WHY STUDENT DOT?
A dot can change everything. It transforms a comma into a semi-colon and affects the flow of thoughts. It affects rhythm by elongating a quarter note. And it even has the potential to alter your life’s direction! Through CBF’s Student.Go (read student dot go) and Student.Church (read student dot church), a summer or semester is punctuated with meaningful experiences allowing both graduate and undergraduate students the opportunity to discover their place within God’s mission to change the world.
What does student dot provide?
Student Dot provides internships that are 10 weeks or the length of a semester and include orientation at the beginning of the experience as well as a debriefing at the conclusion. Students receive a stipend, with the amount varying by program. Coverage of housing and food expenses, as well as some travel, vary according to location and need. Individuals at least 18 years of age, including undergraduate students who have completed their first year of college through graduate students of any age, may apply for Student.Go or Student.Church.
Student.Church connects interns to CBF partner churches that care about calling out future ministry leaders. While being mentored by seasoned ministers, students explore the breadth of congregational ministry as they interact with a wide variety of people and experience all aspects of congregational life, including worship planning, pastoral care, budgeting, and deacon ministry. Want more information about Student.Church? Contact the Student.Church team at firstname.lastname@example.org or 770.220.1615. For more information you may also visit the Student.Church page or contact Wanda Kidd.
Student.Go is a missions program of CBF that provides opportunities for students to serve with CBF field personnel and ministry partners as they live out CBF Global Missions commitments—cultivating beloved community, bearing witness to Jesus Christ and seeking transformational development.
Want more information about Student.Go? Contact the Student.Go team at email@example.com or visit Student.Go on the web.
Cooperative Baptists are invited to participate in a 17-day mission immersion experience in a cross-cultural setting in one of the most ecologically diverse environments on earth. From May 20th to June 7th, participants will encounter and engage people, places, and Global Missions initiatives in the context of a growing nation grappling with multiple social and environmental challenges across five distinct ecosystems. Find more info on our Student.Go and Student.Go Opportunities pages.
Here is an inspiring lesson from a 2017 Kutana Kenya participant: "Understanding the environmental issues facing us helped explain certain social phenomena. Understanding the complexities of social issues clarified the causes of certain environmental problems. We must step back and view our world more holistically, in a way that acknowledges and works with the inter-relatedness of the people we claim God so dearly loves and God's creation we are so quick to forget." - Marianna Hilldrup