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2015-2016
First Congregational Church of Randolph
1 South Main Street
Randolph
MA
02368
Email
Email: 
revmlgifford@verizon.net
Phone
Phone: 
781-963-6373 or 857-499-2300
Website

Site Description

Contact Person: Rev. Dr. Mary Louise Gifford, PastorThe church is highly visible in the community of Randolph which is a culturally diverse community. We average 170 in worship, and include contemporary music and ideas. Students have many opportunities to learn the day to day operations of the church as well as to develop a fuller understanding of the multiple roles of the minister.The church is easily accessible from 128 south (4 miles on Rt. 28, about 20 minutes from ANTS. We are also involved with mission and outreach.

Stipend Expectation

This site meets the stipend expectation

Student Involvement

We seek a student who would be involved with our Christian Education programs, not to fill any gaps, as we have a full staff of a Sunday School Superintendent and a youth director, but to build on the program with his/her own interests and new ideas. The church is open to new ideas, and has a solid lay leadership which is receptive to helping implement those ideas. The student would also participate in weekly worship leadership, and have the opportunity to preach. We would hope the student would be available during the week for supervision. The Field Education supervisor would be Rev. Dr. Mary Louise Gifford who is our newly called pastor. Dr. Gifford has supervised over a dozen students in Field Education and in Residency Programs.

Commitment to Educating Ministers

We feel strongly that Field Education is an important part of the learning experience for seminarians. The whole congregation would serve as a support system for the student, believing that we are called upon to affirm the student's gifts, and build the student's confidence. A Teaching Parish Committee will help the student complete the goals of his or her Learning Agreement, and

Contact Information

Mary Louise
Gifford
Title
Title: 
Church Secretary
1 South Main Street
Randolph
MA
02368
Phone
Phone: 
857-499-2300 or 781-963-6373
Email

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