Church Planting Residency

2 years (preferred college graduates)
Up to 30 hours a week commitment

Ministry Residency

1 year to 2 years (college graduates)
Up to 30 hours a week commitment

Internships

Semester Long (ages 16+)
10 hours a week commitment

Church Planting Residency

Church Planting Residents will journey through the residency experience gaining hands-on church experience and receiving one-on-one assistance in starting your first church plant.

  • Leadership Development
  • Emotional Intelligence Awareness
  • Vision, Mission and Core Values
  • Demographic Research and Analysis
  • Budget and Financial systems
  • Prayer Team and Staffing Strategy
  • Launch Team Development
  • Discipleship Strategy
  • Ministry Teams Strategy
  • Marketing and Outreach Strategies
  • Facilities and Equipment Acquisition
  • Fundraising Strategy

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Ministry Residency

Ministerial Residents will gain hands-on experience in a specific ministry area, while also developing your leadership capacity. (Ministry Options: Worship, Youth, Kids, Lead Pastor)

  • Ministry Training
  • Character Formation
  • Spiritual Development
  • Leadership Development
  • Ministry Teams Strategy
  • Marketing and Outreach Strategies
  • Coaching
  • Discipleship Strategy

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Internships

Ministerial Interns will have the opportunity to further explore a specific ministry, while also developing your leadership skills. (Ministry Options: Worship, Youth, Kids, Lead Pastor, Creative, Spiritual Formation, & Tech)

  • Ministry Training
  • Character Formation
  • Spiritual Development
  • Leadership Development
  • Ministry Teams Strategy
  • Marketing and Outreach Strategies
  • Coaching
  • Discipleship Strategy

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Cross-cultural internship through NEXT

NEXT is a mentored cross-cultural immersion experience with Global Partners that equips young people for lifelong global engagement. We long for NEXT to produce globally-minded future leaders in the global Wesleyan Church.

  • Engage in disciple-making ministries
  • Build biblical, missiological, and spiritual strength
  • Live in community with other interns
  • Learn the local language and culture
  • Serve in various ministry settings
  • Be mentored by a local ministry leader and grow in self-awareness
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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

WHAT DOES THE LEARNING ENVIRONMENT LOOK LIKE?
  • A mentoring pastor within the church
  • Coaching from Dwight Nash (if interested in planting a church)
  • Weekly Gatherings with other Residents (on Mondays)
  • Discipleship Relationship
  • Readings/videos (1 book a month)
  • Hands-on experience in leading, developing, and organizing ministry
  • Learning conferences
WHAT WILL I DO DURING MY RESIDENCY EXPERIENCE?

You will:

  • Grow as a person and leader.
  • Clarify your gifts and call.
  • Serve and lead within your church.
  • Learn about how to start a new church (church planting residents).
  • Develop your future church planting strategy.
  • Journey through a Church Planting Assessment Center (if you haven’t already).
  • Engage in Essentials, a 2-day pre-launch equipping experience.
  • Engage in Exponential, a 3-day church planting conference.
  • Engage in Cultivate, a 9-month online training experience.
  • Start a new ministry within your church.
WHAT ABOUT HOUSING?

Host housing will be available for non married residents for free.

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