Evangelical Church Alliance

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Denominational Profile


The Evangelical Church Alliance (ECA) is an interdenominational organization of ministers who have united to promote evangelical Christianity throughout the world. The ECA began in 1887 as the World's Faith Missionary Association.

Membership Data

Year Clergy Churches Members
2005 2,347 - 293,375
2006 2,347 - 293,375
2007 2,428 - 293,375
2008 2,437 - 293,375
2009 2,435 - 295,001

Data were taken from the National Council of Churches' Historic Archive CD and recent editions of the Yearbook of American and Canadian Churches. Denomination descriptions provided by Dr. J. Gordon Melton, Director, Institute for the Study of American Religion (ISAR). [More information on data sources]

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