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City Church

A Community of Christ for Worship, Nurture & Mission

New Congregational Development

Committee on New Congregational Development
Rachel Crumley, chair
Martin Stokes, vice-chair

Membership: Chair, Vice-Chair, Ten Members-at-Large

To formulate and implement a comprehensive plan for location, funding, and
development of new congregations and new worshipping communities within the bounds of the presbytery.


1. Design and implement a process for determining where and what kinds of congregations or worshipping communities are needed.

2. Design and implement a process for determining pastoral leadership for new congregations and worshipping communities.

3. Design a packet of information and steps useful to those who will be organizing new congregations or worshipping communities.

4. Work with existing congregations and/or individuals who have interest in seeding a new congregation or worshipping community.

5. Develop and maintain procedures for the use of new congregational development funds.