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Affiliation for Churches

Churches of Wesleyan Arminian persuasion who meet the requirements for member organizations as set forth in the Handbook of Faith and Practice may affiliate with the International Fellowship of Bible Churches in the following manner.

The Affiliation Process
  1. You will first need to be familiar with the Fellowship’s Handbook of Faith and Practice to be sure the Fellowship is the organization for you. Download the Handbook.
  2. Download and complete the application form for church affiliation with the IFBC.
  3. Complete the application and return to the IFBC office by mail or scan and email completed form to [email protected].
  4. Completed applications are submitted to a Credentials Commission for review and acceptance. This process may take several weeks, depending upon consultations with the applying organization and/or the time needed for a decision by the members of the Commission.
  5. Applicants will be contacted by an officer of the Fellowship for a consultation regarding the application. This consultation may be conducted by phone, video chat or on-site visit.
  6. Once applications have been reviewed, applicants will be informed of the decision of the Credentials Commission. Approved organizations will be presented an official credential of membership from the Fellowship Office.
Download an Application