FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians (ECO)
1. Where did ECO come from?
In January, 2011, a group of evangelical pastors in the Presbyterian Church (USA) issued a “white paper” that outlined their differences with the denomination, and some possible ways that evangelicals might respond. One of the possible ways forward that was outlined in the paper was the creation of a new denomination that would be evangelical in theology, lean in structure, and outwardly focused in mission. In January 2012, this new denomination was born at a gathering in Orlando, Florida, with over 2000 participants representing almost 700 churches. Continue Reading…