The internship is designed to prepare and deploy graduates with a heart for serving churches within pioneering urban situations.
The programme lasts one or two years and involves the following:
1.One day a week attending a theological training course with North West Partnership.
2. Practical training in a variety of areas within church life; including evangelism and pastoral counselling. Serving in a broad range of church ministries - gathering experience and proficiency.
3. Investment in leadership development with afocus on the soft skills of communication, teamwork, adaptability, problem solving, critical observation, and conflict resolution. This will involve a specific ministry area and significant projects to develop and hone these leadership skills.
4. A minimum of 50 hours of one-to-one mentoring with senior staff.
5. A Four-week trip to one of our US church partners for training and development.
City Church will provide a stipend of£4,200 per year toward the cost of the internship. Each intern will then be required to raise and additional £4,200 per year for additional living expenses.
Visit our website to register your interest in learning more.
Applications can only be considered from those who are UK citizens or who otherwise have a right to work in the UK.
You will need to be able to declare wholehearted acceptance of the FIEC doctrinal basis and agreement with the FIEC ethos statements.
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City Church Manchester
City Church Manchester is a group of Christians who share a vision to reach those who live, work or study in Manchester city centre with the good news of Jesus. We believe that the Bible is God’s Word and that God uses it to transform lives. Therefore Bible teaching is at the heart of all that we do and there is a strong emphasis on training and church planting. Many people think that the church and Christianity are irrelevant for today but, if the message of the Bible is true, then it is the most important and relevant news there is. We’d love to welcome you at City Church whether you’ve been a Christian for years, days, are just looking into Christianity or are a complete sceptic.
You can view a video about the church's vision here - http://citychurchmanchester.org/about-us/media/videos/