Church applications for summer 2019 are now closed!

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 June 3 - Aug. 4

  • Wrap-up retreat Aug. 6-7

Application Details 

  • Applications are due March 1

  • 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 2019

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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