What is the Structure of the Pastoral Residency Program?

  • Assignment: Staffed at one of our local Church Locations in an apprentice role with the Location Pastor or Worship Pastor.
  • Ministry experience: You will gain real life ministry experience in our hands-on approach.
  • Team building: You will be taught how to recruit, train, release and disciple teams using our Leadership Ladder method.
  • Mentoring / Coaching: You will receive weekly mentoring and coaching from the Location Pastor or Worship Pastor.
  • Retreats & Conferences: You will have access to all the EastLake Network retreats, conferences and gatherings.
  • Raise a reproducing Church up out of the culture where God has called you by helping people find their way back to God.

What Can I Expect to Take Away from the Residency?

Our Residency is designed to equip you to make disciples and plant a reproducing network location or church.

You will understand how to:

  • Develop and coach reproducing leadership teams
  • Develop and coach a reproducing groups ministry
  • Develop a higher level of on-stage presenting and content creation
  • Create a ministry calendar
  • Create and manage a “My Reproducing Plan” reproducing goal system
  • Create your launch plan and timeline
  • Manage a ministry budget
  • Lead a growing reproducing network location or church

Who Can Apply for Residency

  • Both men and women expressing a calling to ministry can apply for Residency