First Christian Church-Phoenix Becomes an ECFA Certified Church

First Christian Church-Phoenix Certified by National Financial Accountability Organization

PHOENIX, AZ – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the certification of First Christian Church-Phoenix of Phoenix, AZ.

ECFA certification is based on the ECFA Seven Standards of Responsible Stewardship™, including financial accountability, transparency, sound board governance and ethical fundraising.

First Christian Church-Phoenix joins a growing number of Christ-centered churches and ministries across America, supported by over 27 million donors that have earned the right to display the ECFA seal.  When an organization is certified by ECFA, it demonstrates its willingness to follow the model of biblical accountability.

“We are pleased to certify a church committed to connect people to God, grow together, and serve others,” said Dan Busby, president of ECFA.

Founded in 1952, First Christian Church-Phoenix ( want to help people connect with God personally by learning to live as Jesus taught them. They want to connect with God as a community in worship and serving him together.

ECFA, founded in 1979, provides certification to leading Christian nonprofit organizations that faithfully demonstrate compliance with the ECFA Standards pertaining to financial accountability, fundraising and board governance.  For more information about ECFA, including information about certification and a listing of ECFA-certified members, visit or call 1-800-323-9473.



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