Pastoral Ministry Internship Opportunity

Kingsfield – Zurich Mennonite Church

Are you passionate about following Jesus and the mission of the church? Are you interested in pastoral leadership? Consider discerning God’s call on your life among the people of Kingsfield – Zurich Mennonite Church.

We are looking for a Pastoral Ministry Intern to observe church leadership and gain hands-on experience. Interns will learn and minister alongside Lead Pastor, Ryan Jantzi; Pastor of Pastoral Care, Dennis Estep and Youth Ministry Director, Debbie Gingerich.

  • Duration: 3-4 months
  • Hours: Part-time or Full-time
  • Honorarium: $1000
  • Room and Board: Provided (food expenses may be additional)

As a rural community, it is ideal for you to have your own vehicle for transportation.

Possible Areas of Ministry Engagement

  • Preaching
    • 1 sermon for a K-ZMC Church Worship Gathering
    • 2+ sermons for the chapel service of area long-term care facilities
  • Mentoring
    • Engaging with a youth for regular discipleship conversations
  • Developing Worship Gatherings
    • Crafting and giving leadership to 2 Sunday morning Worship Gatherings
  • Visitation
    • Visiting with various church members to learn their stories, read Scripture and pray together
  • Vacation Bible School
    • If a summer internship, giving leadership to an area of our week-long community VBS
  • Missional Engagement
    • Find one community realm in which to engage with people beyond the church, building friendship and praying for these people
  • Reading

Ministry experiences will be negotiated according to the ministry gifts and interests of the intern.

Application Requirements

  • Applicant must be considering a call into vocational church ministry leadership
  • Applicant should be currently engaged in undergraduate theological education
  • Submission of a personal internship proposal outlining your faith story, ministry experience, personal passions and gifting, as well as internship hopes and expectations
  • 3 Character references
  • All applicants will be subject to an interview process



Ryan Jantzi

Lead Pastor,

Kingsfield – Zurich Mennonite Church