What We Do

Emanating from our headquarters located in Kanana Fou, American Samoa, much of what the CCCAS does focuses on supporting the ministry of her member congregations, as well as the spiritual needs of the Samoan Christian community, both locally and aboard.  Education, public ministry, church development, church planting, and ministry resources are some of the areas that the CCCAS focuses on locally.  Globally, the CCCAS works closely with her mission partners to ensure that her work and mission as a Christian Church reaches the ‘ends of the earth’. 

In terms of resources, a majority of the work of the CCCAS focuses on education – theological education, secular education, as well as Christian education.  Since 1980, the focus of the CCCAS on education led to the establishment of Kanana Fou Theological Seminary, Kanana Fou High School, Kanana Fou Elementary, and the Office of Christian Education. The Office of Christian Education is responsible for producing and publishing the Youth and Sunday School curriculum programs that are utilized by all CCCAS member congregations.

In the area of public ministry, the CCCAS established two public ministries to serve the general public of American Samoa:  the LBJ Hospital chaplaincy and the TCF Prison chaplaincy.  Both ministries are led by full-time ministers who work around the clock in providing pastoral services to those in need at both the LBJ Hospital in Fagaalu and the TCF Prison in Tafuna.  At the moment, the CCCAS is looking into other ways to help improve the pastoral services being offered to the general public of American Samoa.

In the area of church planting and development, the CCCAS currently ministers to 10 different Mission Congregations, all of which are located in the United States.  These mission congregations are made up of Samoan communities, mostly those who serve in the U.S. military, that live far away from an available CCCAS member congregation.   As a result, they request the CCCAS for a missionary to help begin their own congregation in the area in which they live. These mission congregations are located in Hilo, HI; Antioch, CA; Spokane, WA; Fayetteville, NC; El Paso, TX; Lawton, OK; Clarksville TN; Fort Knox, KY; Junction City, KS; and the DC, Maryland, and Virginia (DMV) metropolitan area.

As for ministry resources, the CCCAS Lamepa Department produces and publishes the “Tusi Faitau Aso EFKAS,” the daily lectionary of the CCCAS.  This lectionary is taken from the IBRA publication, “Fresh from the Word,” and translated into the Samoan language by the Lamepa Department for circulation among CCCAS member congregations at no cost.   

The Lamepa Department also produces and publishes the bimonthly newsletter of the CCCAS, “Lamepa,” which informs all member congregations of the work of the Central Office and all the latest happenings around the CCCAS.

The Tautua Print Shop handles all the publishing needs of the CCCAS.  Publishing services outside of the CCCAS are also offered by the Tautua Print Shop at a negotiable price.   The CCCAS Bookstore stocks Samoan bibles, hymnals, and other worship and ministry resources that are also available at an affordable price.  

Browse through the following webpages to find out more about the work of the CCCAS. 

Terms & Conditions

Welcome to the Official Website of the "Congregational Christian Church of American Samoa (CCCAS)" / "Ekalesia Faapotopotoga Kerisiano i Amerika Samoa (EFKAS)

These terms and conditions outline the rules and regulations for the use of the Congregational Christian Church of American Samoa (CCCAS) website: https://efkasonline.org – 

Congregational Christian Church of American Samoa (CCCAS) is located at:
1 Kanana Fou Street, Pago Pago, American Samoa 96799

By accessing this website we assume you accept these terms and conditions in full. Do not continue to use the CCCAS website if you do not accept all of the terms and conditions stated on this page.

The following terminology applies to these Terms and Conditions, Privacy Statement and Disclaimer Notice and any or all Agreements: “Client”, “You” and “Your” refers to you, the person accessing this website and accepting the Company’s terms and conditions. “The Company”, “Ourselves”, “We”, “Our” and “Us”, refers to our Company. “Party”, “Parties”, or “Us”, refers to both the Client and ourselves, or either the Client or ourselves. All terms refer to the offer, acceptance and consideration of payment necessary to undertake the process of our assistance to the Client in the most appropriate manner, whether by formal meetings of a fixed duration, or any other means, for the express purpose of meeting the Client’s needs in respect of provision of the Company’s stated services/products, in accordance with and subject to, prevailing law of American Samoa. Any use of the above terminology or other words in the singular, plural, capitalization and/or he/she or they, are taken as interchangeable and therefore as referring to same.


We employ the use of cookies. By using the CCCAS website you consent to the use of cookies in accordance with the CCCAS privacy policy.

Most of the modern day interactive web sites use cookies to enable us to retrieve user details for each visit. Cookies are used in some areas of our site to enable the functionality of this area and ease of use for those people visiting. Some of our affiliate / advertising partners may also use cookies.


Unless otherwise stated, the CCCAS and/or it’s licensors own the intellectual property rights for all material on the CCCAS. All intellectual property rights are reserved. You may view and/or print pages from https://efkasonline.org for your own personal use subject to restrictions set in these terms and conditions.

You must not:

  1. Republish material from https://efkasonline.org
  2. Sell, rent or sub-license material from https://efkasonline.org
  3. Reproduce, duplicate or copy material from https://efkasonline.org
  4. Redistribute content from the CCCAS website (unless content is specifically made for redistribution).

Hyperlinking to our Content
  1.  The following organizations may link to our Web site without prior written approval:
    • Government agencies;
    • Search engines;
    • News organizations;
    • Online directory distributors when they list us in the directory may link to our Web site in the same manner as they hyperlink to the Web sites of other listed businesses; and
    • System-wide Accredited Businesses except soliciting non-profit organizations, charity shopping malls, and charity fundraising groups which may not hyperlink to our Web site.
      2.  These organizations may link to our home page, to publications or to other Web site information so long as the link: (a) is not in any way misleading; (b) does not falsely imply sponsorship, endorsement or approval of the linking party and its products or services; and (c) fits within the context of the linking party’s site.
      3. We may consider and approve in our sole discretion other link requests from the following types of organizations:
      • commonly-known consumer and/or business information sources such as Chambers of Commerce, American Automobile Association, AARP and Consumers Union;
      • dot.com community sites;
      • associations or other groups representing charities, including charity giving sites,
      • online directory distributors;
      • internet portals;
      • accounting, law and consulting firms whose primary clients are businesses; and
      • educational institutions and trade associations.

We will approve link requests from these organizations if we determine that: (a) the link would not reflect unfavorably on us or our accredited businesses (for example, trade associations or other organizations representing inherently suspect types of business, such as work-at-home opportunities, shall not be allowed to link); (b)the organization does not have an unsatisfactory record with us; (c) the benefit to us from the visibility associated with the hyperlink outweighs the absence of link is in the context of general resource information or is otherwise consistent with editorial content in a newsletter or similar product furthering the mission of the organization.

These organizations may link to our home page, to publications or to other Web site information so long as the link: (a) is not in any way misleading; (b) does not falsely imply sponsorship, endorsement or approval of the linking party and it products or services; and (c) fits within the context of the linking party’s site.

If you are among the organizations listed in paragraph 2 above and are interested in linking to our website, you must notify us by sending an e-mail to
cccas@efkasonline.org.  Please include your name, your organization name, contact information (such as a phone number and/or e-mail address) as well as the URL of your site, a list of any URLs from which you intend to link to our Web site, and a list of the URL(s) on our site to which you would like to link. Allow 2-3 weeks for a response.
Approved organizations may hyperlink to our Web site as follows:
  1. By use of our corporate name; or
  2. By use of the uniform resource locator (Web address) being linked to; or
  3. By use of any other description of our Web site or material being linked to that makes sense within the context and format of content on the linking party’s site.

No use of the CCCAS logo or other artwork will be allowed for linking absent a trademark license agreement.


Without prior approval and express written permission, you may not create frames around our Web pages or use other techniques that alter in any way the visual presentation or appearance of our Web site.

Reservation of Rights

We reserve the right at any time and in its sole discretion to request that you remove all links or any particular link to our Web site. You agree to immediately remove all links to our Web site upon such request. We also reserve the right to amend these terms and conditions and its linking policy at any time. By continuing to link to our Web site, you agree to be bound to and abide by these linking terms and conditions.

Removal of links from our website

If you find any link on our Web site or any linked web site objectionable for any reason, you may contact us about this. We will consider requests to remove links but will have no obligation to do so or to respond directly to you.

Whilst we endeavor to ensure that the information on this website is correct, we do not warrant its completeness or accuracy; nor do we commit to ensuring that the website remains available or that the material on the website is kept up to date.

Content Liability

We shall have no responsibility or liability for any content appearing on your Web site. You agree to indemnify and defend us against all claims arising out of or based upon your Website. No link(s) may appear on any page on your Web site or within any context containing content or materials that may be interpreted as libelous, obscene or criminal, or which infringes, otherwise violates, or advocates the infringement or other violation of, any third party rights.


To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, we exclude all representations, warranties and conditions relating to our website and the use of this website (including, without limitation, any warranties implied by law in respect of satisfactory quality, fitness for purpose and/or the use of reasonable care and skill). Nothing in this disclaimer will:

  1. limit or exclude our or your liability for death or personal injury resulting from negligence;
  2. limit or exclude our or your liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation;
  3. limit any of our or your liabilities in any way that is not permitted under applicable law; or
  4. exclude any of our or your liabilities that may not be excluded under applicable law.

The limitations and exclusions of liability set out in this Section and elsewhere in this disclaimer: (a) are subject to the preceding paragraph; and (b) govern all liabilities arising under the disclaimer or in relation to the subject matter of this disclaimer, including liabilities arising in contract, in tort (including negligence) and for breach of statutory duty.

To the extent that the website and the information and services on the website are provided free of charge, we will not be liable for any loss or damage of any nature.

Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to us

The Congregational Christian Church of American Samoa (CCCAS) is located at:
1 Kanana Fou Street, Box 1537, Pago Pago, AS 96799

It is the Congregational Christian Church of American Samoa (CCCAS)’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our website. This Privacy Policy applies to https://efkasonline.org (hereinafter, “us”, “we”, or “https://efkasonline.org”). We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting personally identifiable information you may provide us through the Website. We have adopted this privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) to explain what information may be collected on our Website, how we use this information, and under what circumstances we may disclose the information to third parties. This Privacy Policy applies only to information we collect through the Website and does not apply to our collection of information from other sources.

This Privacy Policy, together with the Terms and conditions posted on our Website, set forth the general rules and policies governing your use of our Website. Depending on your activities when visiting our Website, you may be required to agree to additional terms and conditions.

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, Congregational Christian Church of American Samoa (CCCAS) collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Congregational Christian Church of American Samoa (CCCAS)’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Congregational Christian Church of American Samoa (CCCAS)’s visitors use its website. From time to time, Congregational Christian Church of American Samoa (CCCAS) may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

Congregational Christian Church of American Samoa (CCCAS) also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on https://efkasonline.org blog posts. Congregational Christian Church of American Samoa (CCCAS) only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to Congregational Christian Church of American Samoa (CCCAS)’s websites choose to interact with Congregational Christian Church of American Samoa (CCCAS) in ways that require Congregational Christian Church of American Samoa (CCCAS) to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Congregational Christian Church of American Samoa (CCCAS) gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up for a blog at https://efkasonline.org to provide a username and email address.


The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.


Ads appearing on our website may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by Congregational Christian Church of American Samoa (CCCAS) and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Links To External Sites

Our Service may contain links to external sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third party’s site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy and terms and conditions of every site you visit.

We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites, products or services.

Aggregated Statistics

Congregational Christian Church of American Samoa (CCCAS) may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its website. Congregational Christian Church of American Samoa (CCCAS) may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Congregational Christian Church of American Samoa (CCCAS) does not disclose your personally-identifying information.


To enrich and perfect your online experience, Congregational Christian Church of American Samoa (CCCAS) uses “Cookies”, similar technologies and services provided by others to display personalized content, appropriate advertising and store your preferences on your computer.

A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. Congregational Christian Church of American Samoa (CCCAS) uses cookies to help Congregational Christian Church of American Samoa (CCCAS) identify and track visitors, their usage of https://efkasonline.org, and their website access preferences. Congregational Christian Church of American Samoa (CCCAS) visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using Congregational Christian Church of American Samoa (CCCAS)’s websites, with the drawback that certain features of Congregational Christian Church of American Samoa (CCCAS)’s websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

By continuing to navigate our website without changing your cookie settings, you hereby acknowledge and agree to Congregational Christian Church of American Samoa (CCCAS)’s use of cookies.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, Congregational Christian Church of American Samoa (CCCAS) may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in Congregational Christian Church of American Samoa (CCCAS)’s sole discretion. Congregational Christian Church of American Samoa (CCCAS) encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.