Developing as a Preacher and a Church Planter – Part 2

In Episode 5 of the How to Plant a Healthy Church Podcast, Renee Cunningham shares how she discovered she was made for preaching.


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Renee Cunningham

Pastor of the Neighborhood Vineyard



Have you ever discovered you were made for something? You found out you had proficiency and passion for a task. Learn from Renee’s story about how they planted the church and how she discovered she was made for preaching. This is part 2 of our conversation with Renee Cunningham preacher, planter, and pastor of the Neighborhood Vineyard in Chicago, IL.

Our Guest

Renee Cunningham | Campus Pastor, Neighborhood Vineyard, Chicago, IL.
Renee Cunningham pastors the Neighborhood Campus of the Evanston Vineyard, in Chicago Il. You should also know… Renee loves city life, storytelling, and good food. Renee cheats at board games, hates mayonnaise and thinks nature is overrated. Anyways… back to the church…. Renee planted the Neighborhood in 2014 out of a desire to worship alongside her neighbors. Renee oversees The Neighborhood’s pastoral and leadership teams, serves as a community advocate and provides pastoral care to congregants. Renee is a cross-campus preaching pastor and responsible for creating preaching series for both campuses.  After a career in elementary education, Renee graduated from North Park Theological Seminary in 2014 with an M.A. in Christian Spiritual Formation. Renee and her husband Bruce have a three kids ages 8-2.

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