New Congregation Plan

All new RCA church plants must complete a New Congregation Plan.…


Qualified multiplication coaches have received additional coaching…

Benefits of Organization

It’s natural to expect a new congregation to become independent,…

How to Organize as an RCA Church

If your church plant is self-governing, self-supporting, and…

13 Characteristics of Successful Church Planters

Characteristics set developed by Charles Ridley

Church Plant Timeline

Preparing to launch a church plant can be overwhelming. To stay…

Anatomy of a Church Planting Movement

Multiple churches have established church planting centers staffed with a full-time person in charge of raising up church planters who will develop their own church planting centers. The goal of these churches is not just planting churches, but planting churches that will become church planting centers themselves.

Determining a Church Plant’s Classis: The Church Multiplication Team Conviction

Read about the Church Multiplication's team commitment and conviction to accountability in planting and sustaining churches.

Coming Up with the Money

Coming up with the money to start a new church might seem like an impossible task. But if God is calling you to church planting, don’t let finances stop you. God will provide for your ministry.

Financing a Church Plant

Although start-up costs for RCA church plants vary, most new congregations can build a balanced budget from year one.