Church Planting

CHURCH PLANTING OPPORTUNITIES
Director of Church Planting, Dr. Tom Heins

Ministry Profile
The Pacific Conference of The Evangelical Church is looking at a number of areas to plant churches, including: Boise, SW Portland, and the Puget Sound Area. The Church Planter would be supported up to 3 years in order to establish a local Evangelical Church.

Reporting and Accountability
The Church Planter reports directly to the Conference Superintendent. There would also be quarterly reporting and accountability with the Board of Church Extension.

Timeline
One to three years.

Funding
Financial Support for the church plant and planter would start at a minimum of $100,000

for the first three years. The financial support and yearly distribution is negotiable,

but would only last a maximum of three years.

Specific Competencies Needed
The Church Planter needs to have the gifting and abilities to start a new church work. 

These qualities include:

  • A vital relationship with Jesus Christ
  • Gift of leadership, a visionary
  • Commitment to Evangelism (relating well to secular people)
  • Perseverance
  • Self - Starting
  • Teachability
  • Good Communication Skills
  • Intuitiveness
  • Good Health


Non-Negotiables
Vital and vibrant relationship with Christ
Commitment to the Evangelical Church and harmony with our heritage, polity and teaching
Minimum four years of college or equivalent