Apply for Resident Program

Applications are due by January 31, 2017.

The program begins on August 15th and lasts two years. Applicants must be on track for ordination in the Presbyterian Church (USA) and hold the M. Div. Degree. Preference will be given to recent seminary graduates.

If you have questions, please contact:

Rev. Jay Sanderford
Associate Pastor & Program Coordinator
(734) 662-4466

How To Apply

Please send the following to each program to which you are applying:

  1. A cover letter that addresses the following topics:
    • Why you seek a pastoral residency program and this one in particular.
    • A significant mentoring relationship and two or three significant ways it shaped you.
    • How your background and life experiences (including cultural, geographical, educational, spiritual, or other challenges/opportunities) have shaped your call.
  2. Form 1 (download here) or the PCUSA Personal Information Form—PIF.
  3. Seminary transcripts (emailed or U.S. Mail)

Interviews for selected finalists will be scheduled on

  • March 3 - 5, 2017 (Second Church -- Indianapolis)
  • March 3 - 5, 2017 (First Church -- Ann Arbor)

Mail Applications to:

Second Presbyterian Church - Indianapolis
Lake Fellow Residency Program
Ms. Bev McGee
7700 N. Meridian St.
Indianapolis, IN  46260
Email to Bev McGee at

First Presbyterian Church—Ann Arbor
Rev. Jay Sanderford
Associate Pastor & Program Coordinator
First Presbyterian Church
1432 Washtenaw Avenue
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104
Email to: