Always Forward Residency Builder
February 27, 2024 to February 28, 2024
For anyone who wants to start a residency or curacy program within your church or for those who want to refine their current offerings, we are offering this exclusive event for up to 25 people. We believe this intensive time in a smaller setting with exclusive access to our specialists will truly accelerate you and your church to launch or polish a residency program to equip our future leaders within the province!
Our trainer and specialist, Ryan Johnston, joins us from the Send Network. We have hired him to guide us in building Residency Programs that can be implemented across multiple churches within our province. In an article about building residencies, he shares the following:
"One of the greatest legacies a pastor could leave behind is to raise up laborers for the harvest in the form of a cascading flow of missionaries, pastors, planters and church staff. Over the past year, I have worked with hundreds of pastors and ministry leaders wanting to develop a residency. Some of the residencies are similar, but each one also is uniquely different. You can build a lasting residency program that you deeply believe in by working through a process that helps you define what you want in your residency. You must define three things: your terms, your why and your content."
Our friends from Made to Flourish will also join us at the Residency Builder Intensive to share about funding options for residencies.
What you'll leave with
In our 24-hour intensive, Ryan, along with some familiar Always Forward faces, will walk us through building out your first 12 months Residency Program as well as an outline for a second year. As funding is often seen as a major obstacle, we will tackle a variety of funding options and answer other residency questions.
More about our Trainer
Ryan Johnston serves as the Send Network's church planting leader in Kansas and Nebraska. During 20 years of ministry, he has served in multiple roles within the local church. As a pastor, he has spent the greater part of his ministry investing in and raising up pastors, church planters and leaders. Recently he has focused on using residency builder events and has helped over 300 pastors develop church planting residencies that are unique to them. Ryan is passionate about personal discipleship, kingdom expansion and pastoral health. He has been married to his wife, Debby, for 19 years and they have five children.
We will be hosted by our friends at Trinity Anglican Church www.atltrinity.org 2260 Defoor Hills Rd. Atlanta, Georgia 30318
February 27th - 28th noon to noon Refreshments and dinner included
Embassy Suites Midtown
Feel free to reach out to Abbi on our Always Forward staff with any questions firstname.lastname@example.org