[Job Title] with management experience and exceptional people skills. Versed in [Skill set 1] and [Skill set 2]. Desires a challenging role as a [Job Title]. [job title] with more than [number] years of experience planning, developing and implementing [program or process] .
Clinical Pastoral Education Resident09/2008 to 09/2009Alexandria VA Medical CenterAlexandria, LA
Chaplain Residents participate in an accredited Clinical Pastoral Education program in pastoral care and counseling while serving as staff chaplains in a 1 year, full-time.
The focus and emphasis is to provide pastoral care and counseling using high-end listening skills taught in the program.
Chaplains are skilled active listeners.
Walk with persons and help them discuss the meaning of their experiences.
Through pastoral ministry persons are helped to use their values, faith, and beliefs for helath, wholeness and healing.
Help those to whom they minister draw upon their faith traditions.
Develop and enhance the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to apporpriately assess spiritual/emotional distress and ;provide appropriate pastoral care and counseling.
Pray, promote spirituality, read from sacred texts such as the Bible, Torah, or Koran, prepare and deliver sermons or other talks, and organize and lead regular religious services.
Instruct people who seek conversion to a particular faith, counsel individuals or groups concerning their spiritual, emotional, or personal needs.Visit people in homes, hospitals, or prisons to provide them with comfort and support, administer religious rites or ordinances, and study and interpret religious laws, doctrines, or traditions.
Respond to requests for assistance during emergencies or crises.
Collaborate with committees or individuals to address financial or administrative issues pertaining to congregations.
Perform administrative duties, such as overseeing building management, ordering supplies, contracting for services or repairs, or supervising the work of staff members or volunteers.
Refer people to community support services, psychologists, or doctors.
Organize and engage in interfaith, community, civic, educational, and recreational activities sponsored by or related to their religion.
Senior Pastor05/2005 to 03/2007First Love Pentecostal Holiness ChurchEnid, OK
Plans and leads the worship service, actively involving and receiving imput from the Music Minister.
Encourages people to relate to their faith to their daily lives.
Pray and promote spirituality, read from sacred texts, and prepare and deliver sermons or other talks.
Provides leadership in the area of church growth and development.
Provides visitation to shut-ins and ill, including celebration of Holy Communion with shut-ins.
Officiates at weddings, funerals, and baptisms.
Ministers effectively to people in crisis situations and provide counseling as needed.
Provides leadership, direction and support for various church activities -(i.e.
Christian Education, Youth Ministry, Adult Christian Education, Pastoral Relations and Stewardship concerns).
Participates in denominational interests and activities.
Participates in community ecumenical and interfaith services and works with other church and community leaders to serve the community's spiritual needs.
Establishes set office hours as approved by the Board and is available during these hours and by appointment to meet with church members and others to meet needs (i.e.
counseling, wedding preparation, etc.).
Performs administrative duties related to office, staff and property that are necessary in coordinating the ongoing life and ministry of the church.
Chaplain01/2003 to 10/2003U.S. ArmyColumbia, SC
Battalion Chaplian ensures the free exercise of religion for all Soldiers and Family members and provides religious support to the battalion.
Special Staff Officer tot he Battalion Commander, advising on all issurs pertaining to religion, ethics, morals, and morale within the organization.
Responsible for the leadership and tecnical supervision of the Commander's Religious Support Program to include providing religious programs, counseling Soldiers and Families, crisis intervention, suicide awareness, sprcial programs, and classes.
Circulates through the Battalion daily providing a ministry of presence to Soldiers.
Techical supervisor and trainer of the unit chaplain assistant.
Provides installion religious support by conducting worship services and participating as on-call duty and casualty notifications.
Performs pastoral counseling, administrative duties , and pastroral ministry duties in a military setting; demonstrates leadership, management, supervision, and ethics in conducting a battalion chaplain duties; resolve pastoral problems; and demonstrates knowledge of internal controls in fund management and critical thinking and problem solving.
Prays and promote spirituality, prepare and deliver sermons or other talks, administer religious rites or ordinances, and conduct special ceremonies, such as weddings, funerals, or confirmations.
Education and Training
B.S: Biblical StudiesApr 2002Southwestern Christian UniversityBethany, OKBiblical Studies
Master of DivinityMay 2005Assemblies of God Theological SeminarySpringfield, MO
Clinical Pastoral EducationSep 2009Alexandria VA Medical CenterAlexandria, LAClinical Pastoral Education