New Church Starts

State of Church Planting Report

Here at Path 1 we want to reclaim the habit of planting a new church a day in the United States. In 2017, we released the State of Church Planting in United States to share our progress in our mission, lessons we've learned along the way, and steps we're taking in this new quadrennium to create even more new places for new people. 

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New Church Starts


Need some planting ideas and best practices? Planting success comes from many sources, including the right foundations, strategies and best practices. As plants and planters move through the seasons of church planting, new challenges arise that need constant attention and sometimes require course corrections. In developing a planting plan tailored […]

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Trying to equip planting teams for success?  Once you find the right leaders, locations, and resources to get started, it's important to equip planters and their teams for successful new church launches. Event-based training, ongoing coaching, and relevant planting tools enable teams to move forward together.  When […]

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Cultivating healthy environments and equipping new church planters Path 1 Coaches are highly-skilled persons who partner for accountability and support with high-potential new church start planters, and those involved in their projects, to develop churches that are viable, sustainable and well on their way toward multiplying their successful ministries. To learn […]

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A crucial path in making disciples for Christ requires venturing into communities where no vital church exists. It also calls for healthy churches to branch out and assist in planting new ones. New Church Starts (Path 1) is a team of leaders drawn from national, regional, and local levels of The […]

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We'd love to answer your questions and hear your stories about any aspect of starting new churches. Visit our staff page to contact Path 1 Staff and Associates individually.  Find Us on Social Media Follow @Path1tweets on Twitter. Like Path 1 on Facebook. Contact us […]

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