Leadership Growth Track

Please Note that there is a pre-requisite to participating in this training*


Following the successful completion of one-year of supervised service as an active team member at the Rock Church to attend the Ministry Leadership Growth Track. This is a second-year of more intensive training that is designed for Rock Church ministry team members who sense a call towards church leadership. The Ministry Leadership Growth Track takes place on Monday nights and involves further study and instruction on church and ministry leadership training. 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 callings. As such, the instruction prepares leaders to lead and disciple 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 team members.

If you sense a call by God to make a real difference in individuals and their families as a Rock Church ministry leader, please give prayerful consideration regarding your involvement in the Rock Church Leadership Growth Track.

We have begun accepting applications for 2020-2021 term! Please begin by filling out the application.  Leadership Track Application

The application deadline for our 2020-2021 term is August 31, 2020. Please take care in submitting all required documents, listed below, and application by no later than August 31st. 

Ministry Purpose: 

This ministry provides leadership instruction and mentoring to maximize a network of ministry leaders who are empowered to oversee ministries and team members at 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 Leadership Growth Track is a one-year commitment that takes place over two semester terms on Monday evenings:

Term One:  

September 14th - December 14th, 2020 (Excluding10/12 and 11/23)

Term Two: 

January 25th – May 10th, 2021 (Excluding 2/15 and 4/5)

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


These classes have been adjusted to an online format until we can resume to meet in person in a classroom setting.   As such, the initial tuition is reduced to $50 per person for the full training (full tuition is to be paid by September 1st, 2020).    Students will be responsible for purchasing the required texts/readings.   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.

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Leadership Instruction:

On a weekly basis the class participants will meet for leadership mentoring and instruction on a wide variety of leadership and ministry topics. As a group, the various study assignments involve readings, discussion, in-class rGroup and dGroup engagement and rich team-relationship building. Instructors include Rock Church pastors, seminary professors and gifted and experienced 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 of leadership training and group study with Rock Church pastoral leadership (Monday's 6:30pm-8:30pm via an online ZOOM platform, until we are able to meet again in person, at which point we wiould meet at the Rock Church Point Loma Campus).
  • Pastoral Leadership Ministry - Participants will be accountable for their leadership ministry role as part of their personal development plan.
  • rGroup/dGroup involvement - Participants will meet with assigned rGroup Leaders throughout the two terms in class for accountability, prayer, and relationship building.

LIFE Class completion 

LIFE Class completion is required for serving with the Pastoral Leadership training as well as a current Background Check completion. If you have not yet completed all 4 LIFE classes, please sign up here

Application Process
  • Submit a Leadership Growth Track Application.
  • Must have completed a minimum of one-year of supervised active ministry service at the Rock Church.
  • Acquire a letter of recommendation from a Rock Church ministry leader or Rock Church Pastor that the applicant has served with.
  • Submit payment for Leadership Growth Track tuition. Full tuition balance of $50 is to be paid no later than September 1st, 2020

All application elements can be submitted online. Otherwise, you may print out the application and email a scanned copy to Gerrilyn Mattox, Pastoral Care Administrator at: [email protected] 


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