Field Education Sites

Edwards Church of Northampton, United Church of Christ

297 Main St.
Northampton, MA 01060
Phone: (413) 584-5500
Web address:

Contact Person(s):


Organization Description:

An active 300 member congregation in a small college city setting, this faith community has initiated a variety of social service agencies, including the creation of an interfaith homeless shelter. Economically diverse, our site affords numerous possibilities to sustain ministry within the congregation as well. Smith College faculty and staff also enrich the church's growth in compassionate life and work.

Opportunities for Student Involvement:

A multitude of pastoral and social-action possibilities exist. Participation in worship; social and spiritual awareness groups; education with all or specific ages; youth ministry; and even the creation of a unique parish-ministry.

Commute/Transportation Information:

No information provided.

Arts of Ministry Competencies Offered:

  • Administration and Program Development
  • Pastoral Care and Counseling
  • Public Leadership, Community Organizing, and Planning
  • Preaching and Worship


Weekly supervison with the support of a sub-committee of the Diaconate.

Additional Information:

Number of Students: 1

Total Compensation: $4000.00

Type of Compensation: direct pay from site

Additional Notes: Site unavailable 2010-11.

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