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Start a New Ministry

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 Study Group
Start a Study Group (Spanish)

Contact Form – Study Groups
Contact Form – Study Group (Spanish)


Starting a New Ministry

Start a New Ministry (US) This document gives an overview of the process, policies and requirements.
Start a New Ministry (Outside the U.S.) - Please contact Rev. Xiomara Malagon, (Xiomara@unity.org) our Worldwide Support Consultant.

Start a New Alternative Ministry

Policies for Ministries Arising Out of a Congregational Split

Procedures for Dissolving a Ministry


Unity Expansion Leaders Network

Unity Expansion Leaders Network third web-call is May 15, 11:00 a.m. Central Daylight Time. The key  leadership of pioneering/expansion ministries are invited to join 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, expansion staff and other expansion leaders for lively and meaningful discussion and exploration. For more information or to join our expansion leaders email list, contact Rev Steve Colladay, Expansion Coordinator, at Steve@unity.org

See Slides from Web-calls:


Listen to Web-calls:


Chat Transcripts of Web-calls:


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 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 Rev Steve Colladay, Expansion Coordinator, at Steve@unity.org or 816.434.6866.

 

General information about expansion ministry:

Please contact Rev SteveColladay (Steve@unity.org), Ministry Expansion Coordinator, if you:

  • are interested in pioneering or starting a study group and want to explore the idea further
  • need support with the expansion ministry you are in
  • want to know what support is available
  • have applications or forms to submit
  • have applications or forms to submit or have questions about required forms



Expansion Forms and Resources

Agreements

Affiliation Agreement
Spiritual Coach/Mentor Agreement
Area Ministry Input Form
 

Forms for Ministry Use

Update of Information Form
Update of Information Form (Spanish)
Required Reports for Expansion Ministries
Quarterly Report Template    Please send to Marti Hayes Marti@unity.org
Cash Count Template

 

Full Church Status Information

Requirements for Full Church Status
Articles of Incorporation
Annual Report Form for Ministries
 

Related Resources

Small Group Ministry
Start a Youth Program