Church Planter Application Form

(Download a fillable/savable PDF form if you choose)

Today’s Date:

1.      Name

2.      Address

3.      Phone

4.      Email

5.      Current Ministry

6.      Credentialing (local pastor, deacon, elder, etc.,) including issuing body and date

7.      List new church planting training events in which you have participated. Include dates and locations.

8.      List books, articles, and websites you have read that have informed your understanding of new church planting.

9.      In 350 words or less describe your sense of calling to new church planting?

10.  How do the members of your household feel about this possibility of ministry?

11.  With whom have you had conversations about your sense of calling to this expression of ministry?

Submit your completed application, with all supporting documents, to:

Rev. Gary A. Shockley, Director of Church Vitality
Western North Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church
3400 Shamrock Drive
Charlotte, NC 28218