Creating a Team of Mentors to Stay in the Game

In episode 22 of the How to Plant a Healthy Church Podcast, John Aureli shares on building a team of mentors that help you thrive

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John Aureli

Church Planter and Senior Pastor, Mission Vineyard, San Antonio, TX

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Church planting is not for the faint of heart and we’re not meant to bear the burden alone. Every church planter needs safe people in their life to stay in the game. Who are those safe people around you?  Have you ever wondered how to build the team of mentors you need in order to thrive? If so, you’ll love this conversation with John Aureli, church planter and lead pastor of the Mission Vineyard in San Antonio, TX.


Our Guest

John Aureli I Mission Vineyard

John and his wife Arleta first met at Eastern University, their alma mater. They moved to Boston (John’s hometown) in June 2001 for work and also served in the youth ministry of Grace Chapel. They left Boston in 2004 to work at Houston Baptist University where John would earn his graduate degree in Theological Studies. They began attending the Sugar Land Vineyard in 2006 where they felt right at home. John later went on staff as an Associate Pastor at the Sugar Land Vineyard in 2008. In 2011 John and Arleta were sent from the Sugar Land Vineyard to plant Mission Vineyard in San Antonio. In 2014, Arleta joined the Vineyard USA staff as Process Administrator for Sending Churches and Church Planters with the Multiply Vineyard Team.

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