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New Walk Residency

Next Steps In Life.

 

Have you felt a calling on your life to pursue ministry as a full time profession? Are you willing to devote 15-20 hours a week working within a ministry to develop skills for future ministry job opportunities? New Walk offers a 24 month Residency Program.  The intention of this program is to encourage and equip kingdom workers for future work at a local church.

 

NWC Residency Includes:

Leadership Development 

  • Weekly leadership/discipleship lessons 
  • Teachings by ministry directors and lead pastor
  • Leading From Your Strengths assessment and discussion
  • Book reading and discussion 
  • Trainings for personal development
  • Opportunities to lead events with coaching and feedback

     

    Spiritual Development

    • Serve the local church in the ministry area of their gifting each week
    • Read through the Bible in a year
    • Spiritual mentoring and accountability
    • Attend weekly worship services

        Professional Development

        • Meet weekly with ministry director 
        • Learn how to implement the vision of New Walk Church: Unleashing New Purpose in Every Life Through Jesus Christ
        • Gain exposure to best practices and methods in a large church setting
        • Learn and practice skills related to specific ministry
        • Participate in planning and executing tasks, teams or events
        • Attend staff meetings, departmental gatherings and leadership teachings
        • Build a marketable skill set with experience and develop a resume
        • Build relationships with each other and staff that will encourage, inspire and empower

        At the end of our time together, we hope that every resident is equipped in an area of ministry to lead or work in a local church.  Time commitments are typically 12-24 months, 15-20 hours weekly. This residency does not provide housing or income. 

        Residency start July 2020 – Apply Here

         

        RESIDENT PROGRAM

        Ministry Residency Overview:  To encourage and equip kingdom workers for future work at a local church.

        NWC Residency Includes:

        Leadership Development 

        • Weekly leadership/discipleship lessons 
        • Teachings by ministry directors and lead pastor
        • Leading From Your Strengths assessment and discussion
        • Book reading and discussion 
        • Trainings for personal development
        • Opportunities to make presentations and receive coaching and feedback

        Spiritual Development

        • Serve the local church in the ministry area of their gifting each week
        • Read through the Bible in a year
        • Spiritual mentoring and accountability
        • Attend weekly worship services 

        Professional Development

        • Meet weekly with ministry director 
        • Learn how to implement the vision of New Walk Church: Unleashing New Purpose in Every Life Through Jesus Christ
        • Gain exposure to best practices and methods in a large church setting
        • Learn and practice skills related to specific ministry
        • Participate in planning and executing tasks, teams or events
        • Attend staff meetings, departmental gatherings and leadership teachings
        • Build a marketable skill set with experience and develop a resume
        • Build relationships with each other and staff that will encourage, inspire and empower

        At the end of our time together, we hope that every resident is equipped in an area of ministry to lead or work in a local church.  Time commitments are typically 12-24 months, 15-20 hours weekly.  

        VIDEO PRODUCTION

        Ministry Exposure:  

        This position’s primary exposure  is in creating video/media content for New Walk Church weekend services, AMPED student ministry  and other campus events. We see this position as someone who can not only help brainstorm ideas, but complete the entire process from filming to final edits. Resident will work alongside the creative team to create videos that tell stories, promote events, enhance the weekend experience or help further communicate our church vision.  Resident reports to Director of Creative Arts.

        Learning Experiences:

        • Producing 2-3 videos per month ranging from 30 second promos for social media to 5 minute testimony videos.
        • Assisting with all aspects of video production (filming, lighting, audio and post production editing).
        • Attending Creative and Planning meetings to gain insight to the vision of each video project. 
        • Scouting locations for specific shoots. 
        • Storyboarding ideas for future videos. 
        • Planning & equipment preparation for all shoots & up-keep / organization of all equipment.

         

        SKILL & EXPERIENCE WITH THE FOLLOWING PREFERRED: 

          • Final Cut Studio, Adobe Production Premium 
          • Canon // Panasonic Camcorders 
          • Motion Graphics in After Effects 
          • Colour and audio correcting
        PROJECT MANAGEMENT

        Ministry Exposure:  

        This position’s primary exposure is to work closely with the Project Management Director, New Walk staff and other residents to learn how to  plan, organize and execute events and projects at New Walk Church.  You would gain insights and experiences on developing a project plan, working with a budget, and overseeing events.

         

        Learning Experiences:

        • Developing comprehensive project plans for all key initiatives and activities.
        • Ensuring that each team has the resources it needs to have an excellent event including making sure that the Ministry Director/Event Owner has provided the volunteers needed to run the event.
        • Making sure that all deliverables are on schedule for key initiatives and activities.
        • Assisting with teams on the day of events to handle any project issues that may arise.
        • Tracking of project performance and analyzing key initiatives and activities to make future projects more productive and cost efficient.
        • Assisting with administrative tasks, as needed.

         

         

        PASTORAL CARE

        Ministry Exposure:  

        This position’s primary exposure is to work closely with the Pastoral Care Director, New Walk staff and other residents to help lead and engage in different care needs within our church and community.  You would gain insights and experiences  in care ministries including outreach, Baptism, weddings and funerals. 

         

        Learning Experiences:

        • Overseeing and leading a team of volunteers. 
        • Recruiting, equipping, and providing ongoing support for our volunteer leaders.
        •  Occasional co-teaching during Boot camps, Baptism Classes. 
        • Demonstrating New Walk’s behavior and core values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Steward-ship, and Teamwork. 
        • Dedicated Bible reading, continued growth in ministry and spiritual leadership. 
        • Engage fully in learning and ministry, maintaining investment in personal learning and growth. 
        • Communicating with leaders in the Department of Pastoral Care. 
        • Provide spiritual care to members of our church and community. 
        • Caring with respect and dignity, always modeling the love of Christ. 
        • Work closely with other care team members.
        • Help with Prayer cards assimilation Sundays 8:30a – 2p. 
        • Overseeing AMPED Pastoral Care Wed 6p – 9p.
        GROUPS

        Ministry Exposure:  

        This position’s primary ministry exposure is to work closely with the Group’s Pastor, New Walk staff and Groups coaches to help lead and engage New Walk Church in a healthy and thriving Groups system that helps them Connect, Grow and Do Life Together.  You would gain insights and experiences on developing a Groups system, recruiting and training volunteers, maintaining the health of Groups and being  involved in the daily administration of New Walk Groups.

         

        Learning Experiences:

        • Co-Lead or Lead a weekly Small Group with input, support and direction from Groups Director.
        • Assist with weekly/monthly Groups related reporting, data entry and data analysis.
        • Participate in planning and leading Group leader training days (3 times per year).
        • Participate in Groups promotion and Groups launch each semester (3 semesters per year).
        • Occasionally visit various Groups for encouragement, instruction, training and reporting.
        • Attend monthly Coaches Meeting (eventually leading certain portions).
        • Participate in writing weekly message-based Groups content.
        • Send regular communication with Groups Facilitators and Coaches.
        • Help recruit and onboard new Groups volunteers
        • Assist with minor setup/teardown for various Groups, meetings and trainings.

        New Walk Church Process for Resident Application

        1.  Apply for Residency at newwalk.church
        2. Interview with Ministry Director and LAMP Resident Coordinator
        3. Notification and Acceptance and Ministry Placement
        4. Complete Background Check and Ministry Safe Training
        LAMP RESIDENT PROGRAM

        LAMP Residency Overview:  This 12 month residency strives to provide extensive large ministry exposure and experience to those that have completed 100 and 200 level of the LAMP curriculum.  This residency fulfills many, but not all, of the project requirements of the 300 level of the LAMP curriculum.  This 12 month residency provides opportunities to learn and gain valuable insights to ministry.  This residency track is designed for those with a calling to be a Lead Pastor, Executive Pastor, Associate Pastor, Campus Pastor or Church Planter.

        NWC Residency Includes:  

        Leadership Development  

        • Weekly teachings and exposure to all aspects of ministry in a large church setting
        • Teachings by Ministry Directors and Lead Pastor
        • Leading From Your Strengths Assessment and Discussion
        • Trainings for personal development
        • Prepare and present messages with coaching and feedback

        Spiritual Development

        • Spiritual Mentoring and Accountability with LAMP Mentor
        • Works in conjunction with LAMP curriculum
        • Attend weekly worship services and hear teachings from the Bible by the Lead Pastor

        Professional Development

        • Understand and observe how the vision of New Walk Church is carried throughout ministries: Unleashing New Purpose in Every Life Through Jesus Christ
        • Exposure to best practices and methods in a large church setting
        • Witness long term missional planning
        • Attend staff meetings, departmental gatherings and leadership teachings
        • Build a marketable skill set with experience
        • Build a Resume
        • Build relationships with each other and staff that will encourage, inspire and empower
        • Prepare and lead a message in the New Walk Kids Ministry and AMPED Student Ministry
        • Prepare 3 Teaching Outlines
        • Evaluate and present a synopsis of  New Walk Ministries

        Resident Expectations

        • Meet regularly with his/her LAMP Mentor to turn in assignments, answer questions, give evaluations of progress and pray. 
        • Live with the highest standards of integrity and conduct.
        • Participate in the life of the church as a whole, gaining valuable insight into the dynamics of church work.
        • Read all assigned books and participate in assigned activities.
        • Attend all required training events, church events, and ministry programs. 

        Requirements: 

        • Attending Resident LAMP Trainings on Saturdays 5 PM and  observations of ministries during the 6:30 PM service unless dates are otherwise noted.
        • Attending and Worshiping at one New Walk Weekend Service weekly
        • Continue to progress in LAMP 300

         

        New Walk Church Process for Resident Application

        1.  Apply for Residency at newwalk.church
        2. Interview with Ministry Director and LAMP Resident Coordinator
        3. Notification and Acceptance and Ministry Placement
        4. Complete Background Check and Ministry Safe Training
        L.A.M.P. RESIDENT

        Job Summary:  

        In addition to the L.A.M.P. education program, this exposure will allow a LAMP resident to observe and learn more about a broad range of ministry opportunities and equip for an overall understanding of ministry in a large church setting.  Much of this learning and exposure can be applied to many church settings and pastoring a church or ministry of any size. LAMP Residents will attend a weekly training with a Ministry Director and observe ministry in action over a 12 month period. Training will be 2-4 weeks in each department, with some teaching opportunities throughout the 12 month period.  

        Exposure to ministries include: 

        • First Impressions/Assimilation
        • AMPED Student Ministry
        • New Walk Groups Ministry
        • Pastoral Care Ministry
        • New Walk Kids Ministry
        • Creative Arts Ministry
        • Media/Production Ministry
        • Worship Arts Ministry
        • Project Management
        • Celebrate Recovery Ministry
        • Oversight of Church Budget Planning/Finances
        • Leadership and New Walk Church Culture Teachings

         

        Format:

        In July all LAMP Residents will meet with Pastor Gary as a small group for a weekly training on Leadership Principles and New Walk’s Culture.  This is to set the tone and give the “why” behind the method and culture of New Walk.

        Beginning in August Residents will meet with Ministry Directors during the Saturday 5 PM Service for specific Ministry Training (See above areas of Ministry), they will then observe the specific ministry during the 6:30 PM Service.  They will meet with each Ministry Director 2-4 times depending on the amount of training and size of the ministry.  Additional weeks of the ministry will be set aside for LAMP Residents to practice delivering messages with coaching and feedback.  LAMP Residents will continue to meet regularly with their LAMP Mentors.

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