About UCPI

The Union is a network of churches based in Pretoria, South Africa. These churches have come together to form a network in order to maximise their Kingdom impact through the sharing of resources, leveraging of one another’s

strengths and the provision of accountability and support.


Residents are placed within one of the churches in The Union, where they serve as a member of staff, but with a clear church planting remit.

Coaching &

Offered by a number of staff members of the various churches within The Union, which will be funded and facilitated by The Union Church Planting Institute.


Making use of some of the assessment tools available, we help coaches and mentors to evaluate if a potential planter should plant a church or not.