Learning Objectives

During the first month of the school year, students are much more open to saying “yes” to new things. Some would say this is the most open month of their lives. You can welcome Christians and non-Christians at the same time and become an inclusive community of friends following Jesus together.

  • Understand New Student Outreach (NSO) and why it's crucial for campus ministry

  • Hear powerful student testimonies about the impact of outreach in their personal lives

  • Discern the right size of your NSO strategy and start planning your next steps

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  • ~60 minutes (self-paced)

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Course Curriculum

  • 1

    Chapter 1: Reaching New Students

    • Outreach Is Like Ice Cream!

    • Introduction

    • Before we begin . . .

  • 2

    Chapter 2: What is NSO?

    • Lesson 1: A Special Season for Hospitality

    • Lesson 2: Jesus' Witnesses during NSO

  • 3

    Chapter 3: Two Kinds of NSO

    • Lesson 1: Why Two Options?

    • Lesson 2: 1 Scoop – Love Your Neighbor

    • Lesson 3: 2 Scoops – Reach the Campus

  • 4

    Chapter 4: Planning Your NSO

    • Lesson 1: Discern Together Which Option to Pick

    • Lesson 2: What to Include

  • 5

    Last Chapter: Conclusion

    • Closing Remarks: Outreach Is All about Love

    • Before you go . . .

Resource Toolbox

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