Young Adults In Mission
What do you want to do with your life? People never tire of asking young people this question. Everyone has their own answer. Here is one more: become a US-2 or Mission Intern.
Who is eligible?
If you are between the ages of 20 to 30 and are committed to addressing the root causes of injustice so that the gospel is lived out alongside communities and organizations seeking peace and systemic transformation, consider applying to become a United Methodist US-2 or Mission Intern.
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Where do missionaries serve?
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Are missionaries paid?
Both types of young adult missionaries, US-2s and Mission Interns, receive a small monthly stipend. They live and work in solidarity with communities that face systemic issues of injustice.
Missionaries commit to linking faith and justice. Young adults have the opportunity to live out their faith through justice ministries, connect to networks, raise awareness, transform communities, and become a part of a community through presence and solidarity.
How do young adults apply?
Applications are due February 15, 2011. To download more information and an application to become a Mission Intern or US-2, visit the website at: http://new.gbgm-umc.org/about/us/mp/documents/.
In recent years there have been about two dozen young adults serving as US-2s and Mission Interns at any given time. The General Board of Global Ministries is committed to increasing this number of young adult missionaries.
How can my organization host a US-2 or
Your organization can be one of many United Methodist-partnered organizations hosting a US-2 or Mission Intern. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Placement site applications are due March 1, 2011, to host US-2s in the fall.
To learn about the broad spectrum of programs available for young adults to serve through Global Ministries of The United Methodist Church, including through the Mission Intern and US-2 programs, visit the website at: http://new.gbgm-umc.org/connections/youth/serve/.
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