The Tabernacle Church Becomes an ECFA Certified Church

The Tabernacle Church Certified by National Financial Accountability Organization

SARASOTA, FL – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the certification of The Tabernacle Church of Sarasota, FL.

ECFA certification is based on the ECFA Seven Standards of Responsible Stewardship™, including financial accountability, transparency, sound board governance and ethical fundraising.
The Tabernacle Church joins a growing number of Christ-centered churches and ministries across America, supported by over 14.6 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 introduce everyone to Jesus,” said Michael Martin, president of ECFA.

Founded in 1955, The Tabernacle Church ( has been a pillar of the Sarasota Community for 65 years.

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.