Residency

Six-month Ministry Residency

Residency is a commitment to practical ministry training. This opportunity is designed for those who aspire to apply their leadership ability in vocational ministry. Residents will be developed while serving alongside our staff and team. Selected participants will be placed in a part-time uncompensated Resident position on The Life Church staff with a specific job description. Limited Residency spots are available. The last day to apply for an upcoming Residency term is October 31 for a January start date, and April 30 for a July start date.

Residency Requirements
Currently serving
Currently tithing
Completed Life Leadership
Open to high school graduates and above
Must be available for at least eight hours Mon-Thu, 9a-5p plus weekends and events
Must have references and a resume to apply

Available Resident Ministries

  • AXIS: 6th-12th grade student ministry 
  • CAMPUS SUPPORT: next steps, connections
  • CREATIVE: graphics, video, social media
  • FACILITY / MAINTENANCE: building management and systems 
  • FINANCE: tracking and accounting
  • GENERAL CENTRAL ADMINISTRATION:  systems and project coordination
  • KIDS LIFE: 6 weeks - 5th grade children’s ministry
  • MEDIA / LIVE PRODUCTION: audio, lighting, live weekend service production
  • MEMPHIS DREAM CENTER: Read2Lead, family enrichment, foster care
  • SPECIAL EVENTS / HOSPITALITY: environmental design, food service
  • SYSTEMS / DATA: data management, system support 
  • WORSHIP: Axis and weekend service worship 

Schedule
Begins each January and July
Fulfill at least eight hours Mon-Thu, 9a-5p plus weekends and events
Monthly Resident Practicum Saturday after service


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