Launching Your Small Group (Ministry Playbook)

Playbook: Launching Your Small Group

You’re preparing to launch your small group... You still may be nervous (that’s normal). You still might not have the whole game plan (that’s what this course is for). But you know it’s time, and by the end of this course, you’ll be equipped and ready!

Learning Objectives

Prepare for launch! This course will guide you in all the practical details of planning for your small group, your first meeting, and beyond.

  • Have all the resources you need to launch a small group
  • Know key rhythms in the beginning phase of the small group
  • Get a head start on the prep work needed for launching

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Course Quicksheet

This is a quick summary of the material that you can use as a preview of the course or as a refresher once you've taken it!

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Note: This course is hosted by The Ministry Playbook, which is an online learning space for students, interns, new staff, volunteers, and faculty, meant to offer the basics of campus ministry to anyone who feels called to it. This course is part of the Leading Life-Changing Small Groups bundle in the Playbook. In order to take the course, you will need to create an account with The Ministry Playbook.

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InterVarsity has taken 75 years of ministry experience and turned our best strategies and resources into an online learning space called the Ministry Playbook. Through our tailored courses, anyone and everyone can be equipped for campus ministry to this generation of students and faculty. 

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