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Adult Chapters

FCA Endurance "Huddles" (Adult Chapters)

“Huddle” is a term FCA has used since 1966 to describe a small local group or chapter of individuals who have a heart for Christ, athletics, and the mission and vision of FCA.  Huddles are a group of people who unite and gather locally for Fellowship, Spiritual Growth, and Outreach.  They provide an opportunity for people to come together regularly to strengthen each other, accomplish things that individuals couldn’t alone, and provide a base group to bring others into, both Christian and non-. 

Because Huddles provide so many growth and ministry opportunities, FCA and FCA-E highly encourage their formation and development.  As a small local group tied and working together in your community, you will experience more, accomplish more, have a much bigger impact on everyone (both saved and non-), and just have more fun!


Current Huddles

Current FCA Huddles are marked on the map below. 

  • Please click on the cross to display the Huddle Leader and his/her contact information.
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Huddle Formation Steps

Download the Huddle Start-Up Guide to walk you through the steps in detail.  A summary is below:

  1. Pray. 
    Seek the Lord's will for your area and the calling God has put in your heart. 
  2. Research.
    Investigate FCA Endurance and endurance Huddles through exploring this website and reviewing the Endurance Huddle Guide. Huddle Guide (Pdf Download)  Also, be sure that you have the margin available in your schedule to serve as a Huddle Leader.
  3. Certify the Leaders.
    This process begins by filling out FCA's Ministry Leadership Application (MLA) online at  Please specify "Endurance" under type of ministry on this form.  Once this is done, please contact the FCA Endurance office so that we can help ensure the correct routing of your MLA.  Your MLA will be approved by your local staff member.      
  4. Prepare.
    Begin to prepare your draft Huddle Launch Plan.  Once you have a draft prepared, you will have the opportunity to discuss it with FCA Endurance's Director Chris Anderson.  During the call, you'll discuss Huddle strategies, best practices, and he'll attempt to answer any questions you may have.  You will also be asked to identify at least 2 other core members who will be a part of this new Huddle.  You are also encouraged to purchase the FCA Endurance Huddle Starter Kit.  This kit contains a number of resources that will help you more effectively recruit new Huddle members and impact your community.  Please see the Huddle Starter Guide for details regarding this.  Once this process is complete, you should have a final Huddle Launch Plan ready to execute.
  5. Certify the Huddle.
    This is done by your local staff member.  Certification costs, including Huddle insurance costs, are provided by generous donors who support our mission financially. Certification lasts 1 year and expires on Aug 31.
  6. Begin Huddle Activities. 
    Please see the Huddle Guide and contact your local staff member and/or Chris Anderson for assistance.
  7. Complete Discipleship Training.
    If you haven't already through your local church, you will complete discipleship training within the first year of certification.  This can be done through your local church, a local FCA staff member, or the FCA Endurance office.