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Church Name: Keizer Church of Christ

Position: Ministry Intern
Type of Ministry: Other
Type of Job: Internship

Job Description: The Keizer Church of Christ seeks a ministry intern for the summer of 2018. We are a medium sized Northwest congregation (around 185 in attendance) located in the beautiful Willamette Valley of Oregon, 45 miles south of Portland. We are a healthy, positive, and encouraging body of believers who actively pursue unity and fellowship among churches of Christ in the region. Through this internship we hope to help shape & encourage the next generation of ministers in the unchurched Pacific Northwest. The internship is designed for a young man who feels called to the ministry and is currently undergoing training at a college, university, or other formal program of study. We view this internship as a part of his education. It is for someone who will appreciate and benefit from a summer of first-hand exposure to all the aspects of ministry under the guidance of an experienced ministry staff. Preference will be given to candidates with an interest in preaching ministry or with ties to the Pacific Northwest. Requirements: A baptized male believer 19-25 years old with a commitment to the fellowship of the churches of Christ and its a cappella heritage. Responsibilities of Intern: Personal Spiritual and Ministry development: • Keep a Spiritual Formation journal during the internship • Meet daily with members of the ministry staff for prayer, scripture reading, and discussion • Read two books on the life of congregational ministry and discuss the content with the preaching minister • Interview and get to know local preachers about the life of ministry • Shadow Keizer ministers during pastoral visits and other daily activities Ministry Opportunities & Responsibilities: • Teach for two weeks in the Keizer short-term mission to Myanmar (note: passport, VISA, vaccinations, & some fundraising is required) • Teach adult & youth Bible classes under the guidance of a member of the ministry staff • Prepare and deliver approximately five sermons (3 expository, 2 topical) at Keizer or other small congregations in the area • Offer 1-3 Communion meditations during the Sunday assembly • Assist associate minister with local outreach efforts as needed • Organize and execute one ministry effort under supervision of a ministry staff member • Assist with teen activities as needed & take advantage of unforeseen opportunities for encouragement, mentoring, and informal teaching • Attend Elders meetings & the weekly staff meeting • Other duties as assigned Compensation: Room & Board, $1000 toward mission expenses, plus competitive salary. Salary amount to be discussed during interview phase of the process. Internship dates: May 15 – August 15, 2018 (approximate)

Application Instructions: Application process: 1. Visit and get a feel for our congregation 2. Click on the 2018 Ministry Internship Page and follow the application instructions (which include a resume and questionnaire). 3. Send completed application to Darren Williamson at

Street Address: 5405 Ridge Drive NE
City: Keizer
State: OR
Zip Code: 97303
Phone Number: 5033935424
Contact Name: Darren Williamson
Phone: 5033935424