Planting with Converge

Our Distinctives

Church planting leaders around the world recognize Converge as one of the most effective church planting movements. Converge Church Planting achieves a success rate of over 85% by:

  • assessing potential church planters
  • effectively coaching for success
  • managing environmental risk factors
  • enlisting parenting and partnering churches

Nationally, Converge Church Planting has a vision to plant over 300 healthy new churches by 2015.

Pathway to Planting


Discover what Converge is all about and how we can serve you as a church planter

SendPersonal Interview

Time to really get to know each other either by phone, Skype or in person. Together we'll set a date and time to talk.

ApplyPersonal Profile

You'll be asked to fill out a church planter's profile and provide six references. This helps us get a better picture of your church planting possibilities.


At Converge, we believe that church planter assessment is one key factor to our movement's church planting success. The four-day experience for planters and their spouses is facilitated by a highly qualified assessment team and is offered at various times and locations.

Pre AssessmentExpectations

Now it's time to clarify and harmonize. You'll have opportunities to ask questions and dive deep and we'll be able to share our expectations for you, your planting team and the church plant.


Zero in. You'll prepare a detailed proposal covering your prospective church planting area, target group and any specifics of the church planting project.

AssessmentFormal Call to Plant

Following the acceptance of your proposal, your regional church planting team or an area lead team will issue a formal call as a church planter.


Upon your acceptance of the call, you'll be connected with an experienced church planting coach to help you and your team get moving. We'll also provide you with strategic resources to guide you in starting your new church ministry.

AssessmentRaise Support

You and your team will raise both prayer and financial support. Your planting coach and regional team will actively be involved in this important process.

AssessmentPlant a Church

The pre-planting process is complete but the really challenging work is just beginning. Our systems provide ongoing coaching and resources to church planters and their teams, even after their new churches are planted. But don't stop here. Remember..healthy churches plant churches. It is never too early to begin thinking about planting again.

    Point - Fall 2017

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