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Program Overview

Each resident will be developed in their personal life, pastoral vocation, and planting skills through practical ministry, coaching, study, evaluation, and reflection. Residents will write and work through real life case studies, while being exposed to myriad experiences along the way. Every August residents will attend a gathering at one of the three hubs (The Bay Area, New York City, or Charlotte). This gathering will be an orientation, mid-residency evaluation, or graduation, dependent upon a particular resident’s current stage in the program.

Program Overview

Personal life

  • A Rule of Life
  • Marriage and Family
  • Self Awareness (Strengths, Struggles, Temperment)

Pastoral Vocation

  • Sacramental Worship
  • Biblical and Theological Reflection
  • Preaching and Teaching
  • Counseling and Care
  • Evangelism and Discipleship
  • Developing and Training Leaders
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Ordination Preparation

Planting Skills

  • Discernment of Call
  • Entrepreneurial Leadership Development
  • Administrative Capacity
  • Vision Development
  • Missional Contextualization
  • Development of Church Planting Prospectus
  • Financial Development and Fundraising

Every August residents will attend a gathering at one of the three hubs: The Bay Area, New York City, or Charlotte.