Veteran Planter Gathering

Church planting can be an isolating ministry. It can be hard to find the time to get away and forge meaningful relationships with others who have walked down a similar path.

Path 1 sponsored the first ever Veteran Planter Gathering in Chicago in August 2019. Fourteen of the most effective church planters from around the U.S. shared stories from the trenches, talked about the future of our church plants, and enjoyed some Sabbath time away.

The Path 1 podcast "Field Preachers" was created at this event and is a great resource for anyone planting, discerning a call to plant, or wanting to know more about the church planting movement in Methodism.

If you are a Veteran Planter and are interested in a 2020 gathering, please contact Rachel Gilmore, Director of Training, Recruiting and Assessing of lay and clergy planters for the United Methodist Church.

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