Your most important team member in a new church plant (or in any church) is a prayer partner. We know that starting a new church is the most effective way to reach non-believers -- and our adversary knows that, too. Enlisting the help of prayer partners is an essential key to winning the battle.
Most likely, you already know them. They attend your current church or were influential in your life growing up. They might be friends or teachers from college. And don't forget family members!
Specific prayer requests may change depending on the nature of your church plant and the stage it is in. In every season of a church plant, it's important to have people praying for:
In today's culture, email is the most cost-effective way to communicate with a large group of people. Resources such as Twitter and Facebook are great for quick, short communications; but email remains the best way to communicate lengthy needs. Two of the best large-group email resources are Constant Contact and Mail Chimp.