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Hope Church

Praxis Resident Intern

Hope Church
Richmond, Virginia, United States

Date Posted: 02/27/2014
Categories: Other
Denominations: Presbyterian
Church Size: 2001 to 2500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Hope Church, located in Richmond, Virginia, is seeking to hire 4 candidates to fill their 2014-2015 Residency Class. 



Praxis is a full-time internship designed for talented, highly capable individuals who plan to serve in vocational ministry and feel called to the local church. Residents will spend 10 months in a structured learning environment that will sharpen and equip them for a life-time of catalytic ministry. Praxis residents should expect to grow in practical tools for leadership and ministry, in personal tools for development and growth, and in relational tools for influence and communication over a career in ministry.


deal candidates to the Praxis program will have completed their seminary degree or have a college degree combined with ministry experience, either paid or volunteer. Praxis applicants should feel called to ministry and will have demonstrated a high level of excellence in their area of interest. They will have a proven track record as a strong leader yet interested in deepening and broadening this experience. Residents should expect to be stretched personally, professionally and relationally as they experience vocational ministry alongside of their department leader and senior members of Hope’s staff.  Other qualifications include:


• A growing relationship with Christ

• Commitment to Hope’s vision and mission,
• A team player with a heart to serve
• A Bachelor’s degree in a related field
• Some ministry or seminary experience preferred (varies by department)
• The ability to flex with a fast-paced, dynamic environment
• Self-Starter


Please go to for additional information and for application instructions.