Membership & Benefits

At Thrivent, you're part of something bigger than yourself. As a member, you'll get sound financial guidance, exclusive offers and ways to connect with others.

Christianity is our common bond

We welcome new members who support The Thrivent Way and:

  • Are Christian, seeking to live out their faith; or
  • Are spouses of Christians who seek to live out their faith; or
  • Are youths being raised in the Christian faith.

We embrace the core Christian beliefs as stated in the Apostles' Creed.

Learn more about Thrivent's Christian Common Bond PDF
Apply to become a benefit or associate Thrivent Financial member.

Thrivent Membership Types

Benefit Member

Become a benefit member by applying for membership and purchasing a qualifying Thrivent insurance or annuity product, like disability income or life insurance.

Associate Member

Become an associate member by applying for membership and paying an annual fee of $19.95, purchasing a product from a Thrivent affiliate or subsidiary, or joining the Thrivent Federal Credit Union.

Additional Benefits

Thrivent Member Networks
Help others locally – in your congregation and community.

Workshops & Events
Make the most of your membership through a variety of free financial workshops, volunteer opportunities and social activities.

Habitat for Humanity and Thrivent Partnership
Help families build affordable homes.

Habitat and Thrivent Worldwide Trips
Build homes and change lives around the world. Benefit members pay a lower trip cost.

Financial Assistance Benefits
Thrivent members can receive financial assistance for some of life's unexpected challenges, including the death of a newborn and protecting an uninsurable child.

Board Elections
As a Thrivent benefit member, you have a say in who governs your organization.

Heartwood® Conference Center & Retreat (Link opens in new window)
Discover the natural beauty of Northern Wisconsin among 700 acres of breathtaking woods and lakes. Thrivent members qualify for discounted rates.

Benefits Comparison

Benefit Benefit Member Associate Member
Thrivent Choice  
Free & Discounted Services
Free Educational Resources
Thrivent Magazine
Thrivent Action Teams
Thrivent Federal Credit Union
Thrivent Member Networks
Workshops & Events
Habitat for Humanity and Thrivent Partnership
Habitat and Thrivent Worldwide Trip Discount  
Uninsurable Child Life Insurance Benefit
Newborn Death Benefit  
Legacy Support for Orphan Children Benefit  
Board Elections  
Heartwood® Conference Center & Retreat

Member's Voice

"We feel really confident working with Thrivent. We're not just a number."*