Residency Track

The FC School of Ministry Residency track provides the opportunity to explore, experience and engage through an intensive residency at Foothills Church. As part of the experience, you are encouraged to explore your giftedness through evaluations, coaching and take part in intentional discipleship strategies across various ministry environments. You will also engage with leadership at Foothills Church. The Residency Track is designed as the most intensive and immersive experience in the FC School of Ministry. You must be at least 22 years old to be considered for the residency track, and you will be asked to give 20 hours a week to hands on ministry. Through the residency track, you will be provided a yearly compensation of $12,000, and Foothills Church will pay for half of your Master’s Degree through an accredited Southern Baptist Seminary. This is a One year residency with a possible second year renewal.

Areas of Focus


Discover your gifts and develop your ability to lead worship. Participants will assist in worship programming, developing the worship experience on Sunday, and developing his or her musical skills. Participants will assist in rehearsals, planning, organizing, and leading volunteers.

Pastoral Ministry

Discover your gifts and learn how to write sermons, lead a staff, and grow a church.

Media / Production

Participants will develop his or her gifts and assist in all aspects of programming and executing the adult worship services of FC. You will participate in creative meetings, debrief the services, and execute projects. He or she will learn to operate various production equipment and programs. These can include communications, video, graphics, and website.

Outreach Ministry

Discover your gifts and participate in planning, organizing, and executing externally focused ministries. Help prepare teams for mission trips and go overseas with one of our teams.


Discover your gifts and help create an incredible experience for guests that attend FC. Learn how to connect with seekers and attenders and help them take his or her next step to connect at FC. Participants will also provide a number of administrative tasks that enable proper follow up.

Family Ministry

FC Kids: Participates will help create the best environments for kids to meet Jesus and grow in faith. He or she will assist in volunteer development, guest services, project management, and general administration. Participants will also use their unique giftedness to minister in the large group environments on Sunday.

FC Students (6th-12th grade): Participants will interact with volunteers, organize student ministry events, participate in creative meetings, learn organizational skills, assist with a variety of planning tasks, and truly be a part of a fast-paced team working within the student ministry.