Field Education Sites

Parkway United Methodist Church

158 Blue Hills Parkway
Milton, MA 02186
Phone: (617) 698-8583
Fax: (617) 696-1151
Web address: www.umcparkway.org/
Email: miltonumc@cs.com

Contact Person(s):

Rev. Maria Coleman

Organization Description:

We believe that we are called by God in Christ to invite people of all ages, sociological backgrounds and conditions to know Christ -- to motivate them to do the will of God through acts of love, and service; to call the community to realize and appreciate the strength and joy found in our diversity and how we can work together to transform impossibilities into extra-ordinary opportunities for the good of the greater majority in our communities and neighborhoods.

Located in Milton, MA, about 20 minutes from Harvard Square, Parkway United Methodist Church has an inclusive membership of over 700 persons representing 50 countries around the world. About 42% white and 58% black, Parkway boasts of a unique racial and ethnic diversity hardly found anywhere else in New England.

Opportunities for Student Involvement:

A divinity school student would be expected to serve in the area of Christian Education, Youth, Visitation, Preaching, Social Justice, as well as ministries defined by the Intership Committee on consultation with the Pastor-in-Charge.

Commute/Transportation Information:

No information provided.

Arts of Ministry Competencies Offered:

No Arts of Ministry competencies specified.

Supervision:

The Pastor will meet with the student for a minimum of an hour a week. The student will also meet with the Intern Committee once a month.

Additional Information:

Number of Students: 1

Total Compensation: $4000.00

Type of Compensation: work study

Additional Notes: Site not available 2008/09.

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