We still put community first. 

And we’re excited to welcome you to Equity Bank!

Beginning November 12, all Community First Bank accounts and services will officially be Equity Bank accounts and services. This page includes full details on what to expect as we convert to Equity Bank. Click here for your full guide to banking at Equity Bank including login instructions, account descriptions, terms and conditions, and more.

For the past few months, Equity Bank and Community First Bank staff have worked together to ensure a seamless transition for you. This guidebook serves as your handy reference for Equity Bank accounts, services, and procedures following our transition from Community First Bank. Names of accounts may change, but your service will continue to be top notch. 

In addition, beginning November 12, you will have access to the best of Equity Bank, including business solutions customized for your company's napkin story, and the Equity Bank mobile app with mobile check deposit. Plus - you’ll never pay an ATM fee again! Your debit card now blocks ATM fees at all U.S. ATMs. We're proud to help you cut those strings.

Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions at any time, at our toll free number, 888-733-5041. 

Thank you for your patience, your business, and your trust in the years ahead. We think you’ll like what you find, and remember: We never forget it's your money. 

Important Dates

  • Thursday, November 10, 2016
    Last day of Community First Bank operation.
  • Friday, November 11, 2016
    Veteran’s Day - bank locations closed.
  • Saturday, November 12, 2016
    First day as Equity Bank.
  • Monday, November 14, 2016
    Enroll in Equity Bank Online Banking & Bill Pay.

Important Notes

  • Equity Bank Routing Number: 101105354
  • Equity Bank Customer Service Center: 1 (888) 733-5041
  • Lost or Stolen Card: 1 (800) 383-8000

Online Banking Enrollment

  • Starting Monday, November 14, 2016, please visit EquityBank.com to enroll in online banking as though you are a new user.
  • Use your existing account number to enroll. You may choose the same user ID used with your CommunityFirstBank.com online banking, if it is not already being used within the EquityBank.com system. 
  • Once logged in, we will confirm your enrollment, and your account history, current balance and transaction details will be available at EquityBank.com. 
  • Visit this page for more details, demonstrations, and more.


Your Account

Your current account(s) will be automatically converted to a similar Equity Bank account. Best of all, your account number(s) will remain exactly the same! No immediate action is needed on your part. 

Remember, your routing number will change to 101105354. Please keep this in mind when setting up future automatic payments from your checking account.

Please see your previous Community First Bank account description and your new Equity Bank account description. We’ve worked together to find the right account for your needs, but if you feel a different type of Equity Bank account may suit you better, please let us know!


Other Services

Loan Accounts

All Community First loan and mortgage accounts will remain with the same terms and conditions. If you currently use a Community First payment book to make loan payments, please continue to use your current coupon book for future payments.

Your Checks

Please continue to use your Community First Bank checks until they run out. Upon reorder, you will be issued Equity Bank checks. You may reorder checks online or at any Equity Bank location. 

Your checking account number? It stays the same! No changes! Be sure to use our Equity Bank routing number 101105354 to modify automatic payments or set up new automatic payments.

Safe Deposit Boxes

Your Community First safe deposit box will retain the same annual rent amount. 

Certificate of Deposit Accounts

Your Community First certificates of deposit or individual retirement account will retain the same interest rate, terms and conditions until maturity.

Your Credit Card

Please continue to use your Community First Bank credit card as you are accustomed. Before expiration, you will receive a new credit card by mail. With any questions, please contact us

ID TheftSmart

Your enrollment in ID TheftSmart continues with identical terms and conditions for as long as you maintain your account with Equity Bank. You may terminate your enrollment at any time by contacting Equity Bank.


Your Debit Card

Please continue to use your Community First Bank debit card. Before its expiration, we will issue you a new Equity Bank debit card.

This means your existing bill payments, automatic payments, and service with your current debit card should continue uninterrupted, with no need for action from you. Please continue to use your Community First debit card until it expires.

Once you receive your new Equity Bank debit card, you may activate your new card by calling the number provided on the sticker on the front of the card.

Your School-Sponsored Debit Card!

Your custom card design isn't going away! Upload an image of your choice to your new Equity Bank debit card, or continue to choose from one of our local school-sponsored debit cards, as well as numerous other designs.

Visit MyDebitCardDesign.com for more!

View our full conversion guide.

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Equity Bank Routing Number

101105354