1. Meet with Network officials
Please schedule an appointment with the Network Superintendent and the Church Planting Director to discuss your desire to plant a new church. The Superintendent’s administrative assistant will work with you in scheduling this appointment. Please contact the office at 602.343.4000 to schedule the appointment.
3. attend church multiplication launch
It is required that you and your spouse, if applicable, attend a CMN Launch. click here for Launch Locations, training, funding and other resources available from the Church Multiplication Network.
5. develop a ministry plan
Your ministry plan should include your financial structure, church name, ministry location or site, and vision for accomplishing your projected goal.
7. assemblies of god credentials
It is required that all new church applicants are credentialed ministers in good standing with the Arizona Ministry Network of the Assemblies of God. Contact our Credentialing Department to get started at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 602.343.4012
9. meet with network presbytery
It is required that you schedule an appointment and meet with the Arizona Network presbytery. Contact the Network Secretary-Treasurer’s office to schedule this appointment. It is required that your spouse, if applicable, accompany you for this interview when possible.
2. submit an application
During the interview with the Superintendent and Secretary-Treasurer, an application to plant a new church will be given to you. This should be completed and mailed to the attention of the Network Secretary-Treasurer as soon as possible.
4. strategy for planting the church
Develop a strategy for planting the church and be prepared to share this strategy during all interviews.
6. Find a sponsoring church
It is recommended that each new church plant has a sponsoring church.
8. meet with sectional committee
It is important that you get acquainted with the sectional presbyter of the section in which you have selected to plant a church. It is required that you meet with the sectional committee, and that the sectional presbyter’s signature shows on your application as prescribed.
10. meet with network bookkeeper
After you receive word that you have been granted approval to plant a church by the Arizona Network presbytery, schedule an appointment with the Arizona Network bookkeeping department. In an effort to ensure that your financial records meet Network and state requirements initially and on a continual basis, the Network bookkeeping department will work with you for a period of six months at no charge to you or your new church.