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Fairfax Community Church

Fellows Program/Internship/Entry Level

Fairfax Community Church
Fairfax, Virginia, United States

Date Posted: 04/10/2014
Categories: Church Staff
Denominations: Church of God -- Anderson
Church Size: 2001 to 2500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Fairfax Fellows is a 12-month leadership development program for future pastors and church leaders at Fairfax Community Church outside Washington, DC. The fellowship is designed to equip you for growth in the ministry area of your choice with hands on experience. You will also be coached by some of the best church leaders in the country. Whether your talents lie in worship arts, global outreach, or student ministries, we want to journey with you as you learn and grow in your calling.


Fellows work between 25-40 hours a week for their department under the supervision of a staff member and the Fellows Director. There are weekly classes that will require ongoing reading assignments as well as other projects. Peer learning is also important to us, so there are multiple opportunities for community amongst the Fellows class. Fellows will be provided with a host home and a monthly stipend.


Our mission at Fairfax Community Church is to engage the culture with the good news of the Kingdom and invite people into a community committed to following Jesus. Fairfax Community is growing rapidly, with a current weekly attendance of 2,500 and an impact that reaches around the world.



In addition to whatever responsibilities come with your role in your department, fellows are also expected to meet the following minimum requirements for the duration of their employment:


Work a minimum of 25 hours per week. Specific work days/days off each week will be determined by each supervisor.

Make Fairfax Community their church home for the duration of the fellowship and attend weekend worship.

Join a small group.

Participate in required staff meetings and events (staff prayer, meetings, service days, etc.).

Complete required fellowship assignments, and readings on time. Attend a weekly fellows class.

Specific duties/requirements will be decided in consultation between each fellow and his/her supervisor.



To be considered for an internship at Fairfax Community Church, candidates should be:

On a career path related to the area of internship.

Willing to abide by and sign the Fairfax Community Staff Covenant and Expectations documents.  Able to meet the expectations as described in the ministry-specific position descriptions.

Provide your own car.

Provide your own computer.


Jessica Sellers | Pastor to Students | Fairfax Community Church

11451 Braddock Road | Fairfax, VA 22030