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September 2017 – August 2019

Please note that applications for this role have now closed.

What is the aim of this role?

This leadership role will include leading, managing and developing ministries with Grace Church in order to support and strengthen our Community Group network and Sunday gatherings. It also includes opportunities to deliver ministry and leadership through teaching and preaching.

Over the course of this internship vital areas of pastoral ministry including Marriage Ministry, Grace Foundations (baptism preparation), Community Group pastoral support and the Alpha Courses will be equipped, empowered and supported by this position.

This role will enable the intern to “test” calling for full time ministry part time for a two year period.

What does the role involve?

This role involves empowering volunteer leaders on behalf of the SLT to ensure that supporting ministries are appropriate, accessible, well-communicated and delivered effectively. This will be achieved through providing clear guidelines, motivating teams, progress reporting, risk and cost management, problem-solving and good communication.

It will also include teaching and equipping others through Sunday teaching opportunities.

Who are we looking for?

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate:

  • A passion for church and ministry
  • An understanding and/or willingness to learn Grace Church philosophy and theology
  • A servant heart
  • An ability to communicate publicly
  • Management experience
  • Self-leadership in planning and time management


Estimated 20 hours per week (5 sessions)
Wednesday Morning (1 session) Staff Team time including personal admin.
Sunday Morning (1 session) Ministry Time.
Personal Preparation (1 session per week)
Ministry Delivery / Oversight (2 sessions per week)

How to apply 

For further information please email Stuart Alred to express your interest. stuart@gracechurchexeter.org

Further details regarding the application process will then be provided, if required. Successful applicants will be invited to interview in April. Applications close 9th April.

Thank you for your interest.

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