UK Worship Central Academy

What is the Worship Central Academy?

The UK Academy is a programme for those wishing to pursue a call to worship leadership in the local church, lasting the duration of an academic year. This runs in partnership with a number of churches in different locations, each of which will be where students are based on a weekly basis - serving and leading as part of the team there. Then throughout the year, there  will be a number of occasions for students to come together for input from the Worship Central team.

Who is it for?

Do you have a heart for God, worship, and the local church? Do you have experience in leading worship? The Academy is designed for emerging worship leaders actively involved in leading in their church, with a heart and calling to serve as a worship pastor. If that sounds like you then we would love you to consider applying!

What does it involve?

Each term, Worship Central will host an Academy Training Day and an Academy Retreat where all students involved in the programme across the UK will come together. These times are designed to invest in you and teach into various topics and issues relevant to your development as future worship pastors. The third term will include a place at Worship Central's flagship training event, The Week, a five day intensive training conference for worship leaders and pastors. This will take the place of a third retreat.

There will also mentoring by the Worship Central team outside of these meetings, the exact format of these will be confirmed once we know how many students are participating in the Academy this year.

Then on a weekly basis, you will be actively involved in the church to which you have applied - being invested in, serving and leading worship. The structure of this will look slightly different depending on which church you have applied to.

You will be expected to read two books a term and write a 1500 word essay per term on one of these books, as well as a ten minute presentation on one book each term.

When is it?

The Academy will run from September 2018 to July 2019, though the exact dates will differ with the different church locations.

What is the Cost?

The Academy costs are met by each of the church's internship programmes, the exact detail of which may be slightly different from church to church.

When do applications close?

Please see individual churches for their specific closing dates.

The Churches & Locations

 

South

Holy Trinity Hastings
Location - Hastings
Email - [email protected]
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St Paul's Salisbury
Location - Salisbury
Email - [email protected]
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Trinity Cheltenham
Location - Cheltenham
Email - [email protected]
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Harbour Church
Location - Portsmouth
Email - [email protected]
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Emmaus Road
Location - Guildford
Email - [email protected]
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St Matthias
Location - Plymouth
Email - [email protected]
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St Mary's
Location - West Horsley
Email - [email protected]
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Revelation Family Church - APPLICATIONS CLOSED
Location - Chichester
Email - [email protected]
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St James
Location - Gerrard's Cross
Email - [email protected]uk
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London

Ascension Balham
Location - Balham
Email - [email protected]
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St Peter's Harrow
Location - Harrow
Email - [email protected]
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Holy Trinity Richmond
Location - Richmond
Email - [email protected]
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Hope Church Islington
Location - Islington
Email - [email protected]
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Emmanuel Croydon
Location - Croydon
Email - [email protected]
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Holy Trinity Clapham
Location - Clapham
Email - [email protected]
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St Luke's Earls Court
Location - Earls Court
Email - [email protected]
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Holy Trinity Brompton
Location - South Kensington
Email - [email protected]
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St George's Holborn
Location - Holborn
Email - [email protected]
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Wallington Christian Centre - APPLICATIONS CLOSED
Location - Wallington
Email - [email protected]
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East Anglia

St Thomas
Location - Norwich
Email - [email protected]
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St Augustine's
Location - Ipswich
Email - [email protected]staugustinesipswich.org.uk
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Midlands

St Luke's Gas Street - APPLICATIONS CLOSED

Location - Birmingham
Email - [email protected]
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St Mark's - APPLICATIONS CLOSED
Location - Coventry

Email - [email protected]
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Legacy Church
Location - Walsall
Email - [email protected]
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St James
Location - Fletchamstead
Email - [email protected]
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WALES

St Michael's Church
Location - Aberyswyth
Email - [email protected]
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NORTHERN IRELAND

CFC - APPLICATIONS CLOSED
Location - Belfast

Email - [email protected]
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