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Churches Planting Churches Seminar

Located St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 846 North 7th Street, Spearfish, SD Friday - August, 17, 2018 to Saturday - August, 18, 2018 from 8:30am to 3:00pm

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Why plant a church?  How does our congregation prepare to plant a church?  When is the right time to plant a church?  What is the process of planting a church?  Churches Planting Churches is a two-day seminar designed for congregation teams, which would include the pastor and 2-5 key leaders, to learn about the church planting process.  The seminar will be conducted by Rev. Dr. Peter Meier and Rev. Dr. Tesfai Tesema from The Center for US Missions.  The seminar is FREE to attend, however REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.  All materials, snacks, and noon lunches will be provided.  For more information contact District Executive Secretary, Rev. Darren Olson: or (605) 361-1514.

What others have said about "Churches Planting Churches"

"Even after establishing a mission plant and a satellite site, I learned so much more through the Churches Planting Churches Seminar.  I wish I would have attended before we started our mission plant and satellite sites.  We would have been more effective and had less challenges." --Pastor, Cedarburg, WI

"This training has opened my eyes to what is possible and attainable.  The presentations and materials were excellent and has provided me with the tools I needed to move forward with a church plant.  I would highly recommend this training!" --Layman, Ham Lake, MN




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Proverbs 3:5-6

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