Church Planting

Our Philosophy New to the denomination as Planter? Interested in how and why we make the decision we do? Check out the “Our Philosophy” page to see what informs the direction of church planting in FMCiC. Our Projects Want to know about specific church plants and where they are in the process? Is your church […]

Donate to Church Development

We are developing new healthy churches in communities across Canada Positioning ourselves as a movement to anticipate the next waves of the Holy Spirit is not an exact science – but we are seeing some exciting things happen. We continue to work within our mandate to see healthy churches within the reach of all people […]

Profile Assessment System

The Profile Assessment System is a 5 hour interview (I know that sounds scary but it really isn’t too bad) that looks for the following behaviours in a prospective church planters. Contact us if you would like to book an interview:  Davika Dotson or 905.848.2600. Here is what PAS looks for: Visionising Capacity Visualising something […]

Rental Subsidy

Rental Subsidy Through the MCDUFF Fund One of the tasks the 2005 General Conference mandated that we find ways to encourage church planting in Major Urban Centres. This initiative proposes unique funding problems.  As you are probably aware real-estate and permanent space in the heart of our Major Urban Centres is very expensive.  These prohibitive […]

Embryo Grants

The Embryo Grant was created to provide a limited amount of seed money for church planting projects (those ones that are not yet eligible for subsidy funding) to move their project ahead.Here are some of the things we look for: Association with the Free Methodist Church in Canada. There is an FMCiC church you are […]

Church Planting Subsidy

As the Free Methodist Church in Canada we are trying to put our money where our mouth is in terms of church planting. We have a fund established, through the generosity of local churches, that helps subsidize the beginning budgets of church plants. The reality of the current situation is that we don’t seem to […]

Philosophy

“Grass Roots” Initiated” Commitment not Compliance The planting of churches is “atmosphered” by FMCiC but the sole initiative for church planting comes from the planters themselves. The question of where to plant comes primarily from the grass-roots of our movement. We have no giant maps of Canada on which we move churches and pastor around […]