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Review the recommended process and forms for credentialing councils

Ministerial Credentialing

Consult this complete resource to understand the purpose and steps toward credentialing in the EFCA

Credenciales Ministerialies

Razones fundamentales y beneficios de las credenciales

The EFCA offers six distinct types of ministerial credentials. Learn which one is right for you!

The Purpose of Credentialing

  • Affirm God’s call upon a person’s life
  • Verify that this person meets the qualifications and standards for ministry in the Evangelical Free Church of America
  • Approve this person for ministerial service under the auspices of the EFCA
  • Provide legal status in the exercise of that person’s ministry

Begin the Credentialing Process

Contact your district leadership today.

If you're interested in learning more about the EFCA before you begin the credentialing process, sign up for the History, Theology and Polity Course in August of 2021. You can learn more and register here.

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