Residency Program

Program and Position Overview

The Grace Chapel Pastoral Residency is a two-year mentoring program designed to train and equip church leaders of tomorrow. Believing the local church, is about helping people discover life with God for the good of the world, Grace Chapel seeks to provide aspiring church leaders who are graduating from Seminary a healthy church environment to learn, grow, and practice ministry after completing their degree.

This new program will be launching in 2019 as we welcome our first resident. Students selected as Residents upon completion of their degree, will serve a two-year residency at Grace Chapel as an Associate Pastor, beginning June 1 of each year. The Pastoral Residency, a paid position with full benefits, provides a wide-range of potential ministry opportunities suited to each Resident’s gifts, abilities, and eventual ministry focus, with multiple opportunities for mentorship available.

Requirements and Expectations

Grace Chapel desires to select Seminary students with “integrity of heart and skillful hands” (Psalm 78:70-72) to participate in this program. Applications will be accepted for students in the Spring semester of their final year. Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to following Christ, ministry leadership ability, a heart for serving the local church, and academic excellence.

Are you interested? Here are the next steps.

Complete the application process by clicking the link below. Applications are to be submitted by March 15. For those selected to continue the application process, April interviews will be scheduled. Final decisions will be made and communicated by April 15. If you have additional questions, please contact Andrew Breton or call 781.862.6499.

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