Ministry Intern

at Maple Avenue Baptist Church (view profile)
Location Georgetown, Canada
Date Posted May 24, 2024
Category Internship
Job Type Full-time

Description

Maple Avenue Baptist Church

Georgetown, Ontario

 

Job Title: Ministry Intern 2024–25

Job Dates: September 1, 2024–August 31, 2025

 

Maple Avenue Baptist Church in Georgetown, Ontario, desires to prepare men and women to serve God’s Kingdom as pastors (men), missionaries, or other full-time Christian workers.

 

To that end, we have established a paid 12-month Ministry Internship designed to supplement formal theological education. Ministry Interns will function on the staff ministry team and be entrusted with ministry responsibilities. They will receive training, feedback, and supervision from a member of the pastoral staff.

 

The ideal candidate will concurrently be enrolled in full-time seminary studies (or other formal theological training) at a recognized institution. Applicants who have just completed seminary or are taking less than a full-time course load will be considered in exceptional circumstances. Preference will be given to members and adherents of MABC and then to those with a close tie to MABC.

 

Responsibilities

  1. The Ministry Intern is expected to work 20 hours per week (on average), devoting that time to ministry responsibilities.
  2. The Ministry Intern is also expected to maintain a full-time (or nearly full-time) course load during the internship.
  3. The Ministry Intern will be assigned responsibilities based on his/her gifting, experience, and the needs of the church. This could include responsibilities such as:
    • Teaching adult Bible Class
    • Teaching the Bible to children, youth, and/or young adults
    • Leading (or co-leading) a Growth Group
    • Planning and executing training/equipping initiatives and events
    • Shepherding members and adherents
    • Visiting those who are hospitalized and shut-ins
    • Starting an integration/newcomers ministry
    • Meeting with a smaller group for the purpose of discipleship
  4. The Ministry Intern will be expected to participate in training, including staff meetings and other opportunities, under the direction of the supervisor.

 

Qualifications/Requirements

  1. Enrolled in full-time theological training during the internship (with some exceptions).
  2. Maintains a growing, vibrant faith in Jesus Christ as Lord and Saviour, including a healthy devotional life.
  3. Agrees with the Statement of Faith and Teaching Positions of MABC; aligns with the vision and philosophy of MABC.
  4. Would be willing to become a member of MABC (during the period of the internship) and could affirm the Covenant of Fellowship.
  5. Has a strong desire to enter full-time Christian ministry which has been affirmed by other Christians.
  6. Able to relocate to Georgetown area (or is committed to commuting 3–4 times/week).

 

Remuneration

The Ministry Intern will receive a stipend of $350 per week

 

Application Process

To be considered for the Ministry Internship, please email the following to Yuta Seki (yseki@mabc.ca):

  • Completed copy of “Internship Questionnaire” (available upon request)
  • Please submit a resume, including:
    1. Theological training, ministry experience, and work experience
    2. Links to sermon recordings (if applicable)
    3. Three references (email and phone):
      • A pastoral reference (i.e., the pastor of your current church)
      • An academic or professional reference (e.g., your professor or manager)
      • A peer reference (no relatives)
  • Application deadline: June 16, 2024.

 

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