Explore who God created you to be through a mentored cross-cultural immersion Internship with NEXT.
Now Accepting Applications
for Spring 2021

 

Spring 2021 Applications due September 30, 2020 

Ages: 18 and up

Curious? Let’s Chat!

Start by providing basic details and our NEXT Mobilization team will initiate a low pressure inquiry call with you to share more about the internship. If you feel the internship is right for you, we will let you know how to continue the application process! 

What will I do on the NEXT Internship?

JOURNEY

with experienced mentors
in a cross-cultural,
mission context.

LEARN

more about God, His mission, and your unique part in His global church.

ENGAGE

in relationships as you practice intercultural skills that equip you for what’s next.

THE NEXT ESSENTIALS 

As a NEXT Intern, you will grow as a disciple

and build biblical, missiological, and spiritual strength

that will equip you for lifelong global engagement.

COMMUNITY

Share in redeeming relationships.

CULTURE

Embrace opportunities to learn with others different than you.

CHARACTER

Grow in self-awareness and spiritual maturity.

CALLING

Discover your Kingdom potential and purpose.

Sites
Each Site offers opportunities to engage cross-culturally in the context of a Global Partners team or Wesleyan Church. Sites, by nature, have their own unique context and focus, but The Essentials guide each Internship experience. See below for Internship Opportunities.

2020 INTERNSHIPS

Czech
Republic

The Czech Republic site longs to see multiple gatherings of disciples making disciples. The team does that by building trusting relationships through local platforms; teaching English to kids and adults, English Conversation Clubs, summer and winter camps, youth activities, ministries through church plants, and Discovery Bible Study groups.

Areas of Interest: Cross-cultural relationship building, Conversations over coffee, TESOL, Youth and Young Adult ministries

Dates: Fall 2020 (3 months)

$1,550 per month + airfare

2021 INTERNSHIPS

Spring 2021 Applications due September 30, 2020 

Birmingham and London
United Kingdom

Our UK internship will provide interns with the opportunity to be immersed in a variety of ministries that include church planting, homeless & foodbank ministries, arts & media in multicultural & diverse cities.

The Wesleyan Church in the UK is in an exciting and transitional period where we are seeking to be a church that is built upon discipleship. Interns will have the opportunity to participate in our new initiatives engaging with and reaching out to our diverse communities. They will be fully immersed in both the wider community and church community, experiencing firsthand what a national church district looks like going through a transition.  Interns will minister and be ministered to within a church planting network of Christians across different denominations, and at times working on the front line with those most in need in our communities.

Areas of Interest: Church Planting, Community Outreach, Networking and Partnerships, Media Development, Socialising

Dates: January – April 2021 (4 months), Summer 2021

$1,550 per month + airfare

Dearborn
MICHIGAN
The Dearborn Project of Global Partners works in conjunction with the Great Lakes Region of The Wesleyan Church and Mosaic Midtown Church. Interns will build cross-cultural relationships, learn about discipleship and partner in inspiring a disciple making movement of local followers of Jesus who are meeting together regularly and sharing the love and hope of Christ with their communities.

Areas of Interest: Cross-cultural relationship building, Church planting, Community development, Conversations over coffee, TESOL

 

Dates: January – April 2021 (4 months)

$1,550 per month + airfare

Turkic-Arabic
Fotizo

Join the Fotizo team serving in one of the largest cities cradling two continents: Asia and Europe. Fotizo is a Greek word that means “enlightened.” It is found in Ephesians 1:18, “that the eyes of your hearts may be enlightened.” Our team’s desire and focus is to engage our community and build redemptive relationships in such a way that the Muslim people would be enlightened with God’s truth. We also offer opportunities to work with refugees and impoverished families needing to be touched by the hands and feet of Jesus. We invited you to journey with us as we seek to reach the unreached in dark places while also facilitating a church planting movement resulting in the multiplication of Spirit-led disciple making groups.

Areas of Interest: Cross-cultural relationship building, Church Planting, Conversations over Coffee, TESOL, Refugees

Dates: Summer 2021
*this internship is a 2 month commitment

$1,550 per month + airfare

Bangkok
Thailand

Join our team to experience life and ministry in one of Asia’s most fascinating megacities, which more than 12 million people call home. Interns will help on the frontlines of trying to invite prostitutes and the homeless to leave the street and discover a transformed life through Jesus. Interns will help to bring hope to people who are often overlooked by those around them. Interns will be equipped with ministry tools, techniques, and approaches that they can use anywhere in the world.

Areas of Interest: Cross-cultural relationship building, anti-human trafficking, homelessness, trauma and recovery, TEFL/TESOL

Dates: Summer 2021
*this internship is a 2 month commitment

$1,550 per month + airfare

Eastern
Europe

When people experience a meaningful relationship with God, their whole life changes!  In partnership with World Hope International, serve in the community to meet tangible needs and join a team committed to sharing the gospel of the Kingdom of God with every person in the region so they can fully experience a meaningful relationship with God through Jesus.

Areas of Interest: Community Development, Church Planting and Discipleship, Intentional Relationships, Outdoor Adventure Learning

Dates: Summer 2021
*this internship is a 2 month commitment

$1,550 per month + airfare

CenTRAL
EUROPE

Join a missionary team in one of central Europe’s most iconic cities in outreach to immigrant Muslims and refugees.  Partner with the local church and other ministry organizations as we work together to make disciples who make disciples.

Areas of Interest: Church Planting, Refugee Outreach, Conversations over Coffee, Cross-cultural Relationship Building

Dates: Summer 2021
*this internship is a 2 month commitment

$1,550 per month + airfare

Turkic-Arabic
Karis

Join our team in Central Asia as we focus on engaging our community and building redemptive relationships with Muslims. We also offer educational opportunities to refugees and impoverished families through World Hope International. Learn along with us as we strive to establish a multiplying house church network reaching the unreached in some of the darkest places.

Areas of Interest: Cross-cultural relationship building, Church Planting, Conversations over Coffee, TESOL, Anti-human Trafficking

Dates: Summer 2021
*this internship is a 2 month commitment

$1,550 per month + airfare

NEXT MOBILIZATION

Our NEXT Mobilization Team is a group of mobilizers who desire to see all people engaged in God’s mission. They exist to help interns discern where the Lord is calling them to go. They will guide interns through the application, interview, and appointment process to help them determine where they should go to explore who they are in God’s mission.

NEXT DEVELOPER

Dina Horne is the Developer for NEXT and leads Site Leaders at each location to ensure a stellar experience for everyone who participates in a Next Internship.  She and her husband, Dave, live in Vienna, Austria.  During her first term in Vienna, she led the establishment of a team reaching out to Muslim immigrants and refugees and began hosting interns in 2015.

Strengths: Communication, Learner, Woo, Arranger, Includer

NEXT SITE LEADERSHIP TEAM

Our Site leaders are experienced cross-cultural workers who have a heart to see the next generation grow as globally minded disciples.  Each Site leader lives on site and is involved in the local community in which interns live and serve. They will guide interns as they navigate language learning, engage culture, and learn to understand and share the Gospel in their new context.

GIVE TO A NEXT SCHOLARSHIP 

Invest in building The Wesleyan Church’s Kingdom Force with a donation to the NEXT Scholarship Fund.

There are two categories of NEXT scholarships: one for US and Canadian citizens and the NEXT Everywhere to Everywhere Scholarship for non-US and non-Canadian citizens. Both promote cultural diversity and assist interns with financial need. The vision for the NEXT Scholarship Fund is to create a diverse learning community and invest in future leaders in The International Wesleyan Church.

Curious? Let’s Chat!

Start by providing basic details and our NEXT Mobilization team will initiate a low pressure inquiry call with you to share more about the internship. If you feel the internship is right for you, we will let you know how to continue the application process! 

ARE YOU A CHURCH WITH A RESIDENCY PROGRAM? 

We’d love to have a conversation about how you can partner with NEXT!