Second Congregational Church, Beverly

35 Conant St
Beverly, MA 01915
Phone: 978/922-5722
Fax: 978/922-3064
Web address:

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Organization Description:

Second Church is an active 300 member mainline suburban congregation. Church school averages 40 children attending; Jr. and Sr. High Youth Fellowships average 30 total. The "Seminarian" position has had varied goals and objectives over the years, depending on the meshing of the needs of the Church and those of the student. Two recent HDS students processed for Ordination in the UCC through this site.

Opportunities for Student Involvement:

Generally, students have been afforded the broadest possible range of pastoral experiences including: 1) Serving as liturgist most Sunday mornings; 2) preaching at least 3 times during the year; 3) involvement with Youth Fellowships with Associate Pastor; 4) participation, as possible, in twice-monthly staff meetings; 5) opportunities in Christian Education, Confirmation, Board or Committee processes, as desired.

Weekly Schedule: Sunday morning Worship is at 9:30; seminarian should arrive by 9:00. Adult Education, and youth programs generally run until 12:00 or 1:00 p.m. Supervisory meetings with Senior Minister fortnightly, as schedule permits.

Terms of Placement: $4,000 for the academic year, transportation expenses additional. Weekend housing and meals can be arranged with parishioners.

Commute/Transportation Information:

No information provided.

Arts of Ministry Competencies Offered:

  • Administration and Program Development
  • Denominational Polity
  • Pastoral Care and Counseling
  • Preaching and Worship
  • Public Leadership, Community Organizing, and Planning
  • Religious Education and Spiritual Development


Schedule as noted above; goals and objectives mutually agreed upon. Pastoral Relations Subcommittee of Diaconate also available.

Additional Information:

  • Number of Students: 1
  • Total Compensation: $6000.00
  • Type of Compensation: Direct Pay from Site
  • Additional Notes: Travel expenses will be reimbursed. The congregation maintains a Facebook page at

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