Communication (& Art) Residency


Title: Communication (& Art) Resident
Reports to: Director of Communication & Art
Description Last Updated: January 18, 2024

A full-time, 2-year residency role within the Operations Team, wherein we work to create an environment of clear, theologically-rich, and beautiful communication (and art, if skills and interest permit) for the strengthening of the church.

Potential Areas of Responsibility

Based on a prospective resident’s skills and interest, any of the following may become an area of responsibility:

Weekly Communication

  • Create, review, and send two weekly all-church emails for resourcing and event promotion
  • Strategize Park Church’s social media content and actively manage accounts
  • Complete miscellaneous design and formatting tasks

Sunday Communication

  • Create requested sermon content slides to support sermons
  • Create and review info slides for pre and post-service loop for resourcing and event promotion
  • Create ProPresenter presentation for each Sunday, including songs, liturgy, info slides, and sermon content

Strategy & Research

  • Co-manage our team-wide external communication schedule, helping create team clarity on what we’re promoting and resourcing our community with and when
  • Process communication support requests from staff and lay leaders, creating tasks and setting expectations by following up with those submitting requests
  • Invest time reading and researching for continued learning as a communication professional (some sample topics include Media Criticism, Constitutive Rhetorics, Complex Representation, etc.)

Creating Artwork (If skills and interest permit:)

Create artwork for the promotion of select events and sermon series, working with ministry leads to make compelling illustrations for specific demographics.


Regardless of the responsibilities ultimately owned by the resident, he or she can expect the following from their time participating on our team:

Understand & Practice Contextualized Ministry

  • Learn and observe how the unchanging Gospel and truths of Scripture get worked out in a particular cultural context
  • Participate in putting contextualization into practice, responding to felt needs and questions with the Bible’s answers
  • Speak into and help shape structures and opportunities for greater ministry to flourish

Grow as an Integrated & Dynamic Leader

Discern your own wiring and work out your giftings, working alongside others and within teams, likewise leading others to do the same

Develop Theologically & Practically as a Follower of Jesus

Work out your theology in the practice of ministry, enlivening the core doctrines of the Christian faith for our everyday lives


Work Within Specific Ministry Area: Communication (& Art) (65–80%)

  • Serve and operate as a part of a particular team and ministry area within Park Church
  • Specifics are set by the Team Lead and found in the attached job description

Cross-Departmental Exposure (20–35%)

  • Presence and involvement in regular all-staff rhythms including staff meetings, prayer gatherings, etc.
  • Serve in particular rotating roles during Sunday services twice per month
  • Invitation-based project collaboration discerned and agreed upon by ministry team leads


To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to