Church Planting Resident

Join our team for a challenging adventure to be stretched, coached and supported towards your next step in ministry.

Reports to: Lead Pastor

Primary Objective: Learn, apply, and execute church planting skills to grow the ministry at Restoration while preparing to plant a future church.

Residency Objective: The primary purpose of the residency program, through Leadership Pathways at Restoration Community Church, is to provide a hands on learning opportunity through relational/practical ministry experience. Residents will spend time serving in many ways, but each resident will have a primary focus on a specific ministry within the church. This experience will provide residents with a chance to gain practical ministry training, while working in an atmosphere that is both personal and professional. Under guidance, support and coaching, residents will gain knowledge in specific core competencies and test their gifts and call to vocational ministry, while developing both spiritually and theologically.

Key Responsibility Areas:

  • Create and maintain a ministry within the church to reach lost people

    • Lead a weekly worship service geared towards a specific demographic

    • Create a contextual ministry model that effectively reaches this demographic

    • Grow this ministry during your time as a resident

  • Manage volunteers required to engage in this mission

  • Work closely with the lead pastor to improve church planting ministry skills

  • Network with local pastors to vision cast your future as a church planter

Hours per week: Average of 25-30 hours a week

Personal attributes and abilities

  • Prayerful and rooted in Jesus Christ

  • Belief in and adherence to the mission of RCC

  • Visionary leader that can attract and mobilize others

  • Willingness to work in cooperation with Lead Pastor, Executive Pastor, Executive Director of Next Gen Ministries, and others inside and outside the church

  • Strong leadership ability with organizational and administrative skills as well as careful attention to detail

  • Comfortable with spreadsheets, word processing programs, and databases such as Fellowship One


  • A personal commitment to follow Jesus.

  • A commitment and desire to plant a church in the future

  • Demonstrate commitment to see RCC function within the scope of best practices in ministry principles. Agreement with the mission/vision of the RCC

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word and Excel) and internet navigation


Loving people into a lifestyle of passionately following Jesus


  • Evangelism:  We shamelessly share our faith

  • Discipleship:  We believe everyone has a next step

  • Redemption: We sweat and bleed with God to restore people and places

  • Community: We move people from rows to circles

  • Multiplication: We reproduce disciples, groups and churches

Staff Behavioral Values:

  • Humble:  We are self-aware and others-centered

  • Hungry:  We are voracious learners and self-feeders

  •  Hustle:  We are biased towards urgency and excellence

  • Healthy:  We are responsible for our own holistic self-care

  • Heart Smart: We are aware of our emotions and the emotions of others.

  • Hand-it-off:  We reach new levels of ministry by multiplying leaders

  • Humor:  We take Jesus seriously but not ourselves

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