Welcome to EFC Newport

Evangelical Friends Church of Newport is a contemporary church
located two miles northeast of downtown historic Newport, Rhode Island.
We hope to see you on Sunday at 9AM!
We also live stream our service on our YouTube Channel.
Follow EFC Newport on YouTube for weekly sermons, weekly wisdoms, and more!

Our current sermon series is “Sow Some Seeds” from January 8 through February 26. This is the first installment of our 2023 theme “Reach Out.”
Please join us for worship at 9am on Sundays in the sanctuary. If you’re unable to join us in person, you can watch our services live on our Facebook page.

Greetings from Pastor Paul

Paul A. Hoffman (Ph.D., University of Manchester) has served as the lead pastor of Evangelical Friends Church of Newport, Rhode Island, since 2007. 

In his free time, Paul enjoys reading, traveling, hanging out with his family at the beach, harvesting sea glass, playing tennis, and watching English Premier League soccer. 

Paul has been married to his lovely wife, Autumn, for over twenty-two years
and has two wonderful sons, Landon and Kelan.


Who We Are

We realize you might want to know what to expect when you visit Sunday worship service. You can anticipate four things…

Family Ministry

Sunday Kids Church weekly on EFC’s YouTube channel and In-person Sunday mornings at 9 am. Parent resources, great music, Biblical content, activities, and more!


New sermons posted every week with our Lead Pastor Rev. Dr. Paul Hoffman. Valuable lessons for local and global communities.

Please accept our deepest appreciation for our men and women in the armed forces and their families. We appreciate your service to our country! We’d love for you and your military friends to join us for an evening of family fun, food, and games! Please register HERE.

watch the latest sermon now on YouTube

A weekly video message from Pastor Paul featuring a specific spiritual message to prepare your heart for the upcoming Sunday’s message. Click/tap the button below to watch now on YouTube.

For those who want to financially support EFC’s mission, we offer you the option of online giving. You can click/tap the “Give” button below or text “EFCGive” to 77977. God bless!