Journey Leadership Institute Evening is a program for adults who wish to explore their ministry calling and develop biblically-based leadership skills, while balancing other life commitments.

DESIGNED FOR Journeyers currently serving on the J-Team who desire to grow in and pursue their calling through serving in the local church.
FREQUENCY Weekly — Outside of class, students work in directed studies in a specific area of ministry interest
WHEN Specific weekend commitments will vary based on ministry area. Most of them will take place during weekly evenings.
WHERE Newark Location on Wednesday Evenings | Weekend commitments at each location
HOW LONG Two Semesters | Nine Months
COST $500 (Payment plans and scholarships available)


We would love to have you join us for our final JLI Evening Program Preview Night on Monday, August 7th at 7pm at our Newark location. You’ll hear more about the heart behind the Evening Program, get the chance to interact with some of our alumni to hear about their experiences, and ask lots of questions!



What is the time commitment?
  • Leaders attend a Ministry Leadership class with a breakout time in a smaller cohort environment to have discussions and strengthen area relationships. Specific weekend commitments will vary based on ministry area.
How much does it cost?
  • The tuition for the Evening Program is $500. (Scholarships are available on a case by case basis)
Is there a payment plan?

Yes! We offer a payment that allows you to make payments toward your tuition/fees over the course of the program. You can contact our team to find the plan that’s right for you.

What is Area Focus?

As a Program Leader, your area focus course is a focus in a specific area of ministry. Throughout this course, you will have assignments and serve opportunities that focus on key areas of ministry. Our Evening Program offers area focus in the following areas:

  • Gather
  • Next Steps
  • NextGen
  • Pastoral Leadership