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Our Story

Uniting believers who share the vision to see God's Kingdom built.

  • Church Loans

    Your vision is valued.

    We believe that God has given unique vision to the Church and its leaders. So unlike for-profit lenders, we evaluate passion and conviction alongside budgets and spreadsheets. We will equip you with quality financial resources to build, expand, remodel, relocate, or refinance and join you in pursuing God’s calling for your church. When you choose to work with CEP, you’re choosing more than just a lender, you’re choosing a partner in ministry.

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  • Investments

    Your story is powerful.

    At CEP, we take the concept of “investing in ministry” literally. Since 1950, our investors have contributed more than $2 billion to fund thousands of ministry loans nationwide. And, although past performance doesn’t guarantee future results, no investor has ever lost money! By investing with CEP, you will not only reap the rewards of our competitive rates and flexible terms, you will also create opportunities for real world impact and ignite stories of ministry growth across the nation.

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  • Retirement

    Your future is abundant.

    No matter how we envision our retirement, history shows that most of us aren’t prepared to achieve those hopes and dreams. To help alter this reality and enable possibilities, we provide Traditional and Roth IRA options as well as a 403(b) plan for ministries. While you gain income and tax benefits, ministries throughout America will also receive the financial support needed to thrive. Start planning for your future today, and, eventually, you’ll find you’ve funded more than your own future.

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  • Will & Estate Planning

    Your legacy is lasting.

    Whether you’re rich or poor, you’ve been entrusted with much. So on the day, God calls you home, ensure that your earthly possessions are gifted to those you love most. At CEP, we provide a wealth of resources and experienced professionals to help reach your will and estate planning goals. We also offer planned giving options so your legacy will not only influence family and friends, but it will propel ministries for years to come.

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  • “One of the differences with CEP is the relational component. It’s a partnership.”

    Stuart Calvert (Cedar Springs Camp, Lake Stevens, WA)

  • “It’s important to have our own place so we can reach greater needs in our community.”

    Juan Almanza (Centro de Adoración Familiar, Las Vegas, NV)

  • "CEP was the first lender that was interested in our story."

    Pastor Mike Burnette (LifePoint Church, Clarksville, TN)

  • "We have arrived where we are today because of CEP."

    Roger Huang (SF City Impact)

  • Alberto's Story

    Teen Challenge Puerto Rico

In everything we do, our aim is to further the Kingdom.

  • Investments for Kids

    Every parent and grandparent wants to see their child have the best possible start in life and hopes for a bright future. Fortunately, there are actions we can take now to help make that bright future a reality.

  • Rescued and Renewed

    When you choose to trust CEP with your finances, you create opportunities for real world impact. In the stories that follow, Alberto, Roque, and Javiar share their testimonies and thank Teen Challenge Puerto Rico, a CEP partner in ministry, for its crucial role in their lives.

  • Let There Be Light

    The University of California, Davis, serves more than 35,000 students, representing more than 100 nations. Each of these students come with differing backgrounds and beliefs, but every graduate leaves with a decorated diploma, marked by the school’s corporate seal.

Why CEP?

CEP was founded in 1950
Our total assets exceed $550 million
We have worked with more than 20,000 investors that make ministry possible
We’ve funded over $2 billion of ministry
We have more than 3,000 ministry partners
We are 100% committed to building the Kingdom
We our customers.


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