Ministry Internship

Ministry Internship Announcement

Posted: March 4, 2016

First Baptist Church of Oxford, MI is looking to call a ministry intern to serve during the coming year. If interested, please submit an application to First Baptist Church by email or via USPS. For questions, contact Pastor Claude Wiggins at W: 248.628.2911 or E: Additional information about the church is available at The mailing address is 150 Pontiac Street, Oxford, MI 48371.

Ministry Internship Announcement

Ministry Internship Application Form

Anticipated Timeline:

  • March/April—application and interview process
  • April—onsite visit at FBCO; decision made; start date confirmed
  • May 1 (but no later than June 1)—in place and serving


  • An applicant should be a godly and gifted young man, either single or married.
  • He should have completed a Bible college degree (or graduating soon), seminary degree, or be currently applying for or receiving seminary training.
  • This would be a very positive situation for someone wanting to attend Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary.


  • Coordinating with our ministry volunteers, serving in the following areas: children’s ministry; teen ministry; community outreach ministry. Song leading or basic musical abilities would be a plus.
  • Teaching-Preaching opportunities: Wednesday prayer meeting; Sunday school (teens, or occasionally adults); Junior church; AWANA council time; Preaching on Sunday occasionally


  • The intern would report directly to Pastor Wiggins. He would be expected to meet with Pastor regularly for ministry coordination and mentoring.
  • The intern would need to provide leadership over projects to which he was assigned. He would also need to work underneath established ministry volunteers where required.


  • The minimum expected period of service would be one year, with performance to be reviewed by leadership.
  • If the situation worked out well, it could profitably be extended as long as mutually agreeable.
  • For the right young man, this could possibly develop over time into a long-term role, subject to church growth and needs.


  • HousingUse of the church’s second parsonage; utilities included, other than telephone or cable
  • SalaryPart-time, approximately twenty hours per week (details available during the interview process); Compensation could be structured for maximum tax advantage (e.g. salary designated for seminary tuition or travel expense).