JOIN THE MOVEMENT!

 

 

Explore who God created you to be through a mentored cross-cultural immersion Internship with NEXT.

Now accepting applications for 2020!

Length: 2-6 months
Ages: 18 and up

Become an Intern with 
NEXT!

Start by providing basic details and our NEXT Mobilizer will be in touch with you about how to continue the application process! 

What will I do on the NEXT Internship?

As a NEXT Intern, you will grow as a disciple and build biblical, missiological, and spiritual strength that will equip you for life long global engagement.

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

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 long-term Global Partners team and ministry. Sites, by nature, have their own unique context and focus, but The Essentials guide each Internship experience. See below for 2020 Internship Opportunities.

Dearborn &
Czech Republic

This Internship provides 4 months of cross-cultural immersion.

Dates: January – April 2020

Dearborn: January – February 2020 (6 weeks)

Czech Republic: Mid-February – April 2020 (10 weeks)

2020 Costs Coming Soon!

Eastern
Europe

In partnership with World Hope International, this Site offers an opportunity to join a team working to inspire a prayer-led disciple making movement made up of local followers of Jesus who are meeting together regularly, making more disciples, and sending out disciples to more unreached areas.

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

Dates: June/July 2020
*this internship is a 2 month commitment

2020 Costs Coming Soon!

CenTRAL
EUROPE

Join a Global Partners team in one of central Europe’s most iconic cities in outreach to an immigrant Muslim people group and refugees. At this site interns will learn local language and engage with various immigrant outreach ministries. This internship also includes a 2 week trip to Czech Republic to participate in an English outreach camp.

Areas of Interest: Cross-cultural relationship building, Church planting, Refugee outreach

Dates: June/July 2020
*this internship is a 2 month commitment

2020 Costs Coming Soon!

Turkic-Arabic
Area

Global Partners has a strong focus to pioneer new church planting movements among unreached people groups in the Turkic-Arabic world.  A ministry team has been living among the Fotizo unreached people since 2006 and have been hosting interns since 2012.

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

Dates: June/July 2020
*this internship is a 2 month commitment

2020 Costs Coming Soon!

Bangkok
Thailand

The Thailand team aims to see lives transformed by the power of relationship. They partners with several organizations that serve in the anti-human trafficking area by doing weekly outreaches into red light districts, teaching, counseling, and occupational training. Another key focus for the Thailand team is teaching English.

Dates: July/August 2020
*this internship is a 2 month commitment

2020 Costs Coming Soon!

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: Fall 2020, 2-4 months

2020 Costs Coming Soon!

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.

Dates: Fall 2020, 3 months

2020 Costs Coming Soon!

Turkic-Arabic &
Central Europe

This Internship provides 6 months of cross-cultural immersion focused on church planting and ministry among refugee and immigrant communities. 

During the first three months interns will join a pioneering, church planting movement among unreached people groups in the Turkic-Arabic world. Here, they will build ministry skills, engage in outreach and learn local language that will equip them for the second half of this internship; 3 months in one of Central Europe’s most iconic cities. In Central Europe, interns will implement the language and skills they learned to engage with various Muslim refugee and immigrant outreach ministries.  

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

Dates: Fall 2020, 6 months

2020 Costs Coming Soon!

NEXT MOBILIZER

Jackie Fussner is the Next Mobilizer. Her passion for cross-cultural discipleship grew through experiences in Spain and Brazil.  Next brings together her passion to guide individuals into a deeper relationship with Christ and to strategically connect them for greater Kingdom influence. She and her husband, Aaron, live in Noblesville, Indiana.

Strengths: Woo, Context, Communication, Includer, Positivity

NEXT SITE DEVELOPER

Dina Horne is the Site 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.

Become an Intern with 
NEXT!

Start by providing basic details and our NEXT Mobilizer will be in touch with you about how to continue the application process! 

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