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

Residency surrounds you with a community of people who care about you and can help call things out in you.

Hannah

I was surprised at the amount of personal development. They really pour in and care about who you are as a person.

Josiah

I've learned more about myself and have been given opportunities to grow through coaching and a controlled environment so I can become a better leader.

Jared

My eyes were opened to all the ways that God has given me passion and equipped me.

Madison

Residency taught me to humble myself. I didn't feel like the Lord had prepared me enough to go into full time ministry right after graduation and I've been able to come and learn more.

Jesse

I value this residency because it has provided me practical ministry experience, all the while I am being intentionally poured into and coached in every area of my life. The result is huge growth personally, professionally, and spiritually.

Noah

Have more questions?

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