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Incubator collective

This two year program is ideal for equipping fulltime and co-vocational church planters to thrive in ministering in specialized contexts.

Program

Information

This 2-3 year program is ideal for equipping fulltime and co-vocational church planters to thrive in ministering in specialized contexts.

Overview

The Incubator Collective is a church planting program designed to train church planters serving in New York City’s five boroughs, as well as New York City-facing urban centers. The program combines elements of City to City’s proven church planting curriculum with new insights from multicultural leaders who understand the nuances of ministry in New York’s boroughs. The result is a two-year program that provides practical tools for starting and growing a congregation that is grounded in the gospel and rooted in its neighborhood.

Program Structure

Incubator Collective is configured for day and evening schedules to support full-time and co-vocational church planters working in the center city, gentrifying, and marginalized communities. The program meets monthly (for a full day session) or biweekly (2 evenings per month) in Year One. Year two includes intensives on topics such as Discipleship, Evangelism & Outreach, etc. The program contains three primary elements:

Theologically Informed Thinking and Praxis A curriculum that engages the head, heart, and hand

Gospel Community and Support Resources Sessions are designed to strengthen core competencies required for church planting through the use of practical tools that planters can apply uniquely to their context.

Equipping through New Skill and Tools Sessions are designed to strengthen core competencies required for church planting through the use of practical tools that planters can apply uniquely to their context.

Ideal Candidates Will

  • CTC_NYC_Checkmark Native to NYC or have lived in NYC for some time
  • CTC_NYC_Checkmark A strong sense of calling to church planting in NYC
  • CTC_NYC_Checkmark Proven character and integrity
  • CTC_NYC_Checkmark Ministry experience
  • CTC_NYC_Checkmark Affiliation with a denomination, church planting network, or sending church

Interested in learning if you qualify to participate in the Incubator Collective?