Friends Ministries of Bainbridge accredited by National Financial Accountability Org.

Published 5:16 pm Tuesday, October 17, 2017

The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Friends Ministries of Bainbridge.

ECFA accreditation is based on the ECFA Seven Standards of Responsible Stewardship™, including financial accountability, transparency, sound board governance and ethical fundraising.

Friends Ministries joins a growing number of Christ-centered churches and ministries across America, supported by over 27 million donors that have earned the right to display the ECFA seal.  When an organization is accredited by ECFA, it demonstrates its willingness to follow the model of biblical accountability.

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“We are pleased to accredit a ministry committed to partner with people to strengthen the community, foster friendships through offering a variety of free programming while leading others to a personal relationship with Jesus Christ,” said Dan Busby, president of ECFA.

Founded in 1991, Friends Ministries ( accomplishes their mission through a combination of academic and spiritual support, physical and arts education, a transitional housing program, and practical life and job-skills training.

To learn more about Friends Ministries and their stewardship opportunities, visit ServantMatch®, ECFA’s program that matches God’s servants with the stewardship options of ECFA members based on ministry sectors and categories.  It is ECFA’s newest online feature that allows you to quickly and easily find giving opportunities.

ECFA, founded in 1979, provides accreditation to leading Christian nonprofit organizations that faithfully demonstrate compliance with the ECFA Standards pertaining to financial accountability, fundraising and board governance.