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Summer Ministry Intern

New Hope Christian Church of Columbus, Indiana is hiring two summer interns for 2018.  This is a paid internship (see details below).

During the 10 weeks, interns will have substantive involvement and leadership in student ministry (7 – 12), college & emergent adult ministry (ages 18 – 26ish), Sunday morning main service worship plannning & execution, and planning and executing Sunday evening services.  Additionally, interns will be involved in community ministry alongside the supervisor, have mentors, drink an almost inhuman amount of coffee, read ministry related books as assigned and write monthly newsletters to supporting sponsors.

Compensation is a weekly stipend of $175/week, an iPad Pro & other enduring ministry goods, and housing* via host homes.

Qualified applicants will have completed 24 hours college credit by June 1, 2018, will have reliable, automotive transportation for the summer, be willing to raise $1850.00** support by May 20, 2018, and be a ministry major or minor.  Resumes and unofficial academic transcripts*** are due December 10, 2017 at 11:59 pm by email to with subject line “2018 Summer Internship.”

New Hope Christian Church averages 175 in Sunday morning attendance, is part of the Restoration Movement of churches and is located in Columbus, Indiana.  The oldest continuous congregation in Bartholomew County, the church employees two full time ministers, one part time children’s director, and a full time office manager.  Regular services are a blend of traditional hymns and contemporary worship and are at 9:30 am, with Sunday School from 10:45 am – 11:45 am.  The internship in its current form has existed as part of New Hope’s ministry since the summer of 2014.  Previous interns have attended Taylor University, Indiana Wesleyan University, Johnson University and Ball State University.

*We unfortunately are only able to provide housing to unmarried individuals.

**Interns will raise the $1850.00 via; the New Hope Christian Church will pay for the remaining $6300.00 of internship expenses, including stipend.

***If you are currently in your first semester of university and don’t have an unofficial transcript yet, please submit your resume and make a note in the submission e-mail of when a transcript can be expected of your first semester.


Organization name:
New Hope Christian Church

Churches of Christ


1404 West 400 North, Columbus, Indiana 47203


Date Posted:
October 25, 2017

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