Meet ECFA's Charter Members

Beginning in 1979, 150 pioneering organizations came together to form ECFA and received the designation of ECFA charter members. The following charter members have continuously held ECFA accreditation and are organizations in good standing today. ECFA salutes these organizations for the leadership they have provided.

Click on the organization name to go to their accredited organization profile.

Name City State Date Joined
A3 Cerritos CA 02/01/1980
African Enterprise Spokane WA 02/01/1980
Asbury Theological Seminary Wilmore KY 03/01/1980
Bible League International Crete IL 03/01/1980
Bible Teaching Resources Tyler TX 08/01/1980
Bibles for the World Colorado Springs CO 05/01/1980
Biblica Palmer Lake CO 11/01/1980
Billy Graham Evangelistic Association Charlotte NC 12/01/1979
CBMC Chattanooga TN 12/01/1979
Child Evangelism Fellowship Warrenton MO 04/01/1980
Chosen People Ministries New York NY 02/01/1980
Christ For The Nations Dallas TX 07/01/1980
Christian Camp and Conference Association Colorado Springs CO 07/01/1980
Christian Leadership Alliance Greenville SC 01/01/1981
Christian Life Missions Lake Mary FL 12/01/1980
Cityteam San Jose CA 07/01/1980
Coalition for Christian Outreach Pittsburgh PA 02/01/1980
Columbia International University Columbia SC 12/01/1979
Compassion International Colorado Springs CO 01/01/1980
Converge Orlando FL 02/01/1980
CRISTA Ministries Shoreline WA 12/01/1979
Cru Orlando FL 10/01/1979
Dallas Theological Seminary Dallas TX 12/01/1979
Elim Bible Institute and College Lima NY 08/01/1980
Evangelism Explosion International Arden NC 01/01/1980
Every Home for Christ/World Literature Crusade Colorado Springs CO 03/01/1980
Family Life Communications Incorporated Tucson AZ 06/01/1980
Far East Broadcasting Company La Mirada CA 11/01/1979
Food for the Hungry Phoenix AZ 02/01/1980
Forest Home Forest Falls CA 01/01/1981
Four Corners Home for Children Farmington NM 01/02/1980
Global Christian Relief Santa Ana CA 03/01/1980
GO InterNational Wilmore KY 06/01/1980
Good News Spring TX 05/01/1980
Good News Global Henrico VA 04/01/1981
Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary South Hamilton MA 01/01/1981
Gospel Volunteers Speculator NY 07/01/1980
Grace Community Church of the Valley Tempe AZ 02/01/1981
Haven Ministries Riverside CA 06/01/1980
Hospitality House Youth Development Minneapolis MN 07/01/1980
InFaith Exton PA 03/01/1980
Inner City Impact Chicago IL 05/01/1980
Inspiration Ministries Walworth WI 07/01/1980
InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA Madison WI 01/01/1980
Jews for Jesus San Francisco CA 05/01/1980
John Brown University Siloam Springs AR 12/01/1979
Liebenzell Mission USA Schooleys Mountain NJ 03/01/1980
Ligonier Ministries Sanford FL 03/01/1980
Luis Palau Evangelistic Association Portland OR 09/01/1980
Lutheran Bible Translators Concordia MO 02/01/1980
MAP International Brunswick GA 12/01/1979
Messianic Vision Charlotte NC 06/01/1980
Mission Aviation Fellowship Nampa ID 11/01/1979
Mount Hermon Association Mount Hermon CA 06/01/1980
Narramore Christian Foundation Arcadia CA 02/01/1980
Oak Hills Fellowship Bemidji MN 01/01/1980
OC International Colorado Springs CO 12/01/1979
Officers' Christian Fellowship of the United States of America (OCF) Colorado Springs CO 01/01/1981
One Collective Elgin IL 09/01/1980
One Mission Society USA Greenwood IN 12/01/1979
Pacific Island Ministries Grass Valley CA 05/01/1980
Partners International Atlanta GA 03/01/1980
Prison Fellowship Ministries Lansdowne VA 01/01/1980
Reach Beyond Colorado Springs CO 04/01/1980
Reformed Theological Seminary Jackson MS 01/01/1981
Scripture Union, USA Valley Forge PA 07/01/1980
Slavic Gospel Association Loves Park IL 03/01/1980
Taylor University Upland IN 12/01/1980
TCM International Institute Indianapolis IN 03/01/1980
Teen Challenge, Inc. Brooklyn NY 06/01/1980
The Moody Bible Institute of Chicago Chicago IL 02/01/1980
The Navigators Colorado Springs CO 02/01/1980
The Table Coalition Minneapolis MN 06/01/1981
Total Living International PLAINFIELD IL 02/01/1980
Trinity School for Ministry Ambridge PA 07/01/1980
Words of Hope Grand Rapids MI 04/01/1980
World Evangelical Alliance Wingdale NY 03/01/1980
World Gospel Mission Marion IN 02/01/1980
World Relief Baltimore MD 03/01/1980
World Vision, Inc. Federal Way WA 11/01/1979
Wycliffe Bible Translators Orlando FL 07/01/1980
Young Life Colorado Springs CO 03/01/1980
Youth for Christ/USA Englewood CO 02/01/1980
Youth Investment Foundation Hamel MN 03/01/1980