Summer internships available in the Virginia Conference

2011 Calling 21 helps college students discern God’s call
Calling 21 is a conference-wide, grass roots, congregation-based, youth-focused approach to the Virginia Conference’s emerging culture of call. During the summer, college students are placed in church internships and spend the summer immersed in the life of a local church, not their own, discerning God’s call into church leadership. Calling 21 interns will both learn and lead. The host church will be a church that has been noticed and named for its potential to help young people hear God’s call upon their lives. The intern’s stipend will be $2,500. Applicants shall be college students and interested in exploring their call to church leadership. Calling 21 partners include: The Institute for Church Professions of Shenandoah University, Virginia Conference Board of Ordained Ministry, The Fund for Theological Education, Virginia Conference Cabinet, and Calling 21 host congregations. More …

Conference seeks three 2011 summer interns
Virginia Conference offices of Congregational Development & Evangelism, Leadership & Inclusivity,and Mission & Global Justice are each seeking a summer intern for 2011. Applicants for all three positions should desire to pursue a career in a ministry setting, have experience in and passion for the area of interest, and familiarity with The United Methodist Church. Intern salary is $250 a week (with a minimum of 10 weeks). Click here for application and guidelines. Deadline for submission of applications is Feb. 1. Applications should be e-mailed to Becky Tate at