Church Planting 101

Learn the basics of church planting at this practical training.



The fundamentals to start your church planting journey

Converge Church Planting 101 is two days of practical training where you will learn the basics of starting a church. This training is a great tool if you're interested in church planting, starting a church or learning how to start a new campus of an existing church, or if want to learn how your church can improve the way it ministers to your community. You’ll also have the opportunity to connect with other church planters who will be in the trenches in you. 

You will learn how to:
  • Recruit and equip your launch team
  • Build a financial structure that creates sustainability
  • Maximize the guest experience
  • Design a weekend experience that connects with your community
  • Become a legal entity
  • Develop an effective marketing plan     

You will also have the opportunity to meet and build relationships with other church planters who are on the same journey.

Who should attend?
  • Pastors who desire to understand the world of church planting
  • Church planters who desire to sharpen their skills
  • Coaches that want to know what's new in church planting
  • Pastors looking to restart a church and build a new foundation
  • Launch team members who want to be a strategic partner the start of a new church
See individual training for cost and schedule.

Upcoming Church Planting 101 training

February 20-21, 2020 
Hope Community Church, Nashville, Tennessee 
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February 27-28, 2020 
Converge North Central/Bethel University-Anderson Building, Arden Hills, Minnesota 
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May 19-20, 2020 
Prosper, Texas 
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July 8-9, 2020
Converge HQ, Orlando, Florida  
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Converge has been with me on every step of my church planting journey — from learning how to raise support, building a launch team and publicly launching the church. Our church would not have had the success it's having today without the expertise from Converge.

Chris Highfill, Grace River Church, O'Fallon, Missouri