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Member Leader Resources

Policies & Guidelines

Being a Thrivent Financial member leader comes with special privileges – and responsibilities. This section explains the policies and guidelines that help preserve, protect and strengthen our membership.


Member leaders should understand the governance structure of local chapters, as outlined in the Constitution for Branches.

Chapter & Congregational Membership

Understand the different types of Thrivent membership, how members are assigned to chapters and congregations, and how members can change their chapter and church assignment.

Privacy Guidelines & Use of Member Data

It's important for member leaders to know how to use – but not abuse – confidential member data.

Retention & Destruction of Chapter Materials

Learn what documents and records must be retained and for how long, as well as what can be destroyed and how.

Chapter Email Addresses

Know what's acceptable and what isn't regarding chapter email.

Check the background of our representatives on FINRA's BrokerCheck.

Insurance products issued or offered by Thrivent Financial, the marketing name for Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Appleton, WI. Not all products are available in all states. Products issued by Thrivent Financial are available to applicants who meet membership, insurability, U.S. citizenship and residency requirements. Securities and investment advisory services are offered through Thrivent Investment Management Inc., 625 Fourth Ave. S., Minneapolis, MN 55415, a FINRA and SIPC member and a wholly owned subsidiary of Thrivent. Thrivent Financial representatives are registered representatives of Thrivent Investment Management Inc. They are also licensed insurance agents/producers of Thrivent. Fee-based investment advisory services are available through qualified investment advisor representatives only.

Trust and investment management accounts and services offered by Thrivent Trust Company are not insured by the FDIC or any other federal government agency, are not deposits or other obligations of, nor guaranteed by Thrivent Trust Company or its affiliates, and are subject to investment risk, including possible loss of the principal amount invested.

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