to equip God's people to do his work and build up the church, the body of Christ - ephesians 4:12
THE COLLECTIVE IS ALL ABOUT LEADING YOUNG ADULTS INTO THEIR IDENTITY AND PURPOSE - AND THAT'S WHY WE'VE STARTED THIS INTENSIVE
COLLECTIVE LEADERSHIP INTENSIVE is designed to equip young adults (ages 18-30) to be effective, well-rounded, and committed followers of jesus no matter what spheres of life they aspire to be in. all this is done in a life-giving and fun-loving culture that loves God and people.
3 month INTENSIVE with a fall, spring, or summer semester
THE SPRING 2018 SEMESTER WILL BE FROM FEBRUARY 4-MAY 6
AVAILABLE ONLY FOR YOUNG ADULTS FROM AGES 18-30
Weekly class ON sUNDAYS FROM 2:00pm-5:00pm to cover the following Topics: Foundational Doctrine, Introduction to Theology, Basic Apologetics, Cultivating your Walk with God, Discovering and Pursuing God's Calling, Knowing Who You Are in Christ, Making Disciples, Wise Living, and more.
intensive will include training and opportunities for hands-on ministry
Cost will be $150 and will cover books and materials needed for the intensive.
INVOLVEMENT IN WEEKLY COLLECTIVE EVENTS, SERVICES, B-GROUPS, AND LIFE OF bETHANY cHURCH.
how to apply
interview with the collective team in person or over the phone
pay the $150 fee
Get ready for a life-changing SEMESTER
How old must I be to do thE INTENSIVE? Applicants must be ages 18-30.
do you provide childcare for thE INTENSIVE? no.
CAN I BE A PART OF a CHURCH OTHER THAN BETHANY AND DO THE INTENSIVE? YOU WILL NEED TO BE A PART OF BETHANY CHURCH FOR THE DURATION OF THE INTENSIVE. AFTER THE PROGRAM IS OVER YOU ARE FREE TO JUMP BACK INTO YOUR HOME CHURCH. IF YOU ARE A PART OF ANOTHER CHURCH, YOU WILL NEED APPROVAL FROM A RECOGNIZED LEADER OR PASTOR OF YOUR CHURCH TO DO THE PROGRAM. A FORM WILL BE SENT ON REQUEST FROM US FOR SOMEONE IN YOUR LEADERSHIP AT YOUR CHURCH TO FILL OUT.
Can I do thE INTENSIVE and be a full-time employee or full-time student? Yes! The INTENSIVE will be A FAST-PACED 3 MONTHS, meaning the load will be demanding, however the weekly schedule itself is flexible other than the WEEKLY class.
are there any requirements for doing this program? Not academic or experiential. However, this program will have a demanding load and move at a fast pace, so we ask that you come ready to jump in the deep end.
WHAT HAPPENS IF I MISS A SUNDAY CLASS? YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE TO GET NOTES FROM A CLASSMATE IF CLASS IS MISSED (RECORDINGS OF CLASSES ARE NOT AVAILABLE OR ALLOWED.) ONLY 3 EXCUSED ABSENCES ARE ALLOWED. REGARDLESS OF THE REASON, IF YOU MISS 4 CLASSES, YOU'LL BE RELEASED FROM THE PROGRAM. THE FIRST AND LAST CLASS IS MANDATORY. ANY UNEXCUSED ABSENCES CAN RESULT IN AN IMMEDIATE RELEASE FROM THE PROGRAM.
what will my work-load look like week to week outside of the sunday class? you'll be involved with weekend services, collective events, collective services, book reading, out-of-class assignments, and collective b-groups. we are flexible with your participation in these events if you have school, work, or a family emergency.
do I have to feel "called to ministry" or wanting to work on staff at church to do thE INTENSIVE? No. This program is designed to help you be effective in your faith no matter what you do and where you go in life.
WHEN DO I PAY THE $150? THE $150 WILL BE DUE AFTER YOUR ACCEPTANCE (WHICH WILL TAKE PLACE SOMETIME AFTER THE INTERVIEW) AND By february 1.
IS THE $150 REFUNDABLE? THE $150 IS 100% REFUNDABLE AS LONG AS YOU STEP DOWN FROM THE PROGRAM 7 DAYS BEFORE IT BEGINS. THE PROGRAM IS REFUNDABLE UP TO $100 DURING THE WEEK BEFORE IT BEGINS. THE PROGRAM IS NON-REFUNDABLE ONCE IT STARTS.
WHEN IS THE APPLICATION DUE FOR SPRING 2018? APPLICATION FOR THE SPRING 2018 SEMESTER IS DUE JANUARY 28.
FOR ANY MORE QUESTIONS EMAIL US AT COLLECTIVE@BETHANY.COM