Open Internship - Details

Ministry Opportunity Details

  Expiration Date: 9/16/2014

Name of Church or Agency:   Presbyterian Church of the Roses
2500 Patio Ct. 
Santa Rosa, CA 95405
Phone:   707-542-4272
Average Sunday Attendance:   150+
Community Type:   Suburban
Stipend:   $18/hour
Housing:   No
Available Position:   Student-in-ministry intern
Position Type:   Parish
Ministry Expenses:   Budgeted

Church/Agency Profile

We are a vital, intelligent, inclusive, social justice oriented missional aging congregation interested in reaching out to the youth in our community. We currently serve a free breakfast daily every week of the school year to 100+ hungry high school students who attend the high school nearby. But we want to develop an effective youth ministry that will connect them to our church congregation in a creative nurturing spiritually faithful way in addition to feeding them.

We have a talented choir and bell choir, a full preschool and active adult Christian education program. Recently a team returned from a work trip to Haiti and we served two orphanages, building an aquaponic garden in one and planted 72 Moringa trees in the other.

Our community is 50% Spanish speaking so we want to incorporate more Spanish in our way of worshipping and serving the community. Currently we have an active food bag provision program and other efforts to reach out that do not connect us relationally. We want to be Christ-like and establish friendships with those in our neighborhood that need the spiritual support of an inclusive Christ-centered church.

Our website shows our vision and mission statements. All we do is guided by these statements. Please join us in this exciting time in the life of the Church of the Roses!

Position Description

Salary: $18 per hour
Part-time Position:
15 hours per week beginning June 2014
Wednesdays and Sundays; one Tuesday staff meeting per month

Education and Experience required:
Bachelor’s Degree completion
Professional Certification in Youth Ministry and/or Master of Divinity student is preferred
Past experience working with youth in a church group setting
Able to articulate a strong Christian faith in word and action

Job Description:
Share the love of God with high school and middle school youth using an organized curriculum with the Church of the Roses
Explore community service opportunities and set up programs to meet the spiritual needs of youth in Santa Rosa
Develop an ongoing youth program supported by the PCOR
Participate in Sunday worship service leadership

Desired skills:
Media and communication knowledge
Knowledge of or ability to reach out to community youth
Religious studies, music and drama
Ability to relate well with youth and adults
Bilingual in English and Spanish is a plus

The Presbyterian Church of the Roses vision statement:
"Reaching Out with Nurturing Love to all God’s People"


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Educational Programs

Master of Divinity
Master of Arts in Theological Studies
Doctor of Ministry
Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE)
Program in Christian Spirituality

Contact Information

San Francisco Theological Seminary
105 Seminary Rd
San Anselmo CA, 94960
Phone: 415.451.2800