2013 Pastoral Internship
The First Presbyterian Church of Palo Alto, California is pleased to announce that we are currently taking applications for our Pastoral Internship Program (P.I.P.).
One (1) selected intern will work with our congregation from June 1st, 2013 until June 15th 2014.
The stipend will be $25,000 for the year of service with housing provided by the church at no cost to the interns.
The expected practices, habits, and skills of intern candidates are listed in the PIP internships description—and, if you think that you would be a good match for our program, we look forward to receiving your application by February 15, 2013.
Also, please be sure to review this website to learn more about our community of faith.
The First Presbyterian Church of Palo Alto, California is:
- a progressive Christian community of faith where preaching is scripturally based, messages are personally and socially relevant, and music is rich and uplifting. Our varied worship services renew us and empower us to respond to the needs of God’s good creation.
- a vibrant teaching community, providing a wide array of classes, forums, and lectureships that are accessible, engaging , and challenging to our Christian faith and daily lives.
- a place of hospitality and hope that demonstrates, through a multitude of small group ministries and larger events, that we value deep personal relationships within and across generations and orientations.
- an active and attentive community where the social Gospel inspires and empowers us to reflect and act upon God’s call for justice, equity, and compassion—in our community, in our nation, and in the world.
- a community of faith that supports and sustains families in the midst of their faith journeys through dynamic, participatory programs of learning, friendship, and outreach.
- a faith community that strives to make our facilities environmentally sustainable, and, through the hosting of public events and the housing of social service agencies, attempts to address an array of community needs and issues.