Planting a church? Get the #1 Church Plant software

Laptop with Church Planting Guide software
You have said "Yes" to your calling, now you need a plan

With the Church Planting Guide, you will confidently plant your church and help it thrive. Your first 20 weeks of church planting are not only critical; they are the foundation on which you will build the church God has called you to plant. This easy-to-follow guide will take you week-by-week through the process of starting your church on a solid foundation.

It’s never been easier to pair your calling with clear next steps to launch the vision God has given you.

Buy Now for $198
The Pursuit of a Vision Starts with a Single Step
Buy Now for $198
Your Journey in 20 Weeks

Click to discover all the steps, tools, and resources the Church Planting Guide covers during each week!

  • Solidify Name
  • Skill Training
  • Assemble Your Church Plant Team
  • Start Weekly Prayer
  • Finalize Board Members
  • Draft and File Articles of Incorporation
  • Begin Social Media Marketing
  • Establish Your Website
  • Open Bank Account
  • Training Your Church Planting Team
  • Establish Financial Policies and Procedures
  • Establish Online Giving
  • Develop Fundraising Spreadsheet
  • Create an Atmosphere of Generosity
  • Secure Bulk Mailing Permit
  • Establish Your Social media Presence and Marketing
  • Begin Search for a Location
  • Rest and Celebrate!
  • Create Ordination Program
  • Be Legal in All 50 States
  • Begin 501(c)(3) Application
  • Service Flow Plan
  • First Service Development Plan
  • Develop a Children's Ministry Plan
  • Ramp up Community Outreach
  • Purchase Insurance
  • Purchase Mailing List
  • Develop a Marketing Package
  • Start For-Profit Arm
  • Solidify the Location
  • Begin Site Planning
  • Start Writing First Service Sermon
  • Choose Your Worship Team
  • Usher/Greeter Training
  • Advertise Your Launch
  • Obtain Copyright License
Buy Now for $198
A Trusted Resource

"How do I get started? I just want to love and serve people. Why is the legal side so important?"

If these questions resonate with you, you're not alone. Over the last twenty years, StartCHURCH has helped over 19,000 leaders like you launch their church plant on a solid foundation. With this guide, we will give you the tools and support you need to protect what God has given you to lead.

If you have questions or need assistance in any way, please call us to speak to a church planting specialist!
Call us at 770-638-3444
25 Proven Resources For Church Plants

With The Church Planting Guide, you will receive several downloadable documents you can customize for your church. These documents include:

Sample Church Planting Budget

Incoming Board Member Statement

Invitation to Join the Board

Sample Children's Ministry Plan

Sample Sanctuary Team Rundown

Sample Connect Card

And so many more!

Buy Now for $198

Your Journey Begins

The sense of adventure is rarely found as concentrated as it is in those stepping out to plant a church. As you brave men and women say "Yes!" to your calling, you do so for something and Someone greater than yourselves.

Whether you're just getting started on your journey of planting a church or already had your first service, you will find this comprehensive resource invaluable, as it will help firmly establish and protect your God-given vision.

Start your Church Plant today!
Buy Now for $198