2020 So Cal Shepherds Application
Please fill out this application in its entirety. Once your application is complete you will be considered for a spot with the FCA Shepherds Collegiate Team
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    The FCA Shepherds Collegiate Ministry Team will present the opportunity to be trained in youth baseball ministry while also developing skills as a collegiate baseball player. All will be done through discovering and developing in a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.

    All players will lead coach at 4 weeks of FCA's Youth Baseball Camp Program as well as play a 30-game league schedule in the Sunset Baseball League (SBL). This is an intensive full-time summer long experience and players may not have any other summer commitments. Dates will be approx. May 21-August 2.

  • Team Commitment and Expectation

    It is important to read this entire document carefully. If you are willing to comply with the policies and expectations of FCA Baseball then please proceed with the application.

    FCA Baseball will present you the opportunity to with our organization, develop your professional and ministry skills, and grow in a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.

    The FCA college baseball team will interact closely with the community and ministry partners, and consequently the interns will be role models to many people, young and old. Therefore, there are certain expectations that all players and interns must agree to comply with during the summer season:

    • I understand that the cost for participating in the Shepherds Collegiate Team in 2020 will be $1,800. An initial non-refundable down payment of $250 is due along with this form in order for my position to be officially recognized. I agree to fundraise those expenses ($1,550 after down payment) required by FCA Baseball. I agree to make the final payment on or before May 1, 2020. If I do not pay this amount, I understand that I could forfeit my spot with FCA Baseball.

    • I understand that I have the option to raise additional financial compensation for the summer. This additional stipend can be raised, with 20% of total donations being withheld for FCA receipting and expense purposes.

    • I understand that FCA Baseball has a zero tolerance policy when it comes to the use of drugs and alcohol. I will not participate in the use of any illegal drug or in any use of alcohol or tobacco.

    • I will abstain from any sexual activity.

    • I will represent FCA Baseball in a professional manner at all times. I will work to display the best attitude possible no matter what the situation.

    • I agree to participate in ALL ministry functions which, in addition to playing or internship responsibilities, will include: 4 weeks of FULL DAY FCA Baseball Camp, Bible Studies, Mexico trip, as well as community service opportunities.

    • If applicable, I will live with a host family during the summer and I agree to respect their house rules and I will follow all host family guidelines as set up by FCA Baseball prior to my arrival.

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    FCA Baseball will provide housing for all players if needed through our host families.

    One you have completed this application you will receive a link to the reference form via email.

    You will need 2 letters of reference (1 professional and 1 minister/mentor).

    Please list those references below:
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    FCA Baseball expects the highest level of commitment and buy in to our mission for the summer. While we understand everyone is at a different spot in their faith and comes from different backgrounds, the following are certain expectations interns agree to comply with during the summer.

    1. Committing to learning about Christ and discovering what it means to follow Him.
    2. Committing to abstain from sexual activity, drugs, alcohol, and all tobacco use including chewing.
    3. Committing to representing Christ in a sportsmanlike manner through language and attitude.
    4. Agreeing to participate in ALL team functions, which will include daily Bible studies, meals, camps and community service opportunities.

    Our staff does not expect anyone to be perfect in these areas and we will grow in them over the summer. The most important thing is your willingness to humble yourself and buy in to the discipleship process.