The biennial EFCA national conference is an opportunity to come together.

Jun 18, 2019Jun 20, 2019
Chicago, Illinois
Built to equip those at the heart of the movement for their local context, EFCA One will feature:
  • sessions hosted by celebrated teachers
  • diverse worship experience led by gifted musicians
  • freedom to pursue and renew deep fellowship
  • quality, relevant and hands-on workshops

Join us to renew, reconnect and refocus on the One who unites us as a movement.

General conference information is noted below. Visit for a detailed schedule, training information, a full listing of speakers and lodging details, and be sure to sign up for the event newsletter.


Ed Stetzer - The Billy Graham Distinguished Chair of Church, Mission and Evangelism, and Executive Director, Billy Graham Center

Ed Stetzer will address the conference at our Thursday afternoon worship service on the topic of multiplying disciplemakers.

Mary Willson - Women in Ministry Director, Second Presbyterian Church, Memphis, TN

Mary Willson will lead a Deeper Learning Track entitled, “Women of the Word.”

Kevin Vanhoozer - Research Professor of Systematic Theology, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School

Dr. Vanhoozer will lead our Bible and Theology Track with content based on his recent book, “Hearers and Doers: A Pastor's Guide for Making Disciples Through Scripture and Doctrine.”

Larry Osborne - Senior Pastor and Teaching Pastor, North Coast Church, Vista, California

Larry Osborne will provide leadership training entitled, “Lead Like a Shepherd.”

Eric Rivera - Lead Pastor, The Brook, Chicago, Illinois

Pastor Rivera will preach at the Wednesday morning worship service.

Paige Comstock Cunningham - Executive Director, The Center for Bioethics & Human Dignity, Trinity International University

Join Dr. Cunningham as she and Michael Sleasman lead the Culture deeper learning track, focusing on bioethics.

And more.


Tuesday, June 18

8:009:00amRegistration begins
10:30am12:00pmDeeper Learning Track session 1
12:001:30pmMealWith optional Q & A with EFCA Board of Directors beginning at 12:30 p.m.
1:303:00pmDeeper Learning Track session 2

Wednesday, June 19

10:30am12:00pmDeeper Learning Track session 3
12:001:30pmMealConference lunch
1:304:00pmConference Business Session
4:305:30pmWorshipCelebration Service
5:007:00pmMealConference dinner

Thursday, June 20

9:0010:00amLearning Labs session 1
10:3011:30amLearning Labs session 2
11:30am1:00pmMealConference lunch
1:002:00pmLearning Labs session 3
4:004:15pmConference ends