VCI fees are broken down by phase and average worship attendance.

Phase I – Shared Learning Experience

Smaller Church Path: All congregations with an average worship attendance of 100 or fewer.

Fewer than 80: $430
81-100: $580

This covers the cost of the facilitator, coach and workbooks for all 9 sessions.

There is an additional $150 (approximately) per participant for books.

Multiple Point Charge: Per-church fees are based on the assumption that only one congregation in a multiple point charge will participate in Phase I at a time. Exceptions may be made by the Conference VCI staff in consultation with the District Superintendent and the participating pastor.

Larger Church Path: All congregations with an average worship attendance greater than 100.

101-250: $600

251-500: $750

500+: $850

This covers the cost of the facilitator, coach and workbooks for all 9 sessions.

There is an additional $150 (approximately) per participant for books.

Phase II – Consultation Event and Peer Mentoring

Smaller Church: All congregations with an average worship attendance of 100 or fewer.

Fewer than 80: $1,200

81-100: $1,500

This covers the cost for the Consultation Event, Mystery Guests, Peer Mentoring Facilitator, and Participant Workbook for pastors.

PLUS participating congregations cover the costs for the pastor to complete two leadership assessments at an approximate total cost of $150: DiSC Inventory and Strengths Finder 2.0 (by Tom Rath).

Larger Church: All congregations with an average worship attendance greater than 100.

101-250: $1,700

251-500: $1,850

500+: $2,100

This covers the cost for the Consultation Event, Mystery Guests, Peer Mentoring Facilitator, and Participant Workbooks for pastors.

PLUS participating congregations cover the costs for the pastor to complete two leadership assessments at an approximate total cost of $150: DiSC Inventory and Strengths Finder 2.0 (by Tom Rath).

Phase III – Implementation of Prescriptions

The cost for all churches in Phase III, which is typically 12-18 months, is covered by the conference VCI budget.