"I felt the call to ministry when I was 14 years old in the middle of a worship service.
I didn’t know what ministry, exactly, until I was 19 but in the summer of 2009, I knew the Lord was calling me to serve His people. Once I started serving in worship ministry at Shoreline, the Lord made it abundantly clear that I was being called to be a worship pastor.
And so, having just completed my Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from the University of Texas at Austin this past May, I am ready to embark on my pastoral journey.
The reason I chose to study sociology was because of my love for people.
I am so passionate about finding the best ways to love the people that the Lord puts in my life and my study of sociology helped me grow in that. This residency, I know, will continue to grow my heart for people. I want to love people better every day and in every way and a full year of pastoral training will absolutely stretch me and challenge me in very important ways.
The residency is designed to give you not only the practical skills that you need to be a worship leader, but the space and grace to grow spiritually and pastorally. I am honored to have the opportunity to continue to grow in the house that, truly, built me. I am ready to give back and serve my home, Shoreline Church, in every way that I can. Whether I stay here at Shoreline or I am sent out to find a new home at the end of the next year, I want to be ready for whatever God has for me."
CAITLYN's Residency goalS
+ Once you're set up, click on YOUR GIVING, choose Shoreline Music Residency Program & the RESIDENT's Name for your one time or reoccurring gift.
To gain real life worship ministry experience
To grow in my intimacy with the Lord and my biblical knowledge (theology, study, etc)
To be fully equipped, in heart, knowledge and skill, to lead people
To understand the demands of full time ministry, including how to establish a healthy work-life balance
WHAT IS A RESIDENCY?
THE SHORELINE MUSIC RESIDENCY IS A ONE YEAR, SUPPORT RAISED PROGRAM FOR WORSHIP LEADERS WHO WANT TO GROW IN BOTH THE SPIRITUAL AND PRACTICAL IMPLICATIONS OF THEIR MINISTRY.
This program provides leadership experience and pastoral growth as well as musical, theological and character development. In addition to being a part of our team, residents get hands on experience advancing their craft, leading teams, rubbing shoulders with high-capacity leadership, and are paired with a Shoreline Music worship leader in a mentor-type relationship that helps foster personalized growth throughout the year.
How long is the residency
- Shoreline Music Residency last 12 full months.
What happens post-residency
- After the Resident completes their full 12 months with Shoreline Music, they are packaged with a lengthy resume and portfolio to catapult them into their next season of life. Select Residents will be reviewed for hire if the position and opportunity arises.
Can I mail in a check to support the resident?
- Yes! Please make checks out to "Shoreline Church" and put your resident's name in the Memo (ie. Whitley Degollado - Shoreline Resident)
CAN I GET UPDATES ON MY RESIDENT DURING THEIR YEAR?
- Yes! when you donate, you will be given the option to sign up for monthly updates.
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