What is the purpose of this program?
Through a year of workshops, participants will grow in leadership, spirituality, and learning through intergenerational relationships. 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 22-35) currently employed at sister-led or sister-founded schools and colleges who are emerging leaders in their school.
Is there compensation for participation in the Ministry Leadership Program?
Yes, participants will receive a $500 stipend for full participation in the program that will be dispersed in May 2021. In addition, the participant’s school of employment will be eligible to receive a $1,000 grant to support mission integration activities created during the program to be implemented in the 2020-2021 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 fall 2020 – spring 2021. In addition, participants will meet monthly with an assigned sister companion at the young adult’s school of employment.
The 2020-21 workshop dates are tentatively scheduled for:
|August 6||January 14|
|September 10||February 11|
|October 8||March 11|
|November 19||April 15|
|December 10||May 13|
Is there a deadline for submission of applications?
Yes, the application deadline is July 17, 2020. Click here to apply. (Note: you will be prompted to create a login.)
What characteristics are you looking for in a participant?
The Ministry Leadership Program is looking for individuals who see themselves or are seen by others as emerging leaders in their school and who have an interest in the following:
What commitment is required of participants?
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 in late July 2020.