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St. Luke Credit Union: A Legacy of Necessity


St. Luke Credit Union
at a Glance

Original Name:
St. Luke Credit Union

Year Founded:
1944

Year of Merger with Self-Help Credit Union:
2014 (through merger with Generations Community CU)

Original Founding Location:
Bertie County, NC

This 8-minute documentary tells the story of St. Luke Credit Union through the vivid recollections of two of its most devoted senior members, Mr. Charles Lee Sutton and Mr. Timothy Bazemore, Sr. Self-Help is proud to have their stories and to share them with you. For us, this is especially true in the case of Mr. Sutton who, sadly, passed away in July 2017, just six months after graciously sharing his childhood memories and his love for St. Luke Credit Union.

 

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The History of St. Luke Credit Union

During a trip to rural Bertie County, North Carolina, producer Anthony Scott and videographer Roger Flake recorded a conversation with Mr. Charles Lee Sutton, who recounted his childhood memories of depositing his hard-earned dimes in a credit union where his parents were charter members.

Read more about the making of the video here.