Check out the Kinetic 2024 Recap Video

RAGNAR Relay Race SoCal Road 2024

The EFCA West Team placed #11 out of 152 teams! Beyond placement, great friendships were created. Watch this short video of some highlights.

Children's Spirituality Summit

May 21 | Deerfield, IL

Join us for the 2024 Children’s Spirituality Summit where we will dive deep and explore what a child’s way of being with God means. We would love to have you join us as we bridge the gap between theory and practice. Learn More.

Church Planter and Wife Retreat

June 17-20 | Minneapolis, MN

Church planters and their wives are among the most committed, motivated and tireless workers in God's Kingdom. This retreat is intended to be a valuable time for couples to get away to connect with Jesus, each other and fellow church planting couples. 

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Challenge Conference

July 1-5 | Kansas City, MO

This summer, thousands of teens (7th-12th grade) will meet in Kansas City for a week of worship, teaching, recreation and service. Early-bird pricing ends March 14. Learn more.


Nov. 8-11 | Clearwater, FL

EFCA student ministry leaders: Reconnect with God, your spouse and your calling at this four-day retreat designed to give you a break from everyday life and ministry. Limited space. Register today.

Let Opposition Refine and Not Define

Pastor Mike McKay, Neighborhood Church, Cypress CA

When difficulty or opposition happens in life, how do you respond? Yes, there are several emotions we need to deal with and process through. Processing our feelings is an important practice and an opportunity to strengthen our emotional health. 

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Decision Making in the Family of God - EFCA Blog

In this month's article, Bob Osborne shares some ideas for church leaders to make decisions like the family of God rather than like a competition or our government.

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A Biblical-Theological Commentary: Denials and Affirmations

The EFCA Spiritual Heritage Committee—along with the Chair of the Board of Directors created a biblical-theological commentary to accompany the Denials and Affirmations document that Kevin Kompelien read at EFCA One 2023. Read the Commentary.

Regional Gatherings are a great way to get connected! All Regional Gatherings are open to senior pastors, associate staff, lay leaders and elders.

Arizona (Central & Northern)

Contact: Bob Fox

Arizona (Southern)

Next Meeting: May 9 at 9AM

Contact: Dave Collins

Central Coast

Contact: Robert Campbell

Central Coast español

Contact: Alex Rivero

Central Valley

Next Meeting: May 21 at 11AM

Contact: Tim Johnson

East Bay (Western District)

Next Meeting: June 5 at 11AM

Contact: Matt Moore

Inland Empire

Next Meeting: May 22 10:30AM

Contact: Willie Behrends

Los Angeles

Next Meeting: May 29 at 10AM

Contact: Jackie Austel

New Mexico (Albuquerque)

Contact: Tim Jacobs

Orange County

Next Meeting: May 14 at 11:30AM

Contact: Mike McKay

Riverside/San Bernardino español

Contact: Joel Orozco

Santa Clarita

Next Meeting: May 15 at 10:00AM

Contact: Steve Jackson


Contact: Bob Osborne


Next Meeting: May 21 10:30AM

Contact: Scott McKinney

Thank you for your support

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EFCA West Partnership Fund

901 E. 78th Street

Minneapolis, MN 55420



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