Learn about the economic impact of churches

Join New Church Ministry and EDGE: A Network for Ministry Development from Wednesday, March 3, 2021 to Friday, March 5, 2021 at the Hopeful Economics UnConference! “Hopeful Economics” is a way of looking at the world of the assets and abundance that it has and making that work for everyone. And “UnConference” is when topics and discussions are informed by the people who show up. Attendees will be helping lead the direction of the conversations!  

With an incredible lineup of speakers, including Rev. Darnell Fennel (Director of Social Entrepreneurship at the National Benevolent Association), you will dive deep into the relationship between social enterprise and faith. You’ll also learn how to pitch your community of faith to form new partnerships. 

Participate in fun and interactive sessions that will challenge you to work with unsuspecting partners to increase your impact and address community needs.

New ideas and connections are guaranteed. All communities of faith are welcome!

For details (including a full agenda and registration), please visit: https://whova.com/web/virtu20_202012/.

In addition to being the Master of Ceremonies, Pastor Terrell L McTyer (Minister of New Church Strategies) will kick off the first day of the event:

Wednesday, March 3rd

Welcome – What to expect and how to be ready for this Unconference

10:00 am – 10:30 am EST


Join us for a live introduction to Whova and how to get the most out of this Unconference!

– the schedule and an overview of the events
– Exhibitor section and how to set up a booth
– Interactivity – Gamification and discussion boards
– getting access to pitch coaches

Now you are ready to connect with people and get great ideas.

Our official hashtag for the event is #hopefuleconomics. Follow along on social media for more updates about our speakers and sessions!

New Church Ministry is proud to be both a sponsor and coordinator of this event.

Rick Reisinger Announces Retirement Plans

Indianapolis, Indiana – On Monday, January 11, 2021, Erick D. ‘Rick’ Reisinger, President of Disciples Church Extension Fund (DCEF), shared his plans with the DCEF Board and staff to retire at year’s end –December 31, 2021. 

“This decision has been a long time in coming and is the result of a very personal discernment process,” Rick notes. “My wife and children have been after me for quite a while to spend more time with them and my grandchildren. I am thankful for the grace they’ve shown me as I’ve worked this out. I think the time to take this step is right, both for me and this ministry.”

Reisinger joined the Board of Church Extension, as it was then called, as an intern in the summer of 1975. Even as a teenager he knew he wanted to serve the church he had grown up in but not as a pastor as his father and both grandfathers had. Instead, following graduation from Culver-Stockton College with a major in business administration and economics, Rick joined the staff a year later in the areas of treasury, accounting and investments. In the 45 years since, he has worked in every aspect of the ministry in a variety of roles including, but not limited to, Assistant Treasurer (1977), Secretary and Assistant Treasurer (1988), Executive Vice President and Secretary (1995), Executive Vice President and Treasurer (2001) and President (2012).

“It has been my honor to serve congregations, regions, and other ministries and organizations by managing financial responsibilities to support their work and inspire and empower them to create Holy Places where people connect with God, each other and the community,” Rick explains. “I thank current and former staff, board members and church-wide leaders who made this possible, especially during the stressful times of economic crises we’ve experienced over the last 40 years.” 

Throughout his career, Rick has helped DCEF successfully navigate such challenges, including record high interest rates in the late 70s and early 80s; the Dotcom collapse of the late 90s; the 2007-08 recession when the real estate bubble burst and the stock market crashed; and, the current pandemic of 2020-21. Through DCEF, he lives out his faith and love for the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) by finding innovative ways to meet the financial needs of new and existing congregations and other ministries so they may thrive. Under Rick’s leadership DCEF remains focused, not on the past, but on the future of its ministry partners.

“Church Extension Fund was started in 1883 to help new congregations finance the construction of their Houses of Worship,” Rick notes. “It has been my privilege to serve this mission for nearly a third of the last 138 years. I will continue to do so, fully present, as I lead DCEF through this time of transition to the end of the year,” he pledges. “Disciples Church Extension Fund is a part of me. I will be forever grateful for this experience and supportive of this ministry.”

Six ways to celebrate MLK Day

On the third Monday of January every year, Americans celebrate the birthday of civil rights leader and activist Martin Luther King, Jr. While today’s civil rights landscape still has a ways to go before achieving true equality, MLK’s historic contributions to racial justice for Black Americans are undeniable. 

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is more than a day off! Take some time to learn more and to celebrate in meaningful ways. Here are a few ideas:

Educate yourself and those around you

…because history classes rarely gave us the whole truth. The ways in which the topic of race in the United States is taught in history classes around the country vary drastically, so make sure that you have a good understanding of why there is a day dedicated to MLK. 

Talk to your older family members.

For Black Americans—talking to your older family members could be especially enlightening. Many of us have grandparents who are living history, and who may very well have attended a protest or watched King on television. 

Do some good.

It is a day of service, after all. If you are able to go out and give your time by cleaning up neighborhoods, serving at a soup kitchen, or just spending time with members of a community in need, then start by searching for volunteer opportunities near you.  


Use King’s message of acceptance and justice for the marginalized to inspire your art. Write. Paint. Make music. Whatever mode of expression you prefer, use the day as a springboard to let your talent be your activism. 

Support organizations that fight for racial justice.

Don’t forget to support organizations that make it their mission to fight against racial injustice. Join a protest, raise funds, and learn more about the work that Black Lives Matter and other organizations are doing to empower Black communities. 

Support a Black-owned business.

You can’t have equality without equity, and Black business owners often face additional barriers to their success because of their race. For a day that is about giving back, you can also empower individuals by supporting Black businesses in your community or online. 

However you choose to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr., make it impactful and meaningful to you and your family. 

Job posting – Program Coordinator

We are no longer accepting applications. Thank you for your interest.



Full-Time Employment 


Disciples Church Extension Fund (DCEF) functions as a ministry of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in the United States and Canada. New Church Ministry (NCM), under the umbrella of DCEF, trains, equips, assists and multiplies emerging and affiliating congregations and leaders. The Program Coordinator is responsible for performing a variety of support activities for the NCM team, services, programs, and operations. 

Core Requirements 

  • Provide administrative support for NCM Team such as calendaring/scheduling, travel arrangements, reports management, note-taking, contact management, expense processing, event logistics coordination, project management, metrics oversite, research, and other duties as may be assigned
  • Ensure the efficiency of operations by collaboratively driving organizational systems and processes 
  • Coordinate and oversee the logistics, administration, and development for NCM services, initiatives and programs 
  • Coordinate, organize, and manage virtual and in-person gatherings, conferences, events, and trainings. This includes registration, communication, accommodations, materials, budgeting, catering, booking, etc. 
  • Maintain the customer relationship management system, contact management system, database, project management system, and metrics manager 
  • Provide support using technology and online platforms, i.e. social media, Zoom, Concur, TripIt, MissionInsite, Prezi, Basecamp, Teachable, etc. 
  • Coordinate travel logistics such as booking flights, hotels, and car rentals, scheduling meetings, preparing itineraries, managing expenses, and follow-up correspondences 
  • Assist with preparing expense reports and budget oversight 
  • Prepare, edit, file, and distribute correspondence, reports, presentations, and agendas 
  • Prepare, distribute, and interpret demographic analysis reports 


  • Demonstrate experience in being organized, innovative, proactive, resourceful, self-starting, focused, persistent, detail-oriented, discreet, communicative, decisive, and an adaptive problem-solver 
  • Have a “servant’s heart”, foresight, self-awareness, and grit 
  • Manage the overall risks and issues that may arise as well as take measures to correct them when they occur 
  • Proficiency in technology, cloud-based tools, and software including Microsoft Office Suite 
  • Organize, maximize, and prioritize multiple tasks, projects, programs, and events simultaneously 
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and customer relations skills 
  • Accommodating and responsive to changing priorities and fluctuating workloads 
  • Excellent judgment, tact, and experience in exercising discretion with confidential information 
  • Strong work ethic with intrinsic motivation and ability to take a high level of personal accountability for the quality and timeliness of work 
  • Able to work independently and as a member of an integrated team 
  • Cooperate effectively and respectfully with a wide range of staff members, constituents, and diversities 


  • Church planting, pastoral/ministerial, innovation, and/or entrepreneurial experience is a plus 
  • Familiarity with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) is a plus 
  • Spanish-speaking or multi-lingual is a plus 

Educational Requirements and/or Experience 

  • At least two years of college or equivalent experience preferred 
  • Proven administrative and coordination experience 


  • Minimal travel will be required for meetings, conferences, and professional enrichment 


  • Salary range is between US $40,000 – $45,000, plus benefits 

Interested and qualified candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to Rhonda Hopewell, Vice President for Human Resources, rhopewell@disciplescef.org. Resumes of candidates will be reviewed on a rolling basis and the job posting will remain open until the position is filled. 

Disciples Church Extension Fund/New Church Ministry does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristics protected by law. 

LOVE on Purpose

Pastor Terrell L. McTyer, Minister of New Church Strategies, delivered a virtual Christmas Eve sermon for the First Christian Church of Oakland, CA. We’ve posted it here on our blog in hopes that it will inspire you for 2021.

16-18 “This is how much God loved the world: He gave his Son, his one and only Son. And this is why: so that no one need be destroyed; by believing in him, anyone can have a whole and lasting life. God didn’t go to all the trouble of sending his Son merely to point an accusing finger, telling the world how bad it was. He came to help, to put the world right again. Anyone who trusts in him is acquitted; anyone who refuses to trust him has long since been under the death sentence without knowing it. And why? Because of that person’s failure to believe in the one-of-a-kind Son of God when introduced to him.”

John 3:16-18, The Message

10 “The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full.

11 I am the Good Shepherd. The Good Shepherd lays down His life for the sheep.” 

John 10:10-11, New International Version (NIV)

Christmas is a focus on the birth of Jesus. But like all of us, Jesus was birthed on purpose and with a purpose. Understanding, appreciating and affirming that purpose can take us from acknowledgement to action. 

In John 10:10, Jesus says, “I live life on purpose”. I came with an intention and everything I did was to intentionally fulfill that purpose. 

Jesus lived with an intention and lived intentionally every day. Jesus expects the same of you and me. 

How does what you are doing today line up with your purpose? How does the way you execute the meaning of Christmas line up with your purpose? If you don’t know, it may be because you don’t know your purpose – or more specifically, your identity. 

Identity initiates intention. Who you are should line up with your intentions, motives, goals, plans and purpose. So if you want to live LIFE on purpose, find out who you are.

Identity > Purpose > Intention & Intentionality 

Identity: Father

Purpose: Train my children (Proverbs 22:6)

Intention & Intentionality: The reason I am a father is for THEM not ME.

Identity: Pastor

Purpose: Equip the children of God (Ephesians 4)

Intention & Intentionality: The reason I am a pastor is for YOU not ME.

When I worked in corporate America, I did so to make money. That was for me. When I started my own business, yes I made money, but ultimately I wanted to help people. My business were birthed from a true entrepreneurial spirit. Working a job is okay. Making money is necessary to eat. But that is simply a means to an end. That’s just a step on the journey.

If you work a job, keep working. But don’t just exist. Be on the path to your purpose. 

Jesus said, I have come that THEY may have life

NOT: I came so that I…

Jesus came to GIVE not RECEIVE

Your true identity is discovered in your GIVING not your RECEIVING. 

For instance, let’s say you dream of being a singer. One way to think about it is: I want to be a singer because I love the way it feels when I am on stage. But when you prioritize giving over receiving, you say: I am meant to be a singer because my gift changes people’s lives.

Jesus said, I have come that THEY may have life

NOT: I came so that I…

Jesus came to GIVE not RECEIVE

Jesus shows us that the connection between LIFE on Purpose and LOVE on Purpose is GIVING.

10b “I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full.

11 I am the Good Shepherd. The Good Shepherd lays down His life for the sheep.” 

John 10:10b-11, NIV

In this scripture, Jesus shows us…

How to Love (What does love do?)

In this short declaration is a plan to actuate love. 

Let’s exegete this passage by answering six simple questions: who, what, when, where, how, and why.

Who: Jesus – The Good Shepherd 

What does that mean, when looked at through the lens of love?

  1. LOVE Attracts
  • beautiful, handsome, excellent, stands out, precious, useful, commendable, admirable
  • excellent in its nature
  • beautiful by reason of purity of heart and life
  • you’re not beautiful because you look good or smell good, you’re beautiful because you love good
  • Jesus says, “I am the (Good) Better Shepherd”. Let me tell you why…
  • When you love, you not only position yourself as the right choice, but because of righteousness, you demonstrate that Christ is the right choice. 

What: Came to us

2. LOVE Goes

  • An expression of love goes to where the need is.
  • Jesus showed us he loves us by coming to us first.
  • If you wanna show love, find a way to go to the other first. 

When: Before we existed

3. LOVE Anticipates

  • We are concluding a season of anticipation called Advent. A time of hope. A time of arrival. 
  • There is a difference between anxiety and anticipation. Anxiety is worry about what might happen. Anticipation is hope for what probably will happen. Tonight my children shouldn’t have anxiety about what they might get for Christmas. Based on my track record, the eventuality of them getting what they want is high. So instead, they barely sleep because of the anticipation – the hope for what probably will happen. 
  • Because of Jesus’ love, we shouldnt be anxious for anything. Instead, trust in the Good Shepherd. He will provide. 
  • Have you ever experienced the joy of someone loving you enough to anticipate what you want and need and providing it for you? You don’t have to ask, they just seem to know. 
  • Love listens actively and pays attention so that it might one day fulfil your need. 
  • Christ did what it took that I would have abundant life before I even got on Earth
  • Your sins and shortcomings are not a surprise to God. God knew you before the pioneering of the planet. And set a plan in motion to love you on purpose. 
  • Love is prophetic. It makes you hear from God and intercede. Love makes you be the answer. Instead of just passively praying for the answer. 

Where: Right where we are

4. LOVE Empathizes

  • Love trades places. 
  • Love puts on the other person’s shoes. 
  • Love mixes sympathy with understanding to connect with the other person where they are instead of forcing them to get on your level.
  • EMPATHY is the experience of understanding another person’s condition from their perspective. You place yourself in their shoes and feel what they are feeling. 
  • Someone else’s shoes might not quite fit, might be uncomfortable, may not be your style, but ideally it will help you understand their perspective a little better. 
  • In empathy, we don’t look at people as the problem. We recognize that people have a problem. And we decide to share the weight of that problem WITH them, thus lightening their burden. 
  • Jesus exemplified this. He is the epitome of compassion. As we are made in the image of God, we have a natural inclination to show mercy and have a heart that is tender, and easily moved by the distresses, sufferings, wants and infirmities of others.
  • How many of you are experiencing grief during this pandemic (the pain of mind produced by loss, misfortune, injury or evils of any kind)? 
    • There are ways to look at the hands raised. 
    • One is self-focused on your personal issues and how they are devastating your life. 
    • Or you can look at the hands raised as opportunities to help others. 
  • Christ knew he was sent here to suffer – it was a necessary part of his pathway of purpose. Yet, He led a life filled with helping others WHILE suffering. Christ, the Messiah, the Anointed came as the ultimate example of compassion and empathy.
  • The law of love to one another, John 13:34 (KJV) “A new commandment I give unto you, That ye love one another; as I have loved you, that ye also love one another.”
  • Fulfilling means doing it, acting in obedience to it, and not a perfect fulfilling it; which cannot be done by sinful creatures. 
  • But realizing that, the way you love makes you unique.

How: Give everything. 

5. LOVE Gives

  • John 3:16 For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.
  • To love on purpose is to give to others. Give them what? Everything. Your kindness, your service, your gifts, your time, your affection, your everything.

Why: this is a hard question to answer because there is no answer. For no reason. I know purpose and reason go together, but this is spiritual not analytical. 

Why do you love your mother? Why do your child? Why do you love your significant other? If you can come up with a reason, you have a condition. That condition will keep you from loving that person unconditionally. 

For instance, if I love my wife because she is a great cook… If she gets a night job and can’t cook for a while, I might stop loving her. Or if a friend of mine starts cooking for me and I like her cooking more, I might start loving her more. 

For God so loved the world… It doesn’t say why God loves us, it demonstrates what love propagates. 

So the challenge is this: To LOVE on Purpose is to LOVE for NO PURPOSE.

This isn’t a challenge for 2021, the time is now. Merry Christmas.

A Year to Remember

When we set out to plan New Church Ministry (NCM)’s activities for 2020, we did not know what the year would bring. But NCM’s mission to train, equip, assist, and multiply emerging and affiliating congregations and their leaders has continued amidst a year with many unexpected twists and turns. Our team made meaningful connections and nurtured new church leaders across the United States and Canada in a variety of innovative ways.

Over the past twelve months, our ministry:

These are just a few of the ways that NCM has made a real difference in people’s lives during such a challenging year. Each one of you has played an essential role in that ministry. We are grateful for your prayers, partnership, and support and we look forward to working with you in 2021!

Work Hard, Play Harder

Sometimes ministers need to laugh together. 

Clergy members from several denominations did just that during a recent ecumenical-led virtual gathering to celebrate the first calendar year of the COVID-19 pandemic nearing its close.

“It was so amazing to goof around with church planters,” said the Rev. Chris Davies, leader of the United Church of Christ’s (UCC) Faith Education, Innovation and Formation Team.

She was describing the Founders’ Festival which attracted 89 participants from six denominations (CCDOC, UCC, Presbyterian Church in Canada, Presbyterian Church (USA), United Church of Canada and United Methodist Church and others) via Zoom on December 3rd.

‘’’Founders’ Fest’ was “purely for celebration of what has been a difficult year,” Davies said. Billed as an evening of “laughter, music, games and shenanigans,” it invited participants to “take a break from planning, preaching and pandemic to party with your pals.” 

“I can’t remember having more fun in a Zoom meeting! I love church planters. It was an honor to appreciate their hard work in a fun way. Thank you to my ecumenical siblings,” adds Pastor Terrell L McTyer.

Founders’ Festival 2020 was organized by Ecumenical Partners in Outreach (EPO), a network of church-starting specialists from eight – and sometimes more – North American denominations. 

EPO wanted to acknowledge church planters and provide them with a space to just be. There was no learning content, just games and fun with new friends.

A UCC minister and comedian, Rev Liz Miller of Edgewood United Church, Lansing, Mich., served as emcee.

“This was the most engaging and welcoming Zoom party I’ve ever attended,” said the Rev. Rachel Gilmore of the staff of Path 1, the Methodists’ church planting project. “It was wonderful to see church planters come together for a time of laugher and camaraderie, to be reminded that we are not alone in this holy and hard work.”  

church the new way

Training for the Future

New Church Ministry gathers Disciples every fall to share leadership experiences, wisdom, and training at Leadership Academy (LA).

Usually, it takes place in Indianapolis, IN, but due to public health concerns, this year’s Academy was hosted on Zoom, with resources available on Teachable.

And that’s not all that was new for 2020.

LA was held from Tuesday, September 29 to Thursday, October 1, reducing the length of the event from five days to three.

In addition, group registration was introduced, allowing core teams to register. After all, church planting is a team sport, and all the players should get training. This enabled a record number of 83 registrants!

To accommodate such a large number of people, various breakout rooms were provided on Wednesday and Thursday morning, giving participants an opportunity to network in rooms for prayer, self-care, revitalization, and more.

Also new to the Academy was improving accessibility for non-English speakers, with Spanish translations provided by Rev. Selena Reyes, Pastor of Nueva Comunidad Christian Church and Korean translations provided by Rev. Young Lan Kim, Associate Regional Minister of the Pacific Southwest Region, as well as breakout rooms for members of North American Pacific/Asian Disciples (NAPAD) and Obra Hispana.

As for workshop content, New Church Ministry worked to address the latest drastic shifts in the Church in an effort to remain relevant and resourceful. This was evident in workshops such as “The Church After COVID: Four Crucial Pathways of Belonging for An Anxious Culture,” where author Tim Soerens explored alternatives to anxiety and pathways of possibility during this pivotal moment for the Church, and in “Fundraising 2.0,” where spiritual entrepreneur Carla Leon of the United Church of Canada covered ten ways of generating revenue in light of new giving patterns presented by Millennials and the Z Generation.

Tim and Carla were joined by other new guest speakers, including Rick Reisinger (DCEF President), Cynthia Newman (minister, investment principal, and co-owner of the Newman Group), Rev. Dr. Delesslyn Kennebrew (Regional Minister for Ministry Innovation in the Greater Kansas City Region), DeAmon Harges (founder of The Learning Tree), Rev. Dr. Ken Crawford (Transformation Pastor at Central Christian Church in Dallas), Rev. Lee Ivey (Disciples Minister and therapist at the CTS Counseling Center), Natalie Teague (Disciples Immigration Legal Counsel), Lisa Pilat (Church Manager and Bookkeeper), and Christiana Rice (Director at The Parish Collective).

Supplementing these voices with their art were Pastor YaNi Davis, who delivered two spoken word performances, and Rev. Chantilly Mers, who sang as she played her guitar.

While various aspects of New Church Ministry’s first virtual Leadership Academy were new, participants were still able to engage in what made events of years past work so well.

For example, both pre- and post-launch cohorts were empowered by track sessions tailored to their experiences. Participants learned from thought leaders in joint plenary sessions called DOCTalks. LEADLabs (Learn.Explore.Actuate.Discover.Laboratories) helped leaders imagine, ideate, and implement missional and sustainable concepts through interactive, practical trainings.

Previous guest speakers made an appearance, too. Fr. Lorenzo Lebrija, the founding director of the TryTank Experimental Lab for church growth and innovation at the Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles, returned with his workshop on idea formulation and Nadine Compton delivered another workshop on brand building. Terri Hord Owens closed out the third and final day with a Commissioning Service as she did last year, where she delivered a sermon.

In a meld of new and old, Terrell McTyer facilitated TechSoup, and a DOCTalk on Facebook Live featured Loren Richmond (pastor, entrepreneur, and disruptor), Lashaundra McCarty (owner of 3 C: Creative Communications & Consulting), and Katy Valentine (coach at katyvalentine.com and founder of the Creative Christian Spirituality, LLC), where they shared their 12 hacks for transforming a collective’s technology. Attendees were able to submit their questions in the Zoom meeting’s chat, or by leaving a comment on Facebook Live video. Both of these features enabled the plenary guests to answer in real time and reach participants far beyond Leadership Academy. 

With dozens of participants and speakers as well as multiple platforms to juggle over the course of three days, Laura Ginn, New Church Ministry’s Services Support Assistant who coordinated logistics for the whole event, was witness to many of the conversations and transformative moments that took place. For her, New Church Ministry’s first virtual Leadership Academy

“allowed for a new approach of team and New Church Movement training to happen along with having people from coast to coast learn to grow new churches virtually and adapt in the age of COVID.”

In other words, this year’s Leadership Academy prepared its participants for Church, the new way.

Georgia Regional Assembly workshop

November 14, 2020 @ 8:45 am 10:15 am EST

Pastor Terrell L McTyer, Minister of New Church Strategies, will be presenting “Return to ‘Why’ – Reassessing and Reapplying your Values and Beliefs” during Session 1 of the Chrisitan Church (Disciples of Christ) in Georgia’s Regional Assembly. This LIFT Track workshop will help clergy and lay-leaders evaluate the principles on which their ministry is built upon, as doing ministry is different in 2020. How can we shape our values and mission to meet the need of our respective local context?

$10 – $50

Christian Church in Georgia



Vineville United Methodist Church

2045 Vineville Avenue
Macon, Georgia 31204 United States
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Webinar: Secure a Firm Financial Foundation

October 28, 2020 @ 3:00 pm 5:00 pm EDT

Building a budget, eliminating debt, and investing your savings will help your community of faith build a solid financial foundation for long-term success. What simple but significant changes could revolutionize giving at your church? In this New Church Hacks episode, we will:

  • Discover how vision clarity gives your stewardship life
  • Learn how generous leadership draws followers
  • Construct pillars for financial success
  • Understand the spiritual relationship between scarcity and abundance
  • Celebrate what you have, not what you don’t

The episode’s featured guests included Belinda King, the Building and Capital Services Advisor for the Canada, Tennessee, North Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Capital Area, and North Eastern Regions and Vice President of Disciples Church Extension FundBruce Barkhauer, the Director of the Center for Faith and Giving, and Mike Mather, the pastor of First UMC of Boulder, Colorado and the author of Having Nothing, Possessing Everything: Finding Abundant Communities in Unexpected Places.

Thanks for joining us for the last webinar of the season and we’ll see you in the new year!


New Church Ministry



After the episode, the guests and host go live on the New Church Ministry Facebook page for a Q&A with Lisa Pilat, a Building Manager and Church Manager/Bookkeeper.

Hosted by Pastor Terrell L McTyer, Minister of New Church Strategies for the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in the United States and Canada, New Church Hacks provides practical (and sometimes peculiar) prompts for churches from start to restart. This free webinar series is jam-packed with clever solutions to tricky problems and empowers courageous leaders with the tools, tips and how-tos to start, sustain and strengthen congregations.

In addition, a link to a recording of the webinar is emailed to all registrants after the episode airs, regardless of attendance.

For regular updates, be sure to follow along on social media with #NewChurchHacks!