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Pastoral Residency

The Pastoral Residency is a leadership development program for emerging leaders who feel called to vocational church ministry and desire ministry experience in a vibrant church. It is uniquely designed to provide personal mentoring, leadership training, and hands-on experience working with one of the staff teams of the church to equip emerging church leaders for a lifetime of ministry significance.

Residency start dates vary with availability. Inquire for additional details
Approximately 29 hours per week are set for program involvement
Residents are given a stipend with optional housing for single residents
Residents gain experience by serving as part of a staff team in one of the ministry teams of the church. The team in which a Resident serves is chosen with the Resident based on experience, team chemistry and desired ministry future. Some of the teams at The Ransom in which a Resident might serve:

Ransom Kids – 0-5th grade
Ransom Teens – Middle School/High School
Creative Arts & Worship
Campus Leadership

Former Spiritual Formation Resident

The Ransom Sets You Up For Success In Ministry.

Developmental Elements

MINISTRY EXPERIENCE
Hands on ministry that qualifies as supervised ministry towards ordination

MINISTRY COACHING
Personal coach for ministry questions

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT
Equips you to be successful both personally and in ministry

LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT
Weekly teachings centered around pastoral leadership topics

CULTURE/DNA
Experience a unique environment with a dynamic staff

EVALUATIONS
Feedback to help you grow as a pastor

EMPOWERING THE NEXT GENERATION

The leadership training and hands-on experience that takes place are both humbling and empowering for the young leader.