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Some summer ’17 internship applications ready

Some summer ’17 internship applications ready

10/10/2016
It’s barely fall, but it’s time for college students to be thinking about their plans for the summer of 2017.

Pastoral Leadership interns share experience - Lily Jones

Pastoral Leadership interns share experience - Lily Jones

10/4/2016
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. Lily Jones served at Springfield (Nebraska) UMC for the summer of 2016.   The great staff at First UMC, who made my internship not only possible, but so much fun. The Big Garden where we grew all kinds of vegetables ...

Pastoral Leadership interns share experience - Jesse Gichuru

Pastoral Leadership interns share experience - Jesse Gichuru

9/29/2016
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. Jesse Gichuru served at First UMC in El Dorado, Kansas, for the summer of 2016.   During a Habitat for Humanity project.. VBS at El Dorado First UMC. During a service at El Dorado First UMC. During a service ...

Pastoral Leadership interns share experience - Hannah Sipes

Pastoral Leadership interns share experience - Hannah Sipes

9/27/2016
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. Hannah Sipes served at First UMC in Manhattan, Kansas, for the summer of 2016.   My first week at Manhattan FUMC was spent with 10 awesome first grade kids at Deep Sea Discovery VBS. It was such a blessing to discover God...

Pastoral Leadership interns share experience - Greg Reffner

Pastoral Leadership interns share experience - Greg Reffner

9/22/2016
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. Greg Reffner served at Harper and Argonia (Kansas) UMCs for the summer of 2016.   Being prayed over on my last Sunday in Harper. A shot of the sanctuary at around 7 a.m. on Sunday morning. Depicting time spent in ...

Pastoral Leadership interns share experience - Briana Hutton

Pastoral Leadership interns share experience - Briana Hutton

9/20/2016
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. Briana Hutton served at New Covenant UMC in Wichita, Kansas, for the summer of 2016. Preaching I preached three times while at New Covenant UMC and lead the Teen’s Sunday school class whenever possible. The experience was ...

Micah Corps interns create several youth activities

Micah Corps interns create several youth activities

11/17/2015
Creating change in the world — youth activities focus on poverty, environment, food security, peace/nonviolence and immigration. The 2015 Micah Corps interns have created activities for youth groups that offer a series of discussions, videos and activities which will teach youth how the issues connect to their faith and challenge and inspire the youth to use their power to change the world. These activities are formatted under five four-part units where through the activities, Scripture and ...

Summer internship program application deadline is Sunday, March 8

Summer internship program application deadline is Sunday, March 8

3/4/2015
Young adults interested in growing their faith and leadership skills now have a one-stop shop when it comes to finding the right fit. The Summer Internship Program of the Great Plains Conference gives young adults a chance to explore hands-on ministry and leadership in a variety of fields. While combining the previously offered summer offerings (Micah Corps, vacation Bible school and camp counselors) into a clear leadership development system, four new internships – pastoral leadership, ...