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Begin Your Journey At UC

Looking for meaningful ministry experience in an environment where you can be discipled and developed? Our 2-year residency provides an open door into serving in the church and a clear roadmap for development that will launch you into lifelong ministry.

OUR INVESTMENT

We Invest In You! Let us help you develop the skill set needed to become well-trained, well-grounded and well-equipped for your unique calling.

Building Your Character

Molding your compatibility and chemistry on a strong team

Developing your core competence as a leader

Our Differentiators

- Life-on-Life experiences

- A fast-growing Local Church

- A strong collaborative team

- Theological formation

- A clear roadmap to growing in grace and personal improvement

- Leaders who care deeply and prize mentoring

- A church culture the loves the ancient faith in a modern context

- It's H-Town! (Thriving City, Close to Latin America, Space Exploration)

- Engagement in signature events and conferences

- Partnership w/ SBTS for graduate credit

- Possibility to join the team, plant a church or do great revitalization work

Our Ministry Tracks

Student Ministries

Children's Ministry

Outreach

Guest Experiences

Small Groups and Community Studies

Men's Ministry

Women’s Ministry

Music and Worship Gathering

Marketing/Communications

Production

College Ministry

FAQs

Why Houston?

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What Is The Timeline?

  1. August 2024 – December is Recruitment
  2. January 2025 – February are Interviews
  3. March 2025 – Selection Month
  4. April 2025 – July Training

Our Unique Partners

  1. SBTS
  2. HBU
  3. The Mentoring Project
  4. Houston Church Planting Network
  5. Red Buffalo

How are Residencies Funded?

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What are the housing options?

  1. Shared Apartments
  2. Friends and Family
  3. We expect you to figure out where you want to live

Can I get College and Graduate School Credit?

  1. You can earn graduate credit up to 28 hours for field work in an 85 hour MDIV.
  2. One quarter + of a full MDIV – the degree to have for the future