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How to START a Ministry at Your School

Here’s a step-by-step guide to START a ministry at your local high school or middle school campus:

S-Share in the Vision

T-Talk to a Coach

A-Apply to work with Cru High School

R-Recruit a Team

T-Tactics: Create a Ministry Plan

Let’s get into some of the details of what this START involves:

S-Share in the Vision

Our most significant ministry happens when we train students to become missionaries to their peers. We call it “Win, Build, Send.”

What is your Vision?

  • After spending a significant amount of time in prayer and the Word, what needs of teenagers are most pressing on your heart?
  • How would things be different if all teenagers at school would come to know Christ?
  • What do you want to see God do at your local school? How do you want the school to be different 2-4 years from now?

Learn how to explain Cru High School, using the School within a School diagram. sv-school1web

T-Talk to a Coach

Share your vision with your Campus Ministry leadership and then call Cru High School. You can talk to a local Cru High School staff person in your area or call Cru High School’s Coaching Center at 877-GoCampus to speak with a personal ministry coach who is available to provide phone “coaching” or training, along with tools and encouragement – all for free.

Call 877-GoCampus (462-2678) or find out how you can volunteer with Cru High School.

A-Apply to Volunteer

In order for you to use the name Cru, Cru High School or Campus Crusade for Christ for your ministry or activites, you’ll need to apply and be accepted. Also all volunteers who work with Cru High School need to apply.

Apply to work with Cru

R-Recruit a Team

Share the vision for your ministry with others and give them specific roles to play

Setting up a Team The resources below are available on this site:

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T-Tactics: Create a Ministry Plan

Download a Planning Worksheet to get started with creating a ministry plan.

Plan-Step 1: Pray

Find others who will pray with you and for you. Below are some resources to help:

Plan-Step 2: Scout the Campus

Learn the unique needs and ways of life at the school:

Plan-Step 3: Meet and Gather Students

Go to the campus or wherever teens hang out.

Plan-Step 4: Decode the Campus

Observe how students hang out in natural groups.

Plan-Step 5: Choose a Group to Reach

Please be aware of legal issues and protective measures that need to be taken when working with minors.

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