2017-2018 Internship Handbook
Internships may start at different times of the year and have different cycles regarding the preparation of the internship details and submission of online forms (learning goals, project proposal, and evaluations). To assist in tracking details please use the appropriate timeline worksheet:
12-month Planning Worksheet
12-month Early Approval Planning Worksheet
24-month Planning Worksheet
Sermon Listener's Feedback Guide - Students go on internship hoping to improve their preaching, and they look forward to suggestions from the members of their congregations. How can you help? Listen carefully to their sermons, with the following questions in mind: What insights did I gain from the biblical text? How did the message from the Bible relate to my life? Are there ways the intern could improve his or her speaking style?
Sample Sexual Harassment Policy
Lay committee training DVD
If you'd like a copy of Preparing a Pastor, contact Contextual Learning at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our DVD, Preparing a Pastor: The Lay Internship Committee's Role in a Holy Journey, is designed to orient a congregation and its lay internship committee to the importance of their role in raising up new pastoral leaders for the church. All three parts of the video are viewable below.
Preparing a Pastor (Part One): New Leaders for the Church
Preparing a Pastor (Part Two): An Important Mission
Preparing a Pastor (Part Three): Help for your Committee