All About The Internship

At CPLC, we see the intern ministry as an investment in the Kingdom of God and the leaders of the future Church. Our heart is not to delegate tasks but to give each person engaging opportunities to grow in their capacity to lead others.  At CPLC, this training transcends a basic curriculum and focuses on developing passionate disciples compelled to change the world for Christ. 

Our goal is to teach, train, and equip those with a calling to serve God and others in ministry and the marketplace. With the support of the CPC staff and Evangel University, interns will discover and walk in their calling by participating weekly in hands-on ministry experiences. Additionally, participants will develop strong leadership skills, a deeper relationship with Christ and gain invaluable insight into the inner workings of the local church.

What You Need To Know

The CPC Internship will help prepare you for the next steps in ministry through a year of focused training, spiritual growth, and intentional leadership opportunities. Students will work alongside ministry leaders who act as teachers, coaches, and mentors. We strive to produce Kingdom-minded leaders by equipping individuals to fulfill the three central values of the church: Connect, Grow, Go.

What To Expect

You will grow personally, spiritually and professionally all while being encouraged to discover and develop your gifts to the fullest. Through the CPLC program, interns will get to experience all aspects of ministry and the day-to-day functions of the church as a whole. We will help you pursue and fully uncover your God-given gifts and talents, work to develop those fully, and devote them to a lifetime of learning, serving and honoring God. You will thrive in an atmosphere that will provide structure and stimulate you mentally and spiritually. 

Take a step of faith—apply today!

Frequently Asked Questions 

 

Are There Any Educational Requirements To Participate In The Internship?

You must be enrolled in the CPLC Track, possess a strong work ethic, be approved by the Internship Director, and pass a background check. 

How Many Hours Will I Be Working?

There is one internship track: 20-25 hours per week. All interns will be required to be present on Sunday mornings and from 8-4 each Tuesday and Wednesday. Additional service hours will be required based on the area of ministry. 

How Long Is The Internship Term?

The Internship lasts from August of the current year through May of the succeeding year. This includes holiday breaks around noted holidays.

Are Internships Paid?

This is a volunteer internship program. Interns are not employees or independent contractors. No wages, insurance, or other compensatory benefits will be provided.

Can I Work An Outside, Part-Time Job?

In most cases, you will be able to have an outside part-time job while enrolled in CPLC.

Is Housing Provided?

Housing is not provided. There are many options for housing, but it is ultimately the intern’s responsibility to find a place to live.

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