(Re) Planting Missional Churches: The Theological Dimensions of Why
A conference offered by Princeton Theological Seminary’s Center for Church Planting and Revitalization
In partnership with the Office of Continuing Education
*Registration and more information coming in January 2018
The American scene of the Christian church is enormously complex. Most neighborhoods have no shortage of church options, yet statistics point to a steady decline of membership in established churches. For sale signs mark vacant church buildings. Meanwhile, radically untraditional megachurches and immigrant congregations experience burgeoning growth.
In this context, why should anyone plant a church, or try to revitalize one? What are the theological issues at the center of such an undertaking? Are some rationales for church planting and revitalization theologically problematic? The Center for Church Planting and Revitalization at Princeton has invited four leaders with theological expertise and on-the-ground experience from across the spectrum of American Christianity to address the “why” of church planting and revitalization today. It’s our hunch that the “why” questions need to be clarified before we get very far into conversations about the “what” and the “where.”
Come join the conversation as we delve deep in the dimensions of “why.”
“Through my field education placement at Trinity Presbyterian Church in East Brunswick, New Jersey, I discovered my gift to minister to all age groups. ”