Training Courses

New City Network offers a variety of in-person training courses for our partner plants. These courses have limited availability and require special permission to enroll (note: some course sections are closed). Please email info@newcityplanting.org if you are interested!

Listings for July 2017-June 2018
Leadership Development

This course is specifically designed to develop leadership capacity and instill habits of leadership multiplication and will be facilitated by experts in the field.

The course will begin in August 2017 and will meet once per month for 2 hours. We will have two sections of this course, and planters will be assigned to a section: 

Section 1 (for planters in Tier 102):

2nd Thursday of the month from 9-11 am* 

August 17, 2017, 12-4 pm*         (training with Mac Lake)
September 14, 2017
October 12, 2017
November 9, 2017
December 14, 2017
January 11, 2018
February 8, 2018
March 8, 2018 – cancelled for event
April 12, 2018
May 10, 2018

 

Section 2:

2nd Thursday of the month from 1-3 pm*

August 17, 2017, 12-4 pm*          (training with Mac Lake)
September 14, 2017
October 12, 2017
November 9, 2017
December 14, 2017
January 11, 2018
February 8, 2018
March 8, 2018 – cancelled for event
April 12, 2018
May 10, 2018

 

Troubleshooting Issues in Church Planting

All church plants experience bumps along the way and have particular areas that require special attention and coaching. This training will help you to work through specific issues at your plant and provide a place for you to brainstorm with other planters who are in various stages of the process. 

The course will begin in August 2017 and will meet once per month for 2 hours. We will have two sections of this course, and planters may choose the one that works best for their schedule:

Section 1:

1st Thursday of the month from 9-11 am (*exception) 

August 3, 2017
September 7, 2017
October 5, 2017
November 2, 2017
Dec. Class Cancelled
January 4, 2018
February 1, 2018
March 1, 2018
April 12, 2018*
May 3, 2018
 
Section 2:

4th Tuesday of the month from 11:15 am-1:15 pm (*exception)

August 22, 2017
September 26, 2017
October 24, 2017
November 28, 2017
Dec. Class Cancelled
January 23, 2018
February 27, 2018
March 27, 2018
April 24, 2018
May 22, 2018
Four Fields

Four Fields is a training course developed by the International Mission Board to help missionaries engage the lost with the Gospel and make disciples that make disciples. Four Fields was developed internationally and is used extensively to plant multiplying house churches. It is now being used for church planting in the US, as well as church strengthening for anyone focused on starting small groups that will multiply.

Topics will include: knowing God’s heart for your people and envisioning, community assessment and engagement, multiplying evangelism strategies, multiplying disciples, multiplying groups that become churches, leadership development, and multiplying leaders. Email info@newcityplanting if interested in enrolling.

Tuesdays, 11 weeks, 6-9 pm 

August 29, 2017
September 5, 2017
September 12, 2017
September 19, 2017
September 26, 2017
October 3, 2017
October 10, 2017
October 17, 2017
October 24, 2017
October 31, 2017
November 7, 2017
 
SEND Network Training

SEND Network Training is a training course developed by the Multiply Group and deployed by NAMB to help planters produce specific outcomes for their church plants. SEND Network Training identifies 12 Leadership Competencies, which are borne out of the question: “What outcome should a church planter be producing as he is learning church planting skills?”

SEND Network Training sessions are likely to occur in 4-hour blocks, every other week, for a total of 11 sessions. The next course will begin in the Fall of 2018.

Church Planting Residency (Tier 101)

Church planters will participate in weekly training, receive ongoing coaching, and gain ministry experience at McLean Bible Church. Planters will go through the process of starting a new church from start to finish by utilizing the “Church Planting Thresholds” concepts. 

Weekly meetings will occur on Thursdays, 12:00-2:30 pm beginning in August 3, 2017.