Thrivent Builds Resources

Thank you for taking a leadership role with Thrivent Builds! This resource center is full of informational, promotional and administrative tools to help you in your leadership position.

Simply select from the tabs below to find resources specific to each Thrivent Builds program, or search for files by resource type.


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    • Affiliate Resources
      Item Description Type
      2018 Thrivent Builds Homes FAITH BUILD Affiliate Requirements, Terms and Conditions (Updated Dec. 2017) (PDF) For Habitat affiliates with approved 2018 Thrivent Builds Homes FAITH BUILD projects, review this document. It includes basic requirements to be considered for the program. Note: Thrivent Builds programs are by invitation only. Administration
      Faith Build Church Partnership Agreement (PDF) A partnership agreement that lists responsibilities of each partner to successfully complete a Faith Build in the local community. This is an optional piece to use if it fits within the local church/ Habitat for Humanity/ Thrivent relationship. Administration
      Faith Build Congregational Commitment Summary Form (Excel) Habitat affiliates use the Faith Build Congregational Commitment form to report partner churches and committed Faith Build Generosity Challenge dollars. Submission of form is part of Milestone One, part 2 of the Faith Build Affiliate Requirements, Terms and Conditions. Tip: Use Firefox to download. Administration
      Milestones & Accessing Funds Quick Reference Guide - 2018 FAITH BUILD version (Updated Dec. 2017) (PDF) Follow these requirements for each Faith Build milestone in order to receive funding. Reporting
    • Church Engagement Guides
      Item Description Type
      1. Faith Build Guide (PDF) A guide for local Habitat affiliates and local Thrivent Financial workforce. This resource provides an overview of a Faith Build, coaching and considerations for planning the Faith Build, and engagement of the local Christian community and Thrivent members. Reference Guide
      2. Faith Build Church Introduction (PDF) A piece designed to introduce a Faith Build and the Thrivent / Habitat partnership to churches invited to participate. Presentations
      3. FieldNet Church Engagement Page (Link) Resources designed for Thrivent Community Engagement Team and Financial Representatives to help build mutually beneficial relationships between Thrivent and churches. Reference Guide
      4. Habitat for Humanity Affiliate Guide to Church Relations (PDF) A comprehensive guide to help affiliates establish a strong foundation to support church partnerships and develop and nurture authentic relationships. Reference Guide
      5. Habitat for Humanity Apostles Build Project – A Guide for Affiliates and Church Partners (PDF) This guide to Apostles Build Projects provides valuable information on developing the plan, recruiting church partners and implementing the project. An Apostles Build is very similar in spirit to a Thrivent Builds Faith Build. Reference Guide
      6. Habitat for Humanity Faith Engagement Talking Points (PDF) How to talk about Habitat for Humanity with your congregation. Reference Guide
      7. Habitat for Humanity Faith Engagement Bible Readings (PDF) Scripture passages that guide the work of the Habitat for Humanity and Thrivent Financial partnership. Reference Guide
    • Marketing & Communications
      Item Description Type
      1. Church Communication Tool for Congregations (Word) Developed to help churches talk about their Faith Build with their congregations, this tool provides cut-and-paste content and visuals that can be used a variety of ways, from church bulletins to social media. Faith Build partners can share this link or download a copy to share with churches. Newsletters/Web Text/Direct Mail
      2. Faith Build Partnership Sign Template and Color Guide (PDF) Habitat affiliates use this fillable PDF Faith Build sign template as final printer-ready art for a 30” X 48” outdoor sign. The template has three areas to be completed by the affiliate: Affiliate name, family name and partner churches/Christian organizations. Email the template to a local printer or to Custom Signs Today at This PDF includes the sign color guide to provide to the printer to ensure the correct branded colors are used. Signage
      3. Faith Build Member Awareness Postcard (Storefront*) (Link) Use this customizable postcard to let Thrivent members know about a Faith Build in their community. (*Storefront link accessible only by Thrivent staff. Login required. Search Topic, Thrivent Builds, Item 29714D) Newsletters/Web Text/Direct Mail
      4. Faith Build Event Member Invite Postcard (Storefront*) (Link) Use this customizable postcard to invite members to participate in an event to support a Faith Build in their community. (*Storefront link accessible only by Thrivent staff. Login required. Search Topic Thrivent Builds, Item 29714J) Newsletters/Web Text/Direct Mail
      5. Member Email – Faith Build Notification (Link) Use this customizable email template to let Thrivent members know about a Faith Build in their community. Thrivent staff who do not already have access to Email Playground may request access by sending an email to Newsletters/Web Text/Direct Mail
      6. Member Email – Faith Build Event(s) Invitation (Link) Use this customizable email template to invite members to participate in an event to support a Faith Build in their community. Thrivent staff who do not already have access to Email Playground may request access by sending an email to Newsletters/Web Text/Direct Mail
      7. Faith Build Certificate of Appreciation (PDF) An appreciation certificate for the Thrivent and Habitat for Humanity team to present to a local church as a thank you for partnering in a Faith Build. Administration
      8. Habitat and Thrivent Logo Lock-up (JPG) Use the attached logo lock-up in your custom communication pieces as needed. Review the existing resources on this page to find a pre-approved piece that will meet your needs before creating your own. When the logo opens, right-click the page and select Save Picture As to save the JPG file on your local computer. Logos/Images
      Thrivent Builds Fact Sheet (PDF) Everything a reporter needs to cover Thrivent Builds with Habitat for Humanity. Media Relations
    • Volunteer Management
      Item Description Type
      Affiliate Guide to Submitting Names (PDF) Habitat Affiliates follow these step-by-step directions on how to securely submit volunteer names and addresses for Thrivent Builds Homes projects. Reporting
      Name Collection Frequently Asked Questions (Word) Review common questions that may come up during the name submission process at a Thrivent Builds Homes site. Helpful for affiliates and others who are involved in collecting and submitting volunteer names. Reference Guide
      Name Submission Webpage (App) Open the secure Thrivent webpage and submit each volunteer name within 14 days of the activity.  Select your affiliate's state and name from the drop-downs. When a Thrivent Builds Homes project is approved for your affiliate, it appears in the House Master ID drop-down. Reporting
      Survey Link for Member Activation Report (Link) Use this survey to report member activation activity for your local Faith Build. Be prepared to describe the activity or event, method of communication, participation and impact of the event. For example, notifying local members of the build in their community would be considered an activity. Please complete this immediately following the activity or event. Reporting
      Volunteer Sign-in Form (Word) Use this sign-in/photo release form at the project site. Have all volunteers sign in and complete the appropriate fields. Note: Volunteers may opt out of having their photo used by checking the corresponding box. Administration
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