‘Right Beside’ Sending Churches

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Church planting and revitalization are critical matters for reaching Florida for Christ.

The 2016 Florida Baptist Convention budget has an allotment of  two million dollars for this purpose. The role of the Florida Baptist Convention in this process is being ‘Right Beside’ the sending church. The strategy focuses upon the Biblical reality of churches planting churches. The sending church is fully accountable for the church being planted or revitalized.

Our desire is to provide a financial gift that will be released to the sending church. The sending church will determine the best utilization of this resource in the planting or revitalizing ministry.

The funds are available for a sending church involved in a church plant, multi-site, multi-venue, or revitalization. The process of requesting the funding begins by contacting your regional catalyst. The regional catalyst will guide you through the simple steps of making the request. We do not provide funds directly to a church planter or church plant. The resources are joyfully released to the sending church which determines the application of these funds.

We celebrate the following sending churches who have received support from the Cooperative Program dollars of the Florida Baptist Convention.

Listed are dates, purpose, sending church, pastor and region

1/12/2016, Plant, City Church, Dean Inserra, Tallahassee, West
1/12/2016, Plant, North Oak Baptist, Stan Stewart, Citrus Springs, Central
1/29/2016, Plant, New City Church, Plant City, Maxie Miller, Plant City, Central
1/29/2016, Revitalization, New Hope Baptist, Fredd Hinson Jr., Hudson,    Central
1/29/2016, Revitalization, Riverhills Fellowship, Don Maiden, Haines City,  Central
1/29/2016, Plant, Bay Community Church, John Churchill, West Kendall, Southeast
1/29/2016, Plant, Family Church, Jimmy Scroggins, Davie, Southeast
1/29/2016, Plant, Gardens Baptist Church, Larry Wilson, West Park, Southeast
1/29/2016, Revitalization, New Berean Baptist, Earnest Lowe, Brandon, Central
1/29/2016, Revitalization, North East Park Baptist, Sam Letson III, St. Petersburg, Central
2/2/2016, Revitalization, FBC Charlotte Harbor, Steven Thompson, Charlotte Harbor, Southwest
2/2/2016, Plant, FBC North Miami Beach, Ray VanderWal, N. Miami Beach
2/2/2016, Plant, Liberty Community Church, Tim Benson, North Port, Southwest
2/2/2016, Plant, Providence Road Church, Jose Abella, Miami, Southeast
2/5/2016, Plant, Bell Shoals Baptist, Stephen Rummage, Brandon, Central
2/5/2016, Plant, Downtown Orlando, Jim Henry, Orlando, Central
2/5/2016, Plant, Riverside Baptist, Otto Fernandez, Kendall, Southeast
2/5/2016, Plant, Fuel Community Church, Michael Harrell, Lakeland
2/5/2016, Plant, Fuel Community Church, Michael Harrell, Lakeland, Central
2/8/2016, Revitalization, IB Peniel de Wimauma, Juan Gonzalez, Wimauma, Central
2/9/2016, Plant, Dover Shores Baptist, Jack Parrott, Orlando, Central
2/12/2016, Revitalization, FBC Woodstock Panama City, Rick Young
Panama City Beach, West
By Tommy Green, Executive Director-Treasurer, Florida Baptist Convention

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