Daughter Work Definition

-A daughter congregation is a congregation that has met at least three months, and is the result of the concerted efforts of an established mother church to plant a new congregation, and holds at least one service per week apart from the mother church, and is under the general oversight of the pastor of the mother church.
-A daughter congregation must have the approval of either the District North American Missions Executive Committee (in accordance with the UPCI Manual) or the District Board before they can be listed in the annual UPCI Directory.
-Please note that a Daughter Work application is to only be filled out by the Mother Church Pastor.
-The stated intention of a daughter work is to plant a new church that will eventually become self-governing.