Welcome to a Year with AMI!

The AMI 1-YR Internship program is a part of Acts Ministries International (AMI), a community of churches seeking to model the spirituality, vision, and partnership exemplified in the book of Acts.

Visit amichurches.com to get to know more about Acts Ministries International (AMI).


AMI provides 1-year internships for young adults to serve alongside full-time ministry leaders so that they may see God’s global purpose at work and develop a lifestyle in line with God’s mission. Learn more here.


Hear from previous 1-year interns about their experiences! Click on their names below to read their reflections and their advice for future interns.

jennifer kim
sent by church of southland to east asia.

Born and raised in Seattle, Jennifer currently lives and works in Southern California. She recently graduated with an M.Div from Talbot School of Theology and is passionate about worship ministry. In her free time, she loves playing music and hitting up local coffee shops.



esther chang
sent by journey church of atlanta to east asia.

Esther and her husband, Reo, currently reside in a big city in East Asia. She is working at a Christian education center and serving the local Ch. They enjoy doing puzzles, venturing across town, going to nice cafes, watching funny videos, and worshiping together with their guitar/piano.




sent by KAIROS CHRISTIAN CHURCH to east asia. 

Sandra was born and raised in Alaska and moved to San Diego for college. After serving in East Asia, she moved back to SD and married Josh (also a past intern). She is currently working for the California Department of Public Health while studying for her Master of Public Health in Epidemiology.



joshua chzen
sent by kairos christian church to east Asia

Josh serves as the college pastor at Kairos Christian Church. He recently married his wife Sandra, who he met and won over during their college years at UCSD. Josh is originally from the SF Bay Area, but loves living in sunny San Diego.




jennifer kim
sent by symphony church to East asia

Jennifer currently lives in Bergen County, New Jersey while serving as the youth pastor and media director at Catalyst Agape Church. She is pursuing her Master of Divinity at Alliance Theological Seminary while also working as a teaching assistant at the seminary.