Church Planting: This term is frequently used when referring to the process of starting a new church in any given area.

Church Planter:This term is generally used to refer to the senior pastor of the particular church plant.

MNA:Stands for Missions to North America. MNA is our denominational name for the entire mission related ministry (namely church planting) within the United States (as opposed to the world).

PCA:Presbyterian Church in America, the second largest Presbyterian denomination in the United States.

Pacific Presbytery:The California counties of Inyo, Kern, Santa Barbara, Ventura, Los Angeles and San Bernardino; and Clark county, Nevada.

Redeemer Church Planting Center:The ministry of Redeemer Presbyterian Church (PCA) in Manhattan, New York, responsible for church planting.

Southwest Church Planting Network:A PCA ministry based in Dallas, Texas, which currently seeks to plant churches in Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico and Arizona with help from various churches, presbyteries and individuals.

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