Field Education Sites

Union Baptist Church

874 Main Street
Cambridge, MA 02139
Phone: (617) 864-6885
Web address: www.ubccambridge.org/
Email: revjlamont@aol.com

Contact Person(s):

TBD

Organization Description:

The historic Union Baptist Church is a predominantly Black congregation located in the heart of Cambridge. This church was founded in 1878. Most of the early members of this parish were descendants of slaves from the South and Nova Scotia. This church's present edifice was built in 1882, and the membership at this time stands at a little over 600, with an average Sunday attendance of 300.

Opportunities for Student Involvement:

The field education site calls for a student who is looking for a parish related experience in a traditional Black Church setting and is willing to make some significant contribution to its on-going commitment to this community.

Commute/Transportation Information:

No information provided.

Arts of Ministry Competencies Offered:

  • Administration and Program Development
  • Preaching and Worship
  • Religious Education and Spiritual Development

Supervision:

Supervision is experienced and assumes, on the part of the student, maturity and commitment to teamwork and the number of hours contracted. The student will attend monthly ministerial staff meetings.

Additional Information:

Number of Students: 2

Total Compensation: $4000.00

Type of Compensation: direct pay from site

Additional Notes: Site unavailable for 2009/10.

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