Welcome to the Adventure!
We are so excited you are exploring the idea of starting a new church! We want to support you in every way and are working to provide you with many new resources for pioneering a church. Here are some links to information you might need:
Starting a New Group
Start a New Ministry (US). This document gives an overview of the process, policies and requirements.
Policies for Ministries Arising Out of a Congregational Split
Starting a New Ministry (Outside the U.S.) - Please contact Grace Magana Grace@unity.org.
Start a New Alternative Ministry. This section of the website is for alternative ministries.
Unity Expansion Leaders Network
Unity Expansion Leaders Network second web-call is March 20, 6:00 pm Central Daylight Time. The key leadership of pioneering/expansion ministries are invited to the second web-call of a new network for sharing what’s working, what’s not, asking for ideas or support with a particular challenge, and connecting with a mentor/coach. Join our UWM expansion team and expansion staff and other expansion leaders for lively and meaningful discussion and exploration. For more information email Steve Colladay, Expansion Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
See Slides from February 6, 2014 Web-call of our new network for expansion leaders.
Listen here to the February 6 inaugural web-call.
About the Unity Expansion Leaders Network
The intention of this new network for expansion ministry leaders is to:
Offer a way for expansion ministry leaders to connect with one another
Share what’s working, what’s not
Ask for ideas or support with a particular challenge
Connect with a mentor/coach, or offer to be serve another expansion leader as a mentor/coach for a particular need.
Be an informal, yet creative and vibrant resource for expansion leaders at any point on their journey
For more information contact Steve Colladay, Expansion Coordinator, at email@example.com or 816.434.6866.
Expansion Forms and Resources
Forms for Ministry Use
Full Church Status Information
If you want information on how to start a church or a study group, how to apply for grant funding, or have applications or forms to submit, you may contact our Expansion Assistant, Grace Magana, at 816.434.6865.
If you are interested in pioneering and want to explore the idea further, need support with the expansion church you are in or want to know more about what support is available, you can contact the Ministry Expansion Coordinator, Steve Colladay, for more information.