Send Network Fuels Your Church Plant

Join North America’s largest, best-equipped church planting family, fueled by the generous giving and cooperation of more than 47,000 churches and congregations.

Become a Church Planter

Make your church planting dream a reality

No church planter should do it alone.

Start your church planting journey with the brotherhood, funding and resources it takes to become a healthy, multiplying church — making eternal change possible in unreached communities.

We are a family of churches planting churches everywhere for everyone.

Five-year Church Planter Pathway

Get comprehensive support for your journey

Rigorous assessment in consultation with Sending Church
Two-day, in-person orientation upon endorsement
Contextualized, ongoing training
Two years of personal coaching
Ongoing care for the planting couple and their family

In 2021, our network of churches and congregations gave more than $66.5 million to church planting and missions in North America.

Starting a church is hard enough

We want you to have fewer worries

These benefits — available to any planter assessed and endorsed in 2022 or later — are courtesy of the generous giving of Southern Baptists through the Annie Armstrong Easter Offering and Cooperative Program, and are anchored by an innovative partnership with our sister organization GuideStone, as well as ministry-minded organizations and Innovative Faith Resources.

$56,000+ in 4-year total funding & grants available for vocational planters

Planter and family medical insurance and Rx drug coverage*

Survivor protection benefit & planter disability coverage*

$1,000 retirement contribution from Send Network

Church plant payroll and bookkeeping*

Comprehensive website & giving platform*

Church plant property loans and consultation

* Covered by Send Network at no cost to the planter for one year

SBC ID and W-2 from the church are required.


Become a Church Planter

Join Send Network's family of churches working to plant churches everywhere for everyone.

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Planter benefits PDF

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