As part of the Vermont Church Planting family, you get to draw from a deep well of experience in ministry! Vermont Church planting has many friends and mentors. We would love to connect you with others who can help you reach your town with the hope of the Gospel.

From our Equip Retreat in the winter, to one on one coaching we want to make it easy for you to have the best of the best at your fingertips.


Past Equip Retreat Video Archive


At Vermont Church Planting we hold a winter retreat every year with top caliber Pastors and Planters. You can find the audio and video archive of those sessions here.

Additional Ministry Partners

Recommended Resources

Small Town Jesus

Author: Donnie Griggs


Small towns are big mission fields that are almost totally neglected by modern church planters. City ministry has become, for many, the definition of godly ministry. But what about the millions of people around the world who live in small towns? This is not just a book, it is a call to take the gospel everywhere, big or small, because that’s what Jesus told us to do.

Church Planter Field Manual

Author: Dr. Tom Wood


The Church Planter Field Manual: Exploring, is gospel centered training for church planters by church planters. Each chapter is designed to empower leaders to multiply gospel-saturated, missionally engaged and reproducing churches in their cities or region.

Big Dreams in Small Places

Author: Tom Nebel


For millions of Americans, small towns are places to live, work, make friends, raise their families, and die. It's a place of tradition, relatives and friends. Most small communities are typically secure, progressive, wonderful, authentic, vibrant, healthy... and needy. They represent a huge mission field that is ripe for a relevant gospel witness. This book is written to inspire, encourage and challenge anyone who has ever thought of planting a new church to consider the possibility of living that adventure in the context of a small town. May your heart begin to beat a little faster for such an adventure as you read these pages.