The EBF Council which meets annually in September of each year is the main decision-making body for the EBF. The Council is made up of representatives of the Unions, IBTS Centre, additional members and certain partner mission organisations. It usually numbers between 120-130 delegates and its meetings are also a time for worship, inspiration and informal sharing and renewing of friendship between members.

The next Council will be held from 23 - 26(27) September 2020 in St Petersburg, Russia.