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(as of May 31, 2019) 
African Meth Episcopal Zion 1 
African Methodist/Episcopal 3 
Anglican 6 
Apostolic 3 
Assemblies of God  55 
   American 11
   Conservative  8 
   Cooperative Fellowship 37 
   General 15 
   Missionary 18 
   Nat'l Convention/America  3
   North American  4 
   Progressive National  3 
   Regular  7 
   Southern 348 
   Other Baptist 50 
Bible Fellowship 2
Catholic 36
Christian Church of N America 1 
Christian Missionary Alliance 5 
Church of Christ 16 
Church of God 13  
Church of God in Christ 1 
Church of God in Prophecy 1
Conservative Congre Christian Conf 1
Disciples of Christ/Christian 25 
Episcopal 55 
Episcopal, Charismatic 1 
Evangelical Covenant Ch 6 
Evangelical Free Ch America 28 
Evangelical Friends 1
Fellowship Brethren Churches 1
Foursquare 3 
Fundamentalists 1 
Grace Communion Int'l 1
Great Commission Church 1
Hebrew Pentecostals 1
Holiness, Charismatic, Apostolic 1
Independent/Nondenom 218 
Interfaith Military Chapels 1
Jewish 3 
  Lutheran 10 
  EV Lutheran Ch in America 47 
  Missouri Synod 29 
  Brethren 1 
  Congs/Mission for Christ 8  
Mennonite 1 
  Methodist 6 
  Free Methodist 3 
  United Methodist Church 201 
Missionary Church 3 
Nazarene 6 
No denom/no church now 26 
Open Bible Standard Church 1 
Orthodox 2
Pentecostal  6 
  Presbyterian 13 
  Church in America (PCA) 18 
   PCUSA 153 
  Associate Reformed 2 
  Cumberland 1 
  ECO 12 
  EPC 16 
Reformed Ch in America 3 
Sovereign Grace Ministries 1
Unitarian Universalist 5 
United COC/Congregational 13 
Vineyard USA 1 
Wesleyan 2 
Business Members   103       

Total all groups  1,688

An interdenominational association of churches and individuals, The Church Network (TCN) is a professional organization with a diverse membership. TCN offers valuable opportunities to leverage collective thought of a large group of church administrative leaders with a wide range of experiences and resources.

Why does membership matter? TCN membership matters because it is designed to support and enhance your administration effectiveness through opportunities for you to expand your network, save money, develop your professional skills, protect your church and strengthen your staff.

Expand your network: Add the diverse group of church administrative leaders to your network. Gain support, knowledge and lasting relationships. Access hundreds of certification projects completed in actual church settings. View free courses in our ever expanding elearning lab.

TCN helps you save money for your church through significant member discounts and free resources, as well as a variety of tools and information with the latest tips on handling finances and cutting costs.


Active $209.00
  (voting) membership may be granted to those who are employed (paid) full-time or part-time on the staff of a Christian church. This may include denominational members with like responsibilities who serve at other levels of their denominations such as Presbyteries, Synods, Conferences, Dioceses, et cetera; and active duty members of the United States Armed Forces who are assigned duties as Chapel Manager, Chaplain’s Assistant, or other Christian business administrative duties in their military service.

Associate $209.00
(voting) membership may be granted to those engaged in an activity closely related to Christian administration in a Christian institution/foundation or not-for-profit organization (501(c)(3)). Active and Associate must adhere to the TCN Code of Ethics.

Business $329.00  (non-voting) membership may be granted to individuals or individuals who represent for-profit companies wishing to join for commercial purposes and who desire to join in the support of TCN, its purposes, and its programs. This category includes those individuals, or individuals representing organizations, that provide consulting services to churches.

Student $59.00 (non-voting) membership may be granted to individuals who are full-time students in a college or seminary, who are interested in church administration. Student membership is limited to not more than a five-year period. Full time students, if employed part time by a Christian church/organization are eligible for student membership.

Affiliate $209.00 (non-voting) membership is for individuals who do not meet the definitions for Active, Associate, or Business membership, includes volunteers (unpaid) and those seeking employment.

Additional Member $159.00  from the same organization across all member types.


Download Emeritus application form

The following guidelines will be used for granting the Emeritus status: Those applying for Emeritus status should have been an Active or Associate member for:

  • at least ten years,
  • attended the Annual Conference a minimum of five times,
  • attained age 62, and
  • entered into a retirement recognized by the local congregation or institution for whom the applicant last worked. It is further understood that retirement means that the applicant is not engaged in any full-time Christian administration employment.

Applications should be emailed to Tammy Mirau (