A Little About Us

Northwest Christian Credit Union is here today because of the vision of a few Christian doctors at Samaritan Hospital.  These doctors had the vision to see beyond the medical needs of their patients, and see the need for financial assistance as well.

Timeline

2016
December 27

1954

Black and white photo of the Northwest Christian Credit Union building.
The Nampa Fellowship Federal Credit Union was established. Due to the vision of a few Christian doctors at the Samaritan Hospital, the original Nampa Fellowship Federal Credit Union looked beyond the medical needs of their patients, and included their need for financial assistance as well.
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1957

The Nampa Fellowship Federal Credit Union was housed in an office in the basement of the Samaritan Hospital until 1957, when it was moved down the street to the front porch of the manager’s home.  
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1971

A man outside a building with a sign that says Credit Union Moved to 507 Holly
With $900,000.00 in assets it was time for a building project.  In 1971, 2 lots were purchased at 507 Holly St. in Nampa for the site of the new building.  Late 1971, the credit union moved into its new facility. Growth was realized rather quickly as assets nearly doubled in one year.
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1975

In 1975, the credit union changed its name to Nazarene of Nampa Federal Credit Union and expanded its field of membership to include the Intermountain District Church of the Nazarene and NNC students and alumni.
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1980s & 1990s

A building being built with the wooden structure showing.
Throughout the next two decades the credit union added share draft checking accounts, Money Market Accounts, IRAs and several other convenient banking services.
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1999

In 1999, the organization changed its name to Nazarene Financial Credit Union. The credit union also converted from its federal charter to a state charter and from federal insurance to private insurance.  In the process the credit union expanded its field of membership to include Nazarenes throughout the nation.
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2001

Front of a building with a car in the parking lot.
With $19 million in assets, it constructed a 5300 square foot facility located at 716 E Colorado.  The credit union moved into its new facility in November of 2001.
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2004

In September 2004, we became Northwest Christian Credit Union. The credit union expanded its membership to allow an even greater number of Christians to participate in the credit union.  Other schools, churches and ministry organizations common in matters of faith became eligible for membership.
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2006

The front of the Northwest Christian Credit Union building.
Northwest Christian Credit Union established its first branch location in Boise.  The credit union continued to expand its church lending activities in the Treasure Valley and throughout the region.  Through shared branching, the credit union now offers over 5000 branch service centers for members nationwide.

Nampa Branch

716 E. Colorado Ave.
Nampa, ID 83686
(208) 466-0916

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Boise Branch

6115 W. Overland Rd.
Boise, ID 83709
(208) 376-5525

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