The Plant Course is designed to equip and prepare church planters and their teams in the run-up to their plant. We'd love to support your journey of multiplying disciples and congregations.

Our Autumn 2020 course will be taking place ONLINE, in partnership with dioceses across the country. It will run on Thursday mornings for seven weeks, starting on Thursday 24th September.

Description

The Plant Course is a seven-session programme designed to equip church planters and their teams in the 12 months leading up to their plant. It covers the practical aspects of church planting, such as strategy, finance, funding, communications and self-leadership.

It’s ideal for churches who are ready to plant and have their bishop’s approval.
Over the seven-week course, participants receive input from experienced practitioners, explore case studies and develop their own strategies through times of reflection, discussion and sharing.

At the end of the course, the church planters present their planting vision, strategic plan, budget, and growth plans to one another and a panel of experienced clergy and other experts.

We love seeing different traditions and types of churches represented on the course and our heart is to support each team in their journey of multiplying disciples and congregations. In the long-term, we’ve found that people who are trained do a much better job than those who aren’t.

Plant Course Roadmap

Session 1

Session 2

Session 3

Half-term break

Session 4

Session 5

Session 6

Session 7

Planning

Going

Growing

Half-term break

Resourcing

Leading

Establishing

Presenting

"Church planting can feel like a roller-coaster ride all on your own but the Church Planting Course helps you feel that you’re not alone and works through all those things that could keep you up at night. A must for anyone who has a passion to join God’s mission in bringing people to Christ and growing his church." Steve Burston, vicar of St John’s Crawley

London

Autumn 2020 - Online

Spring 2021

Summer 2021

24th Sep - 19th Nov

Jan - Mar 2021

Apr - Jun 2021

Registration for Autumn 2020 is now open. This Autumn's course is open to church planters across the country and will take place in partnership with other dioceses.

This Autumn's course starts on Thursday 24th September. It will run on Zoom from 9am-12pm weekly, with a two-week break for half-term.

The Autumn 2020 Plant Course - Online costs £250 for team leaders, and £50 for additional team members. This covers the cost of course materials and professional training fees. Bursaries are available.
N.B. The course normally takes place termly on Thursdays, from 9:30 to 4:30 at St Edmund the King, London EC3V 9EA.

National

The Plant Course is run in different locations globally by other dioceses, denominations, networks and institutions.

For Autumn 2020, we will be running the Plant Course online, in partnership with other dioceses across the country. See our London section above for details or apply here. The Autumn 2020 course starts on Thursday 24th September. It will run on Zoom from 9am-12pm weekly, with a two-week break for half-term. See below for details of other courses.

Diocese of Leicester

Uniting Church in Australia

Diocese of Southwell and Nottingham

St Hild Centre for Church Planting

St Hild Centre for Church Planting

Online

Northern Sydney

Notthingham

Sheffield

Sheffield

Starts Sept 2020

Starts Sept 2020

Starts Jan 2021

Starts early 2021

Starts Feb 2021