Are you a young adult who is interested in exploring Christ's call to serve others in ministry? If so, consider being part of the Grace Communion International (GCI) Intern Program, a 2.5-year-long discipleship experience in which you will:
- Earn a masters degree in pastoral ministry
- Engage in practical ministry in the context of a Christ-centered local church
- Be mentored by a seasoned pastor and life-coach
What is the GCI Intern Program?
As highlighted in the video below, the GCI Intern Program is designed to encourage and build up a new generation of church leaders. The Intern Program is part of the work GCI is doing to equip pastors, church planters and other ministers of the gospel.
Participants in the GCI Intern Program earn a Master's degree in Pastoral Studies at Grace Communion Seminary (some study at other seminaries). In addition to academic studies, interns are embedded in a GCI church community where they are supervised by a seasoned pastor, spending significant time in high school youth ministry, college campus ministry, or community outreach initiatives. While being equipped in practical, local church ministry, interns engage in vocational exploration with the help of a life coach and mentors.
Is it for you?
The GCI Intern Program is for those who desire to be part of a fired-up group of people of all ages seeking opportunities to participate in the exciting movement of the Spirit in and through GCI - a work already extending to almost 100 nations around the world! GCI membership is not required to participate in the program. Here's what is required:
Want to apply?
Applications for the GCI Intern Program are welcome any time. Click here for an application form. Entry into the program begins with a four-day orientation.
We invite you to support the GCI Intern Program by donating to GCI's GCnext fund.
What are its benefits?
The GCI Intern Program is not the only leader development track offered by GCI. We also have a church planting track and a pastoral residency track.
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