The Evangelical Free Church of America (EFCA) is an association of some 1,400 autonomous churches united by a mutual commitment to serve Jesus Christ with the guidance of the Holy Spirit and obedience to the Word of God. The growing ministry currently extends to some 45 nations around the world.

What does “Evangelical” mean?

“Evangelical” refers to a commitment to the proclamation of the Gospel and to the authority of Scriptures as being inerrant in the original and the only safe and sufficient guide to faith and practice.

What does “Free” mean?

“Free” refers to our form of church government which assures that our local churches are free from a central controlling body. Evangelical Free Church’s depend upon the active participation of pastors and lay people in the decision and direction of the local church.