Apply now for a "Thinking About Working For God" (TAWFG) Paid Apprenticeship!
The Thinking About Working For God (TAWFG) Apprenticeship Program is sponsored by the Youth and Young Adult Ministry Team of the Connecticut Conference, United Church of Christ. There are two levels of apprenticeships: Explorer
Middle and high school youth, and college age young adults, ages 13 and up, with preference to youth and young adults who have attended a TAWFG retreat.
Mid March to early June, 2019
Part-time apprenticeship with a pastor of a local church.
Job shadow format will provide the apprentice with insight into the varied roles of a pastor-- preaching preparation, pastoral care, and administration, to name a few. Apprentice will have time for personal reflection, spiritual practice, and opportunity to lead worship. Apprentice will join the cohort of other TAWFG apprentices for online conversation with guests via zoom. There will be an orientation about pathways to ministry with CT Conference Staff. We will visit Hartford Seminary for an Interfaith Exploration on Sunday, March 31. Apprentices will participate in the CTUCC Youth Revival on Sunday, May 5. The program will be capped with a celebration at CT Conference office in Hartford.
Stipends of $150 (20 hour program) and $300 (40 hours) will be awarded upon completion of the program.
The deadline for applications is February 15
. Each candidate is asked to submit two recommendations.