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Rock Community Chaplains

2nd Year - Leadership Track

Overview:  Following the successful completion of one-year of service as a Care Counselor or Rock Community Chaplain, approved members can apply to attend the Pastoral Leadership Training ministry.  This is a second-year of more intensive training that is designed for PSTs, Care Counselors or Rock Community Chaplains who sense a call towards church leadership.  The Pastoral Leadership Training ministry takes place on Tuesday nights and involves further study and instruction on pastoral care and chaplaincy ministry and leadership.  This ministry is available for those who have a calling to not only do ministry but also to oversee, lead and train others in fulfilling their ministry calling.  As such, the instruction prepares leaders to lead followers and other leaders as they do life and ministry together. This is a tuition-based training ministry and applications will be made available to qualified leaders.

If you sense a call by God to make a real difference in individuals and their families as a pastoral care leader, please give prayerful consideration regarding your involvement in the new pastoral leadership training.  We have begun accepting applications for 2019 term! Please begin by filling out the Pastoral Leadership Application. HERE!

The application deadline for our 2019 term is December 31, 2018. Please take care in submitting all required documents, listed below, and application by no later than December 31st.

Ministry Purpose:  Pastoral Care Ministries will ensure 24/7 pastoral care services and Kingdom empowerment to everyone who contacts the Rock Church with a need.  This is accomplished through training that equips gifted and called men and women to fulfill their LEADERSHIP role in the church of Jesus Christ within the mission, vision and goals of the Rock Church. This ministry is designed to provide leadership mentoring in the Pastoral Care and Chaplaincy Ministry services of the Rock Church.

Church Goal:  Ensure that the Manifestation of Kingdom of God power is revealed, understood, desired and delivered to 3.6 million people in San Diego and 1 billion globally by 2025

Scope & Sequence of instruction and experience: The Pastoral Leadership training is a one-year commitment that takes place over three terms on Tuesday evenings:


Term One:     January 15 - March 19

Term Two:     April 16 – June 18

Term Three:  August 20 - October 22


The curriculum focuses on advanced leadership instruction, leadership mentoring and coaching, practical leadership skill development and personal ministry leadership plan strategies.  The pastoral leadership training is considered to be a practical and educational process for mature believers who sense a call to pastoral leadership ministry.

Cost:   The tuition is $450 for the full year training ($225 to be paid at the beginning of Term 1, with the second payment of $225 due at the start of term 2).  Participants may be expected to purchase some additional, required reading and study materials.  The design of the training process is to give personal instruction and practical experience in the full range of biblical church leadership and evangelistic functions.  Emphasis will be on Biblical servant-leadership that models the Kingdom of God authority and humility of Jesus Christ.

Leadership Instruction: On a weekly basis the Pastoral Care Ministry team will meet for pastoral mentoring and instruction on specific pastoral leadership topics.  As a group, the various study assignments involve readings, discussion, in-class rGroup engagement and rich team-relationship building.  Instructors include Rock Church pastors, seminary professors and ministry leaders with expertise in leadership development.

Leadership Training Commitments:

  • This ministry involves 2 - hours of weekly instruction plus weekly study assignments. The applied leadership ministry on Sundays and/or mid-week will be determined by the ministry in which the leader is actively serving. Please make sure your schedule allows you to make this time commitment.
  • Teaching Cluster - Participants will meet once a week for 2-hours for leadership training and group study with the Rock Church pastoral leadership (Tuesdays 6:30pm-8:30pm at the Rock Pt. Loma campus).
  • Pastoral Leadership Ministry - Participants will be accountable for their leadership ministry role as part of their personal development plan.
  • rGroup involvement - Participants will meet with assigned rGroup Leaders throughout the three terms in class for accountability, prayer, and relationship building.

LIFE Class completion is required for serving with the Pastoral Leadership training as well as a current Background Check completion.

Application Process

  • Submit a Pastoral and Chaplaincy Leadership Training Application
  • Completion of one year of pastoral training as a Rock Chaplain, PST, Care Counselor or RSOM.
  • Acquire a letter of recommendation from a Rock Church ministry leader or Rock Church Pastor that you are (or plan to be) faithfully serving in a ministry leadership role.
  • Submit payment for term-one tuition ($225 made out to Rock Church Equip Ministry.  Full tuition balance of $225 is to be paid before the beginning of Term Two by April 23rd).

All application elements can be submitted online (except the letter of recommendation). Otherwise, print out the application and email a scanned copy to Gerrilyn Mattox, Pastoral Care Administrator at: [email protected] or mail completed documents to:

Gerrilyn Mattox - Pastoral Care

2277 Rosecrans St.

San Diego, CA 92106

Events

Jan
15
January 15, 2019  6:30 PM
Point Loma Campus
Jan
22
January 22, 2019  6:30 PM
Point Loma Campus
Jan
29
January 29, 2019  6:30 PM
Point Loma Campus
Feb
5
February 5, 2019  6:30 PM
Point Loma Campus
Feb
7
February 7, 2019 - February 9, 2019
Point Loma Campus