Agency Internship: Presbyterian Office of Public Witness, Washington DC
Timeframe: part-time during the academic year or full-time 10 week summer fellowship
Description: The church believes that the formation of servant leaders is vital to our call to work for peace and justice in the world. Engage in the ministry of public witness, and take on political and social realities in the fast-paced environment of Washington, where faith meets the public square. Participate through:
Training and workshops
Protests and vigils
Meetings with government and religious leaders
Interested students should submit a cover letter, resume, and completed application to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Youth Ministry Internship: Trinity Presbyterian Church, Key West FL
Timeframe: Summer 2018 or Full year
Description: Trinity Presbyterian Church of Key West is seeking an intern to develop a youth group. Strong consideration will be given to candidates that can help develop a dance team and youth choir.
Interested students should contact Rev. Denise McLeod: Denisemcleod23@gmail.com
Agency Internship: Cherokee Presbytery (re)Creation Outreach Fellow
Timeframe: Full year, part time
Description: (re)Creation is an outdoor outreach ministry of Cherokee Presbytery. Our aim is to join the outdoor enthusiasts who come to the recreation areas of Northwest Georgia as witnesses to the God who created these natural wonders we enjoy. We will seek to provide worship services, spiritual formation practices, and friendship.
The (re)Creation Outreach Fellow will report to Cherokee Presbytery’s Mission Coordinator and will assist the Community Connections Team and participating congregations in the development of events within the presbytery.
Specifically, the Outreach Fellow will:
1. Meet with leaders from each participating congregation to develop guiding principles for (re)Creation events
2. Assist leaders from each participating congregation in the development of one local event
3. Provide training for participating congregations as they seek to host events in their areas
4. Assist the Community Connections Team in the interpretation of the 9(re)Creation ministry within Cherokee Presbytery
Resumes or PIFs should be emailed to Mission Coordinator Nikki Collins MacMillan before August 25, 2017. email@example.com.
Internship in Youth Ministry: Conyers Presbyterian Church
Timeframe: Full year, part time
Description: Conyers Presbyterian Church is seeking an intern to serve as Director of Youth Ministry. We are located east of Atlanta, 20 miles from Columbia Seminary campus, This is a paid, part-time position. Basic requirements include teaching Sunday School on Sunday morning at 9:45 am and leading a youth gathering after dinner on Wednesday evenings. You will also be expected to meet regularly with the Youth Council who will offer support and assist with planning.
We currently have between 15-20 youth and it is a younger group. We are looking for someone who can joyously share his or her faith with our youth while encouraging our youth to courageously explore their own faith.
This is a diverse (leaning toward older and conservative) congregation who has decided to “agree to disagree” on many of the more divisive issues facing the church today. Instead, they put their time and energy into fellowship and mission in the neighborhood around us.
Interested students should contact Rev. Kevin Hicks for more information. Pastor@ConyersPres.org
Camp and Conference Ministry Internship: Bingle Memorial Camp, Harding Lake, AK
Timeframe: Summer 2018
Description: Bingle Memorial Camp, a 64 acre Presbyterian camp outside of Salcha, AK, is excited to post for a Seminary Intern to come along side us in ministry for the summer of 2018. The person we are envisioning will have gifts related to programming, spiritual leadership, Christian mentoring, and an outdoor skill set. Camp normally runs from the beginning of June to the end of July with a staff vacation included. We need a hard working, self-motivated team player who enjoys the outdoors and trying new things, and inspires the faith in those around them. We are gearing the summer calling to a single intern but would be excited to consider an adventurous couple.
*This is an early posting so title, qualifications, and staff skill sets will gel as we draw closer to the spring of 2018 The sooner we find the right fit, the more input you can offer and the better we can plan for your arrival.
Interested students should contact Rev. Neill McKay for more information. firstname.lastname@example.org
Congregational Church Planting Internship, Ormewood Church, Decatur GA
Timeframe: full year
Description: This internship will provide experience in the ministry of new church development. Ormewood Church is a new PC(USA) church plant in Ormewood Park, a growing community sandwiched between Grant Park and East Atlanta Village in SE Atlanta. Please see the attached description for more details.
Interested students should contact Rev. Jenelle Holmes with a cover letter and resume: email@example.com
Specialized Ministry Internship, Interfaith Worker Justice Seminary Summer Program
Description: Interfaith Worker Justice is a network of people of faith, worker centers, and worker rights advocates that calls upon our religious values in order to educate, organize, and mobilize the religious community across the United States on issues and campaigns that will improve wages, benefits, and conditions for workers, and give voice to workers, especially low‐wage workers. Our summer interns become partners in our work from June to August, helping mobilize people of faith for timely direct action. Interns make phone calls, craft literature, engage in one on one meetings with community and religious leaders, meet with local union representatives, organize events and attend meetings as a member of Interfaith Worker Justice. We desire a student who is well‐versed in politics, history, and economics and is capable of interpreting public affairs theologically.
Interested students should send a cover letter and resume to Anna Rubin, firstname.lastname@example.org
Congregational Internship, Stockbridge First United Methodist Church, Stockbridge, GA
Timeframe: Summer, Fall/Spring, and full year formats available
Description: This internship position is catered to the student based on their own unique gifts, passions, and calling. Our church offers internship opportunities in a wide variety of areas with experienced staff: Adult Ministry, Worship Ministry, Young Adult Ministry, Youth Ministry, Children Ministry, and Outreach Ministry.
Interested students should contact Mrs. Diane Benzon: email@example.com
Congregational Internship, Peace Presbyterian Church, Lakewood Ranch, FL
Description: Still a relatively new church (chartered in 2009), Peace is growing steadily, building a first sanctuary in 2017, developing a strong congregation of retirees and young families, and seeking more pastoral leadership to support the head of staff who has been with the congregation from the beginning — 11 years. Our worship service is lively and liturgical, with weekly communion and a spectrum of music from Glory to God. This position would allow opportunity to preach, offer pastoral care, teach, engage mission and social justice, see a building program at work, build relationships with youth, and offer guidance to us in our social media outreach. Our great need is the vibrant Christian witness and perspective of a younger person in ministry.
Interested students should contact Rev. Elizabeth Deibert: firstname.lastname@example.org
Congregational Internship, Bremen First Presbyterian Church
Timeframe: Summer and Concurrent semester formats available
Description: A pastoral internship at BFPC involves every aspect of church life: worship (planning services, producing the bulletin, leading worship, offering children’s sermons, preaching); education (helping plan and lead adult and/or youth church school, as well as offering mid-week learning opportunities); fellowship (monthly covered dish meals and seasonal “fun” events); pastoral care; mission and outreach, both local and global; participation in session meetings; evangelism; website maintenance; and upkeep of building and grounds.
The internship will include weekly meetings for theological reflection with the supervising pastor, and regular meetings with a Supervised Ministry Team from the congregation.
Interested students should contact Rev. Bobbie Wrenn Banks: email@example.com
Congregational Internship, First Presbyterian Church Peachtree City
Timeframe: internships can be arranged for Summer, Fall/Spring semesters, or full year formats.
Description: First Presbyterian is an open and affirming congregation of grace and welcome with 225 members and an average worship attendance of 175. We seek a Pastoral Intern who will work with the Pastor and Music Director to craft and lead worship each week, including at least two preaching opportunities. Interns are also responsible for helping to shape programs for the spiritual formation of our children and youth. This internship will also include the opportunity to do pastoral care and meet with the Diaconate. Finally, the intern and pastor will work together to adapt the Internship to meet areas of strengths and weaknesses and shape positive pastoral identity.
interested students should contact Rev. Morgan Hay, firstname.lastname@example.org