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the details you need

Before you sign-up please take a moment to watch this video that explains the Residency Project in detail, review the program schedule, read the FAQ, and then fill in the registration form below.

First watch this video

Program explanation

BASIC AND ADVANCED TRACK

Residents register to complete either the basic or advanced track. Please note that enrollment in the advanced track is strongly encouraged. 

BASIC TRACK

1. Cohort Gatherings

2. Pastoral Coaching

3. Leader Church Leadership Development (as applicable)

ADVANCED TRACK

1. Cohort Gatherings

2. Pastoral Coaching

3. Leader Church Leadership Development (as applicable)

4. SEBTS Preaching Labs

5. IMB Mission Mobilization Trip

6. NC Baptist Gathering

7. Associational Meet and Greet 

RESIDENCY PROJECT NC Schedule 2024-2025

Please note that these dates are tentative and are subject to change. 

COHORT GATHERINGS
basic and advanced track

Gatherings are scheduled for the third week of the month. Please note the time that your local cohort will gather. 

Cabarrus/Rowan: third Wednesday of the month 6:30am - 8:30am

Charlotte: third Tuesday of the month 11:00am - 1:00 pm

Foothills North: 

Foothills South: 
Lincoln/Gaston: third Tuesday of the month 11:00am - 1:00pm

Union/Anson: third Tuesday of the month 11:00am - 1:00pm

Cohort gatherings are held in:

  • - August, September, October

  • ​- November, January, February​

  • - March, April, May
     

​*NOTE: social gatherings are held in December​

PASTORAL COACHING

basic and advanced track

Coaching meetings are to be scheduled as is convenient for the coach and resident (one meeting per month). 

LOCAL CHURCH LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT
basic and advanced track

To be held in the context of the local church (as is applicable).

SEBTS PREACHING LAB

advanced track ONLY

October 19, 2024 - preaching lab #1 in Charlotte, NC (location TBC)

March 15, 2025 - preaching lab #2 in Charlotte, NC (location TBC)

IMB MISSION MOBILIZATION TRIP
advanced track ONLY

April 8 - 10, 2025 - trip to Richmond, Virginia (option one)

May 6 - 8, 2025 - trip to Richmond, Virginia (option two)
 

*NOTE: residents choose one of the two trips listed above

NC BAPTIST GATHERING
advanced track ONLY

January 2025 - day trip, date TBC

ASSOCIATIONAL MEET AND GREET

advanced track ONLY

October 2024 and March 2025 - lunchtime meeting, dates TBC

requirements for certificate completion

BASIC TRACK

1. Cohort Gatherings - attendance at a minimum of 8 of the 9 gatherings

2. Pastoral Coaching - completion of a minimum of 8 coaching sessions

3. Leader Church Leadership Development (as applicable) - ongoing at your local church throughout the 10 months

ADVANCED TRACK

1. Cohort Gatherings - attendance at a minimum of 8 of the 9 gatherings

2. Pastoral Coaching - completion of a minimum of 8 coaching sessions

3. Leader Church Leadership Development (as applicable) - ongoing at your local church throughout the 10 months

4. SEBTS Preaching Labs - attendance at a minimum of 1 of the 2 preaching labs

5. IMB Mission Mobilization Trip - attendance required

6. NC Baptist Gathering - attendance required

7. Associational Meet and Greet - attendance required

*see FAQ below re. What if I can't make some of the dates listed above?

Frequently asked questions

Can I join the Residency Project at any time throughout the year? 

We strongly recommend starting the Residency Project in August to maximize the benefits of the program. However, we understand that exceptional circumstances may arise. In such cases, we may admit residents throughout the year. To explore this possibility, please fill out the "I've Got Questions" form, and we will reach out to discuss your situation. We're here to help you get the most out of your residency experience!

What if I can't make some of the dates listed above?

We strongly recommend making every effort to attend all scheduled gatherings to get the most out of the program. However, we understand that unforeseen circumstances may arise. Please keep in touch with your Directional Leader, who will help track your progress and work with you to determine possible accommodations for any missed parts of the program. 

Which location do I register for? 

We recommend choosing the location connected to the association and county of your local church. Please note the counties served by each of our Residency Project locations:
 

  • Cabarrus/Rowan: Serving Cabarrus and Rowan counties

  • Charlotte: Serving Charlotte and Mecklenburg county

  • Foothills North: Serving McDowell, Burke, and Catawba counties

  • Foothills South: Serving Cleveland, Rutherford, and Polk counties

  • Lincoln/Gaston: Serving Lincoln and Gaston counties

  • Union/Anson: Serving Union and Anson counties
     

By registering for the location nearest you, you'll build meaningful connections that support your ministry in your community.

Ready to Register

I'm ready to register

Which track do you want to pursue? (see explanation above)

Thanks for registering! Keep an eye on your email for more information about the Residency Project. You can also expect to hear from your local Directional Leader. 

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