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[PCUSANEWS] Candidates sought for campus ministry pilot project

Date 27 Feb 2003 09:18:51 -0500

Note #7609 from PCUSA NEWS to PRESBYNEWS:

Candidates sought for campus ministry pilot project
February 26, 2003

Candidates sought for campus ministry pilot project

Application deadline for internship program is March 20

by Jerry L. Van Marter

LOUISVILLE - As part of its strategy for "Renewing the Commitment" to its
mission in higher education, the Presbyterian Church (USA) is seeking 5-10
campus ministry interns to spend the 2003-2004 academic year serving with
existing PC(USA) campus ministries in the Synod of the Mid-Atlantic (which
encompasses the states of Delaware, Maryland, North, Carolina and Virginia,
as well as the District of Columbia).
Applications will be accepted until March 20. Forms are available on the web
The program is seeking candidates with a strong background in a
PC(USA)-related collegiate ministry, including campus- and church-based
Interns will be expected to raise about half the money needed for the program
- about $8,000. They will be given a $1,000 seed money grant to help them
start their fund-raising efforts.
In addition, interns will receive a stipend of $600 per month and financial
assistance to get to and from their internship site. Grants will also be
available to help offset student loan debt expenses during the internship
The local ministry will provide housing, insurance, and possibly some support
for food allowance as well as administrative support and supervision.	  
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