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.
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.
1 on 1 coaching in ministry skills
Receive practical feedback within their current tasks and assignments to grow in ministry competence.
Equipping you for life and leadership transformation
Focuses on your growth as a follower of Jesus.
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.
Feedback to help you grow as a pastor.
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.
The team in which the resident serves is chosen with the resident based on experience, team chemistry and desired ministry future. Some of the teams the resident might serve on include:
Ransom Kids - 0-5th grade
Ransom Teens - Middle School / High School
Creative Arts & Worship
Residency start dates vary with availability. Inquire for more details.