Get involved in the church life of Rivers Edge Fellowship, a diverse congregation in Lancaster City that includes a large Nepalese refugee population. Play your part in the church’s various ministries by using your organizational gifts for coordination and communication.
Bridge the Gap is a 14-week mission internship that equips young adults to thrive in a cross-cultural environment. Based at Immerse International, the internship places young adults from North America alongside recently-arrived young adults from various countries to live, work and learn together. Begin a life journey of building relational bridges in a globalized world!
The 10-month EQUIP missionary training teaches interns principles that lead to reproducible church planting. Interns also gain experience in putting these principles into practice through ministry in New York City.
Move into the bustling NYC neighborhood of Flushing, Queens, and join a church-planting team in partnership with Immanuel Community Church. While a multitude of people groups live in this neighborhood, the majority of the team's interactions will be with Chinese and Spanish speaking people. Build redemptive relationships in the community; explore the possibility of securing a local job and/or raising support.
Handle technology and media needs for EMM's Christian/Muslim Relations Team (CMRT). Projects range from mailing list updates and computer backups to creating smooth systems of sharing information and resources in a secure yet accessible way. Learn about CMRT work through team meetings, periodic travel for speaking engagements, and one international trip with a team member.
Join a local church community that seeks to be part of gospel transformation in southwest Baltimore. Serve through a variety of community ministries, including a small school run by the church. Learn principles of holistic urban ministry.
Intern at The Stroopie Co., a benefit corporation that bakes traditional Dutch cookies (“stroopwafels”) while providing employment to the refugee community in Lancaster County. Learn how kingdom business can be a vehicle for holistic transformation in people’s lives.
Kingdom Teams (K-Teams) will serve refugees and immigrants in Lancaster alongside local community partners involved with the growing refugee population. Participants will learn simple discipleship and disciple-making principles for following Jesus in daily life. They will apply these discipleship and kingdom principles as they serve refugees and others.
Grow in leadership and discipleship skills by working with youth groups as they connect with refugee children and youth during the summer Kingdom Team (K-team) program. Help lead discipleship training sessions for youth groups and service opportunities among immigrants and refugees in Lancaster.
Assist and/or direct community summer programs at Immanuel Community Church (ICC) and Murray Hill Neighborhood Association (MHNA) in New York City, including VBS, daily enrichment, and tutoring programs for children. Disciple youth and expand/develop a computer lab and ESL programs. Assist with a food pantry, clothing ministry, and prayer station outreaches.