Salary: Voluntary position
Hours: Part-time or Full-time One Year.
These positions are open to people within and also outside the European Union. (Liberty Church also holds a Certificate of Sponsorship to receive volunteers on a Tier 5 visa).
Liberty Church is a vibrant, presence-centred, multi-cultural church in fellowship with Assemblies of God GB in Rotherham. The DNA of Liberty Church is summarized by 4 words that are the hallmark of all we are and do: Relational, Missional, Devotional and Developmental.
Liberty Church exists to see the Borough of Rotherham and the County of South Yorkshire transformed by the power and presence of God.
An opportunity has arisen for a Liberty Church Internship Programme in response to the challenges of significant growth in the Church and Community within the Rotherham area.
The Internship programme will be aimed at those who have a strong sense of calling to one of three arenas: Church leadership, Church planting or developing a House of Prayer.
The full-time Internship will cost £2,400 per year and will include all training and mentoring, transport costs for ministry, Accommodation, all food and all household bills. This is ideal for those who have access to financial support or sponsorship.
For those applying for the Part-time internship the cost will still be £2,400 per year but there will be time allocated to find other employment. For those who have no access to finances and have no sponsorship set up, you will be required to secure part-time employment
A small bursary has been set aside for one candidate per year to aid them if they are unable to secure financial support either through work or support. This bursary is distributed entirely at the discretion of the Church council,
Liberty Church will provide for the right Intern; opportunities for significant engagement and development in all aspects of either, Church leadership, church planting or developing a prayer strategy for Rotherham and South Yorkshire.
Stream One – Church Planting Internship
On our Church planting LCI programme, you will work alongside our current Church planting team, at Liberty Church in Swinton, and be given responsibility to oversee certain areas of our community outreach programmes and church planting ministry.
You may also be required to travel out and speak, lead or serve at other churches and ministries. For the right Intern, we would like to offer a place on our next Church planting team.
Stream Two – Church Leadership Internship
As a Church leadership LCI, you will work alongside the Senior Leader and the Associate Minister of Liberty Rotherham, and given responsibility of oversee certain areas church and engage in regular public ministry.
You may also be required to travel out and speak, lead or serve at other churches and ministries. For the right Intern, we would like to offer as place on our Ministry team.
Stream Three – House of Prayer Internship
As a House of Prayer LCI, you will work alongside the Associate Minister of Liberty Rotherham, and be given responsibility to help develop an ongoing prayer strategy for Rotherham and South Yorkshire. You will have a passion and commitment to Prayer and intercession, and a desire to work across various denominations and streams.
Opportunities will be given to network with other prayer leaders across the region and shape and direct, a regional prayer strategy, under the leadership of the Associate Minister
The right candidates will have good interpersonal skills, a heart to serve, learn and grow in character and in ministry.
The right candidates must also show the ability to prioritise, organize workloads and handle multiple tasks, as well as flexibility with working hours, as events and programmes may run during evenings and weekends.
Leadership development and training will be delivered on Tuesday and Friday afternoons each week, during the internship. Mentoring will take place on a weekly basis, and Interns will be given feedback and advice on any ministry undertaken.
The post holder will report directly to the Internship director. The post is subject to an enhanced DBS check, pre-internship references and a probationary period of 3 months.
For more information about the role please call Adrian Dexter (01709 562076) for an informal discussion.
To apply for the role please write to: Diane Dexter c/o Liberty Church, Station Road, Rotherham, South Yorkshire, S60 1JH or message us.