~ Recognize . Released (July – March the following year)

9-month internship programme that facilitates the discovery of God’s calling in your life through the local church to impact the world for Jesus.

Interns will attend workshops on Tuesday. For the rest of the week, they will be attached to theministry where they came from, and provided different opportunities to serve God and His people in their ministry.

Requisites
  • Minimum 21 years old
  • Minimum tertiary (polytechnic & above) education
  • Must be a Grace member or ready to apply for membership during the year
  • Possesses Christian character and conduct, and spiritual maturity
  • Is emotionally stable and possesses drive and passion and produces works of excellence
  • Is consistent in his/her pursuit of God and has a keen sense of calling for ministry
  • Leading in a Christian ministry for at least 2 years
  • Has leadership capability and is looked up to as an influencer in spiritual matters
  • Preferably be baptized in the Holy Spirit
Timing
  • Tuesday – Sunday, about 44 hours

Application Requirements

  1. Application form  [Download Form]
  2. 1 page written testimony
  3. 1 page written reason for application
  4. References by 1 ministry leader & 1 Grace Pastor  [Download Form]
  5. Written support from a family member  [Download Form]
  6. Face-to-face interview
  7. Fees of $100 is payable upon acceptance into the program
  8. Mission trip (if any) will be sponsored for interns.

No. 1-5 must be submitted by end of May. Interview will be scheduled for June. Program starts on 1 July.

Outcomes & Opportunities

Interns will be involved in the ministry where they are from. They will be assigned to a Ministry staff for supervision. The supervisor will work closely with the intern to define the competency development needs of the intern and assign projects, program and training skills suitable for the intern.

They will assist the supervising pastor in his/her areas of ministry responsibilities which may include but not limited to the following:

  • Weekly pastoral care, including visitations of various kinds
  • Personal discipleship of new converts
  • Teach &/or preach &/or write curriculum &/or lead worship
  • Plan & execute at least 1 project or program
  • Understand and observe the processes in the ministry & church
  • Assist in overseeing an area of the ministry’s service (e.g. usher, altar call, hospitality or traffic marshals, café, etc) & ensure smooth running services
  • Be involved in the planning of events, e.g. Staff Retreat, Good Fri / Easter, ministry activities
  • Plan, participate and lead at least one SDMT & one STMT
  • Accompany a Country Director on his/her supervisory trip (esp those exploring missions)
  • Any other duties assigned by the supervisor

Workshops

  • Hearing the voice of God
  • Intercessory Prayer
  • Missional Worship Practices
  • Nature of God
  • Christology
  • Pneumatology
  • Moving in the Spirit – Signs & Wonders
  • Kingdom of God: Lordship of Christ
  • The Gospel-Centered Life: Past, Present & Future
  • Emotional Healthy Spirituality: Identity of Sonship
  • Building Faith at Home: Family Altar
  • People Helper Skills
  • Disciple-Making Skills
  • Jesus & the Twelve Disciples-Gospels
  • Preaching 101
  • Evangelism
  • God@Work- Theology of Work & Witness in the Seven Mountains
  • Common Good: Mercy Ministry, Public Witness & Stewardship
  • Missions 101
  • Short-term Mission Trip Preparation Course
  • Servant Leadership
  • DNA of MFC
  • Pastoral Foundation
  • Communication Skills
  • Event Management Skills
  • Spiritual Warfare
  • Practical skills on Baptism in Holy Spirit & Altar Ministry
  • Practical skills on Service Leading / Emcee
  • Preaching 201
  • Teaching 101
  • Priesthood of Believers – Prophet, Priest and King
  • Mentoring Skills

Email us at GAP@graceaog.org