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ECFA Terminates Harvest Bible Chapel’s Membership

4/17/2019

WINCHESTER, Va., April 17, 2019—The Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA) board voted today to update the membership status for Harvest Bible Chapel (Elgin, IL) from suspension to termination due to significant violations of four of ECFA’s Seven Standards of Responsible Stewardship™. Based on information obtained by ECFA from the church while under suspension, ECFA determined that the church was not in compliance with Standards 2, 3, 4 and 6, which pertain to Governance, Financial Oversight, Use of Resources and Compliance with Laws, and Compensation-Setting and Related-Party Transactions.

Generation to Generation Network Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

4/16/2019

GILBERT, AZ – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Generation to Generation Network of Gilbert, AZ.

First Baptist Church at the Mall Becomes an ECFA Certified Church

4/16/2019

LAKELAND, FL – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the certification of First Baptist Church at the Mall of Lakeland, FL.

New Life Church on the Peninsula Becomes an ECFA Certified Church

4/15/2019

SILVERDALE, WA – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the certification of New Life Church on the Peninsula of Silverdale, WA.

Armenian Relief and Development Association Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

4/12/2019

PASADENA, CA – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Armenian Relief and Development Association of Pasadena, CA.

Shepherds Heart International Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

4/05/2019

CLEVELAND, TN – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Shepherds Heart International of Cleveland, TN.

Possibilities Africa Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

4/05/2019

ELKHORN, NE – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Possibilities Africa of Elkhorn, NE.

Cafe 1040 Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

4/05/2019

ALPHARETTA, GA – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Cafe 1040 of Alpharetta, GA.

 

First Christian Church of South Jacksonville Becomes an ECFA Certified Church

4/05/2019

SOUTH JACKSONVILLE, IL – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the certification of First Christian Church of South Jacksonville of City, ST.

Cottonwood Creek Church Becomes an ECFA Certified Church

4/05/2019

ALLEN, TX – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the certification of Cottonwood Creek Church of Allen, TX.

First Baptist Church of Houston Becomes an ECFA Certified Church

3/20/2019

HOUSTON, TX – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the certification of First Baptist Church of Houston of Houston, TX.

Brookwood Church Becomes an ECFA Certified Church

3/20/2019

SIMPSONVILLE, SC – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the certification of Brookwood Church of Simpsonville, SC.

Reclaiming Hearts Ministries Becomes ECFA Accredited

3/15/2019

FRANKLIN, TN – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Reclaiming Hearts Ministries of Franklin, TN.

His Heart Foundation Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

3/13/2019

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

The Hope Haven Charitable Trust Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

3/11/2019

SEDALIA, CO – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of The Hope Haven Charitable Trust of Sedalia, CO.

LifePath Christian Ministries Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

3/11/2019

YORK, PA – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of LifePath Christian Ministries of York, PA.

Consulting Services Foundation Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

3/11/2019

JACKSON, MS – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Consulting Services Foundation of Jackson, MS.

Grace Evangelical Free Church of La Mirada Becomes an ECFA Certified Church

3/11/2019

LA MIRADA, CA – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the certification of Grace Evangelical Free Church of La Mirada of La Mirada, CA.

Timberline Church Becomes an ECFA Certified Church

3/08/2019

FORT COLLINS, CO – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the certification of Timberline Church of Fort Collins, CO.

Radiant Church Becomes an ECFA Certified Church

3/08/2019

RICHLAND, MI – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the certification of Radiant Church of Richland, MI.

Crossroads Church of Denver Becomes an ECFA Certified Church

3/08/2019

WHEAT RIDGE, CO – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the certification of Crossroads Church of Denver of Wheat Ridge, CO.

Bethany Christian Church Becomes an ECFA Certified Church

3/08/2019

WASHINGTON, IN – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the certification of Bethany Christian Church of Washington, IN.

Austin Stone Community Church Becomes an ECFA Certified Church

3/08/2019

AUSTIN, TX – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the certification of Austin Stone Community Church of Austin, TX.

Blue Letter Bible Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

3/08/2019

LAKE FOREST, CA – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Blue Letter Bible of Lake Forest, CA.

Liberty Godparent Foundation Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

3/07/2019

LYNCHBURG, VA – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Liberty Godparent Foundation of Lynchburg, VA.

Union Gospel Mission of Yakima Wash Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

3/06/2019

YAKIMA, WA – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Union Gospel Mission of Yakima Wash of Yakima, WA.

Mission to North America Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

3/06/2019

LAWRENCEVILLE, GA – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Mission to North America of Lawrenceville, GA.

eduKenya Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

3/06/2019

NOLENSVILLE, TN – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of eduKenya of Nolensville, TN.

Body and Soul Ministries Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

3/06/2019

GERMANTOWN, MD – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Body & Soul Ministries of Germantown, MD.

Elim Grace Christian Church Becomes an ECFA Certified Church

3/01/2019

OSWEGO, NY – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the certification of Elim Grace Christian Church of Oswego, NY.

The Prayer Covenant Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

2/07/2019

MONTGOMERY, OH – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of The Prayer Covenant of Montgomery, OH.

Sheltering Wings Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

2/07/2019

LEASBURG, MO – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Sheltering Wings of Leasburg, MO.                    

Metro Christian Academy Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

2/07/2019

TULSA, OK – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Metro Christian Academy of City, ST.

Levant Ministries Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

2/07/2019

WASHINGTON, DC – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Levant Ministries of Washington, DC.

Leadership Ministries Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

2/07/2019

ATLANTA, GA – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Leadership Ministries of Atlanta, GA.

Arlington Countryside Church becomes an ECFA Certified Church

2/07/2019

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the certification of Arlington Countryside Church of Arlington Heights, IL.

Stephen's Children Foundation Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

1/21/2019

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Stephen’s Children Foundation of Grand Rapids, MI.

Upland Manor Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

1/21/2019

UPLAND, CA – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Upland Manor of Upland, CA.

Shining Light Ministries Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

1/21/2019

ANNVILLE, PA – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Shining Light Ministries of Annville, PA.

Ndoto: For Africa's Future Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

1/21/2019

CARROLLTON, TX – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Ndoto: For Africa's Future of Carrollton, TX.

Midwest Evangelistic Association Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

1/21/2019

WATERTOWN, SD – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Midwest Evangelistic Association of Watertown, SD.

Life Focus Communications Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

1/18/2019

CHICAGO, IL – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Life Focus Communications of Chicago, IL.

Cross Bar X Youth Ranch Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

1/18/2019

DURANGO, CO – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Cross Bar X Youth Ranch of Durango, CO.

College Golf Fellowship Becomes ECFA Accredited

1/18/2019

ROSEVILLE, CA – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of College Golf Fellowship of Roseville, CA.

Child Hope International Becomes ECFA Accredited

1/18/2019

SANTA BARBARA, CA – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Child Hope International of Santa Barbara, CA.

Center for the Study of New Testament Manuscripts Becomes ECFA Accredited

1/18/2019

PLANO, TX – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Center for the Study of New Testament Manuscripts of Plano, TX.

Walnut Hill Community Church Becomes an ECFA Certified Church

1/17/2019

BETHEL, CT – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the certification of Walnut Hill Community Church of Bethel, CT.

The Church on Rush Creek Becomes an ECFA Certified Church

1/17/2019

ARLINGTON, TX – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the certification of The Church on Rush Creek of Arlington, TX.

Redeemer Presbyterian Church of NYC Becomes an ECFA Certified Church

1/17/2019

NEW YORK, NY – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the certification of Redeemer Presbyterian Church of NYC of New York, NY.

Lake Arlington Baptist Church Becomes an ECFA Certified Church

1/17/2019

ARLINGTON, TX – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the certification of Lake Arlington Baptist Church of Arlington, TX.

Scarlet Hope Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

1/09/2019

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

Seattle Christian School Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

1/07/2019

SEATAC, WA – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Seattle Christian School of Seatac, WA.

Mars Hill Bible Church Becomes an ECFA Certified Church

1/07/2019

GRANDVILLE, MI – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the certification of Mars Hill Bible Church of Grandville, MI.

Warm Beach Christian Camps and Conference Center Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

12/11/2018

STANWOOD, WA – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Warm Beach Christian Camps and Conference Center of Stanwood, WA.

Health Outreach to the Middle East Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

12/11/2018

MISSOURI CITY, TX – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Health Outreach to the Middle East of Missouri City, TX.

 

GDI Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

12/11/2018

CAMARILLO, CA – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of GDI of Camarillo, CA.

Explore God Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

12/11/2018

MECHANICSVILLE, VA – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Explore God of Mechanicsville, VA.

Child Evangelism Fellowship of South Carolina Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

12/11/2018

COLUMBIA, SC – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Child Evangelism Fellowship of South Carolina of Columbia, SC.

Calvary Children's Home Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

12/11/2018

POWDER SPRINGS, GA – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Calvary Children's Home of Powder Springs, GA.

U-City Family Church Becomes an ECFA Certified Church

12/06/2018

UNIVERSITY CITY, MO – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the certification of U-City Family Church of University City, MO.

Together for Good Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

12/06/2018

SAINT PAUL, MN – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Together for Good of Saint Paul, MN.

Identity Mission Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

12/06/2018

LOWVILLE, NY – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Identity Mission of Lowville, NY.

Mission Voice Network Ministries Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

11/29/2018

CLARKSVILLE, TN – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Mission Voice Network Ministries of Clarksville, TN.

New Research: 2017 Best Year for Charitable Giving Since 2014

11/26/2018

2018 ECFA State of Giving

Won By One To Jamaica Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

11/26/2018

DUBOIS, PA – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Won By One To Jamaica of Dubois, PA.

Servants Center Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

11/26/2018

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Servants Center of Grand Rapids, MI.

Redeemer City to City Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

11/26/2018

NEW YORK, NY – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Redeemer City to City of New York, NY.

Impact France Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

11/26/2018

ATLANTA, GA – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Impact France of Atlanta, GA.

Hands of Hope Adoption and Orphan Care Ministry Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

11/26/2018

NOBLESVILLE, IN – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Hands of Hope Adoption and Orphan Care Ministry of Noblesville, IN.

Making Jesus Known Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

11/14/2018

MUSCATINE, IA – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Making Jesus Known of Muscatine, IA.

Ascent 121 Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

11/12/2018

CARMEL, IN – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Ascent 121 of Carmel, IN.

Center for Mission Mobilization Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

11/09/2018

FAYETTEVILLE, AR – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Center for Mission Mobilization of Fayetteville, AR.

Calvary Bible Evangelical Free Church Becomes an ECFA Certified Church

11/09/2018

BOULDER, CO – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the certification of Calvary Bible Evangelical Free Church of Boulder, CO.

Metro Effect Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

11/07/2018

ADEL, IA – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Metro Effect of Adel, IA.

LifeCare Network Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

11/07/2018

BRANDON, FL – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of LifeCare Network of Brandon, FL.

 

Greenwood Pathway House Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

11/07/2018

GREENWOOD, SC – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Greenwood Pathway House of Greenwood, SC.

Friends of Nagoya Theological Seminary Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

11/05/2018

WAYNE, PA – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Friends of Nagoya Theological Seminary of Wayne, PA.

Elmhurst Christian Reformed Church Becomes an ECFA Certified Church

11/05/2018

ELMHURST, IL – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the certification of Elmhurst Christian Reformed Church of Elmhurst, IL.

Su Refugio Ministries Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

10/23/2018

SAN DIEGO, CA – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Su Refugio Ministries of San Diego, CA.

Pathway Church Becomes an ECFA Certified Church

10/16/2018

LONGVIEW, TX – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the certification of Pathway Church of Longview, TX.

Hope Church Becomes an ECFA Certified Church

10/16/2018

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

Mwana Villages Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

10/16/2018

MOUNTAIN BRK, AL – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Mwana Villages of Mountain Brk, AL.

Hope For Families Worldwide Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

10/16/2018

MECHANICSVILLE, VA – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Hope For Families Worldwide of Mechanicsville, VA.

Emmaus University Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

10/16/2018

SABETHA, KS – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Emmaus University of Sabetha, KS.

DOVE Uganda Children's Fund Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

10/16/2018

PRINCETON, IL – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of DOVE Uganda Children's Fund of Princeton, IL.

New Life Christian Center Becomes an ECFA Certified Church

10/08/2018

TURLOCK, CA – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the certification of New Life Christian Center of Turlock, CA.

Grace Bible Church Becomes an ECFA Certified Church

10/08/2018

NAMPA, ID – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the certification of Grace Bible Church of Nampa, ID.

Faith Evangelical Free Church of Allentown Becomes an ECFA Certified Church

10/08/2018

ALLENTOWN, PA – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the certification of Faith Evangelical Free Church of Allentown of Allentown, PA.

For the Nations Refugee Outreach Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

10/08/2018

RICHARDSON, TX – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of For the Nations Refugee Outreach of Richardson, TX.

Church on the Ridge Becomes an ECFA Certified Church

9/25/2018

SNOQUALMIE, WA – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the certification of Church on the Ridge of Snoqualmie, WA.

Wheaton Bible Church Becomes an ECFA Certified Church

9/13/2018

WEST CHICAGO, IL – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the certification of Wheaton Bible Church of West Chicago, IL.

Foothills Community Church Becomes an ECFA Certified Church

9/13/2018

SENECA, SC – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the certification of Foothills Community Church of Seneca, SC.

The Antioch Partners Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

9/13/2018

HOUSTON, TX – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of The Antioch Partners of Houston, TX.

Mission Quest Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

9/13/2018

CHICAGO, IL – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Mission Quest of Chicago, IL.

His Voice Global Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

9/13/2018

MIDLAND, TX – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of His Voice Global of Midland, TX.

Chosen for Life Ministries Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

9/13/2018

WATKINSVILLE, GA – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Chosen for Life Ministries of Watkinsville, GA.

GFM Ministries Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

9/10/2018

DALLAS, TX – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the certification of GFM Ministries of Dallas, TX.

Sinapis Group Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

9/07/2018

AUSTIN, TX – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Sinapis Group of Austin, TX.

Reformed Mission Services Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

9/07/2018

HUDSONVILLE, MI – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Reformed Mission Services of Hudsonville, MI.

Urban Youth Collaborative Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

8/28/2018

SAN DIEGO, CA – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Urban Youth Collaborative of San Diego, CA.