Fellows programs associated with The Fellows Initiative are spread across the United States and have their own application process. You may contact each program individually, visit their program website.
Briarwood FellowsBirmingham, Alabama
Briarwood Fellows is a nine month discipleship ministry that prepares recent college graduates to live an integrated life for Christ in their vocation, church, family & culture. We desire to equip and transition young people into full and fruitful adulthood and to develop leaders that God will use to shape our communities and culture.
The ideal candidate is a godly and teachable graduating college senior who has shown faithfulness, leadership and a desire to live for Christ and His Kingdom.
Our program runs from September to May and consists of twelve fellows (six ladies & six men). Its principle components are a three day a week paid internship, two seminary classes, a weekly meal together followed by our "round table" discussion, discipleship ministry to the Briarwood Youth along with numerous retreats, conferences & road trips.
Athens FellowsAthens, Georgia
A 9 month program designed to help recent college graduates grow spiritually, live authentically and participate in the purposes of Christ for a lifetime.
- 6 pre-vocational ministry candidates
- 6 pre-vocational marketplace candidates
- 6 pre-music industry candidates
- 12 hours seminary credit (6 per semester)
- 32 hours per week (M-Thurs) marketplace internship or ministry intern
- Intentional community service involvement
- Full-time students stay on parents' health benefits
- Live together in community
- One night per week is dinner together roundtable then small groups
- Friday is classes and leadership development
First Presbyterian Church FellowsMacon, Georgia
The FPC Fellows Program is a nine-month (September through May) leadership development and training program forrecent college graduates.Young men and women from all walks of life come together to engage in a program designed to foster a God-centered view of knowledge, culture, work and life. Fellows receive theological training, participate in seminars with Christian scholars and community leaders, and enjoy one-on-one mentoring relationships with mature Christian men and women. Fellows apply their training as they minister in the community, work in a marketplace internship and interact with their host family.
First Presbyterian Church (PCA) is home to the Fellows Program. FPC is a historic church located in downtown Macon, GA that is seeking to make an impact for Christ's kingdom in Middle Georgia. Opportunities for ministry abound at FPC: to college and graduate students at Mercer University through RUF and Campus Outreach, to youth through a vibrant youth ministry and through Young Life, to urban students through a ministry called Campus Club, etc.
Boston FellowsAmesbury, Massachusetts
- Fellows housed together at St. Aidan's House
- Academic program through Gordon-Conwell's Mockler Center for Faith and Ethics in the Workplace (6 credit hours)
- Classes are team-taught by professors and practitioners in the subject areas
- Program of spiritual formation and practice of the classic disciplines
- Community service to special-needs and at-risk youth in the public high school leasing our school building, or with church youth group
- Team-building program customized for the Fellows through Gordon College's La Vida Center for Outdoor Education and Leadership
- Opportunity to let your light shine in the least religious region of the nation
The Gotham FellowsNew York, New York
The Gotham Fellowship is a nine-month intensive program designed for 24 young professionals who are currently employed full-time in New York City and have at least two years of working experience. The Fellowship integrates three primary elements to further the social, cultural, and spiritual renewal of the NYC: 1) Theological Development, 2) Personal Renewal, and 3) Community Formation.
Charlotte FellowsCharlotte, North Carolina
The Charlotte Fellows is a nine-month post-graduate fellowship that exists to equip recent college graduates to bring the Kingdom of God to bear in all areas of life. Charlotte Fellows graduates will complete their nine months having cultivated a much more expansive view of the Gospel, deeply impacting the ways in which they work at a career, build relationships, serve their community, and worship and serve their local church.
We are looking for young men and women - mature in their desire to know Christ - who understand that to know and enjoy God is the chief end of life but are not quite sure exactly how that truth plays out in their adult life. The Charlotte Fellows is tailored toward men and women who either feel that God is preparing them for a career in the marketplace or wrestling with calling altogether?people saying things like, "I desire to love Christ with my whole heart in my professional career, but I don't know what that should or could look like."
Each Charlotte Fellow lives with a host family, works a 3-day paid internship, meets weekly with a mentor, receives professional vocational counseling, serves one morning every week at Brookstone School (a K-6 private Christian school for low income families), is a part of the local church, completes 6 credits of graduate level coursework accredited by Reformed Theological Seminary and tailored to the Charlotte Fellows, engages in weekly Roundtable nights with community leaders from various backgrounds, engages in a weekly Fellows Bible study, and builds lasting relationships within the Charlotte Fellows community. Charlotte Fellows will also take several weekend retreats, including the National Fellows Conference in Washington D.C., and spend a week in New Orleans working with St. Roch Community Church to serve the people of that community.
Our Charlotte Fellows community is made up of talented and creative people who are excited to pour into recent college grads, and Charlotte is a great city ? an ideal place to spend nine months cultivating this Christ-centered foundation for your adult life. We would love to have you come for a visit to get a feel for life as a Charlotte Fellow. Looking forward to hearing from you!
The Raleigh FellowsRaleigh, North Carolina
The Raleigh Fellows Program is a nine-month (September-May) leadership development and training program for young adults recently out of college or graduate school. Young men and women from all walks of life come together to engage in a program designed to foster a God-centered view of knowledge, culture, work and life. Fellows receive theological training, participate in seminars with Christian scholars and community leaders, and enjoy one-on-one mentoring relationships with mature Christian men and women. Fellows apply their training as they minister in the marketplace and in the church.
The Church of the Apostles is a thriving community of believers located in beautiful North Hills in Raleigh, North Carolina. Apostles is centrally located within 25 minutes of NC State, Duke University and UNC Chapel Hill. Raleigh is a short drive from many beaches and the Blue Ridge Mountains, and was recently voted the best place to live and work in the nation by Money, Fortune and Time magazines.
Kinston Fellows ProgramKinston, North Carolina
The Kinston Fellows Program places a special emphasis on glorifying the Lord at work and in the community. On the work front, we offer opportunities in medicine, law, real estate, small business, education, ministry, and others. We work five days a week, at least 25 hours a week, in order to prepare our fellows for the realities of the future. We also consider our work to be apprenticeships as opposed to internships, where your work place boss will be actively mentoring you and helping you to develop useful skills. In the community, we have a passion to not only grow in our walks with Jesus but also to be a part of helping those with little hope. Kinston offers an amazing opportunity to do this given our community's high level of poverty. Throughout the year, you will also get to go on some amazing trips, meet some extraordinary people, and receive some amazing lifelong tools and lessons, all the while living and learning with a family in the Kinston community.
The Kinston Fellows are excited to celebrate our fifth anniversary with our sixth class of fellows for the 2012-2013 year. Please check out our website. There, you will find lots of details on our plans for the coming year as well as hear about the amazing years that we have enjoyed in the past.
Hope FellowsCincinnati, Ohio
We are hopeful that Hope Fellows is set up to equip and appeal to students from all walks of life with various callings, backgrounds, interests, and experiences. While we believe our program can meet anyone wherever they are at, we also foresee that our location and leadership will tend to attract graduates who are:
BUSINESS MINDED: Cincinnati is home to at least 10 fortune 500 companies. We are a prime location for those interested in pursuing a career in finance, marketing, consulting, sales, etc.
FAMILY ORIENTED: Cincinnati is a family city. Our Church is a family church. Both are not the ideal place for someone who plans to be a single professional for most or all of their life. Our program will most likely appeal to someone who sees marriage and parenting somewhere around the corner.
RELATIONAL: We are convinced that relationship, both to God & one another, matters most. We are people oriented and place deep value on intimate community. We appeal to those looking to really do life with others.
MISSIONAL: We embrace that our primary calling is to be agents of God's mission to the world. We are justice focused, kingdom oriented, and painfully aware that to be a Christian is to be a person of action. Those with a similar conviction will find themselves at home with us.
513-459-0800 ext. 319
Pittsburgh FellowsSewickley, Pennsylvania
Pittsburgh Fellows offers a nine month jump start into the business community of Pittsburgh and trains young men and women to integrate their faith with a call to the corporate world. Our hope is to help shape the next generation of godly, values-driven and ethical business leaders.
The Pittsburgh Fellows program offers challenging four day (Monday-Thursday) paid business positions (real jobs) in the city of Pittsburgh to qualified Christian students who have studied in area of business, entrepreneurship, marketing, finance, accounting and information technology. On Fridays, fellows study Apologetics and Leadership Studies in the Fall and Dialogue with Media and Servant Leadership in the City in the Spring (12 graduate credits from Trinity School for Ministry ? an Anglican Seminary). Each fellow receives a mentor in his/her area of vocational calling who is only one member of a team of people who care and encourage fellows during this transitional first year out of college.
Fellows live together in two separate houses—one for women and one for men. Therefore, space is limited to five men and five women.
Visit www.pittsburghfellows.com and www.pittsburghfellows.typepad.com or email email@example.com for more information.
Greenville FellowsGreenville, South Carolina
The Greenville Fellows Program invites 12 recent college graduates on a nine month journey to discover what the Bible has to say about our mission as followers of Christ. Young men and women desiring to impact our world for the cause of Christ must first discover the role to which they have been called and grow into those unique gifts. This program will connect the Fellows with key community and business leaders who are living out their commitment to Christ in their daily lives.
The Greenville Fellows Program helps developing leaders begin to figure out how to integrate their faith with their job, church, and community. We don’t have a magic formula for churning out perfect Christians who have all of the answers, but we are committed to mentoring, equipping and investing in young adults as they begin to assume the responsibilities associated with being godly and productive men and women.
We have an incredible city. It’s almost embarrassing to list all of the accolades, so we’ll just direct you here.
We have a gospel-centered church that seeks to serve the Lord in our city and across the world. Check out our three commitments here.
We'd love a chance to talk to you about the Greenville Fellows program, the city, and our church. If you are interested in learning more, please contact Dr. Rod Mays
Knoxville FellowsKnoxville, Tennessee
The Knoxville Fellows is a Christ-centered leadership and internship program for recent college graduates seeking to live, work, study, pray, and serve in community. Living in community distinguishes the Knoxville Fellows from similar leadership programs. Knoxville Fellows live together in Market Square at the heart of downtown Knoxville. Our program lastsfor 10 months (1 August-31 May). We are not identified with any particular church or denomination, but rather hail from the Christian Comminity of Knoxville, Tennessee.
We seek twelve college graduates to build life together for ten months. We will create a school for Christ that forms disciples for effective service in our community. We will read widely and argue passionately. We will explore our callings and our fears. We will learn the wounds of our city and hear from many who are healing them. We will pray for one another and for the city and expect transformation. If you believe the Spirit is calling you to become a part of a committed community in urban Knoxville, we would like to hear from you
Second Presbyterian Church Fellows ProgramMemphis, Tennessee
Contemporary Christians have all heard the "change the world" rhetoric. But few have paused to reflect on what it means and whether it's even possible. In his recent groundbreaking book, Culture Making, Andy Crouch makes a shocking claim. You can't change the world! Sound like bad news? The good news is that there is still something you can do.
The Fellows program at Second Presbyterian Church in Memphis is designed with that "something else" in mind. What is that? It's vocation, calling, growing into the kind of person God intended for you to become. You'll never "change the world." But God might change it through those things he's called you to do. So finding your calling is what life and the Memphis Fellows is all about.
Calling is found through maturation in Christ. That is why every facet of the Memphis Fellows program is intentionally designed to help young adults begin to assume to responsibilities associated with the mantle of adulthood. We emphasize maturity in church membership and leadership, maturity in relationships, maturity in the workplace, and maturity in the Christian life. That?s because maturity is about growing out of one's college/youth experience and growing into those things for which one has been uniquely gifted by God. And that's where you'll find your calling.
The year is spent studying what the Bible has to say about our mission as followers of Christ. The Fellows' four-day-a-week, paid internships, their volunteer community services, as well as their host family living situations and personal relationships become the teaching ground for putting into practice that mission. Ultimately, the goal of the graduate level courses of study and roundtable discussions of the 2PC Fellows program is to think and dream about how we, the church, and the world might be radically changed by the Gospel of Christ, and to discover the role to which each has been uniquely called in light of such possibilities.
The setting of Memphis, TN, offers Fellows a unique opportunity for serving, engaging, and transforming the culture for the Kingdom of Christ. Memphis has a long history of rich ethnic and cultural diversity; Asian, Middle Eastern, and Hispanic cultures blend into the dominant cultures of African-American and European-based traditions, making Memphis ripe with ministry opportunities. Second Presbyterian Church is actively involved in the community of Memphis and encourages the Fellows to invest and engage along with them during their tenures here. Additionally the city is ripe with career opportunities. Memphis is home to several Fortune 500 corporations, including Autozone, FedEx, International Paper, and Service Master. Memphis also boasts a top-notch medical community with such leading institutions as St. Jude Children?s Hospital and Research Center being among them. From an artistic standpoint Memphis has long been hailed for its music heritage. Memphis is considered the home of the Blues and Rock and Roll, with both B.B. King and Elvis Presley calling the city home.
Please visit our website, 2PC.org/fellows for more detailed information and program specifics or contact our director Bree Holbrook at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Other Information: Second Presbyterian Church 901 272-0037, 901 491-6460
Nashville FellowsNashville, Tennessee
The Nashville Fellows Program exists to shape young Christian leaders and to help them engage our culture with the good news of Christ. This Fellows Program has a unique focus on unifying different parts of the body of Christ. Three Nashville churches are joining together, along with Christians from other congregations, to develop and host this program. We believe that we are called to explore what it means to live faithfully as Christians in our homes, churches, and workplaces across denominational lines.
The Nashville Fellows will work 25 hours a week in either a marketplace internship or ministry opportunity. Nashville is most famous for its thriving music industry, but it is also a center for health care, publishing, banking, and transportation industries, as well as a large number of colleges and universities. It is also home to more than 700 churches, earning it the nickname "the Buckle of the Bible Belt." The Nashville Fellows will have opportunities for internships in all of these career areas. In addition to their internships, fellows will worship and volunteer in one of the three host churches, live with a host family, take seminary courses, and reflect on how God might be calling them to build His Kingdom through mentoring and vocational counseling.
We invite you to come be a part of this new opportunity in Music City!
Border FellowsEl Paso, Texas
Border Fellows is a ten month intensive work and service internship on the U.S./Mexico border that challenges recent college graduates to integrate their vocation with God's heart for outreach, justice and reconciliation. Interns will not only gain experience in their field of study, but will be challenged to realize their God-given gifts and utilize them to serve a wide range of people, including the poor and marginalized in downtown El Paso, the staff at Ciudad Nueva and the community at St. Clements Church. The suburban-urban partnership, combined with the cross-cultural element, makes this a unique opportunity!
Interns will work in their professional field sixteen hours a week and will spend their remaining time serving with Ciudad Nueva Community Outreach and St. Clement's Church. They will also engage in educational training focused on integrating faith and vocation with ministry outreach aimed at the specific needs of the border region.
Interns will become rich in experience, but more importantly, rich in heart knowledge of God's desires. They will be better equipped to further God's kingdom in their future mission fields.
"The King will reply, 'I tell you the truth, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers of mine, you did for me.'"Matthew 25:40
Beecherl Corrigan Fellows ProgramDallas, Texas
The Beecherl Corrigan Fellows Program is a Christian leadership development program for recent college graduates who seek to build Christ?s kingdom in their future vocations. The program is based at Church of the Incarnation, a flourishing parish located in Dallas, Texas.
The nine-month program has grown out of an awareness that many young people today desire the spiritual development necessary to become part of the next generation of Christ-centered leaders in the marketplace, in ministry, in their families and in their communities. The Beecherl Corrigan Fellows program provides a forum for young people to become firmly rooted in Christ while learning to live cohesive lives of faith in all areas of their lives.
The Capital FellowsMcLean, Virginia
How do you live a life that's fulfilling, exciting & authentic as you move into your future?
The gospel is about more than you ever thought it was. It is about redeeming our work, our relationships, our culture, our community, and our world.
We can only learn how to do this within the context of a community. The Capital Fellows provides the opportunity for you to discover God's calling in your life and how your story fits into His story. The program combines internships on Capitol Hill, in local businesses or in nonprofit organizations, graduate level study, service in the church and community and spiritual formation.
"Be Transformed by the renewing of your minds" Romans 12:1
Are you interested in being transformed by the gospel so that you can transform the world? If so, join a small group of like-minded recent college grads as part of next year's Capital Fellows program.
Falls Church FellowsFalls Church, Virginia
The Falls Church Fellows Program, a nine month leadership development program, provides a forum for 12-13 recent Christian college graduates to become more firmly rooted in Christ and inspired to live their faith seamlessly in the marketplace, in church, in their families and in the world.
Each Fellow works in an internship in his/her field, lives with a host family, takes seminary courses for credit, attends a year–long seminar series exploring a variety of issues, disciples teens in youth group, and is mentored by a more mature Christian. While engaging the culture of the Washington DC metro area, Fellows “work out their faith” in a small community of believers—The Fellows Class.
Trinity Fellows ProgramCharlottesville, Virginia
The Trinity Fellows Program is a nine-month (September through May) leadership development and training program for young adults recently out of college or graduate school. Twelve young men and women from all walks of life come together to engage in a program designed to foster a God-centered view of knowledge, culture, work and life. Fellows receive theological training, participate in seminars with Christian scholars and community leaders, and enjoy one-on-one mentoring relationships with mature Christian men and women. Fellows apply their training as they minister in the community, work in a marketplace internship and interact with their host family.
Trinity Presbyterian Church (PCA) is home to the Fellows Program. Trinity is a vibrant body of believers living out the Gospel in the city of Charlottesville, the university community and the world. Situated in the foothills of Central Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains, Charlottesville has been described as the essence of small city sophistication, rich in historical and cultural significance. Home to the University of Virginia, the city offers a myriad of restaurants, coffee shops, theaters, art galleries and live music venues, as well as outdoor activities such as mountain biking, hiking and skiing. Its location in central Virginia allows easy access to the natural beauty of the Appalachian Trail and Virginia Beach as well as the urban centers of Washington, D.C. and Richmond.
Commonwealth FellowsRichmond, Virginia
Commonwealth Fellows offers a program as unique as Richmond, Virginia. Though the program is open to all interests, it leans into the strengths of the city through placement within the legislative services, medical research, and the arts. From this variety of disciplines, the Commonwealth Fellows will live out their faith in community and in the workplace.