10 Steps to Launch a LifeWise

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! 

 

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

OBJECTIVE: Collect 50 Signatures

Resource: Growing Your Names Cheat Sheet

Estimated duration: 1-4 weeks

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INTEREST PHASE

OBJECTIVE: Join a Kickoff Call

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.

Estimated duration: 1-3 weeks

Resource: Kickoff Call Registration

Preparation Guide and Agenda

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

INTEREST PHASE

objective: FORM A STEERING COMMITTEE

Estimated duration: 0-3 weeks

3-9 members representing 3 or more churches unite.

Resource: Committee Member Qualifications and Application

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

PLANNING PHSAE

objective: Recruit Your Team

Estimated duration: 0-6 weeks

Identify a local Director and volunteer board.

Resource: Job Descriptions and Applications

EXECUTION 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

PLANNING PHASE

objective: Train Your Team

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.)

Estimated duration: 2-6 weeks

Resource: Bootcamp and Online Training Registrations

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

EXECUTION PHASE

Launch a LifeWise
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"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 

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