Para-Church Ministry

Below you will find the most current list of Mentored Ministry Opportunities in the Hamilton Campus area, especially pertaining to Para-Church Ministries.

Our office strives to keep the listings below as up to date as possible. All postings have a trained and approved mentor in place. Please note that while these postings reflect the desire of certain ministries and churches to have a seminarian work with them, ministry opportunities for GCTS students are not limited to this list.

 

NAVIGATORS AT BOSTON UNIVERSITY - Campus Ministry

POSITION: We are looking for teachable and friendly students to come join our ministry team. An ability to quickly build friendships with both Christians and non-Christians would be helpful. Responsibilities can include evangelism and discipleship with college students, volunteering with the Navigators ministry at BU, leading small groups and Bible studies, and engaging non-Christians and students through discussions, sports and meals. Please note that students will be limited to 2 MM units at this site. (2 out of 4 field units must be fulfilled at a local church context.)

HOURS: 10 hours per week.

FINANCES: Volunteer basis.  

TIME: Spring semester: January – April.  

TRAVEL TIME from GCTS: 45 minutes – 1 hour. 

OTHER: The Navigators is a non-denominational international missions organization, seeking to advance the Gospel with an emphasis on personal discipleship. The Navigators Christian Fellowship at Boston University is a community of students and friends who want to know God and Jesus Christ, and who want to love and encourage each other while walking through life together in Boston.

YOUNG LIFE - Boston North Shore

POSITION DESCRIPTION: You will learn how to build relationships with people who are far from God and earn the right to share the Gospel with them. You will learn how to equip others (college and high school aged) to share their faith and be on mission. You will have the opportunity to speak in front of 25-50 people regularly and lead weekly Bible studies with students. You will grow in your faith by being forced out of your comfort zone into the world of kids who are far from God!
 

HOURS: 10-15 hours per week

ESTIMATED LENGTH OF COMMUTE FROM GCTS: Varies by School

FINANCIAL ARRANGEMENTS: Volunteers Only

TIME FRAME: Can begin anytime.  Will require training before placement.  2-3 year commitment.

OTHER: This position is open to Men and Women. Seeking volunteers who have a love for Christ and a deep desire to see lost kids come to know Him, who are willing to take initiative and risks, and are teachable; especially in regard to ministry philosophy/technique and time management.

Young Life is a vibrant community of college and seminary students who are united by a common mission to see lost kids come to know Jesus!

 

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS INC. – International Student Ministry

  • SITE: 43 Harwood Road, Natick, MA 01760
  • MENTOR: Steve Hope
  • PHONE: 617-875-8647
  • EMAIL: snhope5@yahoo.com
  • DENOMINATION: Interdenominational

PROJECT: Opportunity for student to engage in international student ministry by leading seeker and believer Bible studies at local colleges and universities, organizing activities for students, developing friendships with international students, and possibly mobilize and equip a church for international student ministry.

HOURS: 10 hours / week

FINANCIAL: Travel and meal reimbursement

TIME FRAME: Flexible

OTHER: Seeking a male or female student who possesses integrity, a deep love for Jesus, and a desire to see His glory spread broadly.  Also, student should have a genuine appreciation of and willingness to learn about other cultures.

We are a para-church ministry that offers opportunity to minister with students, scholars, and family members from many cultures.  If someone is considering working with those of other cultures this is a great opportunity to learn , practice, and serve here at home, likely in the Boston area.

ALPHA NETWORK FOR LEADERSHIP – Practical Ministry/Leadership Development

PROJECT: The goal of the Alpha Network for Leadership Development is to develop young leaders who will influence the culture for the Kingdom of God through the use of the Alpha ministries in the context of evangelization and discipleship. The student will have the opportunity to work with the local superintendent of the Alpha Network and incorporate the Alpha program at his or her church.  The student will have the opportunity to follow the Alpha curriculum and grow in leadership development, training in ministry principles, practical ministry, and formation and discipleship.

HOURS: 10 hours / week

FINANCIAL: Reimbursement can be provided for ministry meals and meetings.

TIME FRAME: Fall or Spring

OTHER: Familiarity with the Alpha program would be ideal, but not required.

COMMUTE: Depends on the location of the church.