What must I do to be the leader God is calling me to be?
Hope Partnership for Missional Transformation, an ecumenical ministry with founding roots in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), is committed to empowering and equipping congregations and their clergy and lay leaders to do God’s mission how and where they are called to serve.
Why Hope Partnership? These partners share their answers here.
New church movement has new leader
Hope Partnership is pleased to announce that Terrell McTyer is joining the ministry as minister of New Church Strategies, effective August 1, 2016. Terrell will have oversight for the recruitment, assessment and equipping of new church leaders and will be responsible for Hope Partnership’s Leadership Academy and other training activities.
Declaring that participation in Leadership Academy was transformative for him, Terrell felt called to start Manifestation Christian Center in the Kansas City area in 2014, which was recently named the 2016 Outstanding Mission Partner for restart Transitional Housing Facility via One STEP Worldwide Ministries. Terrell is also the chair for the new church ministry effort for the Greater Kansas City Region, for which he developed a strategic plan for teaching, equipping and multiplying new pastors and churches and where he has been influential in helping several new churches begin to affiliate with the Disciples of Christ. Read more about Terrell.
2015 Annual Report now available online
A Second Wind – 2016 Pentecost Special Day Offering
The Disciples new church movement is experiencing a Second Wind. With courageous leaders at the helm and the wind of the Holy Spirit breathing vitality into the movement, Disciples are on course to starting 1,000 new churches by 2020. For additional information resources and to make your gift online, visit http://disciplesmissionfund.org/special-offerings/pentecost/.
Pentecost Offering Celebration at South Joplin Christian Church, Joplin Missouri
“What is God calling our congregation to do and be in this time and this place?” Hope Partnership’s New Beginnings Assessment Service helps congregations assess their strengths and opportunities as they seek to answer this question.Download the New Beginnings Application Form
A Second Wind
The Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) is on course to start 1,000 new churches by 2020. We are now posting Second Wind stories about new churches and would love to share your story. Hope Partnership invites you to share your story – challenges and successes – by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.