There are many ways to launch new groups. If you’ve limited your attempts to one strategy…you truly do not know what you are missing.
Here are my top 10 ways to launch new groups:
- Launch a church-wide campaign. If you want to launch a wave of groups, there is absolutely no better way. This strategy leverages the external connections of hosts and with the right campaign can provide an amazing link into the community. See also, The Exponential Power of a Church-Wide Campaign and 10 Simple Steps to a Great Church-Wide Campaign.
- Hold a Small Group Connection. The key to this strategy is that it connects the people who come to the event and doesn’t require “pre-qualified leaders” going into the event.” See also, How to Launch Groups Using a Small Group Connection.
- Plan and launch GroupLink. This is an excellent strategy. If you are a fast growing church and late to the game, it will not catch a moving train. But…if you’re looking for a plug-and-play concept that will work in season and out…you’ve got to consider this one. See also, North Point’s Small Group System.
- Launch sermon-based groups. It is…