Applications for summer 2019 opening soon.

You are one step closer TO shaping the future of the church.


2019 Key Dates

  • Applications due March 1.
  • Intern orientation May 29 - 31.
  • On-site internship Sunday, June 3 - Sunday, August 4 (August 4 this is the intern's last Sunday).
  • Wrap-up retreat, Sunday August 6 -7.

Application Details 

  • Applications are due March 1, 2019.
  • You can apply either electronically or via hard copy.
  • You must have a recommendation from your district superintendent sent to Jody Thone
  • If accepted, you must commit to pay $1,000 for your intern. 

Host Congregation ApplicatioN: SUMMER 2018

Click here to begin application.

The documents below are templates/samples for you and not necessary to complete the application. You will need to set up a learning plan and weekly plan for your intern in a way that fits you and your ministry context. 

Internship Sample Learning Plan

Internship Learning Plan Template

Internship Weekly Plan Template

Complete host application online


Mail hard copy application materials to:

The ELI Project
Minnesota Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church
122 West Franklin Avenue, Suite 400
Minneapolis, MN 55404


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