Picardo Coaching, LLC is a consulting group that helps church leaders plant faith communities and revilitalize existing congregations. We customize all of our services to meet your mission and goals and we strive to work within your financial limitations.

In our rapidly changing culture, planting a thriving church has never been so challenging, or so exciting. Come see why pastors from around the country seek out Rosario Picardo to be their guide.

Our Services


Rosario’s been there.  Letting him guide you through the concrete steps of church planting frees you to  develop your calling, your ministry, and the leadership skills necessary to lead a congregation to greater missional impact in its community.

Church Revitalization

Undergo a comprehensive assessment of your church’s ministry and worship. Learn proven methods to help your church leaders to motivate congregations, implement change, and use resources more efficiently and effectively.

Long Range Planning

Planting a church deserves the same careful planning as starting a new business does. With over 3 decades of experience, our team helps you plan for success by goal setting, assessing progress, and adjusting methods.


Rosario Picardo has been a great asset in helping to launch our new faith community. He has not only been a wealth of knowledge but through his experience, guidance, and friendship we have paved a much better approach at reaching new people for Jesus Christ.

Alan Mears
Church Planter, DNA Church
Asheville, NC

Informative, candid, even confessional.

Rev. Peter Bellini Ph.D.
Professor of Theology
United Theological Seminary

Rosario Picardo is a bright light for helping build and shape new communities of faith. His insight, wisdom and deep reflection helped us to launch as best as we could. We are grateful for his investment in us.

Dr. Chuck Wilson
Long’s Chapel UMC
Lake Junaluska, NC

Picardo demonstrates a keen awareness that the way forward is often found in faithfully remembering the earlier practices of the church.

Timothy C. Tennent
Asbury Theological Seminary

Great coach meeting with Rosario Picardo. Really helped me clarify some direction, challenge me in other places, and gave me freedom to just “be” in others. He’s going to help take The High Ground to the next level.

Kevin Stamps
Church Planter of High Ground Church
Radcliff, KY