Stories

Making a Difference Half a World Away: ECCU Membership Drives Donation

According to the UN Refugee Agency, there are currently more than 65 million people who have been forced from their homes due to war, conflict or persecution. Sadly, that number is growing. The UN estimates that 33,972 more people are displaced every single day. [read more]

Category: Common Cents

All in the Family: How ECCU Helps Giving Children Hope Spread Compassion around the Globe

"As a nonprofit – as with all businesses – we’re always counting our dollars and trying to strike a balance between acting on our faith and conducting good business. ECCU is a partner that understands this balancing act and helps make what we do possible.” Most recently, Giving Children Hope credited ECCU with fueling ministry by restructuring a loan, saving the Buena Park, California-based nonprofit more than $5,000 a month. [read more]

Category: News

Stitch by Stitch, Enslaved Indian Women Discover Freedom

Thanks to ECCU members, we’re able to support Christian ministry around the world. And just what kind of ministry do ECCU members’ actually support? Hear from one ECCU member minstry fighting sex trafficking in India. [read more]

Category: Missionary Minded

Did Your Money Take You Where Your Heart Wanted to Go in 2014?

Where did 2014 take you financially? Or, as many are fond of asking, “Are you better off today than you were a year ago?” Thankfully, much of the country rebounded from the Great Recession, as the U.S. economy grew an incredible... [read more]

Category: News

How ECCU Members Fuel Ministry

What kind of ministry do ECCU members’ savings accounts actually support? A new video answers this question. Today, Shannon Keith is founder and CEO of International Princess Project. But the first time she left her comfortable Orange County, California life... [read more]

Category: News

Celebrating God’s Faithfulness Together

Songs have a way of communicating magnificent realities with a minimum of words. Such is the case with one of my favorite hymns—Great Is Thy Faithfulness. Notice how this brief line captures the spirit of the gospel: Strength for today and bright hope for tomorrow. These few words also capture the reality of what God did in and through ECCU... [read more]

Category: News