This is a part-time ministry position targeting approximately 20 hours per week. It includes a stipend of $800/month. Your specific days, hours of work, and involvement will be agreed upon before the internship begins. Here are some examples of things you might be doing as a Pastoral Intern.
Participate in all major church events.
Attend weekly staff meetings.
Assigned Reading: Read the assigned booklist and write reports based on this reading.
Mentoring: Each intern will be assigned to a pastor to meet together and talk about ministry/life.
Administrative Ministry: A portion of office hours may be spent working on various administrative aspects of church life.
Student Ministry: Participate in either high school or middle school ministries depending on your area of focus.
Children Ministry: Participate in an area of our children’s ministry depending on your area of focus.
Meet with Elders and Deacons: Prepare a questionnaire for an individual meeting with Elders and Deacons.
Meet with Members: Meet with new and old members. Prepare questions to ask.
Leadership Training: Attend a Leadership Training class, composed of men who are preparing for leadership positions in the church.
Support Groups: Observe at least one of our support groups during the internship.
Pastoral Care: participate in visitation, counseling, and member care.
Preaching and Teaching: work with a pastor to determine appropriate opportunities to exercise your gifts in teaching and/or preaching.