Summer 2022 Ministry Intern at United Church of Marco Island
Marco Island, FL 34145

United Church's Summer 2022 Student Ministry Intern Experience

United Church of Marco Island, one of the fasting growing Congregational churches in the United States, is looking for a student ministry intern in the summer of 2022. A vibrant church with thriving ministries, United Church of Marco affords a young person an exciting, fulfilling vocational opportunity. United Church of Marco Island is led by Rev. Dr. Mark Williams, a minister passionate about mentoring young clergy. His passion is shared by the church's experienced and talented staff!



United Church of Marco Island operates an innovate thrift store mission--The Bargain Basket. The Bargain Basket revenues over a million dollars annually for missions and is the second largest church-owned thrift store in the United States.


United Church of Marco Island is located in one of the most beautiful places anywhere. White sandy beaches and crystal clear water await.


But the most beautiful part of Marco Island is this loving, caring, faithful, accepting and enthusiastic congregation that journeys with Christ on a daily basis.

The student (woman or man) who will succeed in ministry at United Church:

Will be eager to learn the vocation of parish ministry, and will be teachable, humble, and thirsty to grow.
Will embody a theology of openness, inclusion, and acceptance of a variety of different streams of Christian tradition.
Will be open to leading in worship and teaching Bible studies and book studies.
Will have a big heart for working with people of all ages including senior adults and children.
Will have a drive and passion for ministry in a community with expectations that the church "shine like a star."
Will take initiative in relating to the congregation and in serving others.
Will be a self-starter.
Will be a good communicator--written and oral.
Will seek to be a team player amongst a very professional staff.
Above all else, will be a person of strong character and personal integrity.
United Church of Marco Island supports this summer program through it's Endowment Fund that links the past to the future. A generous stipend of $9,000 will be rewarded to the student selected. An additional $1,000 will be provided to the student for travel costs associated with the experience. The internship will be full-time from mid-May to early August with concrete dates to be established in conversation with the Senior Minister.


Those interested in applying, should email their resume to Rev. Dr. Mark Williams before December 31st 2021: College students and/or seminarians may apply. Personal and vocational maturity will be strongly considered in the selection process. Following an interview process in January, a decision will be made by January 31st, and all applicants will be informed of the decision on that date.



United Church of Marco Island
314 Romano Terrace
Marco Island, Florida 34145


Mark Williams


Marco Island, FL 34145
Job type
Part Time
Pay rate
Ordained position
Exempt status
Public Speaking
Church Ministry