A course led by jeremy stephens

Microchurch Design for Growth

A look at how to facilitate a missional community with multiplication in mind
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About This Course

Many times we get an idea from God about a place or people that we are called to reach but we may not know exactly what next steps to take. It can be challenging to know how to step out in faith while also designing a microchurch that can grow into the fullness of what church can be. Particularly, we can get stuck knowing how to design our microchurches for effectiveness and growth. What does it mean to be a church in this small, potent form? And, how can we set up our communities from the beginning to help them flourish and faithfully reach the corner of the city that God has called them to?

Who this course is for:
If you have a microchurch idea or a team that has already set out to start a microchurch but is looking for help thinking through a microchurch model, this training will be helpful for you.

What you'll learn in this curriculum:
This microchurch training will help you walk through:

  • What really is the church; an ecclesial minimum definition
  • Two essential spaces that every microchurch needs to flourish
  • A general model or diagram of what microchurch can look like
  • Challenges that the model presents
  • Practical tools to help you plant or if you’ve already begun, to help your team plan their initial next steps
  • You're welcome to look through the curriculum below and even preview the first two classes before enrolling.

Jeremy Stephens

Jeremy Stephens is a trainer, strategic planner and communicator. Jeremy has previously served as the Associate Executive Director for the Underground Network in Tampa, FL, and now serves with Underground's International Movements Department. He has played a part in launching the movement and overseeing the training and development of the movement since its inception in the early 2000's. Jeremy and his wife, Jessica, with his four kids live in Tampa's inner-city, Ybor, and lead a house church where they work to see multiplying missional communities spread and advanced all throughout the city. 
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