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Kid’s Ministry Summer Intern

PURPOSE
At First MB Church, we believe internships allow college students to be immersed in a variety of ministries, gain valuable experience and training, discern future ministry plans, and deepen their commitment to the Lord.

APPLICATION PROCESS

  • Fill out the online application (firstmbchurch.org/intern), including references and a separate page describing your personal faith journey and calling into kids’ ministry.

REQUIREMENTS AND COMPENSATION

  • Have a growing relationship with Jesus Christ and a calling for kids’ ministry.
  • Is at least one year removed from high school graduation.
  • Should have access to some form of transportation.
  • Must accept the role of a leader and mentor to kids by providing an example of faith and pure conduct (principles found in 1 Timothy 3).
  • Must attend First MB Church for the duration of the internship.
  • Work 40 hours per week (determined by Kids’ Ministry Pastor). Some evenings and Sunday mornings are required.
  • The salary for 10 weeks will is competitive, plus ministry expenses.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Note: Responsibilities may be added or changed to fit the giftedness and particular passions of the intern, as well as to meet unforeseen needs within the Kids’ Ministry.

  • The intern will report weekly and work under the direct supervision of the Kids’ Ministry Pastor who has worked as a student/kids pastor for 22 years.
  • To serve in all aspects of Kids’ Ministry:
    • Vacation Bible School – could include recreation, drama, teaching, etc.
    • Preteen Ministry- Work along-side our Preteen Director for our weekly 316 program
    • Involvement in summer Sunday School classes
    • Work to help plan our summer outreach events (WinShape Camp, and VBS event involving BMX ministry called Outcast.
    • Camp counseling
    • Family events
  • Read two assigned books; one on general church ministry and the other on kids’ ministry.
  • Devise a plan, with the help of the Kid’s Ministry Pastor, for personal and spiritual growth.
  • Attend office staff meetings and Kids’ Ministry team meetings.
  • The intern will meet several times with all other church interns for a time of debrief and training in such areas as assimilation, communication, church structure, and character.
  • If summer internship is for school requirements we will be flexible to help you meet those requirements.

Contact:
Stephen Christian
schristian@firstmbchurch.org

Physical Address:
First Mennonite Brethren Church
8000 W 21st St N
Wichita, KS 67205

Church Website:
http://www.firstmbchurch.org/