- Initial Conversation
- Application for Church Planting Candidacy Fillable Word form found HERE, or PDF version found HERE - completed and sent to the church planting commission for review.
- Pre Assessment interview with Church Planting Commission
This will be done through a conference call.
- Formal Assessment through the Discover Church Planting Assessment Center This is an interactive 3 day assessment. Watch the calendar for the next scheduled assessment.
- Coach Enlisted & Join Discover Church Planting A coach will work with an approved planter for up to 2 years, with contacts twice per month. Also the planter will be involved in quarterly planter’s clusters for support, training and relationship building with other planters.
- Defining Your Missiology
Where will you plant and who are you called to reach?
- Planter Training - this is customized to each planter depending on experience, need and context.
- Planting Proposal Drafted and Submitted
This proposal will come out of the training, and will include benchmarks which will be the basis of the funding request.
- Field Launch
This is when the planter moves into the target community to begin to build the relationships from which a congregation will emerge!
- Grand Opening
The time of public recognition as a church.
- Preparation for Parenting a New Church
We expect every church plant to become a mother church within 3-5 years.
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