Closing date for 2024/2025 applications — Friday 28 June

Applications for 2024/2025 now closed

Applications for 2024/2025 now closed

A year-long opportunity to grow in your journey with Jesus, learn and serve alongside others, and discover how you can grow in Kingdom influence and leadership potential!


what awaits you on LEADERSHIP academy?

Encounters with God: Get ready to experience God in ways you may never have imagined. Our faith-filled environment and life-giving teaching will fuel your spiritual journey, helping you to discover and grow in His purposes for your life.

Immersive learning: Dive headfirst into a year of learning by accessing inspiring and practical teaching on our four key areas:

  1. Life-giving theology
  2. Life-changing discipleship
  3. Life-long lessons in leading yourself
  4. Kingdom practices for leading others

Serving with purpose: Discover, use, and develop the gifts and skills God has given you through serving on the frontlines of ministry and mission as part of the team at KingsGate.

Coaches for the journey: We have so much to learn from others and you'll have a coach on our Leadership Academy who will help guide, encourage, and pray for you as you grow. Together, we'll navigate the depths of your potential, unlocking doors to a life-long purpose-filled walk with Jesus.

Community that inspires: Imagine a supportive community cheering you on, every step of the way. On our Leadership Academy, you're not alone – you will be part of a cohort that walks alongside you, inspiring and challenging you to rise to new heights in your journey of faith.

Let's get practical!

KingsGate Leadership Academy is a part-time, year-long programme (with a full-time option available):

  • Launching September 2024 (The 2024/25 Leadership Academy will follow school terms and end in July 2025)
  • The time commitment is a total of 18 hours per week comprising:
    • Serving a minimum of 8 hours in a KingsGate team (incl 4 on a Sunday)
    • 7.5 hours as a cohort for teaching, ministry and community
    • The equivalent of 0.5 hours a week for mentoring and coaching
    • 2 hours a week for independent study
  • It is possible to undertake the Leadership Academy full-time, with more time spent alongside a KingsGate team. If this is something you are interested in, please discuss during the application process
  • All teaching will take place on Mondays
  • All prospective students can apply via our website, and will be required to provide two referees. Interviews will take place to see if this programme is right for you


KingsGate Leadership Academy course costs are:

  • £700 (+£500 towards a mission trip if this takes place and you participate) with the option to spread this out across the year
  • All personal costs, including accommodation, food, and transport for the duration of your year

If finance is a barrier, please talk to us as we may be able to help.


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