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.  

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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

 

We are currently fielding applications for 2018 fall interns and 2019 spring interns. Please apply by July 23, 2018 to be eligible. Once you submit an application, we will notify you that we received it. After all applications have been received, a team will read through them and a team member will contact you. 

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