College & Young Adult

Below you will find the most current list of Mentored Ministry Opportunities in the Hamilton Campus area, especially pertaining to College & Young Adult 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.


Reformed University Fellowship (BU)


SITE:
One Silber Way Boston, MA 02215
PHONE: 4049939071

MENTOR:
Nathanael Dicks

WEBSITE:
rufbu.com
EMAIL: [email protected]
POSITION: RUF at BU seeks a male seminary intern to disciple male students and to help with programming on campus
HOURS: 15 hours per week.
FINANCIAL: RUF will reminburse ministry-related expenses, travel not included.
TIME FRAME:  Jan. 20  – May 15 (with option to continue into the Fall)
TRAVEL TIME: 40 minutes from GCTS
OTHER: RUF is the campus ministry of the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA), with the purpose of reaching students for Christ and equipping them to serve. RUF was founded at BU (RUF itself was founded in the 70s, but the chapter at BU was founded in 2014) and has grown to about 40-50 students engaged in small groups, large group worship, 1-1 discipleship, service, and social events. Students at BU are from highly diverse backgrounds. Students in RUF come from a variety of denominations and faith backgrounds, a few exploring Christianity for the first time. RUF is distinctively evangelistic with a focus on Scripture as a primary means of ministry.

Boston North Shore Young Life

SITE: Varies on group.
PHONE:  614-440-6734
WEBSITE:  bostonnorthshore.younglife.org
DENOMINATION: Non-denominational
MENTOR:  Rachel Steeg
EMAIL: [email protected]
POSITION: This is one of the only local opportunities for seminary students to get experience reaching unchurched people. Additionally, a GTCS student would have the opportunity to lead a team of college students. These students would greatly benefit from having a grad student lead their team and pastorally care for them. A mentee would also get experience of working with adults and parents within the community.
HOURS: Minimum 10-15 hours a week (could be more as desired/needed).
FINANCES: none.
TIME: There are 3 start-up periods each year at the seminary – Fall semester: Sept-Dec.; Spring semester: Jan-April; and Summer semester: May/June – Aug.
TRAVEL TIME: Varying on team: 5-20minutes
OTHER: We are seeking seminarians who have a love for Christ and a deep desire to see lost students 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. Ideal candidates would be comfortable leading small groups, speaking up front, or desire to grow in these areas. Candidates should be desiring and willing to plug into Young Life community – a vibrant community of college students and post-grad leaders who are united by a common mission to see lost kids come to know Jesus

SYMPHONY CHURCH

Seminarian Intern

SITE: 971 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA
MENTOR: Barry Kang
PHONE: (908) 208-3323
EMAIL: [email protected]
WEBSITE: www.symphonychurch.com
DENOMINATION: Non-denominational
POSITION: We are looking for disciple-makers and leadership developers. If you have a heart for college students and/or young working professionals, we would love to talk to you about serving in our church. From leading small groups, teaching classes, or preaching the Word, there are many opportunities at Symphony Church to grow as a minister while participating in the building up of the Kingdom of God here in the Greater Boston area. This opportunity is open to both male and female students of any denominational background.
HOURS: 10-15 hours per week.
FINANCIAL: Reimbursement for seminary books; travel stipend.
TIME FRAME: Academic year.
TRAVEL TIME [from GCTS]: 45 minute drive.
OTHER: Symphony Church was planted in 2010 with a vision to minister to the university and college campuses of Boston. We desire to be used by God to bring the gospel to the many college students in Boston who do not have a relationship with Jesus and to help them grow in the church. Also, beyond the original vision which began with college students, our hope is to build a multi-generational, multi-cultural and multi-ethnic church that will bring the gospel to the entire Boston area.

REFORMED UNIVERSITY FELLOWSHIP AT MIT

Campus Ministry

SITE: 77 Massachusetts Ave, W11, Cambridge, MA
MENTOR: Solomon Kim
PHONE: (857) 500-0557
EMAIL: [email protected]
WEBSITE: www.rufmit.org
DENOMINATION: Presbyterian Church in America (PCA)
POSITION: RUF is a campus ministry, a missions branch of the Presbyterian Church in America. We serve undergraduate students from all denominations, and seek to reach non-Christians as well. We have a variety of ministries to students, including large group worship, bible studies, one-on-one discipleships, service projects, and weekend conferences. Seminary students will have opportunities to engage at all levels of ministry. The ideal candidate will be people-oriented, can gather students for events and meetings, lead or assist in executing events such as worship services and Christmas party, has empathy for students, and relational evangelistic gifts. An ability to lead music is a plus.
HOURS: 10-20 hours per week (negotiable).
FINANCIAL: Negotiable.
TIME FRAME: Late August – first week of December; January negotiable; February to mid-May.
TRAVEL TIME [from GCTS]: 40 minute drive; 1 hour 15 minute commute by commuter rail and MIT shuttle.
OTHER: RUF at MIT began in the fall of 2015 to be a campus community where students can explore and experience the historic Christian faith, while growing and serving together in the Christian gospel. Our goal is to develop students into thoughtful and effective leaders in STEM and beyond for God’s kingdom.

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