Elevate is a full-time residency designed for leaders who are preparing to lead a church, plant a church, or lead a multi-site campus. It is a uniquely designed to provide leadership development experiences through hands-on ministry leadership opportunities at one of Saddleback's many campus locations located throughout Southern California.
Elevate residents have access to some of the most respected church planting and multi-site experts in the country.
Elevate residents are placed at one of our recently planted multi-site campuses and paired with a campus pastor and/or a pastor who has recent church planting experience.
ELEVATE is designed for...
- Church Planters
- Church Planting Networks looking for a powerful leadership development experience for their network planters
- Multi-Site Churches looking to develop new leadership for their multi-site campuses
Residents will be engaged in at least 40-50 hours of weekly hands-on ministry leadership training and 4 hours of weekly classroom training centered on learning and developing healthy personal leadership habits, a healthy philosophy of ministry leadership, and healthy methods or ministry leadership. This combination of tacit and explicit learning combines to create a healthy leader, which is at the heart of a healthy church.
This program is designed ministers who are looking to take the next step by leading a church planter or multi-site campus.
Leading- Full-time, 40-50 hour a week, un-paid residency working with a Saddleback campus pastor or planter.The emphasis will be on developing effective skills through hands-on leadership opportunities.
Learning- 4 hours of weekly class room training that develops healthy personal leadership habits, a healthy philosophy of ministry leadership, and healthy methods of ministry leadership.
Mentoring- Grow as a leader and as a disciple of Christ through a close mentoring relationship with Saddleback campus pastor or planter.
Residents will work at any of our recently planted multi-site campuses and paired with a campus pastor and/or a pastor who has recent church planting experience. Weekly training will be held at our Lake Forest campus.
Tracks begin each September, January, and May.
Recruitment is on going. If you are a Church Planter, Church Planting Network, or a Multi-Site Church and you would like to get more information or speak to someone about the application process please contact: email@example.com