Young Clergy Academy now accepting applications for 2016-2017 internships


The Young Clergy Academy Intern Program is now accepting applications for 2016-2017 internships.

Sponsored by the South Georgia Conference of The United Methodist Church and the St. Marys United Methodist Church Foundation, the YCA Intern Program is designed for those interested in exploring a call to ordained ministry in the South Georgia Annual Conference.

This nine-month paid internship will allow selected interns to be immersed in a vocational ministry setting with intentional opportunities to deeply discern their call to ministry with a specifically assigned mentor. Each ministry intern will develop leadership skills for effective ministry as they partner with clergy and laity in a local church.

To Apply:

Interested candidates should submit a completed application, including all essay questions via email to no later than midnight, May 15, 2016. Please note applications received after midnight, May 15, 2016 will not be considered.

2016 Internship Schedule
May 15 – Intern and Mentor Applications Due
June 12-16 – Candidates and Churches Notified of placement 
August 1 – Orientation  
August 2 – First Day in Placement
January 4-5, 2017 – Midterm Retreat at Epworth By The Sea
April 26-27, 2017 – Closing Retreat at Epworth By The Sea

For more information and to download application documents, visit