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Don't let another year go by without starting your church or ministry! It's time to make your God-given dream a reality. Begin laying a strong legal foundation today, so you can see your vision fulfilled in 2021! At StartCHURCH, we know the overall process can be overwhelming and complicated—but we're here to help you succeed! With the StartRIGHT Service, you can get everything you need to start your organization the right way. Get started today, so you're ready to launch your church or ministry this year!

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Within 90 days, your assigned specialist will help you:
Step 1: Get incorporated*

Articles of incorporation provide a strong legal shield, ensuring limited legal liability, and protect you and your members. Your assigned specialist will work with you to make sure you have the proper wording in your articles of incorporation so your state incorporates your ministry with ease.

Step 2: Get your Federal Employer Identification Number (FEIN)

With a FEIN you can open a church bank account. It also provides identification for your organization for business and federal purposes. With the StartRIGHT Service, we will make sure you apply for the correct type of FEIN for your ministry, so opening a bank account is easy.

Step 3: Create bylaws*

Bylaws outline the governing structure of your church. They also protect your vision, your ministry, and your members. Your assigned specialist will work with you to make sure you create bylaws that provide maximized protection and the best possible governing structure for your ministry.

Step 4: Develop policies and procedures

Essential policies and procedures help establish and protect your board of directors, volunteers, and those who lead your ministry. With the StartRIGHT Service, you will receive customizable policies and procedures to help your ministry run as smooth as possible.

Step 5: Apply for 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status

Getting federal tax-exempt status provides many benefits, including the ability to offer contribution statements to your donors. Your assigned specialist will work with you to prepare your application for 501(c)(3) status, saving you more than 100 hours! Plus, with the StartRIGHT Service, we guarantee your approval from the IRS or your money back.

Bonus Step: Become legally ordained

With the StartRIGHT Service, you can license and ordain ministers of the gospel, including the founding pastor! You can be legally ordained through your own ministry and have the ability to do weddings, visit prisons, and receive special tax deductions exclusively available to legally ordained pastors.

*StartCHURCH provides clerical assistance to help you process your own articles of incorporation and prepare your own bylaws. StartCHURCH does not provide legal advice.

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Are you ready to do great things through your ministry? The StartRIGHT Service has helped thousands of churches get 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status and establish strong foundations that protect what God has called them to lead. This proven system results in maximized protection while building strength on which to grow.


Starting your church has never been easier. We listen to your vision and fill out all of the complicated paper work for you to help ensure that you are protecting what God has given you to lead. It allows you to continue to pursue your vision.

  • No IRS forms to fill out.
  • No IRS agents to talk to.
  • No complicated paperwork.


We understand starting a ministry takes a giant leap of faith, and that leap costs money. That’s why we made the StartRIGHT Service affordable for church planters and ministry leaders.

  • Get a quote tailored to your ministry’s needs
  • Easy monthly payments
  • Designed with church planters in mind.


For the past 20 years, our team of attorneys, CPAs, and church planting specialists has helped thousands of churches establish legal foundations that have protected their visions. Join the thousands of leaders who have trusted StartCHURCH.

  • Thousands of churches started.
  • 100% approval rate.
  • Money-back guarantee if not approved.
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Within 90 days, you can get everything you need to establish a strong legal foundation for your church or ministry. With the StartRIGHT Service, you will feel confident knowing you are securely building your organization the right way.

What are you waiting for? There is still time left in 2021 to fulfill your dream. Take the next step by getting a customized quote today!

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