Transferring Churches and Pastors

Are you interested in transferring into Rivers of Life Presbytery and ECO? 

The first steps would be to review ECO's Essential Tenets and Values

If you're in agreement with these documents and would like to continue in pursuit of membership in ECO please contact our local representatives at

Essential Tenets

For ECO the essential tenets forge our theological understanding of Christ's Church. All ECO pastors, elders, and deacons must agree and believe in these tenets in order for service in our denomination. You can find them by clicking on the picture on the left. 

If you would like to apply for entry into ECO either as a pastor or a congregation please contact the national office for an application at

Core Values

These 11 core values describe our understanding of the church's polity and our vision as a denomination. For a deeper understanding of our convictions please click on the photo on the right.