Development Phase

Once you have been through the Discovery Phase, it's time for the Development Phase. Here are your next steps as you move forward in the planting process.

Step 1: Background check and psychological assessment.

Step 2: Develop a preliminary MAP (Ministry Action Plan) and budget.

Step 3: Meet with your district superintendent and your district NCD team.

Step 4: Register to take part in our new Prospective Planters Missional Academy, a nearly yearlong program to help prepare prospective planters succeed. 

So what's next? Keep in mind that a new church grows organically. To understand the organic growth of a new church and how to prepared for it, check out the following link on the 7 Seasons of New Church Development


7 Seasons


Training for Planters


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