Hatchathon 2022
Thursday, September 22, 2022 to Saturday, September 24, 2022

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(704) 714-2339


Carol Bateman

Dates: September 22-24, 2022

Location:  Huntersville, NC (WNCC headquarters)

Are you nursing an entrepreneurial idea for ministry, but don’t know how to get it started (much less fund it)? Is your church ready to move a social enterprise idea down the field that funds other aspects of ministry? Could you use the wisdom of others to test-drive an idea for missional entrepreneurship?

What’s a Hatchathon?

A Hatchathon is a collaborative incubator experience, where creative people get coaching and colleagues around mission and social enterprise. We will run you through a 3-day intensive "hatch" process designed to turn ideas that feel "wild ‘n’ woolly" into actionable, sustainable ministries. In the world of computer programming, hackathons are marathon sessions where playful collaborators explore new programming ideas and work through an intensive process of concept development. ("Hack" in this case does not refer to a computer crime!) This process has been widely adapted for business and social entrepreneurs. Ministry Incubators, LLC, has reimagined this process for early-stage missional thinkers (youth ministers, ministry leaders, congregations, faith-based nonprofit leaders, etc.) who are still "hatching" ideas that blend mission and social enterprise. If that’s you, please join us.

What do you do at a Hatchathon?

We will immerse you in a collaborative process that helps you clarify your missional focus, ministry goals and activities, budget and financial model as you start translating your idea for ministry into action. You will also create an initial "pitch deck" to communicate your concept to stakeholders and funders.

Don't delay. Space is limited to 12 teams. 
Register here: https://wnc-reg.brtapp.com/WNCCHatchAThon2022