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.

BRUNSWICK CHURCH - Pastoral Ministry (Summer)

POSITION:  We are looking for a male or female student who is passionate about ministry, is teachable, and has a heart for God. They will be involved in a variety of different ministries, including preaching, teaching, visitation and leadership development, among others. This position is flexible and can be adapted to a student’s gifts and calling in ministry. We are seeking a student with a sense of humor, who is spirit-led, loves people, and has a servant’s heart.  

HOURS:  15 - 20 hours per week.

FINANCIAL:  A weekly stipend and housing are available.

TIME FRAME:  Summer, Fall or Spring (Flexible).

TRAVEL TIME:  3 hours from GCTS.

OTHER:  Brunswick Church is dedicated to growing disciples that adore God, belong together in Christ, and commit to serve one another. Our normal weekly worship attendance of over 250 makes us one of the largest Protestant churches in our area. We have three very different worship services and a variety of different ministry opportunities that can help a student stretch and grow in their journey.

FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH OF HAMILTON - Youth Ministry (Summer Intern)

POSITION:  FCC Hamilton Youth Ministry interns will have the opportunity to participate in a growing youth ministry within a vibrant church family on the North Shore through teaching, event planning and execution, assisting on a service trip, and regular contact work with students. Our vision is to see students connected to Christ, to the Church, and in the culture. We seek to see this vision accomplished by the power of God’s Spirit and through our commitments to teaching the gospel, fostering relationships, developing leaders, integrating generations, and partnering with the global church. Spiritual maturity and servant leadership are expected. Come learn and grow with us as you allow students to “observe the outcome of [your] life and imitate [your] faith” (Hebrews 13:7)!

HOURS: 30 hours per week for 10 weeks.

FINANCIAL: $2,000 stipend. Housing with a host family from our church is available for those not able to live on campus.

TIME FRAME:  May or June - Early-mid August.

TRAVEL TIME:  Less than 10 minutes from GCTS.

OTHER:  We see ourselves as a training church. We value the opportunity to engage with seminary students and relish the privilege of seeing them sent out to serve the church far and wide. We seek for our interns and other Mentored Ministry students to feel loved and supported by our pastoral team as well as by the congregation. Along with providing many opportunities to use your gifts in ministry, we also provide coaching and ministry training that is tailored to your ministry interests.

TRINITY EVANGELICAL FREE CHURCH - Youth Ministry (Summer)

POSITION: We’re looking for a student for this summer opportunity. The student will develop outreach activities throughout the week with kids, coordinate volunteers for Trinity’s Wednesday PM Hot Dogs on the Green and Kids Ministry Outreach, help to plan and take a leadership role in a week-long VBS camp, and help lead a summer bible study. If musically inclined, there is an opportunity to plug in to the Worship Arts Team for Sunday morning worship. We’re looking for a student with a heart for Children’s and Youth Ministry and who mantains personal spiritual development through Bible reading, prayer, and Christian community. The student would have the freedom to take summer Semlink courses and/or return to campus for any needed 1-week intensive class.

HOURS: 25-30 hours/week for 10-12 weeks.

FINANCIAL: $1200 stipend plus room and board provided.

TIME FRAME: Summer 2018. Flexible start in either May or June.

COMMUTE: 2.5 hours from GCTS.

OTHER: Trinity is a vibrant and down-to-earth church family with over 100 in attendance for Sunday worship. We minister to our community through relationships in our neighborhoods and at work, as well as events throughout the year for kids and families. A multi-generational church with a solid core of families with young children, Trinity’s mission is to make disciples who know Jesus personally, follow Him completely and proclaim Him broadly.

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.