Hispanic Church Planting

New Hispanic churches must be planted throughout Indiana. Hispanics are the fastest growing ethnic group in our state. We have a great need for Hispanic church plants and church planters! Here are some areas of greatest urgency:

  • Lafayette
  • Fort Wayne
  • Eastside of Indianapolis Metro
  • Hammond

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Contact: Jesus Pacheco

Indy Metro: Central Region

Crossroads Association

  • McCordsville
  • Greenwood
  • Pike Township (Indianapolis)
  • Irvington (Indianapolis)

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Contact: John Horn

North Region

North Central, East Central, and Miami Associations

Areas of greatest urgency for church planting:

  • New Carlisle
  • South Bend
  • Elkhart
  • Goshen
  • Wabash
  • Anderson
  • Anderson (Hispanic)
  • Muncie (Hispanic)

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Contact: Doug Jividen

East Region

Eastern, South Central, and Whitewater Associations

Areas of greatest urgency for church planting:

  • Batesville
  • Seymour
  • Greensburg
  • Richmond

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Contact: Steve Blanchard

West Region

Wabash Valley, West Central and White River Associations

Areas of greatest urgency for church planting:

  • Lafayette
  • Frankfort
  • Terre Haute
  • Lebanon

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Contact: Bob Weeks

Southeastern Region

Southeastern Association

Areas of greatest urgency for church planting:

  • Marengo, in Crawford County
  • Scottsburg in Scott County
  • English, in Crawford County
  • Borden, in Clark County

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Contact: Bobby Cox

Tri-State Network (Southwest Region)

Southwestern Association

Areas of greatest urgency for church planting:

  • Lynnville
  • Owensville
  • West Evansville
  • Dale

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NoRthWest Region

Northwest Association

Areas of greatest urgency for church planting:

  • Crown Point / Winfield - in Lake County
  • Merrillville - in Lake County
  • Dyer - in Lake County
  • Michigan City - in LaPorte County
  • Schererville - in Lake County
  • Munster - in Lake County

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Contact: Wes Rankin

NORtheast Region

Northeast Association

Areas of greatest urgency for church planting:

  • Fort Wayne
  • Ligonier
  • Huntertown
  • Decator

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Contact: Matt Gullion

Church Planting Team Leader: John Horn

What We Offer Planters

Indiana Baptists are pacesetters in the Midwest when it comes to church planting. When you join our church planting team, you will enjoy the best in training and support for your family/core team:

  • A thorough and encouraging Assessment Event to evaluate your readiness for planting, and to design your development plan.
  • NAMB funding (based on Indiana Assessment Event results), sponsoring churches and associations to help support your work.
  • Basic Training to sharpen your ministry skills.
  • Church Planting Centers and cohorts (in class or online) ongoing networking with fellow church planters and leaders in the field of planting.
  • Monthly coaching with trained coaches to help you clarify and arrive at the goals God has for your personal and ministry life.

What’s the Next Step?

Contact the Church Planting Catalyst for a Vision Tour of the Priority Area you are interested in, or to find out how you can start the assessment process.