What?

What is the Training Center?

Intentional, personal training for post college individuals wanting to gain ministry skills and training in the context of the church. The training center is a minimum two-year commitment.

Who?

Who is the Training Center for?

The training center is designed for people seeking a PATHWAY to vocational ministry or PREPARATION for ministry in vocation. Below are the entry requirements.

  • Complete interest form and application
  • Reference from current ministry leader
  • Personal meeting with the River Training Center Team
  • Obtain minimum 20 hour a week paid job
  • Apply to Midwestern Seminary (optional)
How?

How does the Training Center operate?

The training center (RTC) is a ministry of River Community Church. RTC provides personal / ministry assessment, mentoring, and accredited theological training through our affiliation with Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Year 1 of RTC

  • Personal / Ministry Assessment
  • Integration into Church Life
  • One-to-One Mentoring
  • Establish personal/local ministry relationships
  • “Track” training engagements
  • Begin Theological Training

Year 2 of RTC

  • Revisit Personal / Ministry Assessment
  • Integration into Leadership Community
  • One-to-One Mentoring
  • Engage personal/local ministry relationships
  • “Track” training engagements
  • Continue Theological Training
  • Graduate from the Training Center

Year 3 & 4 of RTC (optional)

  • Customized Training
  • Complete your Seminary Degree
  • Graduate from the Training Center

The training center is preparation to GO – whether that is going across the world or going to cubicle down the hall or the church across the country. Our aim is to equip and send.

Ministry Tracks

  • Local Church Staff
  • Cross-Cultural Missions
  • Ministry in Vocation
  • Social Justice

Tracks are facilitated by River ministry partners. All our partners are not listed here for security reasons.

Social Justice: YouthHorizons.net
Local Church Staff: Rivercc.org

Next Steps?

Click on the button below and fill out the form to begin the application for the River Training Center