Pastoral Intern

Melrose Community Church
Roseburg, OR


Position:  Pastoral Intern

Internship Position Overview:  Our internship program is designed to provide the opportunity to experience a broad spectrum of church ministry work through hands-on participation in ministries and interaction with professional church staff.

Mission Statement:  Our church exists to:

                Make our love for God our priority:  emphasizing a high view of Scripture and Christian practice that points back to the love and grace that God has freely bestowed on us.

                Care for one another:  Christ has cared for us and called us to not only love God, but also love each other unconditionally.

                Compel others to follow Jesus:  through a focus on Christ’s great commission to go and make disciples, honoring the name of Christ in everything we do.

Qualifications:  The intern candidate shall be a man of established and true Christian character, sound in his faith, and have the following qualifications:

  • Actively enrolled at a Christian college working towards a degree with long terms plans to serve in a church setting
  • Be able to pass a background check
  • Be willing to work and live in the Roseburg, Oregon area for the duration of the internship

Responsibilities:  The church intern will work in a wide variety of ministry opportunities, including but not limited to:

  • Assisting with Youth Group functions
  • Teaching or assistant teaching to children, youth, and/or adults
  • Assisting with Vacation Bible School
  • Assisting in visitations
  • Assisting in community outreach events
  • Participating with the worship team if so gifted
  • Assisting with audio/visual work
  • Assisting with Sunday morning church services
  • Assisting with Men’s Ministry Events
  • Other areas as needed

Compensation and Benefits:  Compensation will be $13/hour.  Housing will be provided.

Work Schedule: 

  • 30-40 hours per week
  • Starting June 2019 or earlier depending upon school schedule
  • Ending September 2019, depending upon school schedule
  • Depending upon the candidate, part-time work could start earlier and/or continue longer

Church Profile 

Melrose Community Church (MCC) is an independent, Bible based church founded in 1954.  As a church we are known for solid Biblical teaching, a friendly and welcoming atmosphere, and a desire to see the Gospel spread throughout the entire world.  Our congregation is made up of about 200 believers who meet on a large campus in a rural setting approximately five miles west of Roseburg, OR, a city of 23,000.

Our Senior Pastor is Mike Ruyle, a 1979 graduate of Moody Bible Institute with a diploma in Bible Theology and a 1987 graduate of Multnomah School of the Bible.  Pastor Mike has been the Senior Pastor at MCC since 2000.

Our Youth Pastor and Worship Leader is Dan Lusby.  Dan grew up in the area and has a background in private sector work, has taken classes at Moody Bible Institute in Spokane, WA, and has attended the Children’s Ministry Institute at the Child Evangelism Fellowship international headquarters in Missouri.  Dan started working at MCC in 2017.


For further information please contact:

Dan Lusby - Youth Pastor/Director of Worship at 541-672-4522 or


Mike Ruyle - Senior Pastor at 541-672-4522 or

Resumes can be sent to


Closing Date: 
Tuesday, 23 April 2019