We're committed to becoming deeply devoted followers of Jesus Christ together.

That's why the primary focus of our adult ministries is on discipleship. Opportunities for growth in discipleship are available for all ages and for a variety of affinity groups. Get plugged in at E-Free Bemidji today.


Bible Study Fellowship

Women's Bible Study Fellowship (BSF) meets weekly throughout the school year (September-May) on Thursday evenings for fellowship, prayer, and to study God's Word together. This year's study is on John's Gospel. Click the button below to visit the BSF website and request to join the Bemidji group.

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Overflow is a monthly opportunity for women at E-Free Bemidji to fellowship together. Stay tuned for the 2023-2024 event schedule.

Upcoming events


Wednesday Men's Bible Study

Are you looking to dig deeper into God's Word? Join us on Wednesday mornings from 7:30-9:00 am in the West Chapel for our Wednesday Morning Men's Bible Study. Check out our events page for the current schedule.

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Friday AM Men's Discipleship

Coffee, donuts, and godly men seeking to become deeply devoted followers of Jesus together. That's what you'll find every Friday morning from 7:00-7:50 am in the East Chapel. Check out our events page for the current meeting schedule.

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Anchor is EFC Bemidji’s official Young Adult Life group. Here young adults age 18-30 (but who’s counting) gather together for fellowship, worship, and Bible study. We meet at Lydia Johnson’s apartment (see Lydia or Pastor Douglas for the address) every Tuesday night between Labour Day and Memorial Day from 6 PM to 9 PM. The first hour is a social hour with snack and great conversation. At 7 pm, we transition to a time of worship and Bible study discussion questions about the previous Sunday’s sermon. For any questions, please see Lydia Johnson or Pastor Douglas.


Cru is a caring community passionate about connecting people to Jesus Christ. Our purpose is helping to fulfill the Great Commission in the power of the Holy Spirit by winning people to faith in Jesus Christ, building them in their faith and sending them to win and build others. Cru is open to all college students whether you are at BSU, Oak Hills, Northwest Tech, or Leech Lake Tribal College. We meet for our large group gathering Thursday nights at 7 PM in the Crying Wolf Room on BSU’s campus (in the Lower Hobson Memorial Union). On campus Bible studies meet weekly. Men’s group is Mondays from 7 – 9 PM in the South Conference Room at BSU. Women’s group is Tuesdays from 7:45 – 9 PM in the South Conference Room at BSU. All college students are welcome to attend.


A group for senior adults directed by Scott and Laura Engelstad.  We meet monthly for a potluck fellowship and special speakers and activities.  We love to welcome new people and spend time visiting and eating!  Our goal is to encourage each other in our walk for the Lord. For more details contact Laura at 218-209-8190,  .


Grief Share

Grief Share is a biblically-based support group for those who are seeking help and encouragement after the death of a spouse, child, family member, or friend. The 13-week session will begin Sunday, September 17th, 2-4 pm.

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