NCD Resource Book

who is the North Central District and how do they serve?

NCD Strategic Plan

helps us keep “churches first” and focus on our key areas of opportunity, including our commitments, priorities, new initiatives

NCD Affiliation

how does a church join our EFCA and NCD family of churches?


clarification, eligibility, and pathway toward credentialing with the EFCA

Lead Pastor Transitions

guidance on interim leadership, healthy transitions and the pastoral search process

Pastoral Candidate Affirmations

ensuring the pastors we endorse for ministry positions in our district are aligned with the EFCA

Pastoral Compensation

general principles and framework to help congregations establish generous, fair and fruitful practices

Healthy Church Budgets

church budgeting guidance from the NCD and Christian Investors Financial

Protecting the Vulnerable

guidance for churches as they seek to protect the vulnerable and strengthen church integrity

Mission Involvement

resources and ideas for both church and individual mission involvement

Purity Resources

help for pastors and church leaders to experience renewed purity, freedom, and joy

Sabbatical for Ministry Leaders

considerations and practices for restorative rest and longevity in ministry

Clusters, Networks, Licensing Groups

affinity groups who meet regularly for encouragement and support between churches

Partner Ministries

resources and helps through ministries with whom we partner