Regional Organizations

United Methodist Church (Path1)


Are you ready to multiply your healthy ministry?

The final destination in the church planting process isn't really a destination at all. It's a place of starting anew. Path 1 encourages healthy new and established congregations to multiply their ministry for maximum effectiveness.

A multiplying movement of churches planting new churches was quite the norm for first century congregations we read about in the Book of Acts. Even today there is no better way to reach more people--more young people, more diverse people--in our communities than to plant a new congregation.

Path 1 recommends a process of discernment for all prospective partner churches, so if they choose to plant a new church, they will do so well prepared and ready to build something that will be viable, sustaining and equipped to multiply. This section of introduces you to some important tools in the multiplication process:

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