Grace Church Residents

Are you looking for the next step in your ministry career? Are you eager to gain more knowledge and experience in your field? At Grace we're passionate about sharpening and pouring into our next generation of leaders. Whatever your passions and abilities are, your personal growth and development are our top priority. Utilizing your unique abilities, our goal for our 12 month residency program is to empower you as a leader, strengthen your walk with God, and equip you with the skills you need to lead a ministry team.


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This is a 12 month leadership development program designed for those who have completed their college studies or equivalent and already have a sense of their calling and career path.



Our Commitment to you

  • Growth within your Residency field
  • Prepared for a leadership role by program completion
  • Real-world experience in your field of choice
  • Learn to recruit and lead volunteers
  • Spiritual and leadership development from our Pastors and staff

Resident Options

Ministry Resident Church Plant Resident
The Ministry Residency is designed for those who have completed their college studies or equivalent and already know their calling and career path. The Church Planting Resident will gain skills and strategic experience for the future vision of planting an independent church. This residency will help you develop vision, build a leadership team, and develop systems and strategies to start either an independent reproducing church, start a revitalization of a previous church, or start your church planting journey as a missionary.
Salary with full benefits
Medical, Dental and Vision
Group Life and AD&D insurance
Generous Paid Time Off Policy
403(b) Retirement Fund Matching

Salary with full benefits
Medical, Dental and Vision
Group Life and AD&D insurance
Generous Paid Time Off Policy
403(b) Retirement Fund Matching
Full-time Full-time
12 months 12 months


Residency Dates

2021 - 2022


Available Positions

Ministry Residents

Grace Kids Elementary consists of 1st - 4th graders and kids of this age are explorers with many questions who also want to be known. We try to write a weekend experience which has a small group time with consistent leaders and a large group that is EPIC. EPIC stands for Experiential, Participatory, Image-rich, and Connected. We value fun, relationships and sharing the Bible in kid language so they can grow to be outward-focused followers of Jesus. This resident will help lead all aspects of elementary including weekend execution, help lead at SBO, prep rooms for weekend services and manage and schedule volunteers. They will be leading classrooms and must be passionate about relational leadership and empowering volunteers and teams. Along with leading classrooms on the weekends, they will also oversee all aspects of Kids Worship. They will also teach and manage and lead both small group and large group volunteer teams.

This position reports to our South Overland Park Grace Kids Director, Kelsey Clark.

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We believe in the importance of raising up our next generation to be passionate and on fire for Jesus and that starts in Grace Kids. In this role you will be getting a well rounded view of all of Grace Kids from nursery, to Jr., to elementary. You will be writing curriculum, be hands on during our services, help with quarterly Grace Kids events, and help with our SBO program. If you’re excited about seeing kids and families grow in their relationships with Christ and with each other, and want to see the inner workings of a smaller church, then this is the residency for you.

This position reports to our Grace Kids Director, Jamie Twaddell.

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We are looking for someone passionate about outreach and is excited about experiencing missions within a local church. You will get the opportunity to plan and lead community events, learn how to leverage teams of volunteers, and support outreach at one of our campuses. You will also build an Outreach Team and mobilize people to serve in their community and mission trips. If being sold out for your community gets you excited, then this is the residency for you. We will be hiring an outreach resident for each of our campuses: South Overland Park, North Overland Park, and Olathe.

This position reports to the Campus Pastor.

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Does connecting new guests to their passions and purpose bring you joy? Are you fully invested in our mission for everyone to be outward-focused followers of Jesus? We are looking for someone who is passionate about the vision, beliefs, and values of Grace. This resident will assist in providing Growth Path oversight on a campus level for Groups, Care, and Involvement. If planning a community event and hosting for a weekend service gets you excited, then this is the job for you. We will be hiring two connections residents. One will serve at Sout Overland Park for 11 months then either Olathe or North Overland Park for 1 month. The other will serve at Olathe or North Overland Park for 11 months then South Overland Park for 1 month.

This position reports to the Connections Director.

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Church Plant Residents

The Church Planting Resident will gain skills and strategic experience for the future vision of planting an independent church. This residency will help you develop vision, build a leadership team, and develop systems and strategies to start either an independent reproducing church, start a revitalization of a previous church, or start your church planting journey as a missionary.

This position reports to our Director of Mobilization, Justin Raby.

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