A place and space for ministry is a natural desire for those planting churches. Unfortunately, what should be a blessing can become an unsustainable burden.
Multi-ethnic church planting focuses on Word & Sacrament ministry among immigrants and refugees using mercy work and education as means of outreach.
Over half of the world’s population lives in cities, so the opportunity to establish Word and Sacrament ministry in urban centers abounds.
Starting a daughter congregation involves developing a core group that reaches out into its community with the hope of growing into a new LCMS congregation.
Church planting seeks to establish Word & Sacrament ministry in a new community. The mission remains consistent, but practical steps vary by context.