Application to become a Kairos Fellow

Faith, Community, Prayer, Formation, Justice and Mission  (Matt 23:23)

Description of the Program — Kairos Fellows 

Faith and Community: live in one of two shared houses in the 3-Sixty neighborhood, sharing life, faith, worship, meals and hospitality

Prayer and Formation: Kairos interns share lives of daily prayer and worship while also engaging in focused exploration of what it means to become faithful, purposeful, productive global disciples.

Justice and Mercy: gain valuable work experience in the context of doing justice and seeking mercy by co-operating with 3-Sixty, Pillar Church and local community development organizations

The Kairos Fellowship is a 9-month internship in “Christian Formation and Integral Mission” starting August 15th. It provides up to 12, 21-25 year olds with an opportunity to live in intentional Christian community with the specific goals of: 

  • Growing as Disciples of Christ committed to Jesus’s teaching in Matt 23:23 “justice, mercy and faith”.
  • Learning how to live well in a community centered on Christ
  • Participating in a daily life of spiritual practices (reading scripture, common prayer, worship, confession, forgiveness, and action)
  • Building relationships of mutual dignity with neighbors in the 3-Sixty neighborhood (approx. 10th to 20th, River to Lincoln)
  • Regularly participate in the ministry and worship of a local congregation
  • Actively working locally and globally by using your gifts in service to the outreach and ministry of 3-Sixty, local congregations and community development organizations while also seeking to learn about and foster the work of national and international justice and advocacy organizations such as Bread for the World, International Justice Mission, etc., 

Engaging in a focused discussion of faithful, purposeful, productive global disciples and spiritual formation with Drs., Chuck DeGroat and Mark Husbands

Requirements

The program is open to any college graduate, 21 years or older who is single without dependents and has a Social Security number.

Compensation: Kairos Fellows pay for all expenses related to housing, meals, program fees and health insurance. Each individual receives a $100 monthly stipend.

How to apply 

Fill in the following ONLINE APPLICATION: (note, you may want to print it out, draft responses, then return to the online form and "copy/past".

Deadline for applications is May 23, 2014. The selection process includes review of your application by several individuals, an interview (either in person or by Skype) leading to a potential offer to become a fellow by June 1, 2014. 

The application has four parts: 

  1. Individual Application
  2. Personal Essay
  3. Resume
  4. Three recommendation forms (a peer, clergy/faith leader, and professor/teacher)

All application material must be received by May 23 , 2014, in order for you to be considered for this fellowship.

You may notify your references quickly by sending them this link

Peer Reference Form

Pastor/Faith Leader Reference Form

Professor / Teacher Form

Thank you for your interest in becoming a Kairos Fellow