Don’t worry, people ask that all the time.
Launch focuses on relationship with God, character development and life training. While spending a year at Launch is greatly educational, it is not an accredited Bible school.
Launch is located in Chilliwack BC, Canada.
Yes. The discipleship program of City Life Church operated under the name of “The Master’s Commission from 1997 to 2017. The program was renamed “Launch” in June, 2017.
Each student attending Launch will be hosted by one of the generous families of City Life Church. While there is no direct fee for for living with one of these families, it will be expected that the student is involved with the family’s cleaning/living routine.
Housing expenses are covered by families from City Life Church who volunteer to take students in for the duration of the program. Because of this, there are no extra fees for housing.
Tuition for the year is $6000 CAD for Canadian students and $6000 USD for international students.
The Launch staff organizes carpool to provide students transportation to and from all program related functions. Some students will be requested to drive for carpool. Students required to make monthly carpool payments of approximately $60 a month, depending on gas prices.
All students are required to be a part of regular carpool. Canadian students are welcome to volunteer to drive their own vehicle for carpool purposes and may be eligible to receive a reduction to their tuition. For more information, see page 6 of the Student Handbook.
A regular week at Launch runs from Tuesday to Saturday, and includes a mixture of teachings, class discussion, local community outreaches and service projects. Students attend City Life Church on Sundays and there are often additional events and services in the evenings. For more information, visit our Student Life page (coming soon).
I’m not from Canada, but I want to come to Launch. What does the process look like for getting across the border?
Launch is very familiar with the process of accepting international students, and is more than willing to walk you through through that process step by step. Please contact our office for assistance in this area.
Students have Mondays off and are permitted to work on that day. It is asked that students remain available for additional events and services that may occur on evenings throughout the week.