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Assimilation (24) 
  1. 123 downloads 

    Life Group (Small Group) Plan

    Use this template to create your plan for groups (life, small, connection, whatever-group).

    [Total: 0    Average: 0/5]
    Categories and Tags:
    Assimilation, Template, Word
  2. 116 downloads 

    Preview Service Follow-Up Letter

    Easy to edit follow-up letter for those who participated in your preview service. Use this to get you started.

    [Total: 0    Average: 0/5]
    Categories and Tags:
    Assimilation, Outreach, Template, Word
  3. 100 downloads 

    Come As You Are

    They’re not formal…simply coming together into God’s presence, by Shelly Berryhill

    [Total: 0    Average: 0/5]
    Categories and Tags:
    Assimilation, Models, Outreach, PDF
  4. 99 downloads 

    How to Develop a Next-Step Process

    The key to discipleship is always having a next step in the process. Here’s a brief how-to document.

    [Total: 0    Average: 0/5]
    Categories and Tags:
    Assimilation, Word
Branding (101) 
  1. 137 downloads 

    Appleseed Ministries Prospectus

    Brochure that summarizes the church plant’s vision, mission and plans–includes pledge card.

    [Total: 1    Average: 2/5]
    Categories and Tags:
    Brochure, Fundraising, Launch Strategy, PDF, Sample
  2. 87 downloads 

    Get Connected Card

    Momentum church’s connection card

    [Total: 0    Average: 0/5]
    Categories and Tags:
    Assimilation, Branding, PDF
  3. 86 downloads 

    Sample Program

    An idea for displaying content in printed form, 4-page layout.

    [Total: 0    Average: 0/5]
    Categories and Tags:
    Branding, Brochure, Marketing, PDF
  4. 85 downloads 

    Branding for Church Planters

    James Dalman presents, What is your church saying? Brand New! and Fresh

    [Total: 0    Average: 0/5]
    Categories and Tags:
    Branding, Marketing, PDF
Brochure (20) 
  1. 137 downloads 

    Appleseed Ministries Prospectus

    Brochure that summarizes the church plant’s vision, mission and plans–includes pledge card.

    [Total: 1    Average: 2/5]
    Categories and Tags:
    Brochure, Fundraising, Launch Strategy, PDF, Sample
  2. 86 downloads 

    Sample Program

    An idea for displaying content in printed form, 4-page layout.

    [Total: 0    Average: 0/5]
    Categories and Tags:
    Branding, Brochure, Marketing, PDF
  3. 70 downloads 

    Common Ground Prospectus

    Visual representation for Common Ground’s launch plan.

    [Total: 0    Average: 0/5]
    Categories and Tags:
    Brochure, Launch Strategy, Preparation, PDF
Business Cards (38) 
  1. 68 downloads 

    Business Card Samples

    Group of 10 samples to get your creative mind going.

    [Total: 0    Average: 0/5]
    Categories and Tags:
    Business Cards, Marketing, PDF
Calling (3) 
  1. 113 downloads 

    Are You a Starter?

    Short survey to help gain how God has equipped you as a starter.

    [Total: 2    Average: 5/5]
    Categories and Tags:
    Calling, Preparation, PDF, Product
  2. 104 downloads 

    Assessing Planters Fit

    It is best to get the right person ministering in the right place with the right plan.

    [Total: 1    Average: 1/5]
    Categories and Tags:
    Calling, PDF, Product
  3. 98 downloads 

    Self Assessment – EFCA

    Guide to EFCA self-assessment.

    [Total: 1    Average: 5/5]
    Categories and Tags:
    Calling, PDF
Case Studies (29) 
  1. 73 downloads 

    Lessons Learned – Revolution Church

    Insightful words from a church planter at the 3-year point. Highly recommended!

    [Total: 1    Average: 5/5]
    Categories and Tags:
    Case Studies, Preparation, PDF
  2. 58 downloads 

    Lessons Learned – Stone Ridge Church

    Insightful look back at the first two years. Read this as you listen to God’s call in your life.

    [Total: 0    Average: 0/5]
    Categories and Tags:
    Case Studies, Preparation, PDF
  3. 41 downloads 

    High Yield Planting

    Church Multiplication Centers: Best Practices from Churches that do High-Yield Church Planting, by Andy Williams

    [Total: 0    Average: 0/5]
    Categories and Tags:
    Case Studies, PDF
  4. 30 downloads 

    Lessons Learned

    Gary Lamb, Ridge Stone Church, Canton, GA — lessons learned.

    [Total: 0    Average: 0/5]
    Categories and Tags:
    Case Studies, Word
Children (13) 
  1. 152 downloads 

    Equipment List

    Recommendations for equipment with estimated pricing to help you budget.

    [Total: 0    Average: 0/5]
    Categories and Tags:
    Children, Equipment, Finances, Excel
  2. 49 downloads 

    KidZone Job Description

    Excellent template to use for developing your children’s ministry job descriptions.

    [Total: 0    Average: 0/5]
    Categories and Tags:
    Children, Staffing, PDF
  3. 48 downloads 

    KidMo Room Leader Description

    Mini position description for children’s ministry room leader.

    [Total: 1    Average: 5/5]
    Categories and Tags:
    Children, Staffing, PDF, 125, Product
  4. 47 downloads 

    KidZone Job Opportunities

    Brief description of children’s ministry positions you can use to get the word out!

    [Total: 0    Average: 0/5]
    Categories and Tags:
    Children, Staffing, PDF
Coaching (4) 
  1. 57 downloads 

    Coaching

    Everyone needs a coach…even the church planter!

    [Total: 0    Average: 0/5]
    Categories and Tags:
    Coaching, Word
  2. 44 downloads 

    Coaching Church Planters

    Coaching church planters for growing healthy, Gospel centered churches, by P. Thomas Wood

    [Total: 0    Average: 0/5]
    Categories and Tags:
    Coaching, PDF
  3. 39 downloads 

    Successfully Coaching Church Planters

    PhD Dissertation, Dallas Theological Seminary, by Robert J. Rowley

    [Total: 1    Average: 5/5]
    Categories and Tags:
    Coaching, PDF, Product
  4. 39 downloads 

    Management Team Chairman Guidelines

    Must read for MT Team Chairman role. Help your Church Planter by leading well.

    [Total: 1    Average: 5/5]
    Categories and Tags:
    Coaching, Preparation, Word
Discipleship (1) 
  1. 1 download 

    Discipleship Strategy

    Articulate how you’ll help people follow Jesus and reproduce that in others.

    [Total: 0    Average: 0/5]
    Categories and Tags:
    Discipleship, Template, Word
Equipment (3) 
  1. 152 downloads 

    Equipment List

    Recommendations for equipment with estimated pricing to help you budget.

    [Total: 0    Average: 0/5]
    Categories and Tags:
    Children, Equipment, Finances, Excel
  2. 64 downloads 

    Choosing the Right Equipment

    Scott Cougill, CEO, Portable Church Industries, Presentation from Expo 2014.

    [Total: 0    Average: 0/5]
    Categories and Tags:
    Equipment, Exponential, Presentation
  3. 51 downloads 

    Kinetic Church – Stuff We Bought

    Actual list of equipment purchased, over $36k. Gives you a great idea of what it cost to procure equipment.

    [Total: 0    Average: 0/5]
    Categories and Tags:
    Equipment, Excel
Exponential (33) 
  1. 120 downloads 

    Building a Launch Team

    Dave Page’s presentation during Exponential 2014.

    [Total: 0    Average: 0/5]
    Categories and Tags:
    Exponential, Launch Team, Presentation
  2. 101 downloads 

    Building a Launch Team – Handout

    Dave Page’s Word handout from Exponential 2014

    [Total: 0    Average: 0/5]
    Categories and Tags:
    Exponential, Launch Team, Word
Facility (11) 
  1. 74 downloads 

    Facility Selection Checklist

    Great template to help you select the right facility by consistently comparing requirements and weighting how well each meets your needs.

    [Total: 1    Average: 1/5]
    Categories and Tags:
    Facility, Excel, Template, Product
  2. 74 downloads 

    Facility Brainstorming List

    Adapted from a list by Portable Church Industries, this short list will save you a lot of headaches!

    [Total: 0    Average: 0/5]
    Categories and Tags:
    Facility, Excel, Template
  3. 65 downloads 

    Facility Request Letter

    Use this template as a start for sending professional letters to facility owners.

    [Total: 0    Average: 0/5]
    Categories and Tags:
    Facility, Template, Word
  4. 47 downloads 

    Five Facility Lease Surprises to Avoid

    Thanks to Greg Hubbard (Orchard Group) and Patrick Bradley (ChurchPlantingTactics.com and Stadia.cc) for timely and important information.

    [Total: 0    Average: 0/5]
    Categories and Tags:
    Facility, PDF
Finances (14) 
  1. 322 downloads 

    Budget Template

    A worksheet to get you started on your budget. Advanced functionality.

    [Total: 0    Average: 0/5]
    Categories and Tags:
    Finances, Excel, Template
  2. 152 downloads 

    Equipment List

    Recommendations for equipment with estimated pricing to help you budget.

    [Total: 0    Average: 0/5]
    Categories and Tags:
    Children, Equipment, Finances, Excel
  3. 101 downloads 

    Sample Budget

    Worksheet to get you started on your budget.

    [Total: 0    Average: 0/5]
    Categories and Tags:
    Finances, Excel, Template
  4. 79 downloads 

    Budget Categories

    Worksheet to get you started on your budget.

    [Total: 0    Average: 0/5]
    Categories and Tags:
    Finances, Excel, Template
Fundraising (24) 
  1. 280 downloads 

    Fundraising Strategy Template

    Use this template to get you started on developing a fundraising strategy.

    [Total: 0    Average: 0/5]
    Categories and Tags:
    Fundraising, Template, Word
  2. 137 downloads 

    Appleseed Ministries Prospectus

    Brochure that summarizes the church plant’s vision, mission and plans–includes pledge card.

    [Total: 1    Average: 2/5]
    Categories and Tags:
    Brochure, Fundraising, Launch Strategy, PDF, Sample
  3. 98 downloads 

    Letter to Friends and Family

    Dan Smith’s fundraising letter to family and friends (Momentum Christian Church).

    [Total: 1    Average: 3/5]
    Categories and Tags:
    Fundraising, Template, Word, Product
Launch Strategy (60) 
  1. 542 downloads 

    Launch Strategy Template

    Fill-in-the-blank document you can use to create your launch strategy. A must-have resource!

    [Total: 1    Average: 2/5]
    Categories and Tags:
    Launch Strategy, Template, Word, Product
  2. 392 downloads 

    Sample Launch Strategy

    This is an actual strategy document (16 pages) to use as a sample.

    [Total: 0    Average: 0/5]
    Categories and Tags:
    Launch Strategy, Preparation, PDF, Sample
  3. 350 downloads 

    Launch Strategy – Momentum

    Complete sample Launch Strategy document for your use in building your own.

    [Total: 1    Average: 4/5]
    Categories and Tags:
    Launch Strategy, Sample, Word, Product
  4. 329 downloads 

    Launch Strategy – LifePointe

    Complete sample Launch Strategy document for your use in building your own.

    [Total: 2    Average: 4/5]
    Categories and Tags:
    Launch Strategy, Sample, Word, Product
Launch Team (5) 
  1. 120 downloads 

    Building a Launch Team

    Dave Page’s presentation during Exponential 2014.

    [Total: 0    Average: 0/5]
    Categories and Tags:
    Exponential, Launch Team, Presentation
  2. 101 downloads 

    Building a Launch Team – Handout

    Dave Page’s Word handout from Exponential 2014

    [Total: 0    Average: 0/5]
    Categories and Tags:
    Exponential, Launch Team, Word
  3. 43 downloads 

    Raising Money While Building A Launch Team, Dave Page, Exponential West

    Few key points: People give to VISION, not need. Find ways to thank people for their gifts.

    [Total: 0    Average: 0/5]
    Categories and Tags:
    Exponential, Fundraising, Launch Team, PDF
  4. 13 downloads 

    Launch Team Expectations

    Short document that outlines expectations for members of your launch team.

    [Total: 0    Average: 0/5]
    Categories and Tags:
    Launch Team, Staffing, Word
Legal (12) 
  1. 137 downloads 

    Conflict of Interest Policy

    Protect the church’s interest when entering into a business arrangement.

    [Total: 0    Average: 0/5]
    Categories and Tags:
    Legal, Template, Word
  2. 103 downloads 

    Bylaws Template

    Editable version of ByLaws if Word format. Always consult with an attorney!

    [Total: 0    Average: 0/5]
    Categories and Tags:
    Legal, Preparation, Template, Word
  3. 79 downloads 

    Articles of Incorporation

    Template to help you develop your business related documents. This is not legal advice. Always consult an attorney.

    [Total: 0    Average: 0/5]
    Categories and Tags:
    Legal, Preparation, PDF, Template
  4. 50 downloads 

    Sample Lease Agreement

    Complete, 13-page sample for your use. Always consult with a professional first!

    [Total: 0    Average: 0/5]
    Categories and Tags:
    Legal, Template, Word
Logo (23) 
  1. 58 downloads 

    Church Name List

    Stuck on finding the right name for your church? Get some ideas here!

    [Total: 0    Average: 0/5]
    Categories and Tags:
    Logo, Marketing, Word
  2. 26 downloads 

    AdventureLand

    Sample graphic for Children’s program: AdventureLand

    [Total: 1    Average: 5/5]
    Categories and Tags:
    Branding, Children, Logo, Image, Product
  3. 22 downloads 

    Journey AOG

    [Total: 0    Average: 0/5]
    Categories and Tags:
    Branding, Logo, Image
  4. 17 downloads 

    Pineville

    [Total: 0    Average: 0/5]
    Categories and Tags:
    Branding, Logo, Image
Marketing (35) 
  1. 106 downloads 

    Develop an Outreach Plan

    Putting a Church Outreach Plan Together (simple church marketing).

    [Total: 0    Average: 0/5]
    Categories and Tags:
    Marketing, Outreach, PDF
  2. 86 downloads 

    Sample Program

    An idea for displaying content in printed form, 4-page layout.

    [Total: 0    Average: 0/5]
    Categories and Tags:
    Branding, Brochure, Marketing, PDF
  3. 85 downloads 

    Marketing Plan Template

    Fill in the blank template to get you started on your Marketing Plan

    [Total: 0    Average: 0/5]
    Categories and Tags:
    Marketing, Template, Word
  4. 85 downloads 

    Branding for Church Planters

    James Dalman presents, What is your church saying? Brand New! and Fresh

    [Total: 0    Average: 0/5]
    Categories and Tags:
    Branding, Marketing, PDF
Models (8) 
  1. 113 downloads 

    Six Church Planting Models

    Dr Tom Cheyney presents six different perspectives on planting a church. Interesting presentation.

    [Total: 0    Average: 0/5]
    Categories and Tags:
    Models, Presentation
  2. 100 downloads 

    Come As You Are

    They’re not formal…simply coming together into God’s presence, by Shelly Berryhill

    [Total: 0    Average: 0/5]
    Categories and Tags:
    Assimilation, Models, Outreach, PDF
  3. 86 downloads 

    The City Church

    Insights about church models for future generations. Interesting thoughts.

    [Total: 0    Average: 0/5]
    Categories and Tags:
    Models, Preparation, PDF
  4. 85 downloads 

    Church Models

    Brief document explaining the different church models.

    [Total: 0    Average: 0/5]
    Categories and Tags:
    Models, Word
Outreach (30) 
  1. 117 downloads 

    Community Needs and Assets Survey

    Sample of an actual community needs assessment survey.

    [Total: 0    Average: 0/5]
    Categories and Tags:
    Launch Strategy, Outreach, Preparation, PDF
  2. 116 downloads 

    Preview Service Follow-Up Letter

    Easy to edit follow-up letter for those who participated in your preview service. Use this to get you started.

    [Total: 0    Average: 0/5]
    Categories and Tags:
    Assimilation, Outreach, Template, Word
  3. 106 downloads 

    Develop an Outreach Plan

    Putting a Church Outreach Plan Together (simple church marketing).

    [Total: 0    Average: 0/5]
    Categories and Tags:
    Marketing, Outreach, PDF
  4. 100 downloads 

    Come As You Are

    They’re not formal…simply coming together into God’s presence, by Shelly Berryhill

    [Total: 0    Average: 0/5]
    Categories and Tags:
    Assimilation, Models, Outreach, PDF
Philosophy (93) 
  1. 113 downloads 

    Six Church Planting Models

    Dr Tom Cheyney presents six different perspectives on planting a church. Interesting presentation.

    [Total: 0    Average: 0/5]
    Categories and Tags:
    Models, Presentation
  2. 100 downloads 

    Opening Day Sample

    Our sample Opening Day Expectations Document for your use — edit as desired!

    [Total: 1    Average: 5/5]
    Categories and Tags:
    Launch Strategy, Philosophy, Sample, Word, Product
  3. 100 downloads 

    Come As You Are

    They’re not formal…simply coming together into God’s presence, by Shelly Berryhill

    [Total: 0    Average: 0/5]
    Categories and Tags:
    Assimilation, Models, Outreach, PDF
  4. 86 downloads 

    The City Church

    Insights about church models for future generations. Interesting thoughts.

    [Total: 0    Average: 0/5]
    Categories and Tags:
    Models, Preparation, PDF
Preparation (84) 
  1. 392 downloads 

    Sample Launch Strategy

    This is an actual strategy document (16 pages) to use as a sample.

    [Total: 0    Average: 0/5]
    Categories and Tags:
    Launch Strategy, Preparation, PDF, Sample
  2. 289 downloads 

    New Church Planning Checklist

    A comprehensive list of 400+ tasks, the basis for PlanterPlan.

    [Total: 2    Average: 5/5]
    Categories and Tags:
    Launch Strategy, Preparation, Excel, Product
  3. 117 downloads 

    Community Needs and Assets Survey

    Sample of an actual community needs assessment survey.

    [Total: 0    Average: 0/5]
    Categories and Tags:
    Launch Strategy, Outreach, Preparation, PDF
  4. 113 downloads 

    Are You a Starter?

    Short survey to help gain how God has equipped you as a starter.

    [Total: 2    Average: 5/5]
    Categories and Tags:
    Calling, Preparation, PDF, Product
Staffing (41) 
  1. 90 downloads 

    Developing a Staffing Plan

    Read and complete this template to get your staffing plan well underway!

    [Total: 0    Average: 0/5]
    Categories and Tags:
    Staffing, Template, Word
  2. 54 downloads 

    Creative Arts Vocalists Team Mini Description Card

    [Total: 0    Average: 0/5]
    Categories and Tags:
    Branding, Staffing, PDF, Template
  3. 54 downloads 

    Staff Handbook

    This 41-page Staff Handbook (sample) is based on questions that are frequently asked by staff members.

    [Total: 0    Average: 0/5]
    Categories and Tags:
    Staffing, PDF