THE NORTH EXPERIENCE offers practical, hands-on ministry experience along with quality leadership training in a vibrant local church setting.

You will have the opportunity to serve in a wide variety of ministry settings to discover your own unique passions and gifts.

Learn more about our ministries below. And apply now to begin your own North Experience!

KIDS | North Kids is an exciting ministry for children nursery through fifth grade. Interns will have the opportunity to serve in both large group worship gatherings and small group classes. We even have a ministry just for children with special needs!

STUDENTS | With separate ministries for Middle School, High School, and young adults, North Students can help interns get a focused experience! Interns will have an opportunity to lead in both large and small group settings featuring worship, fun and games, and bible study.

DISCIPLESHIP | North has Life Groups ranging from deep Bible studies and weekly classes to special interest groups centered on activities and affinities. Interns will gain experience in developing curriculum, leading classes, and nurturing the discipleship culture at North.

PASTORAL CARE & COUNSELING | North has an entire team dedicated to caring for our congregation. Hospital visits, counseling sessions, prayer teams, and even funeral planning are just a few of the activities interns will experience with Pastoral Care and Counseling.

CONNECTIONS | From Guest Services to Next Steps, the Connections team makes North a welcoming environment where people can experience God and find their place in ministry at North. Interns will serve on our Guest Services teams and assist with our assimilation processes including NorthLife, our class for people who are new to North.

WORSHIP & PRODUCTION | North has a gifted worship and production team that leads us in worship each week. With state-of-the-art equipment and talented volunteers and staff, North will help interns gain experience in a top-notch environment.

COMMUNITY OUTREACH & MISSIONS | Through community outreach events that help the needy and global missions in 15 countries around the world, North is making a difference and sharing God’s love! Interns will participate in outreach events and learn about how North supports and administrates global missions projects.

EXPERIENCES & SPECIAL EVENTS | North hosts several large community events each year as well as smaller experiences on special days in the summer. Interns will gain hands-on experience in administrating and implementing events that help people engage with God and our church.

Got questions? We’ve got answers!

Check out our FAQ video for more info.

Your North Experience Team

Jason Duncan

Experiences Pastor

Phone: 678.285.3240

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Alli Pierce

Experiences Ministry Assistant

Phone: 678.285.3242

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Drew Norris

Connections Pastor

Phone: 678.285.3231

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