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Christ Church (Episcopal), Andover / Esperanza Academy, Lawrence
Contact Person(s):Rev. Jeffrey Shilling Gill
Students at Christ Church, Andover, will have the opportunity to participate in the ministry of a large parish located in a town setting. The congregation includes people from a broad spectrum of ages and from a variety of occupations. The parish has recently been instrumental in founding the Esperanza Academy, www.esperanzaacademy.org, a free-tuition Episcopal middle school for girls in Lawrence, Massachusetts, our neighboring city, now serving 61 students in grades 5-7 and their families. Christ Church offers a broad palette of ministry experiences in the areas of pastoral, liturgical, spiritual formation and outreach ministries.
Opportunities for Student Involvement:
Students will have the opportunity to gain experience in the leadership of worship, preaching, pastoral care, and chaplaincy at the Esperanza Academy.
Terms of Placement: Preference given to Episcopalians who are MDiv students, but open to all interested candidates. 15 hrs/wk.
No information provided.
Arts of Ministry Competencies Offered:
- Administration and Program Development
- Denominational Polity
- Pastoral Care and Counseling
- Preaching and Worship
- Religious Education and Spiritual Development
Weekly general staff meeting, plus private sessions with the Rector, or the ordained Associate Ministers.
Number of Students: 1
Total Compensation: $4000.00
Type of Compensation: direct pay from site
Additional Notes: Site unavailable 2010-11.