First Steps

First Steps in Church Planting (Foundations in Church Planting) In English.

Date: March 15-16

15th 10:00 AM – 7:30 PM (open at 9:30)

16th 10:00 AM – 5:00PM

18 March CP First Steps – Participant Schedule

@Ochanomizu Christian Center, Tokyo 9FL

People can come for either day or receive a discount for attending both days.

  • For anyone interested or engaged in church planting and multiplication.
  • This is designed for those planning to plant a church, just starting out, or those needing a refresher course.
  • Church Planting First Steps is a broad overview of the church planting process. We will explore the foundational principles for effective church planting in Japan. Six training sessions over 2 days along with worship and prayer times.
  • This in-depth practical equipping taught by experienced Japan practitioners.
  • Designed for those in direct church planting ministry or partnering with Japanese and their coaches.
  • These are NATIONAL EVENTS.  People are encouraged to come from anywhere in Japan.
  • Everyone will receive the digital CPI Church Planting Manual and session handouts.
  • Special affinity groups in evening on the 15th.

Equipping Topics will help you answer these key questions:

  • How can I clarify God’s vision for my church plant?
  • How do I confirm my call to church planting?
  • How do I determine my church ministry focus?
  • How do I clarify my church purpose and mission?
  • How do I develop my church values and styles?
  • How do I design my church strategy for these people?
  • How can I select the right model for church planting reproduction?
  • How do I keep from falling apart and keep on task?
  • How do I create & refine my church planting proposal?


This is for church planters, church planting team members, pastors, leaders and workers wanting to further the cause of new churches. Learn how to help birth healthy reproducing churches from effective practical workers from Japan. This is an overview of CPI’s 8 foundational church planting training topics.

Presenters: Dan Iverson, John Wm. Mehn and other trainers

To Register:  

Registration closes on Tuesday, March 13, 2018.

Testimonies – What past attendees are saying:

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