Reconnect with your CMN Rep
Manage expectations for follow-up services
Manage your emotional energy post-launch
Create your post-launch calendar
Plan for seasonal events
Make time for rest
Map out sermon series
Develop and maintain strategy for financial sustainability
Set expectations for tithes and offerings from team leaders
Expect highs and lows
Match your expectations with reality – don't be discouraged
Automate your response to new visitors
Create an online sign-up form that sends a follow-up email right away
Create on-ramps and off-ramps to transition from church launch team to leadership team
Maintain relationships with other pastors and church planters – don’t feel like you have to do everything alone
Connect with an organization that matches your ministry context
Expand your relationship with your Assemblies of God District
Circle back to your donors
Keep those who invested in your church up-to-date after launch
Leverage excitement and momentum to promote your church consistently after launch
Budget for social media promotions, google ads, etc.
Managing your location
Have a plan B if your location has to change
Maintain financial reserves for rent/lease
Develop what you are looking for in elders, deacons, church board, and leadership team post-launch
Small groups and discipleship
What is your discipleship track for new believers?
Who leads your small groups?
What is your small group curriculum?
Set up system for pastoral care
Weddings, hospital visits, baby dedications, pre-marital counseling, etc.
Determine when your church’s age-focused ministries will begin
Make staff decisions
Consider following CMN’s Steps to Multiply
See your ministry grow to the the next level by supporting the multiplication of the Church in the United States – either through launching a new campus, or by supporting a new church outside of your direct influence. CMN’s Steps to Multiply is the perfect place to get started.