Welcome.  We're Glad You're Here!

We are a gathering of people saved by God’s grace and committed to following Jesus daily. Our purpose as the Evangelical Free Church of Bemidji is “To promote the supremacy of Christ by celebrating His love, obeying His truth, and enlarging His kingdom.

Learn more about Evangelical Free Church of Bemidji, or Discover more about what it means to be Evangelical Free


115 Carr Lake Road SW
Bemidji, MN 56601


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Service Times

Sunday Mornings
8:30-9:30 AM: Traditional Service
9:45-10:45 AM: Learning Opportunities (all ages)
11:00 AM-12:00 PM: Contemporary Service
*Nursery available all morning

*Occurs during the school year (watch for special events during the summer)



Pastor of Youth and Young Adults Candidate

The Search Committee has announced their candidate for the Pastor of Youth and Young Adults: Mike Neumann will be here to talk with our youth on Wednesday, August 31. The following weekend, September 2-4, Mike and his family will be here. Please plan to join us for this candidating weekend. 



Wednesday, Aug. 31
  6:00–8:00 pm Youth Group in the Youth Room

Saturday, Sept. 3
  6:00-7:00 pm Q/A with the Neumann’s - open to anyone from the church
            > Bring any questions and learn about Mike’s ministry vision and leadership style
            > Followed by an option to stay for ice cream and games in the gym

Sunday, Sept. 4 (Vote)
  8:30/11:00 am Mike will share his testimony at both church services.
  9:45 am Q/A with Mike in the Multipurpose Room|
            > Bring donuts or something to share. Coffee and juice will be provided
12:15 pm Special Congregational Meeting to vote on motion to call Pastor Mike Neumann



There are SO MANY opportunities to grow in your personal faith and to serve with the gifts that God has given you. Here are 2 ways to learn more:

1. Click on the "Ministry Opportunities" pdf link and see some of the great ministries that EFC Bemidji has to offer.

2. Attend the EFC Bemidji annual Ministry Fair on Sunday morning, September 11. We'll serve up delicious yogurt parfaits as you walk around our Fellowship Hall and discover all the great things that are happening at church.
  >>Get involved in an area that will spiritually feed and encourage you.
  >>Sign up to serve God and people in one of the many ministry areas.

Opportunity is KNOCKING but only you can open the door.

Fall Ministries

Kids Club is for children ages 2 through grade 5, and meets Wednesday nights starting September 14 6:15 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. in the Church's Lower Level.

The Edge is for students grade 6 through 12, and meets Wednesday evenings starting September 14 6:15 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. in the Church's Outreach Center.


Beth Moore Simulcast

WHEN: Saturday, September 17, 2016 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Doors open at 8:30 a.m.

WHERE: Evangelical Free Church 115 Carr Lake Rd SW Bemidji, MN

COST: $20 which includes program, light breakfast and afternoon snack. 
Lunch is On Your Own:  We are having 4 Kings Barbecue, Scandinavian Kitchen and A Grain of Good on site for the ladies' convenience to get their lunch.  Plan to pick up something hot and delicious and join us inside to eat and visit on our lunch break.  

REGISTER: Download form HERE.

The DEADLINE to order T-SHIRTS in September 1! T-shirts orders after this date are not guaranteed to arrive in time for the Simulcast on September 17, however some t-shirts will be available for sale at the Simulcast. 
T-Shirts available to order for $15. Style options above, choose long or short sleeve on registration form.

Summer Recital Series

Join the Bemidji Area Church Musicians in a summer recital series at various Churches around the area, Wednesdays at 12:00 p.m.  Free will offering will be received to support their Music Scholarship.  Lunch will be provided following each recital, cost varies.

Summer Sunday School - for all ages - 9:45 a.m.

Summer Sunday School classes have begun.  Join us this Sunday at 9:45 a.m. for classes for all ages with different topics each week. Fall classes will resume again in September.

Summer 2016 Sunday School Classes


August 30
Tuesday 9:00 AM
August 30
Tuesday 11:00 AM
Fireside Room
August 31
Wednesday 6:30 AM
Fireside Room
September 02
Friday 10:30 AM
September 04
Sunday 8:30 AM