NEW CHURCHES OPENED

Total # of churches opened in 2017:

300

Total # of churches opened in 2018:

327

Total # of churches opened in 2019 (YTD):

188

Total # of churches opened Since 2008:

3,813

Churches Chartered


MATCHING FUND Churches

Since 2008, CMN and the AG Trust have invested $17,041,579.80 in Matching Fund churches. These CMN-funded churches have helped fund new church plants by paying forward $7,885,385.02.

In 2019 (YTD), CMN invested $1,530,000.00 into new Matching Fund Churches. The average distribution amount was nearly $40,000.

Matching Fund Churches

New churches funded in 2017:

24

New churches funded in 2018:

41

New churches funded in 2019 (YTD):

42

Total new churches funded:

540

Matching Fund Church Missions Giving

AG World Missions -

$8,638,626.98

AG United States Missions -

$3,374,704.27

Other National Initiatives -

$1,212,950.79

 

Champion Churches*

New champion churches in 2017:

24

New champion churches in 2018:

21

New champion churches in 2019 (YTD):

13

Total champion churches since 2008:

152

*A Champion Church is a Matching Fund Church that has completed its replenishment and is committed to giving 1% of undesignated income to the CMN operations fund.

Churches Funded

 
 

Giving Breakdown (Shown in millions)

Total amount given to missions: $13,226,282.04

Champion Churches

 
 
 

CMN Matching Fund Church Attendance Comparison

1% Champion Giving

Average Matching Fund Church Launch Day Attendance:

204

2018 Total:

$126,631

Average Matching Fund Church Attendance:

219

2019 Total (YTD):

$112,681.02

Average AG Church Attendance:

155

CMN Church Median Attendance:

91

Total Since 2008:

$563,964.29

 

AG Church Median Attendance:

67

 

Matching Fund Church Growth

CMN Matching Fund Church Growth

Percentage Growth from 2015 - 2016:

13%

Percentage Growth from 2016-2017:

13.5%

Percentage Growth from 2017-2018:

11.6%

Average Annual Growth Percentage:

12.7%

 

LAUNCH TRAINING EVENTS

In 2017, CMN trained 461 new church planters representing 202 new church planting teams.

In 2018, CMN trained 490 new church planters representing 191 new church planting teams. 

In 2019, CMN trained 274 new church planters representing 113 new church planting teams.

* Out of the 23 Ethnic Fellowships within the Assemblies of God, 12 have participated in our CMN Launch Training, a total of 43 participants.

 

2019 Launch Projects

 

ETHNIC DISTRICT CHURCH PLANTING

Ethnic Church Plants

Since 2016, the Ethnic/Spanish districts of the Assemblies of God have been responsible for 244 church plants.

2016: 94 churches (23% of total churches planted that year)

2017: 75 churches (25% of total churches planted that year)

2018: 75 churches (23% of total churches planted that year)


IWANTTOPLANTACHURCH.COM

Since iwanttoplantachurch.com was created in August 2017, 1,219 potential church planters have filled out their initial church planting quiz and have been connected to a CMN Rep in their district.

Desired Location for Planters

  • 70% of respondents want to plant ASAP or 1 year from now

    • 38% want to plant in a city

    • 25% want to plant in a suburb

    • 14% want to plant in a rural community

    • 23% are willing to plant wherever God leads them

  • 59% of respondents wanted their results sent to their Church Planting Director


RECENT PROJECTS & INITIATIVES

CMN Hangouts

Hangouts

CMN Hangouts are brand new, one-day events hosted in conjunction with our CMN Launch Training events. These events operate as free workshops for pastors and leaders from the surrounding areas to hear from the best of the best in ministry. After two events, we’ve seen over 70 leaders invest in their growth and learn more about CMN.

CMN Lead

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CMN Lead is our newest resource platform designed to help develop leaders and multiply the church - for free. After the launch of the platform earlier this year, we’ve seen over 1,900 accounts created and major partnerships come through with River Valley Network and the Life.Church Open Network.

Multiply Cohort

Multiply Cohort

The Multiply Cohort is a one-year process where expert coaches from the Church Multiplication Network come alongside your team to help you craft a multiplication strategy. Since our first gathering in August 2017, we have trained over 100 leaders, coached 23 churches, and have seen 6 new churches as a result of the Cohort!

CMN Conference

Conference

The CMN Conference is our largest annual gathering where we bring our entire network together to grow, connect, and cast brand new vision for the future of our ministries. In 2019, we saw just shy of 1500 people gather in Dallas, TX to hear from leaders like Sam Chand, Brad Lomenick, and Jeremy Foster.

CMN Leadership Podcast

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The CMN Leadership Podcast was started earlier this year with the intent of presenting best ministry and leadership practices to those in our network and beyond! Every week, Chris Railey shares his thoughts on building strong teams, leadership development, and different topics about the church.

CMN U

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CMN U is for people who are 2+ years out from being involved in church planting. We know you have a God-sized dream that requires working on a God-sized strategy right now. You will be joined by other like-minded individuals from around the nation who will help sharpen and clarify your mission.