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Intern Program

Intern Program

Purpose

A nine-month program to develop students by providing opportunities to integrate classroom teaching with ministry experience and to infuse Waterstone’s Mission, Vision, and 3 Rhythms into new leaders.

Quick Points

  • 9-month commitment
  • mentor provided
  • 10 hours per week
  • monthly stipend

Primary Areas of Development

Learning – each month there is a theme/lecture with readings, reflective journaling, and discussion. From these elements, the students will gain a greater understanding of their theology and philosophy of ministry in different contexts.

Mentoring – each student is assigned a staff mentor that they meet with monthly. The mentors receive materials on the monthly theme to explore with the student.

Ministry – Concentrations include:
• Pastoral Care
• Youth
• Worship
• Pastoral Leadership

Experience - Each intern will get experience in their concentration as well as the 3 Rhythms. The Neighbor Rhythm focuses on reaching out to other with Christ’s love and Gospel message. The interns will create a Neighboring plan for their ministries. The Restore Rhythm focuses on finding ways to find where our passions and talents intersect with the needs of the world. Each intern makes a justice commitment and is reviewed monthly with their mentor.

For more info or to apply

Contact Larry Renoe