Are you a college graduate looking for more ministry experience, a master’s degree, and leadership training in a ministry context of your choice? Consider applying for The Residency at Hidden Acres!
Does your church currently or have plans to provide English language training for immigrants in your community? EFCA’s ReachGlobal ESL Ministry Team provides training for churches to equip your leaders and teachers to teach English as a Second Language.
Building Bridges with English is a five-week, online training…
“So then, as we have opportunity, let us do good to everyone, and especially to those who are of the household of faith.” Galatians 6:10
There’s nothing better than seeing God at work. In Cedar Rapids, Iowa, God’s been taking people from overwhelmed to overjoyed the last few months thanks to many of you.
Over the last eight weeks…
The EFCA Central District is providing this guidance to church leaders regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) to assist in determining appropriate responses to the issues related to the spread of this virus. This guidance is not to be confused with nor is it intended in any way to supersede competent medical advice.
Due to different size churches…
I believe with all my heart and soul that the Church will be victorious. Regardless of our stumblings we are …
Randy Scheil, who was pastor at Stonebridge Church in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, has joined the team at the EFCA Central District. Read more about his new role.
As you know, the Central District EFCA Transition Team was tasked with finding a suitable candidate for District Superintendent to replace Dr. Calvin Swan at the 2020 District Conference. We are pleased to announce the selection of Rev. Mike Shields to be placed in nomination for District Superintendent! Mike brings 27 years of ministry in […]
I am delighted to announce that Todd Brooks has been appointed by the Church Planting Board to the position of “Interim Church Planting Missionary” for Missouri/Arkansas, filling the place most recently held by Al Frank. Todd brings great experience to this position since he has already served in a number of important district and mission […]
Larry Austin will be returning from Sabbatical on Monday, August 26. His series of reflections this past Spring regarding the Sabbath and A. J. Swoboda’s book “Subversive Sabbath: The Surprising Power of Rest in a Non-Stop World” are now available as blog posts at this link. You’ll want to start at the bottom of the list and work your way up (they are in reverse date order, so newest entry is first).
Welcome back, Larry!!!