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Criteria for Selection of Mission Intern Candiates

  1. Who Are Mission Interns?Commitment to the Christian faith, with an ability to express and relate it to mission objectives, goals, and issues.
  2. Completion of an education program (college, graduate school, etc.) and/or equivalent life experiences.
  3. Work experiences which evidence commitment and skills appropriate for missional tasks: observation, research, community involvement, interpretation and communication (written and oral).
  4. Willingness to commit three years to the program.
  5. Support of General Board of Global Ministries' goals and the capacity to relate those goals to vocational intention and work.
  6. Sensitivity to cultural diversities, awareness of events and issues in the world, with evidence of cross-cultural and interpersonal skills.
  7. Willingness to adopt a subsistence lifestyle.
  8. Commitment to action/education for systemic change.
  9. Indication of potential leadership in church society.
    Preference is given to people with strong church and community links who show a commitment to involving themselves in both their placement communities.
     

Preference is given to people with strong church and community links who show a commitment to involving themselves in both their placement communities.

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