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Our Mission

CEM exists to strengthen current churches and to facilitate new church planting.

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WHAT WE DO

church plants

CEM facilitates new church planting by partnering with existing churches around our region. From assessment, training, to project management, CEM helps planters prepare for the successful launch of a new church.

church health

CEM invests in church health by offering an in-person process that helps church leaders develop and implement a renewed church vision and the strategic goals to meet that vision. CEM-hosted conferences, podcasts, and resources are also purposed for church health.

leader DEVELOPMENT

CEM connects ministry leaders with development opportunities, especially geared for those in small-to-mid-size churches. Whether it is mentoring, coaching, or networking in small groups, CEM is the touchpoint to connect leaders with the resources they need.

FOR DETAILED INFORMATION

Email, call, or message Dave Fremstad, CEM Executive Director

(712) 309-1118
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CEM'S LATEST NEWS

NEWEST CHURCH PLANT - 

DIRECTION CHURCH IN WEST DES MOINES

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Direction Church

Exciting news! Direction Church launched with an in-person worship service on March 28, 2021! After a year of pandemic challenges, the team at Direction Church has already been successfully streaming worship services and will continue to do so alongside their in-person worship venue. Congratulations to the Direction Church team!

 

Interested in learning more about them? Click below to go to their website:

Direction Church Website

CATALYST CONFERENCE 2021 PREVIEW

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GUEST SPEAKER - DALE SELLERS

Executive Director, 95Network.org

In October 2021, for our 3rd Annual Catalyst Conference, we are excited to say that Dale Sellers will be our guest speaker. Dale is the Executive Director at 95Network (see 95Network.org) and the author of Stalled: Hope and Help for Pastors Who Thought They'd Be There By Now. He has been in ministry for 40 years and is dedicated to helping small and mid-size churches get healthy.

 

Dale has served in nearly every role of church leadership (except Worship Pastor), and has had a wide variety of coaching and consulting experience. He and his wife Gina have been married 40 years and live in Greenville, SC (author bio from 95Network.org website).

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