With generous support from Lilly Endowment Inc., the National Association of Evangelicals developed the Financial Health initiative — providing free assessment surveys, resources and online training to pastors and church leaders across the United States.
The NAE is also partnering with denominations to provide customized online training courses for the pastors and churches they serve. Some groups also have financial assistance grant opportunities through our partnership. Click the link in the description to visit your denomination’s homepage and learn if you could qualify for an honorarium.
Free Methodist Church - USA
Based in Indianapolis, IN, the Free Methodist Church has more than 1.2 million members in 90 countries and more than 15,000 global churches. The evangelical denomination falls in the Arminian Protestantism stream with a distinctive emphasis on the teaching of entire sanctification as held by John Wesley, to whom the Free Methodist Church traces its origins.
Church of the United Brethren in Christ
The Church of the United Brethren in Christ is a conservative evangelical denomination consisting of about 200 churches in the United States, and another 300 churches scattered among 17 other countries. Founded in 1767, the denomination was the first to begin in America. Other denominations existed at the time, but they were transplanted from Europe.
International Pentecostal Holiness Church
The International Pentecostal Holiness Church is a global movement of disciples of Jesus Christ in 100 nations with 1,600,000 members and over 1,600 IPHC congregations in the United States. Founded in the 1890s, the denomination has roots in historic Christianity and traces its distinctives to the Protestant Reformation, the teaching of John Wesley, and the Azusa Street Revival.
Fellowship of Evangelical Churches
Based in Fort Wayne, Indiana, the Fellowship of Evangelical Churches (FEC) has a spiritual heritage which can be traced directly to the Reformation in Europe. FEC core values are anchored in Evangelical theology and Anabaptist distinctives, and its mission is to help the local church accomplish the Great Commandment and the Great Commission.
Open Bible Churches
Open Bible Churches is an association of churches and ministers with a mission to globally make disciples, develop leaders, and plant churches. Presently, their missionaries are ministering in 46 countries. Through the outreaches of Open Bible churches overseas, over 1,735,755 people received Christ between 2015-2016.
The Christian and Missionary Alliance
The Christian and Missionary Alliance formed as a missionary society and not a denomination, as early Alliance congregations were known as “branches” and were made up of members from most major denominations. In 1974, the C&MA officially declared itself to be a denomination, along with a sweeping restructuring of the organization. Today, the C&MA focuses on planting churches in the United States and overseas. More than 2,000 churches in the U.S. minister Christ’s love to their communities and cities.
Church of the Nazarene
The Church of the Nazarene is the largest denomination in the classical Wesleyan-Holiness tradition. The doctrine that distinguishes the Church of the Nazarene and other Wesleyan denominations from most other Christian denominations is that of entire sanctification. Nazarenes believe that God calls Christians to a life of holy living that is marked by an act of God, cleansing the heart from original sin and filling the individual with love for God and humankind.
Conservative Congregational Christian Conference
The Conservative Congregational Christian Conference is a theologically conservative denomination believing strongly in the autonomy of each local church under the headship of Christ. Their member churches include those who are Congregational, Christian, and Evangelical and Reformed in their background, as well as independent Community churches. As an evangelical denomination, in obedience to Jesus Christ, CCCC works together to advance the kingdom of our Lord through evangelism, church planting and missions.
Free Church Ministers and Missionaries
FCMM exists to enable pastors, staff members, and missionaries to serve Christ throughout their lives by assisting employing ministry organizations in providing retirement and other benefits. As the church benefits provider of the Evangelical Free Church of America, FCMM Benefits & Retirement offers churches a 403(b)(9) Retirement Plan, Long Term Disability Insurance Plan, Payroll Service, access to Group Health Insurance, and individual Long Term Care Insurance.
Evangelical Congregational Church
The mission of the Evangelical Congregational Church is to raise up healthy churches proclaiming Christ to a hurting world. The people of the E.C. Church also seek to help new believers discover their place in a family where they can find support on their faith journey, a journey that leads to personal growth in Christlikeness. A global community with over 600 congregations in the United States and around the world, ECC works to build bridges and link our nation’s cultures.
A movement of churches working to help people meet, know and follow Jesus. Converge does this by starting and strengthening churches together worldwide. For over 165 years Converge has helped churches bring life change to communities in the U.S. and around the world through church planting and multiplication, leadership training and coaching and global missions.
Mennonite Brethren Foundation
The Mennonite Brethren Foundation’s vision is to encourage Biblical principles of financial stewardship and generosity, resulting in the gathering, management, and distribution of financial resources for Christ and His kingdom.