Urban Islands Project

Coaching Clusters for Urban Church Starters

Learn and Grow From Peers

You have a lot to offer and people need to hear your ideas and learn from your mistakes.


Break Isolation

Sometimes ministry can be the loneliest place in the world, but God intended us to be in community.


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Realtime Coaching

The people you lead need the best possible leader you can be, joining a coaching cluster will take your leadership to the next level.

What will I get out of a Urban Islands Coaching Cluster?

Weekly online interactions

Monthly video chats

Annual in person retreat

  • Access to real time learning community
  • Cumulative urban church planting knowledge
  • Proven set of pre-launch metrics
  • Fundraising Support
  • Assisting in quantifying pre-launch process
  • Answer logistical questions with website, etc.
  • Name Discovery Process
  • Development of individualized vision values etc.
  • Informal coaching with UIP Team members
  • Access to UIP Church Starters Facebook group
  • Launch Team Recruitment
  • First Year Post Launch Support
  • Another layer of credibility and accountably
  • Annual in Person Retreat

Coaching Clusters

Access to cumulative urban church planting knowledge.

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What are the requirements?

  • Connector.

    Population Density

    Minimum 3,000 People Per Square Mile in Community or Neighborhood

  • Connector.

    Live in Community

    Must live (or plan to) inside community of focus

  • Connector.

    One Year Out

    Expected launch date must be a minimum of 12 months into the future

  • Connector.

    Not a Lone Wolf

    Must be affiliated (or plan to be) with a sending organization (a denomination, a church, or a sending organization that will assist with governance accountability)

What’s my investment?

We will ask each member of the group to participate weekly in online discussion, but members are welcome to chat online as often as they like.
There will be 11 monthly scheduled one hour video chats. Each person will be expected to join in a monthly video chat, which will include the caching coordinator.
In addition to the up front cost, there will also be one in person gathering for the group annually. Located in Denver, CO. Retreat, lodging, food will be included, but you will be responsible for transportation to Denver. Please keep this in mind and plan accordingly.

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$200

Per month
1 Year Commitment with option to renew for 2nd & 3rd year

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“Pastors must find peer groups and seek mentor couples to monitor their marriages and family lives. Understanding the threat and taking preemptive action would do much to protect our pastors, their families, their churches, and the appeal of the gospel.”

— Gordon MacDonald
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A Christianity Today Editorial APRIL 1, 2006