The Center for U.S. Missions, Irvine, California, offers many different seminars to help you develop leadership skills, gain innovative strategies and establish new networks to spread the Gospel of Jesus Christ. In these seminars you will find resources that will inspire you to become more focused—and energize you to missional thinking!
Mobilizing the Mission - none currently offered
Creating a Culture for Church Multiplication
Church Planting is the result of carrying out the Great Commission as new disciples are brought into a community of faith, having been taught all that Christ has commanded them. This one-day "Church Planting Introduction" focuses on the urgency and need for church multiplication, as well as basic principles of new church reproduction.
POWER WEEK (Churches Planting Churches, Church Planting Essentials and Certrified Trainer Training) - choose your options when registering
Church Multiplication Training for Sponsor Churches
Most intentional new starts are daughter church plants or multi-site plants or new gospel outreach ministries, sponsored by local congregations and/or circuits. We provide high-quality training for established congregations, empowering those courageous congregations to give birth to daughter and or multi-site churches and/or new ministries with Biblically missional, and organizational integrity. This two day intensive seminar includes process time for teams to develop initial plans for multiplication.
Church Planting Essentials - (To register, click on POWER WEEK above - you may choose this as one of the options.)
This is an intensive on-site training for church planters, which focuses on how to plant a new church and develop a Mission Initiation Plan for the new church. Church planters are encouraged to attend with their team.
Planting the Missional Church - none currently offered
Planting the Missional Church is a distance-learning course for church planters, complete with a live Church Planter Mentor.
Growing New Churches - none currently offered
Growing New Churches is designed to equip church planters, pastors, and mission leaders to understand and lead the spiritual and numerical growth of a newly planted church (years 2-5) or replant. The course focuses on systems development, evaluation, and goal-setting to facilitate preparation of a context specific implementation plan.
Mentoring Church Planters - none currently offered
Mentoring Church Planters is delivered either as a distance-learning course, or as a two-day intensive training for missional leaders to equip Church Planter Mentors to provide Planters with modeling, close supervision on special projects, individualized help in discipline, encouragement, correction, confrontation, and a calling to accountability.