Residency Program Outline

The RSC Pastoral Residency is intended to be a two-year program that will help prepare men who are called to pastoral ministry. This ministry preparation will include doctrine and theology training, hands-on ministry experience, and pastoral mentoring and care.

Job Description

Residents will spend 20 hours per week receiving pastoral training and mentoring and 20 hours doing practical ministry at RSC.

Training and mentoring will include:

  • 10-15 hours per week of reading, writing, and study
  • 2-4 hours per week of cohort discussion and in-class teaching
  • 1-2 hours per week of elder mentoring

The practical ministry will involve:

  • 2-4 hours per week of staff meetings and development
  • 4-6 hours per week of Sunday Morning preparation and oversight
  • 10-15 hours per week of work within various ministries