Carolyn Moore and Women Church Planters


Women play key roles in all kinds of organizations and communities, including strategic thinking, leadership, and initiating. Why are there so few lead women church planters? Lead church planter, Carolyn Moore, shares some of the barriers and opportunities for women church planters.

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Jeff Olive ( has served as a pastor in the Texas Annual Conference for the past 15 years. Currently he is the Director of New Church Development overseeing the formation of new congregations throughout the Conference. Prior to his current appointment he planted and pastored a growing new congregation called Dayspring UMC in Tyler, Texas. He continues to coach and consult with a number of church planters in several Annual Conferences and serves as Editor of the Seedbed Church Planter Collective.