Maine – The Way Life Should Be – Semester
Location: Westbrook, Maine
People Group: Citizens of Maine
Experience the beauty of Maine and the people that live here, while establishing relationships and making disciples. Students will serve as a “bi-vocational” intern and is to be employed in the area part-time.
3 Years of College Completed
The student should have some knowledge of, or be willing to learn and embrace New England; be able to take and follow through on instructions given; establish relationships with others, be a team player, as well as an independent worker and flexible in areas of ministry. The student should have some part-time job experience that can be useful in Maine. The ministry opportunities are varied and the individual should have several years of discipleship training, be a self-starter, and comfortable in sharing their relationship with Christ with others who have no understanding of “church language”. The student should have a servant’s heart, willing to be “about Christ” and not self in all situations, flexible and willing to learn and give leadership as needed. The student will have the opportunity to work with church and association leaders in ministry, as needed. Maine is considered a vacation land and students should be physically able to participate in outdoor activities (hiking, skiing, rollerblading, etc.) since relational evangelism is utilized in ministry opportunities. The student will be supervised by a female campus minister.
In an area of less than 3% Christ-followers, Maine serves as the largest of all the New England States which makes it full of opportunities for college and university students. With 33 public & private colleges and an enrollment range from under 200 students to over 10,000 students, only 13 campuses’ have any type of evangelical presence, although there are normally over 1000 student groups offered, including a variety of “spiritual” groups.
Due to COVID, campus access may be limited, and opportunity to connect with college young adults will be done through part-time employment within the area.
Student will meet weekly with supervisor for one on one discipleship, as well as be connected to a small group as a participant and be involved in a local church community. Opportunities to grow spiritually through giving leadership will also be provided for students.
- Musical talent
- Ability to work with children
- Knowledge of the outdoors
- Willingness to learn and be curious
- Speaking Spanish, Russian, Mandarin, Korean, Portuguese, or Mongolian