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We are glad you are interested. Whether a prospective intern, parent, or pastor, please reach out to us with questions or comments.


2306 Modaus Rd. S.W.
Decatur, AL 35603

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What are the dates for the internship?

May 20, 2024 - July 28, 2024.

Is the internship paid?

Yes. $300/week for a total of $3000.

Will I be responsible for purchasing materials or books for the internship?

No, all materials will be provided at no cost to the student.

Will I be responsible for the cost of the Dominican Republic Mission Trip?

Ezra will cover the air fare to and from the Dominican Republic as well as in-country transportation costs, meals (breakfast, lunch, and supper) and lodging. Personal snacks, airport meals and lunch on the shopping day as well as souvenir, passport and medical insurance costs will not be included. Please check with your current insurance carrier for your options for international travel medical insurance.

Will I need a passport for the Dominican trip?

Yes. Please apply and/or update your information immediately if you do not have a valid passport.

Will I be responsible for the cost of housing?

No, all housing will be provided at no cost to the student.

Do I have to attend Decatur Presbyterian Church while serving as an intern?

Although you don’t have to be a member, it is expected that an intern will fully invest in DPC throughout the entirety of the program.

Can I work another part time job while serving as an Ezra intern?

We would ask you to give your full attention and time to the internship.

What is a “Certificate of Worship Ministry”?

A Certificate program is seminary level instruction, designed to provide short, concise studies that target a specific area of learning for the student that desires personal growth in that field.

What specific areas of learning will be covered in the certificate of worship?

We will cover the theology of worship, leadership, sound/technology and musicianship.

How much of the “Certificate of Worship” will I complete during the internship?

You will complete all 4 classes required for a Certificate of Worship Ministry from Birmingham Theological Seminary.