry. 

Ministries we've supported

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Church & Ministry Loans

Loans are made available to churches to purchase properties, upgrade and repair buildings and to develop ministries including schools, aged care or community services.

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Savings & Investment Accounts

When you invest with us, your accounts provide simple access without transaction or account keeping fees. You have the opportunity to not only grow your funds, but to also help other Christian Ministries.

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Flexible account access

We provide a variety of access options to your account for your convenience.

Access your account 24 hours a day, 7 days per week, from anywhere in the world. Check your balances, view your transactions, pay your bills and transfer funds between BFS accounts or to any Australian bank account.

  • No set up or monthly access fees
  • Safe and secure access
  • Multiple authorisers catered for
  • Payroll/Creditor file uploads
  • Transfer to or from other Australian bank accounts
  • Set up and manage periodical payments
  • Pay your bills with BPay

You can transact on your account in many different ways.

  • Payrolls
  • Direct Debits & Periodical Payments
  • Corporate or BFS Cheq
  • Lodge cash & cheques
  • Telegraphic Transfers
  • International Cheques

VISA Prepaid cards

Baptist Financial Services offers VISA Prepaid cards for individuals, churches and eligible employers.

The cards can be used worldwide, in store or online, wherever VISA Prepaid cards are accepted.

Payment Portals for Church Giving

We are dedicated to supporting local churches and creating tools and services to make online secure giving a part of everyday life.

We provide payment facilities to make regular electronic contributions to support churches and ministries.

We're here to serve

Get in touch with your local Relationship Manager by filling out the form below.

Wolfgang Ziegelmeir
Relationship Manager NSW/ACT
0407 915 090
Jeremy Peet
Relationship Manager VIC/TAS
0409 862 178
Shelley Bartels
Relationship Manager WA
0417 970 042
Glen Thornley
Relationship Manager SA/NT
0412 055 832

Contact us

1300 650 542

Registered address

Level 4, 5 Saunders Close, Macquarie Park NSW 2113


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Copyright © Baptist Financial Services Australia Limited - ABN 56 002 861 789 - AFSL 311 062

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 You should consider the Product Disclosure Statements in deciding whether or not to acquire any of these cards.