Latino Ministry Residency / Programa de Aprendiz Misional
La Villita, Chicago


Residency Partners:

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Come serve for 6 months (starting September 2019) in one of the most vibrant and historic latino neighborhoods in the US. // Ven a Servir por 6 meses (comenzando Septiembre 2019) en uno de los barrios latinos más históricos y llenos de vida en USA.

Join a cohort of 6-12 residents who will live, serve and learn alongside Nueva Vida an established neighborhood congregation while helping plant a new Anglican congregation. Residents will receive hands on trainings through weekly cohort meetings, one-on-one mentoring with neighborhood pastors and leaders. Training will be in neighborhood community development, Latino disciple making and leadership principles. On successfully completing the program residents are sent out to plant new congregations in their own contexts.  

This 6 month program is for those who:

  •  Love the local church and believe in her calling to impact the local neighborhood

  • Are exploring a pastoral calling

  • Are seeking hands-on training in mission, community development and church leadership

  • Are passionate about making disciples

Commitments for Leadership Residents:

  • Part-Time/Bivocational Track: Minimum of 6 hours a week: discipleship and mission training (2 hrs), team prayer and intercession (2 hrs), neighborhood mission (2 hrs). Full Time Track: 35+ hours a week.

  • Weekly Sunday morning worship and table fellowship with team

  • Assent to our doctrinal statements as summarized in Jerusalem Declaration and the Nicene Creed

Program Values:

  • Disciple Making Movement (DMM) principles

  • Restoration of families, communities and neighborhoods

  • Indigenous leadership

  • Multicultural and multigenerational collaboration

  • 5 fold team ministry (Ephesians 4)

  • Worship through Word, Spirit and Sacrament in the historic Christian tradition

  • Apprenticeship based leadership development

For questions please contact Mimi Guiracocha at
Application deadline is August 3rd.