RESIDENCY

About us

The Ransom Church Residency is a two-year pastoral leadership development program designed to immerse emerging leaders in the life of the local church and to equip them for a lifetime of kingdom impact.

Residents gain experience by serving on staff within one of the ministry teams of the local church. Residents will receive one-on-one coaching and a collaborative learning experience where they will further grow in their leadership capacity and personal development.

Developmental Elements

HANDS ON MINISTRY EXPERIENCE

Gain the leadership capacity and know-how to effectively and competently lead as a pastor receive significant and real-life ministry experience qualifies as supervised ministry towards Wesleyan Ordination.

MINISTRY COACHING

1 on 1 coaching in ministry skills
Receive practical feedback within their current tasks and assignments to grow in ministry competence.

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT

Equipping you for life and leadership transformation
Focuses on your growth as a follower of Jesus.

LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT

Weekly pastoral leadership training covering self-leadership, relational leadership and organizational leadership.

EXPOSURE TO CULTURE/DNA

Grow and work with a dynamic team
Exposed to the nuances and attitudes of a thriving staff and church culture.

EVALUATIONS

Feedback to help you grow as a pastor.

practices

The residency is designed to provide a hands on ministry experience for those who are called to vocational ministry. Ideally, applicants will have a college education, some ministry experience and are looking to develop ministry and leadership skills.

Testimonies

Not only is the Ransom a fantastic church with powerful, spirit-filled ministry, but the Ransom is also a great training ground for ordination. The Ransom sets you up for success in ministry

SPIRITUAL FORMATION RESIDENT

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

CREATIVE ARTS RESIDENT

Have more questions?

Call us at 605-339-3733 or email office@ransom.church