Church planting resources and partnerships  

The latest proven resources, training and systems to help increase the long-term success of your church plant.



Resourcing you and your mission

Auxilio Partners
Auxilio’s mission is to free you to concentrate on your calling to plant an impactful and sustainable church. To that end we provide comprehensive business services support including:

  • Human Resource Management
  • Compliance & Risk Management
  • Data & Communications
  • Reporting & Assessment

Auxilio has partnered with Converge to offer free setup (excluding legal costs) for your church plant. Learn more >

The key to engagement includes communicating clearly and making connection easy and generosity accessible. Aware3 helps churches do this through a branded mobile church app.

How would you like to be able to connect and engage with those in your church? Sounds great, right? Learn more and get started. offers complete equipment system solutions for your church plant. Every system is custom designed for your particular needs and budget. Our systems are designed from the ground up to be volunteer friendly, high quality and expandable as you grow.

  • Sound systems // video systems // lighting systems
  • Custom mobile church cases // hospitality equipment // children's ministry equipment
  • Pipe and drape + more!

Launch your church with confidence! Learn more >

Church Plant Media
Church Plant Media meets your church or ministry website needs and budget. Beautiful designs that are easy to update and personal support will give your church or ministry the confidence it needs to be online. All websites are responsive (meaning they work seamlessly on all devices), and include unlimited pages, events, blogs and sermon profiles. You'll also get Twitter and Facebook integration, podcasts, online giving, password protection, phone support and radius protection (meaning no other church in your area can have your design).

Converge pastors/churches receive 50 percent off start-up fees. Learn more >

Church Plant Solutions
Church Plant Solutions provides financial services to churches including setting up financial books accurately, managing income and expenses and keeping good financial records. They can help you with manage your finances so you can focus on the people. Learn more >

Wesleyan Investment Foundation (WIF)
WIF has helped to start and strengthen churches by mobilizing resources and equipping Converge churches. We provide competitive loans for church construction, expansion and remodeling, refinancing and existing mortgage and competitive investment opportunities for the constituency of Converge. Learn more >

Gloo focuses on the right insights, connections and friendly tools that make it easier for churches to unleash the immense capacity it already has. By helping churches and people connect to each other, and then powering those connections with the right tools, we extend a church's capacity to reach, know and move every person it serves. Learn more >

Converge and Outreach are partnering to bring Converge church planters powerful, branded church launch media packages. These packages are specifically designed to help you reach as many people in your community as possible and continue connecting with your neighbors. A dedicated Converge Outreach Specialist will help guide you through all of your branding, promotion and community-connecting resources as you prepare for your launch.

As a Converge church planter you'll receive special savings and bonuses from Outreach. Learn more >

Retirement Plan
Converge Retirement Plan has been serving the employees of Converge-affiliated churches for 50 years. Our primary goal is to provide added financial security to plan participants in retirement. The Plan has two parts: Defined Benefit (pension) and the Defined Contribution.

One of the unique features of our pension plan is it provides a lifetime income for the participant. This means you do not have to worry about outliving your income. As an added option, this benefit can continue for your spouse in the event of your death.

Learn more about how the Converge Retirement Plan an help you.

Start Church
Showing you how to start a church is our passion. Whether you use our step-by-step resources and software, or we do the work, our way of starting churches and ministries takes the vision that God has given you and makes it a reality. We do this by hearing you, following your lead and walking you all the way through 501(c)(3) status. We have assisted over 16,000 churches and ministries.

To get started with Start Church, contact its office at 833.827.3067 and mention you are a Converge church or the name Lee Stephenson. Explore and get started with Start Church's services and products.
A family of online tools to help your church increase giving, manage your church and engage your members every day. Converge churches receive special pricing. Learn more >


Church Planting 101
Practical training where you will learn the basics of church planting led by our team of successful church planters.

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Church Planting 201

To help improve leadership ability and to raise up an army of leaders around you.

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Through the assessment center, support from our LEAD Team, the fantastic involvement from my church planting coach and strong financial partnership, Converge has stood beside me all along the way.

Aron Kirk, Resonance Church, Mt. Orab, Ohio