If you haven’t already, consider checking the status of your local school district HERE.

Just take it one step at a time. And no skipping steps!

1

INTEREST PHASE

OBJECTIVE: Collect 50 Signatures

Estimated duration: 1-4 weeks

Community members sign an online Community Interest List to say, “Yes, I’d like to see a local LifeWise started.”

Resource: Growing Your Names Cheat Sheet

2

INTEREST PHASE

OBJECTIVE: Join a Kickoff Call

Estimated duration: 1-3 weeks

Your community gathers physically in a local church and joins a virtual meeting with other communities to learn more about LifeWise and how to move forward.

Resource: Kickoff Call Registration Preparation Guide and Agenda

3

INTEREST PHASE

OBJECTIVE: RAISE $500

Estimated duration: 0-2 weeks

The initial launch fee demonstrates your community is “in” and helps defray the cost of staff time, systems and materials for the next launch phase.

Resource: Dedicated Donation Page

4

PLANNING PHASE

objective: FORM A STEERING COMMITTEE

Estimated duration: 0-3 weeks

Committee Member Qualifications and Application

Resource: Growing Your Names Cheat Sheet

5

PLANNING PHASE

OBJECTIVE: DRAFT A PLAN

Estimated duration: 2-4 weeks

The committee meets with a LifeWise Launch Coach to set the course and prepare a proposal for school officials.

Resource: Logistical Plan Worksheet

6

PLANNING PHASE

objective: Obtain School Approval

Estimated duration: 2-6 weeks

The Plan is presented to school officials with the request of written approval to move forward.

Resource: School Meeting Scripts and Materials

7

EXECUTION PHASE

OBJECTIVE: Recruit Your Team

Estimated duration: 0-6 weeks

Identify a local Director and volunteer board.

Resource: Job Descriptions and Applications

8

EXECUTION PHASE

objective: Train Your Team

Estimated duration: 2-6 weeks

Leaders receive in-person and online training. (Note: a training fee of $1,000 is assessed during this step and will be incorporated into the program budget.)

Resource: Bootcamp and Online Training Registrations

9

EXECUTION PHASE

objective: EXECUTE THE PLAN

Estimated duration: 12+ weeks

The local team manages a t-minus plan with all the necessary details for a successful launch.

Resource: T-Minus Plan and Online Systems

10

“After just three months we’re running five classes a day, five days a week, and nearly 800 students are hearing the gospel every week!”

-Phil, LifeWise Defiance Director

This is Colin, he’s nice.

Call one of our launch coaches 614.367.5167

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