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Resident Internship

This residency is unique in its requirements as well as the learning opportunities built into it. One of the most significant elements is an emphasis on building relationships with the staff as well as with the people you will be serving is a key part of this opportunity. We believe the ability to build healthy relationships is a crucial element in the short and long-term success of ministers.

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Start & End Dates

9/05/23 – 05/17/24

This residency is designed to run the length of the academic school year which is 34 weeks from the first week in September through the second week in May.

Academic Requirements

Applicants may be graduate students or in their junior or senior year of college. Preferably but not exclusively serving in ministry areas as part of the curriculum in their ministry degree.


Salary of $200 per week. Housing is provided.

Hourly Requirements

Residents are required to serve a minimum of 20 hours per week at First Naz.

Learning Opportunities

Residents will have the opportunity to be trained in a discussion-based setting on books directly relating to specific ministry roles as well as on a variety of topics relating to ministry in general.
Residency options include a variety of ministries:

  • Children
  • Youth/Family
  • Worship
  • Recreation/Sports
  • Tech

Resident Application


12725 Bell Road, Lemont, IL 60439