Program Length

Our program runs 12 months. In order to understand the ins and outs of church ministry, along with the rhythms of the church calendar, you need to experience 12 full months in the life of a church.

Age Requirements

A typical BSM student is 21-26 years old. However, anyone age 18+ may apply.


Educational Requirements

We welcome students at any point in their educational journey.  From the high school diploma to a seminary degree, anyone with a calling to vocational ministry will benefit by our program.


There is not cost to the student to partipate in this program. Bethesda believes in equipping the next generation and gives sacrifically to make this possible.

Download Sessions

In addition to all you’ll learn while working as a member of the Bethesda team, each resident will also participate in regular “Download Sessions.”  These sessions cover everything from Conflict Resolution to Church Authority.

More Information

For more information, please contact our Bethesda School of Ministry Director, Dr. Marti Williams.