2018 NEDA Conference & Annual Meeting


Please click on the video above to view an important message about this year’s conference!

Our annual NEDA Conference will be held on Tuesday, October 16th and 17th, 2018 and our hosts will be Camp Spofford in Spofford, New Hampshire. NEDA pastors, staff and church leaders are invited and encouraged to attend for times of teaching, worship, prayer and fellowship. 

Our guest speakers will be  Dr. Doug Sweeney, who has been on the faculty at TEDS since 1997, currently the Chair of the Church History & History of Christian Thought Department, Distinguished Professor of Church History and the History of Christian Thought, and Director, Jonathan Edwards Center.

He will be joined by Dr. Scott Hancock, who is Associate Professor of History and Africana Studies at Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, PA, (2001 to present); He and is wife, Patty, are active members of West Shore EFC in Mechanicsburg, PA.

We will be sharing more information about our speakers and the theme of this conference later in the summer, so please check back!

 How to Register

 Deadline is Friday, October 12th!!

All registrations will be handled via the Camp Spofford website. Please go there to register for the conference and choose your accommodations.

Cost is per person. All prices include room for 1 night, 4 wonderful meals, conference registration and materials.

$165 Single room accommodation (1 person, 1 bed)

$139 Double room accommodation (2 people, 1 or 2 beds)

$125 Triple room accommodation (3 people, 3 beds)

Commuter Rate: If you live within commuting distance or choose to stay at a nearby hotel, the cost is $70pp (4 meals, conference registration, conference materials). We will not be offering a one-day rate or per-meal rate.

Special Discounts:

*Wives of NEDA pastors who will be attending: Any wives who plan to attend with their husbands should contact the NEDA office to receive a special code before registering. We hope you can attend and will be happy to give you a discount of $40.

*Current NEDA church planters: Contact the NEDA office PRIOR to registering to receive a code for your complimentary registration.


For all registrations, please go to Camp Spofford, and scroll down to "NEDA Conference." If you need assistance with your registration, please call the camp office 603-363-4788 and ask for Liz, or send an email to info@campspofford.org

Special Informational Session

On Wednesday afternoon following lunch,there will be a Q & A session regarding the proposed change in the EFCA Statement of Faith. Greg Strand (ExecutiveDirector of Theology and Credentialing) and Steve Hawn (EFCA General Board Chair) will lead this discussion. For more information regarding this proposed change, please read the following documents on the EFCA website:




Check-in will begin at 9am on Tuesday, October 16th, at the camp chapel, followed by our opening worship service and speaker at 10am. A full schedule will be published prior to the conference.

Vendor Information

We have limited space available to EFCA ministry partners and other non-EFCA ministries and businesses who wish to have display space at our conference. Please contact our office.