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Join as an organisation

Join as an organisation

why become a member organisation?

By uniting with other member organisations, churches and individuals, your organisation can present a stronger and clearer voice to government and the media. The Alliance serves to help you work together with other evangelicals to see our lives and communities changed.

The Alliance network spans more than 600 Christian organisations, promoting the diverse range of expertise that member organisations offer. Our members tell us they appreciate the Alliance's role in facilitating national and local initiatives and campaigns, and drawing together organisations and churches to address specific issues. Working with others in their field increases their impact. Member organisations have an opportunity to speak to the media on behalf of our membership, as we direct media and information enquiries to member organisations best placed to deal with them. The Alliance also provides training for organisations on how to engage with the local government and media.

Becoming part of the Alliance helps prove your organisation's credentials and connects you to the wider evangelical network. 

Benefits of joining the Alliance

As a member, you will: 

  • be listed on our website in our find an organisation facility and be able to use our membership logo. Our members tell us that this allows others to easily identify their beliefs and values
  • be connected to the Alliance's network and receive frequent updates on our work and opportunities to get involved
  • receive three copies of idea magazine every two months, Headlines – an e-letter straight to your inbox every two weeks, and a range of leadership, evangelistic, prayer and public affairs resources, to suit your interests
  • be able to take up discounted membership of The Churches Child Protection Advisory Service (CCPAS) which includes access to their disclosure service, Safe & Secure safeguarding material and latest news updates
  • benefit from getting involved in a number of initiatives and campaigns to equip the UK Church for mission
  • receive details of useful events (e.g. CEO Forum, HR Network and Chair of Trustees Forum) 
  • have access to training opportunities offered at a discount to our members
  • receive discounts when advertising with the Evangelical Alliance's idea magazine and on easilyfound.it

how do we join?

  • Your organisation must be based or operating in the United Kingdom and have been established in the UK for over two years. If it is based in another country, please visit the World Evangelical Alliance to find your local evangelical network.
  • We ask that your organisation agrees with our Basis of Faith and abides by the Evangelical Relationships Commitment. In addition, members should ensure that their integrity, both personal and corporate, is beyond question in all aspects of their life and ministry so that the credibility of the gospel is maintained. 
  • We ask for two references from local evangelical churches or organisations, at least one of which must be a member of the Evangelical Alliance. The find a church facility can help you locate your nearest Alliance member churches.
  • As a member organisation, we look to you to support our work with a suggested annual donation by Direct Debit, based on the sliding scale below. Applications are sent to our membership committee following receipt of a completed Direct Debit form.

Organisation turnover

Suggested donation

Less than £10,000

£75

Between £10,000 and £100,000

£100

Between £100,000 and £500,000

£150

Between £500,000 and £1 million

£200

Over £1 million

£250


How long is the process?

Once we have received your application and Direct Debit form, we will contact your referees. Your application is then presented to the membership committee, who make the final decision. The process of joining normally takes approximately four weeks.

How can I apply?

You can apply online or print off an application form and send it to us.

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Organisation membership application form

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Organisation details
Main contact details
Director details
Chair details
Further info
Referees
Criteria for membership
Thanks

Organisation Details

(at least 2 years)

           

You can contact the Churches Child Protection Advisory Service (CCPAS) for help in creating a safeguarding policy.
New church and organisational members of the Alliance can join CCPAS for a 20% discount on their usual fee.

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If you need any clarification on the process or would like to discuss any issue related to membership, please do not hesitate to contact the membership team, on 020 7520 3838, membership@eauk.org

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