Religious Life

Other Church and Non-Profit Opportunities


We are looking for college students interested in Mission work and working with teenagers. We run 8 - 9 weeks of summer youth work camps in the city of Dallas. They pay $3000.00 for the summer, provide you an apartment to live in for the summer months, and provide most of your meals. You will be working on homes of the elderly and disabled in Dallas, working on churches, or working with children's programs. You will help in leading worship, evening activities, and loving on the groups attending the program. This is an excellent opportunity to step into the mission field and share you talents with young people from all over the U.S. If you are interested in finding out more information or getting and application please e-mail C2K Program ( Sarah Kopp and Beth Greaves have been interns for C2K.  


INTERFAITH WORKER JUSTICE (IWJ) believes in the future of young people as emerging leaders in the struggle for economic justice. It has a 10-week summer internship program that assists students in building a solid foundation on the principles of sacred religious traditions. This summer experience teaches skills in organizing, advocacy, and social analysis, and provides hands on experience in working to improve the lives of workers. Becca Boone participated in this program. For more information, go to the website at


MILLER INTERNSHIPS are stipends of $2000 awarded to Hendrix students working in non-profit agencies, churches, or religious organizations. Intern for a place that can’t normally pay you! We’ve had numerous interns! For internship ideas, come to the Ministry Luncheon on November 20th! For more information, contact JJ Whitney at

MILLER RESEARCH SCHOLARSHIPS are for those completing their junior year at Hendrix. Apply for up to $4000 to cover your lost summer income, travel & living expenses to do research as it relates to vocation. Past research scholars include Erin Nixon and Andrew Fiser.

MILLER SERVICE FELLOWSHIPS are for those completing their sophomore or junior year at Hendrix. Apply for up to $4000 to cover your lost summer income, travel & living expenses. Go anywhere in the world to do a summer of service! Past Service Fellows include Alex Reilman, Katie Pratt, T.C. Elliott, Kady MacFarlane, Lilly Stewart, and Jordan Kennedy.

MILLER CENTER SUMMER DISCERNMENT INSTITUTE…Find an internship and then go to the Sewanee, TN to explore your vocation with 16 other students to think about a career in ordained ministry, a church-related vocation, or with a non-profit organization. You will intern at one of these organizations and then process the experience with mentors & students. The stipend is $2400 and $500 in travel money to go to Sewanee for a week before your internship and a week at the end of July. For more information and applications on-line: Due Monday, February 16, 2009. 

SOJOURNERS INTERNSHIP…Sojourners Internship Program is open to anyone 21 years or older who is single or married without dependents. Sojourners interns participate enthusiastically in issues and activities of Sojourners magazine and Call to Renewal ministries. Room, board, health insurance, city transportation, and a $100 monthly stipend for clothing, travel, and recreation are provided. Sojourners interns commit themselves to one year of service, starting in early September and ending in mid-August the following year. The deadline for the 2009-10 intern year is March 1, 2009. For more information, visit their web-site at

THE ETHNIC YOUNG ADULTS INTERNSHIP PROGRAM is open to young adults age 18 to 22 representing the five ethnic caucuses of The United Methodist church – Black, Hispanic, Asian, Native American and Pacific Islander. Applicants must have an interest in exploring issues of public policy, social justice advocacy, and social change. Perspective interns must demonstrate a lively passion to explore faith and justice issues from a personal, institutional, and societal perspective. For more information:

TRINITY FELLOWSHIP Program attempts to answer the question: "what will I do with my life?". The Trinity Fellows Program is a nine-month (September through May) leadership development and training program for young adults recently out of college or graduate school. Young men and women from all walks of life come together to engage in a program designed to foster a God-centered view of knowledge, culture, work and life. Fellows receive theological training, participate in seminars with Christian scholars and community leaders, and enjoy one-on-one mentoring relationships with mature Christian men and women. Fellows apply their training as they minister in the community, work in a secular marketplace internship and interact with their host family. Trinity Presbyterian Church (PCA) in Charlottesville, Virginia is home to the Fellows Program. Home to the University of Virginia, Charlottesville offers a myriad of restaurants, coffee shops, theaters, art galleries, and live music venues, as well as outdoor activities such as mountain biking, hiking, and skiing. Its location in Central Virginia allows easy access to the natural beauty of the Appalachian Trail and Virginia Beach as well as the urban centers of Washington, D.C. and Richmond. For more information go to (click on "Trinity Fellows" icon) or contact the Trinity Fellows Coordinator, Dennis Doran at 434-977-3700 x124 or via e-mail at"