Field Education Sites

First Parish Church in Duxbury

P.O. Box 1764
842 Tremont Street
Duxbury, MA 02331
Phone: (781) 934-6532
Web address:

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Organization Description:

The First Parish Church was gathered in 1632 and worships in a large 1840 meetinghouse. It has an adult membership of 260 and church school enrollment of 160. Duxbury is a beautiful, low-density, affluent town of 14,000, 35 miles south of Boston. The church has an active program of worship, religious education, music, social activities and denominational and community involvement. The staff includes a full-time director of religious education.

Opportunities for Student Involvement:

As the Ministerial Intern, the student will engage in many of the tasks of parish ministry. The specifics will be negotiated depending on the student's learning needs and the needs of the church.

Commute/Transportation Information:

No information provided.

Arts of Ministry Competencies Offered:

  • Pastoral Care and Counseling
  • Preaching and Worship
  • Religious Education and Spiritual Development


A weekly meeting with the supervisor and a monthly meeting with a lay Internship Committee.

Additional Information:

Number of Students: 1

Total Compensation: $4000.00

Type of Compensation: direct pay from site

Additional Notes: $500 in expenses; a car is necessary.

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