Announcing the Multiply Church Development Conference

Announcing the Multiply Church Development Conference

Apr 27, 2015

Announcing the Multiply Church Development Conference

October 22-26, 2015

Colorado Springs, CO

Director of Church Development & Pastoral Services, John Pethtel, our Church Planting Task Force, and the Council on Ministry have been working to help provide an opportunity for those who are seeking to start new SDB expressions of faith or revitalizing the ministry that God has called them to.


We are partnering with Frontline Church Planting and their annual MULTIPLY Conference to serve SDBs. Leaders and speakers from around the country will gather for this weekend to share stories, knowledge, and strategies with one another. SDBs will have their own sessions as a cohort before and after to discuss specifically SDB related challenges.

We believe that there is great traction in advancing God’s Kingdom when mission-minded leaders gather to connect, reflect, and dream about what God is doing in our midst. There will be great content but we also believe that there will be great relationships built. It is our hope that by gathering leaders who dare to dream, that God can and will do something fresh among SDBs —that He will allow His work to be done among ordinary folks like us.

The weekend will start Thursday, October 22 after dinner time, with an introductory session with just SDBs. Friday and Saturday morning, we will join with others attending the MULTIPLY Conference where there will be a variety of topics and options of learning available, through the main sessions and breakouts, to speak to you where your ministry is currently. During the rest of Saturday and Sunday morning, we will meet together again as SDBs to worship and talk about SDB-specific challenges in our ministries and to pray for one another.

The MULTIPLY Church Development Conference is open to all SDBs who are interested in breathing new life into their local church or our family of churches. There will be no cost for registration or for lodging (although this option is limited). The only cost is your food, time, and travel to Colorado Springs (There might even be a scholarship available for travel.) More information will come as we get closer to the date. We are looking forward to seeing you or someone from your church there!

If you are interested in attending or have more

questions, please don’t hesitate to contact Director of Church Development & Pastoral Services, John Pethtel.


“MULTIPLY was a gathering of leaders who are pushing into

new territory while attempting to encourage other pioneers with shared tools, experiences, prayer, testimony, and vision. I believe this is the kind of wineskin that God will use to shape the church in for years to come.”

— Marcus Robinson, Church Planter

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