A Trusted Source for online Training

New Church Starts

New Church Starts

Developed in faithful response to the need for resources and training in a new era of Methodism, Planters Field Training Academy provides a trusted source for online training for clergy and laity practicing ministry in the Wesleyan tradition. Our initial offering on this new learning platform is a 12-module Essentials of Church Planting course, covering a full range of topics for anyone called to plant in the field of new church starts.
Our Course

Essentials of
Church Planting

Learn church planting fundamentals in this concise, engaging online course for ministry leaders discerning a call to church planting. This course is also a perfect refresher for those already working in the ministry field seeking to bolster their ministry with fresh ideas.
  • Introduction to Church Planting
  • Character & Competency
  • Foundational Prayer
  • Mission & Vision
  • Recruiting a Team
  • Branding & Marketing
  • Funding the Vision
  • Legal & Compliance
  • Outreach & Evangelism
  • Preaching
  • Discipleship Strategy
  • Church Multiplication

Pricing Plan

Each learning module comprises self-paced video lessons, supplementary activities, and suggested resources. Participants who complete the course of study are offered a certificate of completion in church plant training.

6 month plan


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  • Start immediately
  • 24/7 access
  • 180-day subscription

Do more than dream.
Develop your launch plan.

Discern your calling, grow your knowledge, and equip yourself with the tools of success.

Dynamic Presenters

Learn from a diverse lineup of veteran experts in each area of ministry development and new church starts.

Modules & Lessons

Each video course module is arranged in a series of lessons for flexible pacing depending on your schedule.

Active Work

This course includes downloadable, printable supplements that accompany each video module for self-reflection, detailed planning and follow-up.

Intercessory Prayer 

Each presenter has already prayed for you! Discover a uniquely crafted prayer written especially for you with each course module.
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