Field Education Sites

Messiah Baptist Church

80 Legion Parkway
Brockton, MA 02401
Phone: (508) 584-1963

Contact Person(s):

Rev. Michael Wayne Walker

Organization Description:

The Messiah Baptist Church of Brockton is a predominantly Black, inner-city congregation with a lively group of people. Messiah is located in the heart of downtown Brockton and we have a great concern for the people of the city - the schools, the employment, the banking relationships, the economic and community development. An intern would have to be comfortable with an empowerment ministry.

Opportunities for Student Involvement:

1) Counseling: individual, group, and family, including grief counseling; 2) Assistant Coordinator of Life Development Center: an after school program for community children; a GED and Adult Basic Education program; fund-raising, development, grant-writing, public relations.

Commute/Transportation Information:

No information provided.

Arts of Ministry Competencies Offered:

  • Administration and Program Development
  • Pastoral Care and Counseling
  • Religious Education and Spiritual Development


The student will meet weekly with the supervisor and bi-weekly with a Teaching Parish Committee for reflection, evaluation and planning.

Additional Information:

Number of Students: 2

Total Compensation: $4000.00

Type of Compensation: work study

Additional Notes: Site unavailable.

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