What is the purpose of this program?
Through a year of professional development, leadership building and spiritual formation, The Ministry Leadership Program develops the next generation of lay leaders in ministry at sister-led or sister-founded schools.
Are there any eligibility criteria?
Yes, this program is limited to young adults (ages 22-39) currently employed at sister-led or sister-founded schools who are campus ministers or leaders in faith formation activities for the school.
Is there compensation for participation in the Ministry Leadership Program?
Yes, participants will be compensated $2,500. This will be disbursed in two payments in July and December 2019. In addition, the participant’s school of employment will receive $1,000 to support mission integration activities created during the program to be implemented in the 2019-2020 school year.
What is the meeting schedule?
Ministry Leadership Program participants are required to attend all program meetings. Participants will meet one afternoon per month from February – December 2019. In addition, participants will meet monthly with an assigned sister companion at the young adult’s school of employment.
The 2019 workshop dates include:
|Feb 21||August 8|
|March 14||September 12|
|April 11||October 10|
|May 9||November 7|
|June 13||December 5|
*There will not be a formal meeting in July, but participants will be asked to work on their ministry projects and meet with their sister companion.
Is there a deadline for submission of applications?
Yes, the application deadline is January 11.
How should I respond to the essay questions?
Each of the essay questions should be answered separately. Each response should not exceed the designated word limit.
How will I know if my application is complete?
You will receive an email confirming receipt of your application.
How will I be notified if I am selected?
Notifications for both an interview and final selection will occur by phone and e-mail.
How soon can I expect to hear that I am selected?
Selection and notification will be made on January 18, 2019.
For questions or more information email firstname.lastname@example.org.