SOURCE: Mercy Ministries of America

December 11, 2008 15:03 ET

Mercy Ministries of America Accredited by National Financial Accountability Organization

WINCHESTER, VA--(Marketwire - December 11, 2008) - The Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA) announced today the accreditation of Mercy Ministries of America of Nashville, TN, an organization committed to transforming lives of generations searching for truth and wholeness.

ECFA accreditation is based on standards of responsible stewardship, including financial accountability, transparency, sound board governance and ethical fund-raising.

Mercy Ministries of America,, joins a growing number of churches and evangelical organizations across America, representing more than $18 billion in annual revenue, that have earned the right to display the ECFA seal. When an organization is accredited by ECFA, it demonstrates its willingness to follow the model of biblical accountability.

"We are pleased to include in our membership a ministry committed to providing hope and healing to young women seeking freedom from life-controlling problems," said Dan Busby, acting president of ECFA.

Founded by Nancy Alcorn in 1983, Mercy Ministries of America exists to provide opportunities for young women to experience God's unconditional love, forgiveness, and life-transforming power. Mercy Ministries is dedicated to providing care for young women suffering the effects of eating disorders, self-harm, abuse, addiction, depression, unplanned pregnancies and other life-controlling issues.

ECFA, founded in 1979, provides accreditation to leading Christian non-profit organizations that faithfully demonstrate compliance with established standards for financial accountability, fund-raising and board governance. For more information about ECFA, including information about accreditation and a listing of ECFA-accredited members, visit or call 1-800-323-9473.

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