Southbrook Church Residency Program

Date Posted: February 14, 2022
Hours Per Week: 40
Southbrook Church
weddington, NC, USA
Job Type: Other Professional Ministry Positions,Residency
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As a church, we don’t know everything; however, we desire to pass on what we do know. This is our heart behind our 12-month ministry residency program. We want to give those who sense God’s call to full-time, vocational ministry the opportunity to learn and grow in the context of church ministry. By participating in this program, paid residents will not only grow in their understanding of Gospel-centered ministry, but they’ll also have the opportunity to learn about day-to-day ministry by serving on our church staff.


To equip those who sense God’s call to full-time, VOCATIONAL ministry by providing on-site, ministry training with the goal of LAUNCHING them to live out their ministry call. Curriculum Proposal: To provide residents with the opportunity to grow in all areas of ministry. This will include imparting knowledge, experience, as well as ministry coaching.

This curriculum is to include 3-parts:

  • Participation in our 10-month Leadership Institute [LEAD].
  • Bi-Monthly Lunch & Learn(s) [Led by staff and key volunteer leaders].
  • Integration into our Staff [Assigned to Ministry Coach].

Lunch & Learn:

  • Pastors, Staff, and Key Volunteers will lead these roundtables focused on specific areas of life, faith, and ministry.
  • Weekly roundtables will be broken up into monthly segments.
  • Designated readings will be assigned to ensure healthy, robust

Integration into our Staff:

  • Each resident will be assigned a Ministry Coach [per their ministry
  • Resident & Ministry Coach will meet weekly.
  • Residents will participate in all Staff Meetings, as well as rotate through the various Ministry Team Meetings [i.e. Family, Worship, Outreach, Groups].
  • Residents will serve each Sunday on various ministry teams so as to gain a holistic view of ministry.
  • Residents will participate in all local outreach events.
  • Residents will choose and serve on [1] global mission trip.

Learn more about Launch here: Launch Details.

Please take a look at this video that explains more of what “Launch” is all about.


How To Apply

If you are interested in being a part of Launch (August 1, 2023 – July 31, 2024), you will be asked to start the process below:

Step 1: Application  due by February 15, 2023

Step 2: Phone Interview & Questionnaire

Step 3: In-person Interview