Acts 29 Application - Existing Church - US West Network (ExC V2)

When is the appropriate time to apply to Acts 29?

If you are the pastor of an existing church planting church that wants to join Acts 29, you can apply any time. If you are a preparing to plant a church in the next 18 months or less, then please apply using our 'preparing to plant' assessment track.

If you haven't done the following, please also consider:

- Attending an Acts 29 event hosted by your local network.

- Read through the "About" section of our website including our Distinctives and Values.  

- Contact your local Acts 29 churches to find out more about planting with Acts 29.

How much does the application cost?

There are three expenses in the assessment process:
1.  Application Fee - $250 processing fee in order to continue with the application process. This is paid if and when your initial application is approved.
2.  Personality Profile - $70 fee for your personality assessment through STMi (see relevant assignment for more details).  
3.  Assessment Fee - There is a $1250 fee to attend the assessment conference. This will need to be paid after your phone interview.


Please read the following before applying:

1) REVIEW THE ABOUT PAGE, DOCTRINAL DISTINCTIVES, & COVENANT:  Please carefully review and be in agreement with Acts 29's Doctrinal Distinctives and Covenant.

2) READ: WHAT IT MEANS TO APPLY TO ACTS 29 US WEST. Please carefully review these guidelines and expectations, and make sure you fit the appropriate criteria before continuing. 

3) REVIEW THE ASSESSMENT PROCESS: Please review our resources on the assessment process on the website. Please note that you will need to devote 10-20 hours to complete the online portion of the assessment process. This will then result in a final assessment for you and you wife (if married) at one of our assessment conferences.

4) NETWORKING: Networking is a key aspect of Acts 29. If you live in an area where there are other Acts 29 churches, we would encourage you to connect with those Acts 29 pastors and planters in your target area to begin to develop relationships. Local Acts 29 churches can be found here.

5) LOGIN INSTRUCTIONS: Choose "Create Account” below to set up your account to begin the application process.  Once you're set up, you can log into your account from this address https://application.acts29.com. If you have any further questions, please contact your assessment coordinator. 

6) TO APPLY: To apply to Acts 29, please complete the "Initial Application" form. This will then be reviewed by the Assessment Coordinator and if successful will unlock further online assignments.

Assessment Contact

Nathan Elam | Assessment Associate

Acts 29 US West

(e) nathanelam@acts29.com

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Assignment Questions
Initial Application 43
Phase 1 | Applicant 0
Application Fee & Settings 3
Resume 6
Applicant's Reference Survey 46
Applicant Wife's Reference Survey 24
Testimony & Gifting 20
Church Planting Strategy & Timeline 18
Personality Profile 9
Conferences and Training 10
Networking 1
Theological & Pastoral Questionnaire 24
Preaching 13
Marriage & Family 14
Wife Questionnaire 24
Financial Questionnaire 11
Confidential Questionnaire 39
Phone Interview 6
Phase 2 | Assessment 0
Assessment Conference Registration 3
Re-assessment (if applicable) 6
Phase 3 | Candidate 0
Post Assessment Checks 4
Website Listing and The City 15
Conditions Completed 16
Apply for Membership 25
Phase 4 | Membership 0
Membership 5