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Program Details and Commitment

Main Street Fellows Program Details and Commitment


The Fellowship runs from Sept 14- May 19. It includes weekly 1.5-hour meetings (Monday evenings or Tuesday mornings), monthly Saturday sessions, and three weekend retreats. The weekend retreats are scheduled for: Sept 7-9, Jan 18-19, and May 17-19. 

TUITION ($1000):

This fee helps offset program expenses, including all reading materials and overnight retreats. Scholarships are available. Included: 

  • 14  theological books
  • Devotional resources
  • Access to your own online learning platform which tracks your progress and includes the devotionals, audio materials and supplemental readings.
  • 3 weekend retreats (1-2 nights accommodation, all meals and resources per retreat) 

The application period opens March 21, and the deadline for submission is June 15. The admissions committee selects Fellows who best demonstrate:

  • Ability to fulfill the responsibilities of the program
  • Desire to grow spiritually, personally, and professionally 
  • Commitment to the city of Houston 
Benefits to the Fellows:
  • Increased gospel worldview depth and sustainability
  • Developing a defined sense of mission for early career and beyond
  • Developing a strategy for cultural renewal
  • Opportunity to learn from experienced Christian leaders
  • Exposure to the arts, cultural events, mercy/justice outreach
  • Relationships with instructors, mentors, and speakers
  • Community-based learning
  • An integrated curriculum on theology, worldview, and faith and work
  • Guest lecturers
  • Group discussions and collaborative learning
  • Guided devotional and spiritual formation
  • Relationships with seasoned Christians active in the various spheres in the marketplace
  • Cultural and artistic events in the City