Launch Teams Training Slides, March 2012

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  • Launch Teams Training Slides, March 2012

    1. 1. LAUNCH TEAM TRAINING East Coast Conference • March 2012
    2. 2. WELCOME & INTRODUCTIONS
    3. 3. WELCOME & INTRODUCTIONSTHREE FROM EACH TEAM:
    4. 4. WELCOME & INTRODUCTIONSTHREE FROM EACH TEAM:• Pastor: name, church plant, where you’re planting
    5. 5. WELCOME & INTRODUCTIONSTHREE FROM EACH TEAM:• Pastor: name, church plant, where you’re planting• Team Member #1: why you’re part of your project
    6. 6. WELCOME & INTRODUCTIONSTHREE FROM EACH TEAM:• Pastor: name, church plant, where you’re planting• Team Member #1: why you’re part of your project• Team Member #2: what you hope to get out of today
    7. 7. OUR LARGER CHURCH FAMILY
    8. 8. OUR LARGER CHURCH FAMILY
    9. 9. OUR LARGER CHURCH FAMILY• DENOMINATION: Evangelical Covenant Church
    10. 10. OUR LARGER CHURCH FAMILY• DENOMINATION: Evangelical Covenant Church• CONFERENCE: East Coast Conference
    11. 11. OUR LARGER CHURCH FAMILY
    12. 12. OUR LARGER CHURCH FAMILY
    13. 13. OUR LARGER CHURCH FAMILY
    14. 14. OUR LARGER CHURCH FAMILY
    15. 15. OUR LARGER CHURCH FAMILY
    16. 16. OUR LARGER CHURCH FAMILY
    17. 17. OUR LARGER CHURCH FAMILY Covenant
    18. 18. OUR COMMON AFFIRMATIONS
    19. 19. OUR COMMON AFFIRMATIONS• Apostolic: based on apostle’s testimony & teaching in Scripture
    20. 20. OUR COMMON AFFIRMATIONS• Apostolic: based on apostle’s testimony & teaching in Scripture• Catholic: the universal Body of Christ
    21. 21. OUR COMMON AFFIRMATIONS• Apostolic: based on apostle’s testimony & teaching in Scripture• Catholic: the universal Body of Christ• Reformation: salvation by grace through faith, scripture’s authority, priesthood of all believers
    22. 22. OUR COMMON AFFIRMATIONS• Apostolic: based on apostle’s testimony & teaching in Scripture• Catholic: the universal Body of Christ• Reformation: salvation by grace through faith, scripture’s authority, priesthood of all believers• Evangelical: gospel-centered mission
    23. 23. ECC’S FOUR “ALS”
    24. 24. ECC’S FOUR “ALS”• Biblical: Where is it written?
    25. 25. ECC’S FOUR “ALS”• Biblical: Where is it written?• Devotional: How goes your walk?
    26. 26. ECC’S FOUR “ALS”• Biblical: Where is it written?• Devotional: How goes your walk?• Missional: Are you pursuing Christ’s purposes together?
    27. 27. ECC’S FOUR “ALS”• Biblical: Where is it written?• Devotional: How goes your walk?• Missional: Are you pursuing Christ’s purposes together?• Connectional: Are you in Christian community together?
    28. 28. SIX COV. AFFIRMATIONS
    29. 29. SIX COV. AFFIRMATIONS1. Centrality of the word of God
    30. 30. SIX COV. AFFIRMATIONS1. Centrality of the word of God2. Necessity of the new birth
    31. 31. SIX COV. AFFIRMATIONS1. Centrality of the word of God2. Necessity of the new birth3. Commitment to the whole mission of the church
    32. 32. SIX COV. AFFIRMATIONS1. Centrality of the 4. Church as a word of God fellowship of2. Necessity of believers the new birth3. Commitment to the whole mission of the church
    33. 33. SIX COV. AFFIRMATIONS1. Centrality of the 4. Church as a word of God fellowship of2. Necessity of believers the new birth 5. Conscious3. Commitment dependence on to the whole the Holy Spirit mission of the church
    34. 34. SIX COV. AFFIRMATIONS1. Centrality of the 4. Church as a word of God fellowship of2. Necessity of believers the new birth 5. Conscious3. Commitment dependence on to the whole the Holy Spirit mission of the 6. Reality of freedom church in Christ
    35. 35. TEAM TIME:
    36. 36. TEAM TIME:• Which of these resonates most with you?
    37. 37. TEAM TIME:• Which of these resonates most with you?• Why is it important to be connected with a larger family of faith?
    38. 38. TEAM TIME:• Which of these resonates most with you?• Why is it important to be connected with a larger family of faith?• What are the challenges?
    39. 39. VISION AND VALUES
    40. 40. VISION AND VALUES• Answers: Who are we and where are we going?
    41. 41. VISION AND VALUES• Answers: Who are we and where are we going?• “Zera” (Seed) Verse: What is the biblical story of new church?
    42. 42. VISION AND VALUES
    43. 43. VISION AND VALUES• Vision: what is the dream and destination?
    44. 44. VISION AND VALUES• Vision: what is the dream and destination?• Values:
    45. 45. VISION AND VALUES• Vision: what is the dream and destination?• Values: • defines your church
    46. 46. VISION AND VALUES• Vision: what is the dream and destination?• Values: • defines your church • non-negotiables
    47. 47. VISION AND VALUES• Vision: what is the dream and destination?• Values: • defines your church • non-negotiables • helps you say yes” and “no”
    48. 48. VISION AND VALUES
    49. 49. VISION AND VALUESARTISAN CHURCH EXAMPLE:
    50. 50. VISION AND VALUESARTISAN CHURCH EXAMPLE:• Zera Verse: Eph. 2:10
    51. 51. VISION AND VALUESARTISAN CHURCH EXAMPLE:• Zera Verse: Eph. 2:10• Vision: “encounter God. embrace people. engage culture. in the way of Jesus”
    52. 52. VISION AND VALUESARTISAN CHURCH EXAMPLE:• Zera Verse: Eph. 2:10• Vision: “encounter God. embrace people. engage culture. in the way of Jesus”• Values: awe, beauty, roots, community, & justice
    53. 53. TEAM TIME:
    54. 54. TEAM TIME:• PASTOR: spend 5 minutes communicating church’s vision and values
    55. 55. TEAM TIME:• PASTOR: spend 5 minutes communicating church’s vision and values• TEAM: then take 15 minutes discussing these
    56. 56. BREAK• Start back promptly in 15 min.
    57. 57. FOUR-STAGE OVERVIEW
    58. 58. FOUR-STAGE OVERVIEW• Purpose: build missional momentum and effectiveness, while having “permission” to focus and pace yourselves accordingly
    59. 59. FOUR-STAGE OVERVIEW
    60. 60. FOUR-STAGE OVERVIEW• Overview: Each stage is 3-4 months with clear benchmarks
    61. 61. FOUR-STAGE OVERVIEW
    62. 62. FOUR-STAGE OVERVIEW• Stage 1 - Launch Team Development: gathering like-minded, missionally-motivated people into an effective start-up team
    63. 63. FOUR-STAGE OVERVIEW
    64. 64. FOUR-STAGE OVERVIEW• Stage 2 - Monthly Preview Worship: gathering more people to the new church, developing effective ministry systems, practicing what you’ll become
    65. 65. FOUR-STAGE OVERVIEW
    66. 66. FOUR-STAGE OVERVIEW• Stage 3 - Weekly Pre-Launch Worship: continuing to gather, refining the ministries, getting the systems right, acting “as if ”
    67. 67. FOUR-STAGE OVERVIEW
    68. 68. FOUR-STAGE OVERVIEW• Stage 4 - Grand Opening Launch: Launching for accelerated growth, unfettered outreach & evangelism, fully functioning ministry systems
    69. 69. THREE SCENARIOS
    70. 70. THREE SCENARIOS• New Church Plant: from scratch, not pre-existing
    71. 71. THREE SCENARIOS• New Church Plant: from scratch, not pre-existing• “2.0” Church Plant: pre- existing, new to Covenant
    72. 72. THREE SCENARIOS• New Church Plant: from scratch, not pre-existing• “2.0” Church Plant: pre- existing, new to Covenant• New Campus: extending church’s pre-existing ministry to new location
    73. 73. CAUTIONS & MISTAKES:
    74. 74. CAUTIONS & MISTAKES:• New Church Plants (and sometimes Campuses):
    75. 75. CAUTIONS & MISTAKES:• New Church Plants (and sometimes Campuses): • go too fast
    76. 76. CAUTIONS & MISTAKES:• New Church Plants (and sometimes Campuses): • go too fast • skimp on key components
    77. 77. CAUTIONS & MISTAKES:• New Church Plants (and sometimes Campuses): • go too fast • skimp on key components • downplay or ignore benchmarks
    78. 78. CAUTIONS & MISTAKES:
    79. 79. CAUTIONS & MISTAKES:• “2.0” Church Plants (and sometimes Campuses):
    80. 80. CAUTIONS & MISTAKES:• “2.0” Church Plants (and sometimes Campuses): • assume “regulars” = “Launch Team”
    81. 81. CAUTIONS & MISTAKES:• “2.0” Church Plants (and sometimes Campuses): • assume “regulars” = “Launch Team” • don’t make “hard asks”
    82. 82. CAUTIONS & MISTAKES:• “2.0” Church Plants (and sometimes Campuses): • assume “regulars” = “Launch Team” • don’t make “hard asks” • don’t revisit foundational principles
    83. 83. THREE KEY METRICS
    84. 84. THREE KEY METRICS• Launch Team Members:
    85. 85. THREE KEY METRICS• Launch Team Members: • specifically asked to commit to the church plant launch
    86. 86. THREE KEY METRICS• Launch Team Members: • specifically asked to commit to the church plant launch • the reliable leaders and hard workers
    87. 87. THREE KEY METRICS
    88. 88. THREE KEY METRICS• Worship Attendance: through prayer, evangelism, invitation, events, marketing, follow-through, and more, reach or surpass goals for each stage
    89. 89. THREE KEY METRICS
    90. 90. THREE KEY METRICS• Key Ministries:
    91. 91. THREE KEY METRICS• Key Ministries: • develop key ministries such as worship, children, hospitality, connection, small groups, outreach
    92. 92. THREE KEY METRICS• Key Ministries: • develop key ministries such as worship, children, hospitality, connection, small groups, outreach • improve “letter grades” throughout each stage
    93. 93. TEAM TIME:
    94. 94. TEAM TIME:• what scenario(s) best represents your project?
    95. 95. TEAM TIME:• what scenario(s) best represents your project?• what are your scenario’s advantages? disadvantages?
    96. 96. TEAM TIME:• what scenario(s) best represents your project?• what are your scenario’s advantages? disadvantages?• what questions, comments, or concerns about the stages?
    97. 97. LUNCH• about 45 minutes• enjoy :)
    98. 98. TEN MAXIMS OF PLANTING
    99. 99. TEN MAXIMS OF PLANTING 10. You will be broken
    100. 100. TEN MAXIMS OF PLANTING 10. You will be broken 9. Plant behind the plow. Prayer is the plow.
    101. 101. TEN MAXIMS OF PLANTING 10. You will be broken 9. Plant behind the plow. Prayer is the plow. 8. People are “polite” (*cough* lie)- don’t believe them
    102. 102. TEN MAXIMS OF PLANTING
    103. 103. TEN MAXIMS OF PLANTING 7. 75 is the enemy
    104. 104. TEN MAXIMS OF PLANTING 7. 75 is the enemy 6. You can’t plant from behind a desk (or computer!)
    105. 105. TEN MAXIMS OF PLANTING 7. 75 is the enemy 6. You can’t plant from behind a desk (or computer!) 5. There’s no magic bullet
    106. 106. TEN MAXIMS OF PLANTING 7. 75 is the enemy 6. You can’t plant from behind a desk (or computer!) 5. There’s no magic bullet 4. God is in the vision – the devil is in the details
    107. 107. TEN MAXIMS OF PLANTING
    108. 108. TEN MAXIMS OF PLANTING 3. Its the relational – not the technical
    109. 109. TEN MAXIMS OF PLANTING 3. Its the relational – not the technical 2. Isolation kills – connection gives life
    110. 110. TEN MAXIMS OF PLANTING 3. Its the relational – not the technical 2. Isolation kills – connection gives life 1. It’s a God thing!
    111. 111. TEN MAXIMS OF PLANTING 3. Its the relational – not the technical 2. Isolation kills – connection gives life 1. It’s a God thing! Which of these maxims are hardest for you to embrace?
    112. 112. LEADERSHIP STOOL
    113. 113. LEADERSHIP STOOL
    114. 114. LEADERSHIP STOOL
    115. 115. LEADERSHIP STOOL• The Stool
    116. 116. LEADERSHIP STOOL• The Stool • All three legs are required
    117. 117. LEADERSHIP STOOL• The Stool • All three legs are required • The seat provides strength and stability
    118. 118. LEADERSHIP STOOL• The Stool • All three legs are required • The seat provides strength and stability • Legs should be near the same length
    119. 119. LEADERSHIP STOOL
    120. 120. LEADERSHIP STOOL• Spirituality:
    121. 121. LEADERSHIP STOOL• Spirituality: • Biblical insight and passion
    122. 122. LEADERSHIP STOOL• Spirituality: • Biblical insight and passion • Devotions and intimacy with God
    123. 123. LEADERSHIP STOOL• Spirituality: • Biblical insight and passion • Devotions and intimacy with God • Authentic self-revelation
    124. 124. LEADERSHIP STOOL• Spirituality: • Biblical insight and passion • Devotions and intimacy with God • Authentic self-revelation • PRAY
    125. 125. LEADERSHIP STOOL
    126. 126. LEADERSHIP STOOL• Chemistry:
    127. 127. LEADERSHIP STOOL• Chemistry: • Personal relationships
    128. 128. LEADERSHIP STOOL• Chemistry: • Personal relationships • Small group dynamics
    129. 129. LEADERSHIP STOOL• Chemistry: • Personal relationships • Small group dynamics • Leading large gatherings
    130. 130. LEADERSHIP STOOL• Chemistry: • Personal relationships • Small group dynamics • Leading large gatherings • PLAY
    131. 131. LEADERSHIP STOOL
    132. 132. LEADERSHIP STOOL• Strategy:
    133. 133. LEADERSHIP STOOL• Strategy: • Ability to anticipate tomorrow
    134. 134. LEADERSHIP STOOL• Strategy: • Ability to anticipate tomorrow • Point A to Point B
    135. 135. LEADERSHIP STOOL• Strategy: • Ability to anticipate tomorrow • Point A to Point B • Delegation and administration
    136. 136. LEADERSHIP STOOL• Strategy: • Ability to anticipate tomorrow • Point A to Point B • Delegation and administration • PLAN
    137. 137. GROUP EXERCISE
    138. 138. GROUP EXERCISE• self-select into three large groups: Spirituality, Chemistry, Strategy
    139. 139. GROUP EXERCISE• self-select into three large groups: Spirituality, Chemistry, Strategy• joined by a leader representing your group’s Leadership Style
    140. 140. GROUP EXERCISE
    141. 141. GROUP EXERCISE• Leader starts with own group: What are our strengths & weaknesses?
    142. 142. GROUP EXERCISE• Leader starts with own group: What are our strengths & weaknesses?• Leader rotates:
    143. 143. GROUP EXERCISE• Leader starts with own group: What are our strengths & weaknesses?• Leader rotates: • What about us annoys each other?
    144. 144. GROUP EXERCISE• Leader starts with own group: What are our strengths & weaknesses?• Leader rotates: • What about us annoys each other? • How should we communicate with you and show we value your style?
    145. 145. GROUP EXERCISE• Leader starts with own group: What are our strengths & weaknesses?• Leader rotates: • What about us annoys each other? • How should we communicate with you and show we value your style? • How can you do the same toward us?
    146. 146. STAGE 1: LAUNCH TEAM
    147. 147. STAGE 1: LAUNCH TEAM• What is a Launch Team?: highly committed leaders and hard workers who will pray, sweat, laugh, cry, grow, and bleed together for the church planting mission to which God has called them
    148. 148. STAGE 1: LAUNCH TEAM
    149. 149. STAGE 1: LAUNCH TEAM• Purpose: build, assist, provide, raise up, become, create, prevent
    150. 150. STAGE 1: LAUNCH TEAM• Purpose: build, assist, provide, raise up, become, create, prevent • Invite Others
    151. 151. STAGE 1: LAUNCH TEAM• Purpose: build, assist, provide, raise up, become, create, prevent • Invite Others • Evangelism
    152. 152. STAGE 1: LAUNCH TEAM• Purpose: build, assist, provide, raise up, become, create, prevent • Invite Others • Evangelism • Develop Key Ministries
    153. 153. STAGE 1: LAUNCH TEAM
    154. 154. STAGE 1: LAUNCH TEAM• Gathering:
    155. 155. STAGE 1: LAUNCH TEAM• Gathering: • pray, pray & pray some more! (Ask the Lord of the harvest…)
    156. 156. STAGE 1: LAUNCH TEAM• Gathering: • pray, pray & pray some more! (Ask the Lord of the harvest…) • work, work, & work some more! (faithful with the little things…)
    157. 157. STAGE 1: LAUNCH TEAM
    158. 158. STAGE 1: LAUNCH TEAM• Gathering: • Parenting Churches, Partnering Churches, and Strategic Networks • organize and execute well targeted gathering events
    159. 159. STAGE 1: LAUNCH TEAM
    160. 160. STAGE 1: LAUNCH TEAM• Team Mix - Roughly 1/3rd each:
    161. 161. STAGE 1: LAUNCH TEAM• Team Mix - Roughly 1/3rd each: • Committed Christians,
    162. 162. STAGE 1: LAUNCH TEAM• Team Mix - Roughly 1/3rd each: • Committed Christians, • Unchurched Christians,
    163. 163. STAGE 1: LAUNCH TEAM• Team Mix - Roughly 1/3rd each: • Committed Christians, • Unchurched Christians, • New Christians/Seekers
    164. 164. STAGE 1: LAUNCH TEAM
    165. 165. STAGE 1: LAUNCH TEAM• Team Mix:
    166. 166. STAGE 1: LAUNCH TEAM• Team Mix: • reflective of your target (multi-ethnic, 18-30 yr-olds, young families, etc.)
    167. 167. STAGE 1: LAUNCH TEAM• Team Mix: • reflective of your target (multi-ethnic, 18-30 yr-olds, young families, etc.) • balanced gifting (musical, kids, hospitality, admin, etc.)
    168. 168. STAGE 1: LAUNCH TEAM
    169. 169. STAGE 1: LAUNCH TEAM• Training Best Practices:
    170. 170. STAGE 1: LAUNCH TEAM• Training Best Practices: • Teach the Vision – t-shirt test
    171. 171. STAGE 1: LAUNCH TEAM• Training Best Practices: • Teach the Vision – t-shirt test • Key Ministries Teams – break the group into the 5 teams
    172. 172. STAGE 1: LAUNCH TEAM• Training Best Practices: • Teach the Vision – t-shirt test • Key Ministries Teams – break the group into the 5 teams • Pray and Practice - reduces fear, builds skills, increases success
    173. 173. STAGE 1: LAUNCH TEAM
    174. 174. STAGE 1: LAUNCH TEAM• Launch Team Landmines:
    175. 175. STAGE 1: LAUNCH TEAM• Launch Team Landmines: • tasks not titles
    176. 176. STAGE 1: LAUNCH TEAM• Launch Team Landmines: • tasks not titles • faithfulness and fruitfulness need to be demonstrated
    177. 177. STAGE 1: LAUNCH TEAM
    178. 178. STAGE 1: LAUNCH TEAM• Launch Team Landmines - Three “highly” people:
    179. 179. STAGE 1: LAUNCH TEAM• Launch Team Landmines - Three “highly” people: • highly controlling
    180. 180. STAGE 1: LAUNCH TEAM• Launch Team Landmines - Three “highly” people: • highly controlling • highly needy
    181. 181. STAGE 1: LAUNCH TEAM• Launch Team Landmines - Three “highly” people: • highly controlling • highly needy • highly missional
    182. 182. STAGE 1: LAUNCH TEAM
    183. 183. STAGE 1: LAUNCH TEAM• Launch Team Landmines -
    184. 184. STAGE 1: LAUNCH TEAM• Launch Team Landmines - • Protect against “Insiders” and “Outsiders”
    185. 185. STAGE 1: LAUNCH TEAM• Launch Team Landmines - • Protect against “Insiders” and “Outsiders” • Nurture and Balance: “Family” and “Friends”
    186. 186. STAGE 1: LAUNCH TEAM
    187. 187. STAGE 1: LAUNCH TEAM• Agenda Harmony:
    188. 188. STAGE 1: LAUNCH TEAM• Agenda Harmony: • critical to have clearly-defined DNA
    189. 189. STAGE 1: LAUNCH TEAM• Agenda Harmony: • critical to have clearly-defined DNA • planting pastor must be the champion of the mission, vision, and values
    190. 190. STAGE 1: LAUNCH TEAM• Agenda Harmony: • critical to have clearly-defined DNA • planting pastor must be the champion of the mission, vision, and values • Out-counsel poor fits (necessary)
    191. 191. STAGE 1: LAUNCH TEAM
    192. 192. STAGE 1: LAUNCH TEAM• Benchmarks:
    193. 193. STAGE 1: LAUNCH TEAM• Benchmarks: • minimum of 30 committed, gifted adults
    194. 194. STAGE 1: LAUNCH TEAM• Benchmarks: • minimum of 30 committed, gifted adults • 50% of Launch Team from new contacts
    195. 195. STAGE 1: LAUNCH TEAM
    196. 196. STAGE 1: LAUNCH TEAM• Benchmarks:
    197. 197. STAGE 1: LAUNCH TEAM• Benchmarks: • planter is seen as the legitimate leader of the group
    198. 198. STAGE 1: LAUNCH TEAM• Benchmarks: • planter is seen as the legitimate leader of the group • increasing number of people contacted, coming, and connecting with the group with growing enthusiasm
    199. 199. TEAM TIME:
    200. 200. TEAM TIME:• What is the current make-up of your Launch Team?
    201. 201. TEAM TIME:• What is the current make-up of your Launch Team?• What would God have you do to build a stronger Launch Team?
    202. 202. STAGE 2: MONTHLY PREVIEW
    203. 203. STAGE 2: MONTHLY PREVIEW• Goals:
    204. 204. STAGE 2: MONTHLY PREVIEW• Goals: • accelerating growth
    205. 205. STAGE 2: MONTHLY PREVIEW• Goals: • accelerating growth • continue to build momentum
    206. 206. STAGE 2: MONTHLY PREVIEW• Goals: • accelerating growth • continue to build momentum • more fully express church through public worship, and expanded attractional & incarnational ministries
    207. 207. STAGE 2: MONTHLY PREVIEW
    208. 208. STAGE 2: MONTHLY PREVIEW• Benchmarks:
    209. 209. STAGE 2: MONTHLY PREVIEW• Benchmarks: • 50 new people attending each preview service
    210. 210. STAGE 2: MONTHLY PREVIEW• Benchmarks: • 50 new people attending each preview service • strong word-of-mouth: over half of guests from personal invitation
    211. 211. STAGE 2: MONTHLY PREVIEW
    212. 212. STAGE 2: MONTHLY PREVIEW• Benchmarks:
    213. 213. STAGE 2: MONTHLY PREVIEW• Benchmarks: • double size of the Launch Team
    214. 214. STAGE 2: MONTHLY PREVIEW• Benchmarks: • double size of the Launch Team • 75-125 at each monthly worship service (momentum building)
    215. 215. STAGE 2: MONTHLY PREVIEW
    216. 216. STAGE 2: MONTHLY PREVIEW• The ‘W’: (meets 3 needs)
    217. 217. STAGE 2: MONTHLY PREVIEW• The ‘W’: (meets 3 needs) • high point: Monthly Preview Worship
    218. 218. STAGE 2: MONTHLY PREVIEW• The ‘W’: (meets 3 needs) • high point: Monthly Preview Worship • depth: Launch Team Meetings
    219. 219. STAGE 2: MONTHLY PREVIEW• The ‘W’: (meets 3 needs) • high point: Monthly Preview Worship • depth: Launch Team Meetings • middle ground: Gathering Events
    220. 220. STAGE 2: MONTHLY PREVIEW
    221. 221. STAGE 2: MONTHLY PREVIEWMONTH 1 MONTH 2 MONTH 3 MONTH
    222. 222. STAGE 2: MONTHLY PREVIEWWeek 1:PreviewWorship 1MONTH 1 MONTH 2 MONTH 3 MONTH
    223. 223. STAGE 2: MONTHLY PREVIEWWeek 1:PreviewWorship 1 Week 2: Launch 2Team Mtg MONTH 1 MONTH 2 MONTH 3 MONTH
    224. 224. STAGE 2: MONTHLY PREVIEWWeek 1:PreviewWorship 1 Week 3: Gathering Event 3 Week 2: Launch 2Team Mtg MONTH 1 MONTH 2 MONTH 3 MONTH
    225. 225. STAGE 2: MONTHLY PREVIEWWeek 1:PreviewWorship 1 Week 3: Gathering Event 3 Week 2: Week 4: Launch 2 4 LaunchTeam Mtg Team Mtg MONTH 1 MONTH 2 MONTH 3 MONTH
    226. 226. STAGE 2: MONTHLY PREVIEWWeek 1: Week 5:Preview PreviewWorship Worship 1 5 Week 3: Gathering Event 3 Week 2: Week 4: Launch 2 4 LaunchTeam Mtg Team Mtg MONTH 1 MONTH 2 MONTH 3 MONTH
    227. 227. QUESTIONS:
    228. 228. QUESTIONS:• What struggles will you face with the monthly worship concept and execution?
    229. 229. QUESTIONS:• What struggles will you face with the monthly worship concept and execution?• Done well, what benefit will it bring?
    230. 230. QUESTIONS:
    231. 231. QUESTIONS:• For Attractional & Incarnational Outreach, which one will your church tend to do better?
    232. 232. QUESTIONS:• For Attractional & Incarnational Outreach, which one will your church tend to do better?• How will you still pay attention to the other and integrate the two?
    233. 233. STAGE 3: WEEKLY PRE-LAUNCH
    234. 234. STAGE 3: WEEKLY PRE-LAUNCH• Goals:
    235. 235. STAGE 3: WEEKLY PRE-LAUNCH• Goals: • develop more strength and structure with ministry teams and effective systems
    236. 236. STAGE 3: WEEKLY PRE-LAUNCH• Goals: • develop more strength and structure with ministry teams and effective systems • strengthen and improve your Key Ministries
    237. 237. STAGE 3: WEEKLY PRE-LAUNCH
    238. 238. STAGE 3: WEEKLY PRE-LAUNCH• Goals:
    239. 239. STAGE 3: WEEKLY PRE-LAUNCH• Goals: • strengthen “gathering and growing” prior to Launch
    240. 240. STAGE 3: WEEKLY PRE-LAUNCH• Goals: • strengthen “gathering and growing” prior to Launch • develop leadership and volunteers
    241. 241. STAGE 3: WEEKLY PRE-LAUNCH• Goals: • strengthen “gathering and growing” prior to Launch • develop leadership and volunteers • finalize Grand Opening Launch Strategy
    242. 242. STAGE 3: WEEKLY PRE-LAUNCH
    243. 243. STAGE 3: WEEKLY PRE-LAUNCH• Benchmarks:
    244. 244. STAGE 3: WEEKLY PRE-LAUNCH• Benchmarks: • minimum of 80 in the weekly services (75 is the enemy!)
    245. 245. STAGE 3: WEEKLY PRE-LAUNCH• Benchmarks: • minimum of 80 in the weekly services (75 is the enemy!) • Key Ministries from B to B+/A-
    246. 246. STAGE 3: WEEKLY PRE-LAUNCH• Benchmarks: • minimum of 80 in the weekly services (75 is the enemy!) • Key Ministries from B to B+/A- • increasing number of people serving in ministry teams
    247. 247. STAGE 3: WEEKLY PRE-LAUNCH• Benchmarks: • minimum of 80 in the weekly services (75 is the enemy!) • Key Ministries from B to B+/A- • increasing number of people serving in ministry teams • 50% of adults in small groups
    248. 248. STAGE 4: GRAND OPENING
    249. 249. STAGE 4: GRAND OPENING• Goals:
    250. 250. STAGE 4: GRAND OPENING• Goals: • launch strong (qualitative)
    251. 251. STAGE 4: GRAND OPENING• Goals: • launch strong (qualitative) • launch large (quantitative)
    252. 252. STAGE 4: GRAND OPENING• Goals: • launch strong (qualitative) • launch large (quantitative) • let entire community know we’re here! (communication)
    253. 253. STAGE 4: GRAND OPENING• Goals: • launch strong (qualitative) • launch large (quantitative) • let entire community know we’re here! (communication) • Help assure sustainability and long-term missional impact
    254. 254. STAGE 4: GRAND OPENING
    255. 255. STAGE 4: GRAND OPENING• Benchmarks:
    256. 256. STAGE 4: GRAND OPENING• Benchmarks: • Launch past 125 in Worship, stay above 125 throughout
    257. 257. STAGE 4: GRAND OPENING• Benchmarks: • Launch past 125 in Worship, stay above 125 throughout • Key Ministries with letter grades at B+/A-
    258. 258. STAGE 4: GRAND OPENING• Benchmarks: • Launch past 125 in Worship, stay above 125 throughout • Key Ministries with letter grades at B+/A- • Great facility to accommodate growth to 200+ in worship
    259. 259. STAGE 4: GRAND OPENING
    260. 260. STAGE 4: GRAND OPENING• Benchmarks:
    261. 261. STAGE 4: GRAND OPENING• Benchmarks: • Seeing increasing numbers of people coming to Christ!
    262. 262. STAGE 4: GRAND OPENING• Benchmarks: • Seeing increasing numbers of people coming to Christ! • Healthy Mix: 1/3 mission-minded, 1/3 formerly de-churched, 1/3 formerly un-churched
    263. 263. STAGE 4: GRAND OPENING
    264. 264. STAGE 4: GRAND OPENING• Net Growth = ( Visitor Flow x Retention Rate ) - Backdoor Loss
    265. 265. STAGE 4: GRAND OPENING• Net Growth = ( Visitor Flow x Retention Rate ) - Backdoor Loss • pay attention to each variable
    266. 266. STAGE 4: GRAND OPENING• Net Growth = ( Visitor Flow x Retention Rate ) - Backdoor Loss • pay attention to each variable • know what’s working and which areas need improvement
    267. 267. BREAK• Start back promptly in 30 min.
    268. 268. EXTENDED TEAM TIME
    269. 269. EXTENDED TEAM TIME• Option 1: Sketch out the Next 4-6 Months
    270. 270. EXTENDED TEAM TIME• Option 1: Sketch out the Next 4-6 Months • one giant sheet for each month
    271. 271. EXTENDED TEAM TIME• Option 1: Sketch out the Next 4-6 Months • one giant sheet for each month • add details such as dates, events, ideas, etc.
    272. 272. EXTENDED TEAM TIME
    273. 273. EXTENDED TEAM TIME• Option 2: SWOT Analysis: Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats
    274. 274. EXTENDED TEAM TIME• Option 2: SWOT Analysis: Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats • one giant sheet for each area
    275. 275. EXTENDED TEAM TIME• Option 2: SWOT Analysis: Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats • one giant sheet for each area • what are your various SWOT areas?
    276. 276. EXTENDED TEAM TIME
    277. 277. EXTENDED TEAM TIME• Option 3: What are your ‘Normal & Natural Pathways’ for
    278. 278. EXTENDED TEAM TIME• Option 3: What are your ‘Normal & Natural Pathways’ for • Making Disciples
    279. 279. EXTENDED TEAM TIME• Option 3: What are your ‘Normal & Natural Pathways’ for • Making Disciples • Evangelizing People
    280. 280. EXTENDED TEAM TIME• Option 3: What are your ‘Normal & Natural Pathways’ for • Making Disciples • Evangelizing People • Reproducing Leaders
    281. 281. EXTENDED TEAM TIME• Option 3: What are your ‘Normal & Natural Pathways’ for • Making Disciples • Evangelizing People • Reproducing Leaders • Instilling a Stewardship Culture
    282. 282. EXTENDED TEAM TIME• Option 3: What are your ‘Normal & Natural Pathways’ for • Making Disciples • Evangelizing People • Reproducing Leaders • Instilling a Stewardship Culture • Multiplying Churches
    283. 283. WRAP-UPAND Q&A
    284. 284. LAUNCH TEAM TRAINING East Coast Conference • March 2012

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