Out-of-State

Below you will find the most current list of Mentored Ministry Opportunities in the Hamilton Campus area, especially pertaining to positions that are out-of-state.

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.


NEW LIFE CHRISTIAN CHURCH

Youth Ministry

SITE: 272 Lowell Rd, Hudson, NH
MENTOR: Pastor Ken Heath
PHONE: (603) 566-1540
EMAIL: [email protected]
WEBSITE: www.newlifechristianchurch.org
DENOMINATION: Christian & Missionary Alliance
POSITION: This is a youth ministry role that would involve teaching in our School for Life (Sunday School) which follows the worship service, as well as a weekly youth group gathering which can be scheduled in sync with the student’s schedule. There would be one or two annual youth retreats and special events for outreach and fellowship. We also have an annual mission trip that involves adults and teens together in service. We are looking for a student who is able to focus on the individual, not just the group, someone who understands the value of evangelism and mission along with disciplemaking. We hope for a student who is a capable teacher who can help to create a ministry environment that would be welcoming to the non-Christian audience as well.  World missions is a big theme in our church. The church has about 150 in regular attendance and a senior high youth group of about 12-14. This role could also be fashioned for someone interested in an assistant Pastor ministry position.
HOURS: 10-12 hours per week.
FINANCIAL: $2500 stipend per semester.
TIME FRAME: Fall 2019; open to earlier start for additional compensation to help a student get acclimated to our church before the fall.
TRAVEL TIME [from GCTS]: 50 minute drive.
OTHER: Our church is missional and has engaged in church planting and cross-cultural mission. A friendly, united congregation with a long-standing Pastor, but not resistant to change when needed. We take good care of our leaders and would offer the student every opportunity to get involved in the church’s ministry, including preaching, teaching, music, caregiving, missions, children, etc.

VILLAGE BAPTIST CHURCH

SITE: 6 Maine St, Kennebunkport, ME
MENTOR: Reverend Joe Everett
PHONE: (207) 967-3240
EMAIL: [email protected]
WEBSITE: www.vbc-kennebunkport.org
DENOMINATION: American Baptist
POSITION: We are looking for true disciples of Jesus Christ who desire to fulfill his/her mission in a small, Bible-preaching/teaching evangelical church setting. Opportunities include preaching, teaching, outreach, music, worship and administration. A heart for local church ministry would be essential to making the most of this opportunity.
HOURS: Minimum 10 hours per week; hours to be determined.
FINANCIAL: Negotiable.
TIME FRAME: September-December; could begin earlier.
TRAVEL TIME [from GCTS]: 1.3 hour drive.
OTHER: A sense of calling for New England church ministry would be ideal, but not required. Expository preaching and teaching is an important characteristic of this church, and we are constantly reminded that being made disciples and making disciples is what it is all about. We strive to show love and support of one another, and to live a life of worship of our God and Savior, empowered by His Spirit!

DANVILLE BAPTIST CHURCH

Pastoral Apprentice

SITE: 226 Main St., P.O. Box 2, Danville NH 03819
MENTOR: David Hammer
PHONE: (603) 382-6884
EMAIL: [email protected]
WEBSITE: www.danvillebaptist.com
DENOMINATION: American Baptist
POSITION: We are looking for a male student with a passion for the gospel, God’s people and the lost to serve as a pastoral apprentice. He will work with the pastor to help oversee various aspects of church ministry. Potential opportunities include involvement leading Sunday worship services, preaching occasionally, teaching a Bible study or Sunday school, organizing ministries, training ministry leaders, visitation, etc.
HOURS: 10 hours per week; flexible.
FINANCIAL: None.
TIME FRAME: Open until filled.
TRAVEL TIME [from GCTS]: 60 minute drive.
OTHER: Danville Baptist Church is a 200 year old church, just north of the Massachusetts-New Hampshire border. As a small church with about 90 regular worshippers, we think this would be an excellent opportunity for students to learn and grow by doing real-world ministry.

NEW LIFE CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP

Youth Ministry

SITE: 1155 Silas Deane Hwy, Wethersfield, CT
MENTOR: Eric Stillman
PHONE: (860) 869-4580
EMAIL: [email protected]
WEBSITE: www.newlife-ct.org
DENOMINATION: Non-denominational
POSITION: We are looking for someone to lead our youth ministry, including the volunteers who currently work with the youth. We have a small group of middle schoolers and a couple of high school students presently. The group currently meets two Sunday evenings per month, one Sunday after church, and has occasional outings. There would also be opportunities to be mentored in other areas of church ministry if so desired. We are looking for a gospel-centered, theologically sound student with a heart for teenagers and a desire to learn about church ministry.
HOURS: 10 hours per week; can be all done on the weekend; potential for more, if desired.
FINANCIAL: Stipend available. Pay negotiable based on experience and time commitment.
TIME FRAME: September 2019 – September 2020; start date flexible.
TRAVEL TIME [from GCTS]: 2 hour drive; ideal for Semlink or commuter student from CT.
OTHER: Our church is a 25 year old non-denominational church of about 85 adult members and 30 children located in a suburban Hartford location. We have a good span of ages in our church, but a growing middle school population in need of some spiritual leadership. We are a gospel-centered, evangelical, non-denominational church that is a good place to learn solid theology as well as to find many opportunities to learn ministry skills.

BETHANY COVENANT CHURCH

Youth Ministry

SITE: 1 Covenant Way, Bedford, NH
MENTOR: J. T. Shupe
PHONE: (603) 472-5545, ext. 7002
EMAIL: [email protected]
WEBSITE: www.bethanycovenant.com
DENOMINATION: Evangelical Covenant Church
POSITION: Bethany Covenant Church is seeking a seminarian to work alongside our Youth Pastor and volunteers within our Middle and High School ministry which meets Wednesdays from 6:30-8:30 PM and Sundays from 6:00-8:00 PM. The focus will be to help to reach and equip all students in these grades through engaging fellowship, authentic Bible study, and inclusive worship experiences. Opportunities include youth group programming and preparation, teaching, retreats and outreach.  We are looking for student who has an honest and growing relationship with the Lord, who is eager to explore their spiritual gifts and talents, and who is seeking to learn, through experience and mentoring, what it looks like to be part of a healthy and growing youth ministry.
HOURS: 10 hours per week (Wednesday evenings and Sundays).
FINANCIAL: $250 per month + driving reimbursement.
TIME FRAME: Fall 2019 – Spring 2020
TRAVEL TIME [from GCTS]: 60-75 minute drive.
OTHER: Bethany Covenant Church is a Christian community intentionally devoted and actively committed to a relationship with God, serving His people, and joining His redemptive effort to save the world. We are a muti-generational church averaging 350-400 each Sunday morning between two services. Our youth ministry serves almost 100 students between grades 7-12. We have a vibrant and growing youth band, monthly service and outreach events, and seasonal retreats. The seminarian will have the opportunity to work alongside and be mentored by two Gordon-Conwell alumni.

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