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Join us in Scottsdale!

Join us in Scottsdale, Arizona for three days of rest and prayer at the Franciscan Renewal Center. This is the perfect event for your entire church plant leadership team. Be renewed in relationship with others as we explore the practice of meditation and our beliefs around prayer as progressive faith leaders.

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Turning Over the Soil

Once a month five of us from across the country are meeting up to talk through the practical aspects of starting a progressive community.

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Over in Macedonia

Launchpad Co-Founder Aaron Bailey preached at Highlands Church on February 17, 2019. Highlands Church is an Investing Partner in Launchpad.

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Let’s Launchpad

In 2013, after a decade rejected from the church for being gay, I found a vibrant, welcoming and affirming faith community at Highlands Church in Denver. Being a part of a community that accepted me for who I am changed my life in countless ways and deepened my connection to God and my neighbors. In many ways, it saved my life.

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Five Reasons We Think the Weekly Gathering Still Matters

A few months ago, a friend in his 40’s passed away in his sleep. He was someone I’d gone to church with for many years at Forefront Manhattan. I didn’t really know him very well, but the news of his death affected me. When I left weekly services at Manhattan to help start Forefront Brooklyn we only saw each other on occasion, but every time, we smiled, hugged, and took time to genuinely connect.

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