Church Planting

Round Lake Initiative

By Katie Nelson

Casa de Oración (House of Prayer) is a Spanish speaking church plant for first generation Hispanic immigrants in Round Lake, IL. Casa de Oración’s objective is helping people return to their original design in their identity as children of God, through a personal relationship with Jesus Christ, His Word and His Church. 

Casa de Oración is led by Pastor Abram Delgado, who has been...

Grand Opening Grace River Church

By Allison Hurtado

Chris Highfill wanted to plant a church in the city of St. Louis. His heart was set on it. Once he passed assessment in Chicago, he knew where he wanted to go. But one thing stood in the way: God's plan.

"I sat down with Gary Rohrmayer and Steve Mizel," Highfill said. "And they basically told me no, you should really consider planting in St. Charles County."

While Highfill may have been...

Saginaw Church Plant Coming this Fall!

 Jonathan Herron is Converge MidAmerica’s newest Church Planter in Saginaw, MI. Here are a few quick facts about Jonathan and his family.

• Jon holds his Master’s degree from Ashland Theological Seminary, but he’d tell you he learned more about grace and compassion while serving orphans in the third-world villages of Africa.

• Over the past two years in Michigan, Jon’s...


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