Summer Pastoral Ministry Internship Program

Summer Pastoral Ministry Internship
Program Description

The Office of Clergy Excellence, a Connectional Ministry of the Florida Conference of the United Methodist Church, sponsors the Summer Pastoral Ministry Internship Program. This program is for young adults, ages 18-26, who are interested in exploring ordained ministry through 10-week summer internships at United Methodist Churches and other approved extension ministry settings within the Florida Conference. These internships seek to provide a holistic, hands-on experience in pastoral ministry within a variety of areas of responsibility and under the guidance of a supervisor.

  • Internship Dates: Monday, May 29, 2017 through Friday, August 4, 2017
  • Intern Training Day: Friday, May 26, 2017 (Students and Supervising Pastors)
  • Intern Reflection Day: Monday, August 7, 2017 (Students Only)
  • Hours:  30 hours/week as scheduled with Supervising Pastor
  • Housing:  Provided in a congregant's home, if needed
  • Transportation: Preferred
  • Salary:  $3,500.00 ($1,500 host site, $2,000 Office of Clergy Excellence)
Please Click Here to access the 2017 Summer Pastoral Ministry Internship Program Description, and please Click Here to access the 2017 Summer Pastoral Ministry Internship Program Application.
If you have questions, please contact Holly Finley at or Sara McKinley at or by phone at 863-688-5563, ext 134.

Contact Us

The Florida Conference of The United Methodist Church

450 Martin L King Jr Ave
Lakeland, FL 33815

(863) 688-5563 or toll free (800) 282-8011