The Summit Church Becomes an ECFA Certified Organization

The Summit Church Certified by National Financial Accountability Organization

DURHAM, NC – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the certification of The Summit Church of Durham, NC.

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

The Summit Church 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 love God, love each other, and love our world,” said Dan Busby, president of ECFA.

Founded in 1961, The Summit Church ( believes that the most beneficial thing for every community is a church that can proclaim and live out the gospel of Jesus, so they are committed to planting churches in strategic cities all over the world.

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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