Great Plains Interns


Pastoral leadership interns share their experience -- Rachel Shepherd

August 28, 2018

I am absolutely as happy in this picture as I look. This photo was taken during my very last week working at Columbus First United Methodist. I had the honor of joining the youth for their senior high summer mission trip to Lorain, OH. We spent the week under the leadership of an amazing ...


Pastoral leadership interns share their experience -- Rebecca Borgman

August 21, 2018

The Pastoral Leadership internship program is for young adults aged 18-22. This 10-week program provides 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. Rebecca Borgman served at ...


Pastoral leadership interns share their experience -- Mikayla McClure

August 14, 2018

The Pastoral Leadership internship program is for young adults aged 18-22. This 10-week program provides 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. Mikayla McClure served at ...


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...