At Immanuel, interns are a vital component of our ministry team. Interns get “hands-on” experience by serving-in and leading various aspects of ministry, and by providing valuable support for our pastors, deacons, and staff.  


Internship Opportunities 

Pastoral Internship

  • Provide assistance and get hands experience in the various aspects of pastoral ministry.

    • This internship will uniquely involve being mentored and discipled by a staff pastor and will include reading assignments.

      • Do research for upcoming sermons/series

      • Write and/or edit blogs and sermon-based discussion questions

      • Participate in sermon preparation think-tanks and discussions

      • Teach and/or preach

      • Participate in elder meetings and staff meetings

      • Participate in liturgy planning

      • Observe and provide support support in situations of pastoral care, counseling, and coaching situations

Immanuel Kids Internship

  • Work alongside our Children’s Director to provide operational and ministry support

    • Assist in other areas as needed

      • Process volunteer applications and background checks

      • Assist with writing and distribution of Immanuel Kids newsletter

      • Maintain supplies and inventory lists in Immanuel Kids (snacks, water, sign-in sheets, materials, printer labels, tissues, etc)

      • Assist with set-up for Immanuel Kids area for Sunday mornings

      • Fill in for Sunday coordinator role when needed

      • Teach Bible lessons in various Immanuel Kids settings

Administrative Internship

  • Work alongside our Administrative Assistant to provide administrative, operational, and ministry support

    • Help with church-wide communication (emails, social media, etc)

      • Create graphics for social media postings, upcoming events, announcements, etc

    • Help maintain inventory for office/church supplies

    • Courier

  • Assist pastoral staff with programing church-wide events and local outreach efforts

    • Help facilitate partnerships with other churches and volunteer teams

    • Plan and organize local missions opportunities


For more information about internship commitments and expectations, download the full Immanuel Internship Program document.