New Churches Chartered

New Churches Chartered in 2016 so far: 286

Total Churches Planted since 2008: 2,864


September 18, 2016 is National Church Planting Day. This year, dozens of new churches will launch on that Sunday, and more than 75 Assemblies of God churches will launch in the month of September.


Matching Fund Stats

New Matching Fund Churches in 2016: 54

Total Matching Fund Churches: 448

Total Champion Churches: 92

Since 2009, CMN and the AG Trust have invested $7,921,673 in Matching Fund churches. These CMN-funded churches have funded 185 new church plants by paying forward $5,552,079 (as of December 31, 2016)

Altogether, CMN and the AG Trust have distributed more than $13.47 million to new churches throughout our Fellowship.

Matching Fund Churches: Missions Giving (2009 - Dec 2016)

  • AGWM - $4,894,973

  • AGUSM - $2,089,257

  • Other - $602,854

  • Total - $7,587,084

Matching Fund Church Stats*

  • Total # of contacts: 1,082,554

  • Total # of decisions for Christ: 29,114

  • Total # of water baptisms: 6,607

  • Total # of Spirit baptisms: 3,466

*Based on self-reported numbers from Matching Fund churches




Since the debut of CMN <10 on November 2, 2015, the Church Multiplication Network's video content on Facebook has received 132,653 views. This number does not include additional views on the CMN website or Vimeo.

Below is a collection of some of the most viewed CMN videos in the past year.

General CMN promo video

Launch and Multiply promo video

CMN <10 with Rob Ketterling

CMN <10 with John Van Pay

CMN <10 with Scott Hagan


Launch & Multiply Training Events

2017 Launch and Multiply dates

January 11-13
San Diego, CA (Mike Quinn)

February 15-17
Miami, FL (Rich Wilkerson)

March 22-24
Washington, D.C. (Mark Batterson)

May 24-26
Minneapolis, MN (Rob Ketterling)

June 14-16
Springfield, MO (Jeremy Johnson, North Point Church)

September 13-15
Seattle, WA (Troy H. Jones, New Life Church)

October 18-20
Dallas, TX (Ben Dailey)

November 8-10
Cleveland, Ohio (Jim Wilkes, Journey Church)

District and Partner Launch events

March 29-31
Northwest Ministry Network

November 1-3
CityReach Network


Click above for the full map of 2016 CMN Launch Events

In 2016 so far, CMN has trained 241 new church planters at CMN Launch, representing 115 new church planting projects.

In addition, 204 pastors and leaders have been trained at our Multiply events so far this year.

Launch and Multiply Registration Stats

2016 Launch Projects (Church Planting Teams)

Total # of Launch Attendees

2016 Multiply Attendees


CMN START Student Events

The CMN START home page at has been redesigned to better reflect our growing partnership with Chi Alpha, our church planter stories, and the beginning of the START Year program, which helps college graduates join church planting teams across the country.

Upcoming Events

  • Sept 13-15, 2016 | Vanguard University
  • Sept 27-29, 2016 | North Central University
  • Oct 11-13, 2016 | Trinity Bible College 
  • Oct 24-26, 2016 | Northwest University
  • Jan 17-20, 2017 | Evangel University
  • March 7-9, 2017 | SAGU
  • March 21-23, 2017 | University of Valley Forge

Total # of students connected to CMN

In 2016, 51 students have connected to CMN so far. There are still four START events before the end of the year. Last year, CMN received opt-in texts from 342 new students.