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The Jerusalem Project: Train

To equip men and women to serve in the church, the Jerusalem Project: Train Division emphasizes spiritual formation and practical ministry training.

Pastoral Residents

The Pastoral Resident Program is a two-year mentoring and ministry training program designed to prepare future church leaders.

Clarence Stamps

A second-year resident, Clarence is building a team to assist him in planting Indwelling Church, a new multi-ethnic church in downtown Grand Rapids. The church hopes to launch in fall 2021. As part of his preparation, Clarence is leading Calvary’s Sunday night service.

Will Almeida

Will began his residency at Calvary Church in March 2021.

Worship Residents

In partnership with Jordan Koller and The Local Church, The Jerusalem Project funds the School of Worship, a one-year worship leader training program. Launched in October 2020, the School of Worship provides theological training, practical experience and intentional coaching to men and women who desire to become worship leaders in a local church setting. School of Worship students regularly lead worship at a local church, learn how to pastor worship teams, and gain insight from a collective of area pastors and worship leaders.

Andrew Cronkright

New Heart Church

Josh DeHaan

Faith Baptist Church

Freddy Hewitt

The Local Church

Carson Straube

Calvary Church

Ordination & Commissioning

A one-year ordination and commissioning cohort program provides men and women with guided preparation for future church leadership.


The Leadership Development Forum teaches spiritual formation principles and leadership fundamentals to men and women serving at Calvary.