Partners for God’s Kingdom

Partnerships are the most central component to the character and work of Missio Alliance. We seek to work with, alongside, and between churches, denominations, schools, and networks of different kinds to see the church in North America more fully and faithfully equipped for participation in God’s mission.

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James Bryan Smith, Associate Professor of Religion and Dallas Willard Chair of Christian Spiritual Formation at Friends University

Missio Alliance’s resources and community will help us as we expand our work in Christian spiritual formation through our Christian spiritual formation programs and the Apprentice Institute.

Partnership Types

Alliance Partners

Denominations, Networks, Schools, and Non-Profits

Church & ministry networks, schools, denominational bodies, publishers, and other Christian organizations who want to work together to produce spaces and resources that connect and equip diverse church leaders to faithfully engage the major issues of our day in God’s mission.

Local Church Partners

Local congregations and church families

Local congregations who support the aims and ethos of Missio Alliance and want to take advantage of free or discounted access to our growing networks, resources, and events.

Collaborative Partners

Organizations, Churches, and leaders

Groups who are looking for a flexible and creative opportunity to co-produce events and resources or introduce audiences to one another.

Friends Network

Individuals with a passion for the work of Missio Alliance

Individual who identify with Missio Alliance and are looking for opportunities to connect with other like-minded leaders and want to enjoy free and discounted access to our resources and events.

Alliance Partners

Denominations, Networks, Schools, and Non-Profits

Benefits vary depending on partnership level, including:

  • Promotion of your organization's events, products and unique voice using through sponsored articles, ads, email blasts, social media posts, and direct connection with other partners.
  • Help design events that benefit your organization by providing input for our Biennial National Gathering and other events, online and in person.
  • Equip your organization by providing input into creation of new online resources such as articles, webinars, and eBooks
  • Consultation and connection for planning events if you mean accessing the expertise of our team then we should say that more directly and emphasize it through some simple examples
  • Free or discounted tickets to our events
  • Free or discounts on online resources
  • Invitation to exclusive communities-of-practice online gatherings with similar leaders

Local Church Partners

Local congregations and church families

Local Church Partners enjoy a connection to the broader Missio Alliance community and resources for deepening their unique mission.

Benefits vary depending on partnership level, including:

  • Connect with world-class resources via personal introductions to Missio Alliance's growing relational network
  • Bring your team and friends to events with free and discounted registration
  • Find your next hire with free and discounted classifieds ads
  • Giving strategic input to the work of Missio Alliance by participating in the ministry council
  • Equip your church with exclusive discounts from other organizational partners
  • Build your tribe through connecting with like-minded regional leaders
  • Invitation to exclusive communities-of-practice online gatherings with similar leaders

Collaborative Partners

Organizations, Churches, and leaders

Collaborative Partnerships provide opportunities for teamwork and cross-pollination through gift-in-kind trades.

Collaborative opportunities include:

  • Sponsored Articles, Webinars or Email Blasts
  • Advertisements online and in emails
  • Introductions to friends and partners of Missio Alliance

Friends Network

Individuals with a passion for the work of Missio Alliance

Friends Network members invest in the work of Missio Alliance and gain access to all existing and future resources.

Benefits vary depending on partnership level, including:

  • Unlimited access to our entire growing archive of downloadable audio and video resources
  • No-cost access to regular webinars and online discussions featuring a diverse array of theological practitioners engaging issues critical to the church’s witness
  • Early notification and exclusive discounts for all Missio Alliance events, products and resource
  • Special discounts from our Alliance Partners
  • Participation in planning and hosting regional meetups with like-minded leaders and other Friend's Network Members
  • Inclusion in a private Facebook group designed for networking, conversation, and resource sharing