Great Plains Interns

What previous pastoral interns have to say about the experience

August 02, 2017

Select a previous intern's name to read about their experience.   Hannah Sipes Briana Hutton Greg Reffner Jesse Gichuru Lily Jones Ty Schissel Spenser Johnson


Pastoral leadership interns share experiences -- Spenser Johnson

August 01, 2017

Spencer Johnson spent his summer serving at Springfield: First UMC in Springfield, NE.  The Pastoral Leadership internship program is for young adults aged 18-22.  This ten-week program will provide young leaders the opportunity to experience pastoral work in the most "hands-on" way possible while ...


Pastoral Leadership interns share experiences -- Ty Schissel

July 20, 2017

The Pastoral Leadership internship program is for young adults aged 18-22.  This ten-week program will provide young leaders the opportunity to experience pastoral work in the most "hands-on" way possible while being supported by a mentoring pastor and a teaching congregation.  Ty Schissel served at...


Summer in Sarpy County by Spenser Johnson

June 14, 2017

           As summer began, and I was starting my internship as a Pastoral Intern at Springfield First United Methodist Church in Springfield, Nebraska, I was not prepared for the experiences God was about to bless me with. I distinctly remember requesting to be placed with a church in an inner-city...