ITLA is designed for anyone who wants to pursue full-time ministry, or discover how to apply ministry and leadership principles to their life. This program will educate and prepare the adult learner for ministry leadership in any sphere of influence.
$1500 ($750/semester)
Tuesday: 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Thursday: 7:00pm – 9:00pm


1. Classroom Structure: During ITLA, you will be trained in leadership and ministry through the following experiences:

  • Chapel: A unique experience to hear from our staff and pastors where we will be encouraged to grow in our faith and encounter the presence of God.
  • Circles: Curriculum designed to help you go deeper in your understanding of spiritual principles and character development.
  • Ministry Lab: Are designed for you to receive the hands-on training needed for full-time ministry. These labs are lead by our pastors and staff and cover different areas of the local church to prepare and accelerate your leadership development.
  • Leadership Lab: Are designed for you to receive unique leadership training needed for personal development. These labs are lead by our pastors to help you understand ITOWN Church's culture, how to lead at a higher capacity, how to serve those you lead with honor, and what drives us as a church to passionately accelerate God's Kingdom.
  • Bible Teaching: Bible teaching is designed to help you gain an in-depth knowledge of the Word of God. You will read the entire Bible over the course of the year, while also using a Bible Handbook to study the meaning, history, and proper context of each book of the Bible.

2. Academics: We believe every leader should be a lifelong learner. The ITLA curriculum consists of reading an assigned leadership development book once a month to develop their leadership potential. Students should also expect to have regular assignments and/or quizzes regarding any reading material to test their comprehension.

3. Weekend Requirements: Each weekend, ITLA will gain hands-on ministry experience by attending one service, and serving the remaining blocks of service times at any one of our campuses. Individuals enrolled in ITLA will also be strongly encouraged to participate and attend Friday Prayer at Noon.

4. Additional Requirements:
  • Students are required to work out at least 5 days each week.
  • Students are required to participate in 21 Days of Prayer and Fasting in January and 21 Days of Prayer in August.
  • Students are required to serve at First Wednesday services every month.
  • Students are required to serve during Christmas and Easter services.
  • Students are required to serve at our other conferences and events throughout the year.