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!

50 Years of God's Faithfulness

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.

What’s new at EFC…

Sept 4—Sept 25

On September 18th, EFC is celebrating our 50th anniversary at 70 Bliss Mine Road. Consequently, for the month of September, we’re doing a new message series called “Jubilee.” We will dive into Luke 4 and Leviticus 25 to explore what it means to celebrate the freedom & rest we have in Christ. Join us!


For more information, contact the office at 401-847-1790 or email admin@efcnewport.com. Would you like to receive our weekly newsletter? Send your email contact information to connect@efcnewport.com today.

watch the latest sermon now on YouTube

A daily video message from Pastor Paul featuring a specific spiritual reading for each calendar day of the year. 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!