The organization is made up of five blocs and they are:
- Christian Council of Nigeria (CCN)
- Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria (CSN)
- Christian Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (CPFN) /Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN)
- Organization of African Instituted Churches (OAIC)
- (TEKAN and ECWA Fellowship)
CAN has Women and Youth Wings, a National Executive Council consisting of 110 members (which elects the President), and a General Assembly of 304 members (which ratifies the President’s election).