Intern at Shepherds Cross and Heart of the Shepherd
individual with hands-on knowledge about working with sheep or in the Bible
Garden, farm maintenance, working for a non-profit, working in the Farm
Museum, and teaching about our Good Shepherd, Jesus Christ.
for a summer season, or the spring or fall school year. Room, board and
stipend can be a part of the individual package we put together. Email Dr.
Diane Dickinson at SheepFarm@ShepherdsCross for more details.
The Internship Program was established in 2009. Over twelve interns have had the
opportunity to be a part of the program at Shepherd's Cross and Heart of the Shepherd.
A graduate of the Internship Program has the opportunity to apply for the Residency Program.
A graduate of the Residency Program has the opportunity to apply for the Partner in Ministry
Interns, Residents and Partners in Ministry may live on site or live off site; and interns may be
full time or part time (details worked out on an individual basis).
Interns have come from New Hampshire, California, Colorado, Kansas, South Carolina,
Kansas, Illinois, and Oklahoma.
To apply for the internship, simply submit a resume; this will get the process started.
Chris has interned with us twice. During the summer of 2009 and the
summer of 2012. Among his tasks this summer were shepherding the
flock, fence maintenance, pasture maintenance, and teaching the 23rd
Psalm Bible Study series.
About his internship experience, Chris says,
"The internship provided through Heart of the Shepherd was instrumental
in shaping how I understand the calling of a Pastor. As an under-shepherd,
I learned a great deal about needing and trusting in the wisdom of the
"head" shepherd. Ultimately, Christ is the Head Shepherd of His Church.
May I ever be found an obedient "under-sheep" to care for the beloved and
Lucy studied Plant Biology so her
internship included writing an update of
the Bible Garden handbook and signs
as well as leading Bible Garden Tours.
She also enjoyed working in the Wool
Washroom and making fiber arts
One of Lucy's tasks in the spring was
also to take care of Essie, the bottle
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