Why Converge MidAmerica?

 

We are sold out to Church Planting

“I believe that Converge is the leading mid-size church planting denomination in America today.” - Ed Stetzer

Church Planting Statistics 2000-2010

• 88 Church Planters deployed since 2000

• Total Baptisms: 3,242

• Total Attendance: 8,012

• Total Attendance on Big Sundays*: 12,438

• 90% of our church plants reach selfsupporting & self-governing stages within five years

• 26% of our church plants have broken the 200 barrier - the national average is 6%

• 55% of our church plants are over 100 in attendance

• 7% of our church plants are over 400 in attendance

• 149 is the average attendance of our church plants - the national average is 90

• 549 of the 1368 total baptisms reported in 2010 were in churches under 10 years old

*a Big Sunday is defined as Christmas or Easter

Since 2010, Converge MidAmerica has been able to commission 40 new church planters, with 93% still planting.