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Ministry Leadership Program FAQ


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Frequently Asked Questions


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.


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