Summer

Below you will find the most current list of Mentored Ministry Opportunities in various ministry areas that take place during the summer.

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.

UNITED BAPTIST CHURCH - Summer Internship

POSITION: United Baptist Church seeks to establish a public presence in our neighborhood, and build relationships with our neighbors. We are located in a low-income neighborhood in Concord, NH. The heart and hands of an intern can help accelerate the building of bridges in our community. We seek an intern who is imaginative, collaborative, and self-directed. We also seek someone who is willing to enter into a direct neighborhood presence, seeking opportunities to create relationships with individuals living in the neighborhood. The intern will organize the people of UBC to practice a presence in the neighborhood and develop long-term relationships. This includes managing and recruiting church members to help and participate in community activities. This intern position will include opportunities to preach and teach.

HOURS: 30 - 40 per week.

FINANCES: This is a funded position by a non-profit foundation. Salary/stipend is negotiable. Housing is provided.

TIME FRAME: June 1, 2017 - September 1, 2017.

OTHER:  There is room for a student to take intensive summer courses and the internship simultaneously. This position will be under the supervision of Dr. Ronald Bouthillette, an adjunct professor at GCTS, if taken for Mentored Ministry credit. Otherwise, the position will be under the supervision of Pastor David Denis.

TRAVEL TIME: 1.5 hours from GCTS.

TRINITY EVANGELICAL FREE CHURCH, VT - Children's Ministry

POSITION: We are looking for a self-starter student with a heart for children’s ministry to serve alongside of us. Opportunities can include developing outreach activities with kids throughout the week; coordinating volunteers for Wednesday afternoon family outreach; planning kids’ activities; team-planning VBS (July 30 – August 5); and musical ministry. Male interns will also have opportunities for preaching, pastoral visitations and other pastoral duties. Freedom to take summer Semlink courses and/or return to campus for any needed 1-week intensive class.

HOURS: 25 – 30 hours per week.  

FINANCES: $1,200 stipend for the summer; room and board provided.

TIME FRAME: May – August, 2017; flexible except for VBS (July 30 – August 5).

OTHER: Trinity Evangelical Free Church is a vibrant and down-to-earth multi-generational church family with a strong core of young families. We have an average attendance of approximately 110. We have a contemporary/blended worship style, a relaxed atmosphere and a strong desire to live out our faith in every aspect of life.

TRAVEL TIME: 2 Hours 40 minutes from Gordon-Conwell.