Student Missionary Internship
What is SMI? Student Missionary Internship
To equip the youth of Columbus Road with the tools they need to effectively reach others for Christ through a VBS (Vacation Bible School) ministry.
Students must fill out an application to join and will be expected to sign a commitment to attend all classes. The must provide an excuse signed by their parents for all missed classes and have it approved. They will still be responsible for any assignment for classes that they happen to miss.
Prayer-Students will learn the value of prayer as part of their regular life; as well as the benefits prayer provides in the success of a ministry.
Personal Devotion-Students will learn the value that personal daily devotions play in their lives. Students will be required to journal.
Scripture Knowledge-Students will be required to place to memory key passages of scripture that are useful in sharing the gospel of Christ.
Faith Sharing-Each student will be required to deliver an account of their salvation experience and use that experience to lead others on a path to Christ.
Organizational Skills- Students will be instructed how to plan and implement a VBS including: team development, lesson development, lesson, craft, activity , snack and praise and worship planning & preparation.
Financial Planning-Students will be involved in setting a budget and seeking funds to implement a VBS with excellence.
Promotion-Students will plan and execute the promotion of a VBS to the children of a community.
Recruiting-Students will learn the value of asking for help in the implementation of a VBS ministry, including what to look for in a volunteer.
Format & Expectations
- Thirteen Weeks of classes (one per week.) Attendance is required. Classes will be held at C.R. on Sunday evenings beginning on March 10th.
- There will be one pre-trip for the event promotion (day trip) on July 13th.
- Five day mission trip. July 15th-19th
- There will be homework including, but not limited to, journaling, writing their testimony, memorization and specific assignments related to the development and production of a VBS curriculum.