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ECFA Commemorates 2,100th-Member Milestone

8/25/2016

WINCHESTER, Va., Aug. 25, 2016—Teen Challenge of St. Louis became the 2,100th member of the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA). As members of ECFA, organizations must adhere to the highest standards of financial integrity and Christian ethics, and membership offers tangible evidence of this to donors, volunteers and other audiences.

Life Impact Ministries Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

8/23/2016

BEND, OR – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Life Impact Ministries of Bend, OR.

Covenant Mercies Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

8/22/2016

GLEN MILLS, PA – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Covenant Mercies of Glen Mills, PA.

Teen Challenge of St. Louis Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

8/18/2016

HIGH RIDGE, MO – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Teen Challenge of St. Louis of High Ridge, MO.

South Fellowship Church Becomes an ECFA Certified Organization

8/17/2016

LITTLETON, CO – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the certification of South Fellowship Church of Littleton, CO.

Spanish Central District Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

8/10/2016

MCALLEN, TX – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Spanish Central District of McAllen, TX.

Ministry Ventures Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

8/10/2016

ALPHARETTA, GA – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Ministry Ventures of Alpharetta, GA.

Ekisa Ministries International Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

8/10/2016

FISHERS, IN – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Ekisa Ministries International of Fishers, IN.

Alaska Freedom Journey Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

8/10/2016

ANCHORAGE, AK – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Alaska Freedom Journey of Anchorage, AK.

Victory Health Partners Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

8/09/2016

MOBILE, AL – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Victory Health Partners of Mobile, AL.

The CALL Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

8/09/2016

LITTLE ROCK, AR – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of The CALL in Arkansas, headquartered in Little Rock, AR.

Calvary Baptist Church Columbus GA Becomes an ECFA Certified Organization

8/09/2016

COLUMBUS, GA– The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the certification of Calvary Baptist Church of Columbus, GA.

Rapha House International Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

8/05/2016

JOPLIN, MO – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Rapha House International of Joplin, MO.

Presence Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

8/05/2016

WALNUT, CA – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Presence of Walnut, CA.

Pregnancy Resources Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

8/05/2016

DAVENPORT, IA – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Pregnancy Resources of Davenport, IA.

Loom International Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

8/05/2016

PORTLAND, OR – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Loom International of Portland, OR.

Light of Zion Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

8/05/2016

ANAHEIM, CA – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Light of Zion of Anaheim, CA.

Beautiful Feet Church Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

8/05/2016

FORT WORTH, TX – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Beautiful Feet Church of Fort Worth, TX.

Johnson Ferry Baptist Church Becomes an ECFA Certified Organization

8/05/2016

MARIETTA, GA – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the certification of Johnson Ferry Baptist Church of Marietta, GA.

Harvest Bible Chapel of the Quad Cities Becomes an ECFA Certified Organization

8/05/2016

DAVENPORT, IA – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the certification of Harvest Bible Chapel of the Quad Cities Davenport, IA.

First Presbyterian Church of Orlando Becomes an ECFA Certified Organization

8/05/2016

ORLANDO, FL – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the certification of First Presbyterian Church of Orlando of Orlando, FL.

Miqlat Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

8/02/2016

CAMPO, CA – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Miqlat of Campo, CA.

Nationwide Church Survey Identifies Governance Trends

8/01/2016

U.S. church leaders now have the opportunity to gain insight into trends in church governance. The Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA) polled more than 500 churches with questions about board member selection processes and criteria, the division of power between pastors and board members, church spending patterns, and measurement of institutional effectiveness.

Metro Relief Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

8/01/2016

THE COLONY, TX – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Metro Relief of The Colony, TX.

Lionheart Children's Academy Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

8/01/2016

EULESS, TX – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Lionheart Children's Academy of Euless, TX.

Denver First Church of the Nazarene Becomes an ECFA Certified Organization

8/01/2016

ENGLEWOOD, CO – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the certification of Denver First Church of the Nazarene of Englewood, CO.

Timothy Leadership Training Institute Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

7/22/2016

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Timothy Leadership Training Institute of Grand Rapids, MI.

Re-Vision Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

7/20/2016

MURFREESBORO, TN – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Re-Vision of Murfreesboro, TN.

God Cares Ministry Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

7/20/2016

AVON LAKE, OH – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of God Cares Ministry of Avon Lake, OH.

Reel Life International Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

7/19/2016

BIRMINGHAM, AL – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Reel Life International of Birmingham, AL.

Rocky Mountain Christian Church Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

7/18/2016

NIWOT, CO – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Rocky Mountain Christian Church of Niwot, CO.

Covenant Life Church, PCA Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

7/18/2016

SARASOTA, FL – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Covenant Life Church, PCA of Sarasota, FL.

Mission French Africa Ministries Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

7/18/2016

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announc

Crossroads Mission Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

7/18/2016

YUMA, AZ – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Crossroads Mission of Yuma, AZ.

Tenaciously Teal Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

7/15/2016

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Tenaciously Teal of Oklahoma City, OK.

Step Ahead Becomes ECFA Accredited Organization

7/15/2016

SUFFOLK, VA – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Step Ahead of Suffolk, VA.

Rescue:Freedom International Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

7/15/2016

KIRKLAND, WA – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Rescue:Freedom International of Kirkland, WA.

Reaching Unreached Nations Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

7/15/2016

VIRGINIA, VA – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Reaching Unreached Nations of Virginia, VA.

MARKINC Ministries Becomes ECFA Accredited Organization

7/15/2016

BEAR, DE – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of MARKINC Ministries of Bear, DE.

Louisville Rescue Mission Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

7/15/2016

LOUISVILLE, KY – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Louisville Rescue Mission of Louisville, KY.

Jordan Evangelical Theological Seminary Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

7/15/2016

TULSA, OK – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Jordan Evangelical Theological Seminary of Tulsa, OK.

Heal Africa USA Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

7/15/2016

CALEDONIA, MI – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Heal Africa USA of Caledonia, MI.

Global Network of Independent Missions Becomes ECFA Accredited

7/15/2016

MOON TOWNSHIP, PA – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Global Network of Independent Missions of Moon Township, PA.

Covenant Harbor Bible Camp & Retreat Center Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

7/15/2016

LAKE GENEVA, WI – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Covenant Harbor Bible Camp & Retreat Center of Lake Geneva, WI.

Arrow Leadership International Ministries Becomes ECFA Accredited

7/15/2016

BLAINE, WA – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Arrow Leadership International Ministries of Blaine, WA.

Mount Pleasant Christian Church Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

7/12/2016

GREENWOOD, IN – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Mount Pleasant Christian Church of Greenwood, IN.

Cornerstone Fellowship Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

7/12/2016

LIVERMORE, CA – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Cornerstone Fellowship of Livermore, CA.

Sovereign Grace Churches Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

6/24/2016

LOUISVILLE, KY – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Sovereign Grace Churches of Louisville, KY.

Shepherds Ministries Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

6/24/2016

UNION GROVE, WI – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Shepherds Ministries of Union Grove, WI.

Shepherd's Fold Ranch Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

6/24/2016

AVANT, OK – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Shepherd's Fold Ranch of Avant, OK.

Pregnancy Center of the Coastal Bend Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

6/02/2016

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Pregnancy Center of the Coastal Bend of Corpus Christi, TX.

Mescal's Children's Center of Hope Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

6/02/2016

MONTGOMERY, AL – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Mescal's Children's Center of Hope of Montgomery, AL.

Whispering Hope Women's Resource & Pregnancy Center Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

6/01/2016

CUMMING, GA  – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Whispering Hope Women's Resource & Pregnancy Center of Cumming, GA.

Trinity Fellows Academy Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

6/01/2016

ROYAL OAK, MD  – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Trinity Fellows Academy of Royal Oak, MD.

Timothy Christian School Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

6/01/2016

PISCATAWAY, NJ  – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Timothy Christian School of Piscataway, NJ.

TIME Ministries Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

6/01/2016

VANCOUVER, WA  – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of TIME Ministries of Vancouver, WA.

iTEE Global Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

6/01/2016

WINFIELD, IL  – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of iTEE Global of Winfield, IL.

International Pentecostal Holiness Church Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

6/01/2016

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK  – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of International Pentecostal Holiness Church of Oklahoma City, OK.

Harvest Church - Montana/Wyoming Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

6/01/2016

BILLINGS, MT  – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Harvest Church - Montana/Wyoming of Billings, MT.

Gateway Center for World Mission Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

6/01/2016

LEXINGTON, KY  – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Gateway Center for World Mission of Lexington, KY.

Fellowship Greenville Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

6/01/2016

GREENVILLE, SC  – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Fellowship Greenville of Greenville, SC.

NOE International Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

6/01/2016

PORTLAND, OR  – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of NOE International  of Portland, OR.

Compass Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

6/01/2016

KEARNEY, NE  – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Compass of Kearney, NE.

Cornerstone Ranch Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

6/01/2016

MCKINNEY, TX  – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Cornerstone Ranch of McKinney, TX.

Christian Mentors Network Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

6/01/2016

LONG BEACH, CA  – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Christian Mentors Network of Long Beach, CA.

Summer's Best Two Weeks Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

6/01/2016

BOSWELL, PA – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Summer's Best Two Weeks of Boswell, PA.

Care Net Pregnancy Center of Coastal Georgia Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

6/01/2016

BRUNSWICK, GA  – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Care Net Pregnancy Center of Coastal Georgia of Brunswick, GA.

Care Net Pregnancy Center of Burlington & St. Albans Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

6/01/2016

BURLINGTON, VT  – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Care Net Pregnancy Center of Burlington & St. Albans of Burlington, VT.

Baptist Global Response Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

6/01/2016

NASHVILLE, TN  – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Baptist Global Response of Nashville, TN.

South Pacific District of The Christian and Missionary Alliance Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

5/10/2016

TEMECULA, CA  – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of South Pacific District of The Christian and Missionary Alliance of Temecula, CA.

Refuge for Women Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

4/25/2016

LEXINGTON, KY  – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Refuge for Women of Lexington, KY.

International House of Prayer--Forerunner Christian Fellowship Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

4/25/2016

KANSAS CITY, KS  – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of International House of Prayer--Forerunner Christian Fellowship of Kansas City, MO.

Courage Worldwide Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

4/25/2016

ROCKLIN, CA  – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Courage Worldwide of Rocklin, CA.

First Church of God Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

4/07/2016

SAINT JOSEPH, MI  – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of First Church of God of Saint Joseph, MI.

Restored Hope Network Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

4/06/2016

MILWAUKIE, OR  – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Restored Hope Network of Milwaukie, OR.

Ohio Valley District of The Christian and Missionary Alliance Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

4/06/2016

LEXINGTON, KY  – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Ohio Valley District of The Christian and Missionary Alliance of Lexington, KY.

First Baptist Church of Geneva Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

4/06/2016

GENEVA, IL  – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of First Baptist Church of Geneva of Geneva, IL.

Exile International Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

4/06/2016

BRENTWOOD, TN  – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Exile International of Brentwood, TN.

Designs for Hope Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

4/06/2016

MARGARET, AL  – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Designs for Hope of Margaret, AL.

Menlo Church Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

4/04/2016

MENLO PARK, CA  – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Menlo Church of Menlo Park, CA.

Mission Heart Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

3/28/2016

BATON ROUGE, LA  – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Mission Heart of Baton Rouge, LA.

Light the Candle International Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

3/28/2016

SANTA CLARA, CA  – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Account

Hands of the Carpenter Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

3/28/2016

LAKEWOOD, CO  – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Hands of the Carpenter of Lakewood, CO.

Southern District of the Christian & Missionary Alliance Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

3/21/2016

TRUSSVILLE, AL  – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Southern District of the Christian & Missionary Alliance of Trussville, AL.

New York City Relief Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

3/21/2016

ELIZABETH, NJ  – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of New York City Relief of Elizabeth, NJ.

Kenwood Baptist Church of Cincinnati Ohio Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

3/21/2016

CINCINNATI, OH  – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Kenwood Baptist Church of Cincinnati Ohio of Cincinnati, OH.

ECFA Leaders Release New Handbook on Charitable Giving

3/17/2016

WINCHESTER, Va., March 16, 2016—This week, Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA) releases The Guide to Charitable Giving for Churches and Ministries, a wide-ranging resource covering legal, tax, accounting and integrity issues related to charitable giving. Authored by Dan Busby, Michael Martin and John Van Drunen, the intelligible guide offers instruction on best practices related to ministry communications, gift acknowledgments and support of missionaries.

Women in the Window International Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

3/14/2016

WEST PALM BEACH, FL  – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Women in the Window International of West Palm Beach, FL.

Vietnamese District of the Christian and Missionary Alliance Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

3/14/2016

ANAHEIM, CA  – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Vietnamese District of the Christian and Missionary Alliance of Anaheim, CA.

The Mentoring Alliance Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

3/14/2016

TYLER, TX  – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of The Mentoring Alliance of Tyler, TX.

Mully Children's Family USA Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

3/14/2016

ALPHARETTA, GA  – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Mully Children's Family USA of Alpharetta, GA.

Hmong District of the Christian and Missionary Alliance Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

3/14/2016

THRONTON, CO  – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Hmong District of the Christian and Missionary Alliance of Thronton, CO.

Feeding the Orphans Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

3/14/2016

LOUDON, TN  – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Feeding the Orphans of Loudon, TN.

Cedar Lake Ministries Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

3/04/2016

CEDAR LAKE, IN  – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Cedar Lake Ministries of Cedar Lake, IN.

NYC International Project Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

2/29/2016

NEW YORK, NY  – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of NYC International Project  of New York, NY.

Missio Nexus Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

2/29/2016

STONE MOUNTAIN, GA  – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Missio Nexus of Stone Mountain, GA.

Helping Hands Unlimited Becomes an ECFA Accreditated Organization

2/29/2016

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

FCMM Benefits & Retirement Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

2/29/2016

MINNEAPOLIS, MN  – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of FCMM Benefits & Retirement of Minneapolis, MN.

Underground Network Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

2/19/2016

TAMPA, FL  – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Underground Network of Tampa, FL.

Foundation For His Ministry Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

2/19/2016

SAN CLEMENTE, CA  – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountab