Angry at Wall Street bank, churches in San Fransisco have moved their money to smaller banks or credit unions. It seems to be a growing trend across the USA and probably the best way to give banks the message.

 More than 650,000 people moved to credit unions in one month last year, and 5.6 millionAmericans switched banks in the last three months.

Religious organizations have been at the forefront of movements to get consumers to move their money. The New Bottom Line, a coalition of faith groups, pledged to move $1 billion this year, and before Thanksgiving, churches moved $55 millionaway from Wall Street banks with pledges to remove as much as $100 million more. This week, churches in San Francisco announced they were moving another $10 million, Faith in Public Life reports:

This week, a group of clergy in San Francisco added another $10 million to that total with an Ash Wednesday press conference calling on Wells Fargo to put an immediate freeze on its foreclosures and repent for their misconduct.

According to consulting firms, the nation’s 10 biggest banks could lose $185 millionin customer deposits because of customer defections.