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  Evangelical Lutheran Church in America - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Church is a result of a merger between the Lutheran Church in America (LCA), The American Lutheran Church (ALC) and the Association of Evangelical Lutheran Churches (AELC), all of which had formally agreed in 1982 to unite after several years of discussions.
In 1962 the United Lutheran Church in America, the Augustana Evangelical Lutheran Church, the Finnish Evangelical Lutheran Church, and the American Evangelical Lutheran Church formed the Lutheran Church in America.
In language first proposed by the church's Conference of Bishops in 1993 and formally adopted by the Churchwide Assembly in 2005, the ELCA holds "there is basis neither in Scripture nor tradition for the establishment of an official ceremony by this church for the blessing of a homosexual relationship.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Evangelical_Lutheran_Church_in_America   (2159 words)

  
 Evangelical Free Church of America - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Evangelical Free Church of America (EFCA) is an association of autonomous evangelical Christian congregations.
The Swedish Evangelical Free Church and the Norwegian-Danish Evangelical Free Church Association merged in June of 1950 to form the Evangelical Free Church of America.
The EFCA operates the Trinity International University and Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, Illinois, Trinity Law School in Santa Ana, California, and Trinity Western University in Langley, British Columbia.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Evangelical_Free_Church_of_America   (388 words)

  
 Evangelical Free Church of Hershey - About Us
The great heritage of the Evangelical Free Church people around the world includes the fact that fellowship and ministry opportunities in the local church are based solely on one's personal faith in Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord, trusting in Him alone for salvation.
The Evangelical Free Church was born out of a heritage of commitment to the authority and inerrancy of Scripture.
The Evangelical Free Church of America is ecumenical in spirit though not in structure.
www.hersheyfree.com /distinctives.htm   (628 words)

  
 Riverview Evangelical Free Church - Bonsall, CA
All church leaders are expected to model discipleship, to grow in their own character quality and ministry skills and to serve the body in their respective ministries with a cooperative attitude.
The Evangelical Free Church of America is an association of some 1,250 autonomous churches united by a mutual commitment to serve our Lord Jesus Christ with the guidance of the Holy Spirit and obedience to the Word of God.
Evangelical Free Churches depend upon the active participation of lay people in the decisions and directions of the local church.
www.refc.org /efree.html   (2110 words)

  
 Evangelical Free Church of Diamond Bar   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Evangelical Free Church of America is an association of some 1,200 autonomous churches united by a mutual commitment to serve our Lord Jesus Christ with the guidance of the Holy Spirit and obedience to the Word of God.
The term free refers to our form of church government which assures that our local churches are free from a central controlling body.
Evangelical Free Churches depend upon the active participation of pastors and lay people in the decisions and direction of the local church.
www.efreedb.org /who.htm   (186 words)

  
 Evangelical Free Church   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Evangelical Free Church began in the Scandinavian countries of Sweden, Norway and Denmark.
The State church was the church of all citizens whether they were true believers or not.
The Evangelical Free Church is ecumenical in spirit though not in structure.
www.cccefc.org /id1.html   (1252 words)

  
 The Evangelical Free Church of America - Door Creek Church   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Evangelical Free Church of America (http://www.efca.org) believes that all believers are entitled to a fellowship based on a common faith in God's Word and a common commitment to Jesus Christ, the Savior and Lord, not based on forms of baptism, predestination, or eternal security.
The Free Church offers fellowship for all believers, especially those who recognize that it is possible to agree on the major matters without majoring in the minor ones.
Of America: Distinguishes it from the Evangelical Free Churches of Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Holland, France, Spain, Germany, Belgium, Greece, and Canada.
www.doorcreekchurch.org /beliefs/efca.htm   (413 words)

  
 Evangelical Free Church - Columbia, Missouri
Historically the word indicated that the church was no longer under the rule and authority of the state.
The Evangelical Free Church of America has roots in Scandinavian countries where the governments controlled the church.
Free churches broke from that situation and hence the word "Free" in the name.
www.efreecolumbia.com /general/faq.html   (1465 words)

  
 ForMinistry.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Evangelical refers to our commitment to the proclamation of the Gospel and to the authority of the Scriptures,inerrant in the original autographs and the only safe and sufficient guide to faith and practice.
Free refers to our form of church government which assures that our local churches are free from a central controlling body.
Evangelical Free churches depend upon the active participation of leaders and congregation in the decisions and direction of the local church.
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 LyonsEVFreeChurch
The Lyons Evangelical Free Church resides in a beautiful and historic building which is over 125 years old, a landmark in the Lyon's community.
We are a member church of the Evangelical Free Church of America, a small but rapidly growing fellowship of evangelical churches.
The church now known as the Lyons Evangelical Free Church began as a mission work by the members of the Lyons Union Sunday School Association in the 1890s.
www.lyonsevfreechurch.homestead.com   (798 words)

  
 EVANGELICAL FREE CHURCH OF AMERICA: An Inventory of Its Records at the Minnesota Historical Society
The Evangelical Free Church of America was formed in 1950 by a merger of the Evangelical Free Church of America (known until the mid-1930s as the Swedish Evangelical Free Church of the United States of America) and the Evangelical Free Church Association (known until the mid-1930s as the Norwegian-Danish Free Church Association).
The Free Church movement was initially centered in Scandinavia but migrated along with the immigrants who came the the United States, settling primarily in the Midwestern states of Minnesota and Iowa.
Yearbooks and directories of the EFCA and its predecessor organization, the Swedish Evangelical Free Church of the United States of America, are separately cataloged in the Minnesota Historical Society serials collection.
www.mnhs.org /library/findaids/P2536.html   (616 words)

  
 About Us > About Us Homepage
The Evangelical Free Church of America is an association of some 1,300 autonomous churches united by a mutual commitment to serve our Lord Jesus Christ with the guidance of the Holy Spirit and obedience to the Word of God.
The term Evangelical refers to our commitment to the proclamation of the Gospel and to the authority of Scriptures as being inerrant in the original writings and the only safe and sufficient guide to faith and practice.
The EFCA has been a member of the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE) since 1943, the year after that organization was formed.  To learn more about NAE, click their logo above.
www.efca.org /about   (238 words)

  
 Welcome to the Home Page of Beacon Hill Evangelical Free Church, a Christian Church located in Monroe, Connecticut.
The purpose of Beacon Hill Evangelical Free Church (and this website) is to proclaim and live the Gospel of Jesus Christ in a way that will impact our surrounding community and the world, to the glory of God.
The Evangelical Free Church of America is an association of almost 1,450 distinct churches dedicated to the service of our Lord Jesus Christ with the guidance of the Holy Spirit and obedience to the Word of God.
Each Evangelical Free Church is united with the others in their commitment to the principles of fellowship and cooperation in ministry as we seek to fulfill the Great Commission which Christ has entrusted to His church.
www.beaconhillchurch.org   (606 words)

  
 Evangelical Free Church of America
The Evangelical Free Church of America is an association of churches dedicated to multiplying healthy churches among all people.
EFCA Student Ministries facilitates local EFCA churches in their efforts to reach students, grow them in the likeness of Christ, and equip them for His service.
The Mission America Coalition is an unprecedented network of Christian leaders who have prayerfully come together to mobilize uniting Christian leaders for evangelism and revival.
youthworkers.net /index.cfm?fuseaction=coopmins.view&CmID=118   (127 words)

  
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EFCA Compassion Ministries is assisting in relief efforts around the world.
EFCA Compassion Ministries is responding to needs in the hurricane effected regions.
The Evangelical Free Church of America, 901 East 78th Street, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55420 USA.
www.efca.org   (573 words)

  
 NorthCreek Church - Our History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Increasingly becoming dissatisfied with both the theology and practices of these churches, many who continued to attend also began to associate together in what came to be called “Free Churches,” meaning free of state control.
In time, the word “evangelical” was added to assert their belief in the requirement that the Gospel message and the need for personal faith in Jesus Christ be an integral part of each Christian body.
Very soon after the founding of the church, with the purchase of three acres of land east of town on Ygnacio Valley Road, a building (now referred to as the Melvin C. Stone Fellowship Hall) was erected and used for worship, Bible classes, children's activities, and more.
www.northcreek.org /about/pgHistory.php   (774 words)

  
 What Is EFCA? - Grace Evangelical Free Church   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The EFCA movement exists to glorify God by multiplying healthy churches among all people.
The Evangelical Free Church of America is an association of some 1,400 autonomous churches united by a mutual commitment to serve our Lord Jesus Christ with the guidance of the Holy Spirit and obedience to the Word of God.
Evangelical Free Churches depend upon the active participation of lay people in the decisions and directions.
www.gracefree.org /who.html   (172 words)

  
 Evangelical Free Church of Hershey About Us
They talked about starting a new church: a Bible-teaching church that would stay true to God’s word and be committed to reaching others for Christ.
There were 47 charter members in the church when it formally became the Evangelical Free Church of Hershey in June 1972.
His excellent Bible teaching and the spirit of inclusiveness have become the hallmarks of the Hershey Free Church, and attracted many people who were searching for a church.
www.hersheyfree.com /about.htm   (301 words)

  
 Grace Evangelical Free Church of Mansfield - Our Denomination
Dr. E.A. Halleen, who had served for 28 years as the president of the Swedish association, was elected as the first president of the newly formed Evangelical Free Church of America.
Under his leadership, The Evangelical Free Church of America broke the boundaries of its ethnic background and flowed into the mainstream of the evangelical movement.
Distinctives of The Evangelical Free Church of America
www.gefcmansfield.com /denomination.php   (1457 words)

  
 Denomination: The Evangelical Free Church of America   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Evangelical Free Church of America is more than a denomination–it is an association of autonomous local churches which voluntarily belong to a spiritual movement we believe is being orchestrated by the Holy Spirit.
The Evangelical Free Church of America is growing to include a beautiful mosaic of every generation and region of the United States, representing an increasing variety of ethnic, racial, and cultural peoples.
The term “Evangelical” refers to our commitment to the proclamation of the Gospel and to the authority of Scriptures as being inerrant in the original autographs and the only safe and sufficient guide to faith and peace.
www.cefc.com /whoweare/denomination.html   (233 words)

  
 Trinity International University (v. 1.04)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
We delight in a sustained and sustainable evangelical heritage which values the Church as the people of God, and gives us confidence that the school will continue to be held accountable to its special and God-given mission.
While faculty and students come to Trinity from a wide variety of church and academic backgrounds, the university remains firmly committed to the Evangelical Free Church of America which sponsors, supports, and governs Trinity through an elected Board of Regents.
As the educational ministry of the Evangelical Free Church of America, Trinity also exists to equip men and women from the entire evangelical church for worldwide ministry in the service of Jesus Christ.
www.tiu.edu /trinity/about/efca.htm   (614 words)

  
 Evangelical Free Church of America (EFCA) - A Smorgasbord of Heresy
He called on the church's "spiritual warfare" counselors who brought the healing that the church's staff psychologist (i.e., the "staff therapist") was unable to effect.
Again, by accepting the lie that the church at large in the NT was given some "second rate" gift, the door is opened for Carson to accept the lie that the modern-day, self-appointed prophet can be acting in the power of the Spirit, yet have a gift that is impotent and/or inaccurate.
EFCA upheld Harris's teaching as it voted to approve (on 6/22/88) the orthodoxy of this heretical view; on 6/24/88, EFCA leaders ruled out of order a resolution from a local EFCA church to affirm the historic Free Church belief in the physical nature of the resurrection body.
www.rapidnet.com /~jbeard/bdm/Psychology/efca.htm   (4936 words)

  
 Community Evangelical Free Church Of Champaign/Urbana   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Free Life Campus Ministry - Reaching and equipping students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, the Free Life campus ministry offers students bible studies, personal discipleship, and Christian fellowship.
There is children's church available during the sermon for ages 3-6.
If you would like additional information about our church, please call the church office at (217) 352-3005 or send an email to info@communityefc.org.
www.communityefc.org   (403 words)

  
 Stpaulsefree.org: Welcome to St. Paul's Evangelical Church Online!
Our church is located right in the center of the St. Louis metropolitan area, near Lindbergh and Olive Boulevards, and across the street from the offices of Monsanto Corporation.
St. Paul's is a member of the Evangelical Free Church of America, Evangelical Association of Reformed and Congregational Christian Churches, the Biblical Witness Fellowship, the Willow Creek Association, and the West County Clergy Association.
Our church is involved with organizations such as Promise Keepers, Focus on the Family, and several faith mission organizations, such as Wycliff Bible Translators, Campus Crusade for Christ and The Evangelical Alliance Mission.
www.stpaulsefree.org   (757 words)

  
 Crossmap Christian Directory :: Evangelical Free Church of America   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
What the Church should be prepared to do in the Tribulation Period, apostasy, ecumenicalism, and the place of America.
Church and society, children and youth, learning, mission and evangelism.
Comprehensive history of the devotion from the earliest days of the Church on, with an emphasis on the devotion as seen in the spirituality of the saints.
dir.crossmap.com /.../Denominations/Evangelical_Free_Church_of_America   (2448 words)

  
 Cornerstone Evangelical Free Church - home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Take a FREE correnspondence course through Bible Studies By Mail, Inc. A nonprofit ministry of Rev. Eugene N. Bunt of Las Cruces, NM.
TFL Truth for Life the ministry of Alister Begg, Pastor of Parkside Church in Cleveland, Ohio.
Second, the Bible also instructs believers to "forsake not the assembling together of the bretheren," which is the reason we gather together for worship on Sunday mornings; as the disciples made it their custom following Jesus' miraculous resurrection from the dead on that first Easter morning nearly 2000 years ago.
www.forministry.com /USMDEFREECEFCC   (1277 words)

  
 Cedar Hills Evangelical Free Church
Youth Pastor needed for growing Evangelical Free Church in medium-sized Midwest city.
He also ministers to the church body as a member of the pastoral team.
-The CFM Pastor is a member of Cedar Hills Evangelical Free Church, and is in full agreement with the 12-point Statement of Faith of the Evangelical Free Church of America.
www.chefc.com   (734 words)

  
 Welcome to Mililani Community Church
Mililani Community Church is a Bible believing congregation of the Evangelical Free Church of America located in Central Oahu, about 20 minutes from Honolulu International Airport.
Koinonia is a group of women at Mililani Community Church who plan and coordinate activities that promote fellowship, service, and outreach of the Body of Christ.
Mililani Community Church is a growing congregation of the Evangelical Free Church of America.
www.mcchawaii.org /home.html   (571 words)

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