Our history

Our philosophy

The guiding principle of all our operations is the financial care of the clergy, in response to their commitment to the Church. Our policies and resources are directed almost exclusively towards providing benefits and welfare for these servants of the Church.

The work of Anglican Financial Care as a body serving Christian ministers is consistent with the many biblical examples of people being respected, upheld and provided for in their old age. When someone retires the mana, aroha and wairua that they shared as people in ministry continues to be a reality, and their security, wellbeing and means of life continue to be of great interest and importance to the Church. Our organisation has honoured these principles through good stewardship, good planning and consistent care. Our vision is that the clergy will have financial peace of mind both during their years of ministry and in retirement.

Even to your old age and grey hairs I am he, I am he who will sustain you. I have made you and I will carry you; I will sustain you and I will rescue you.

Tae noa atu ki to koutou koroheketanga ko ahau tenei, ka pikaua ano koutou e ahau a hina noa; naku i mahi, naku ano e mau, naku ano e pikau, naku ano e whakaora.

Isaiah 46:4

Being ethical is a fundamental value of the organisation. While we invest funds according to an ethical investment policy based on Christian values, we also aim to treat our members as we would treat ourselves. Our logo includes a circle of fish with one fish coloured differently from the others. This reflects our belief that while the individual is part of a bigger group they are still recognised as an individual.