Youth Minister with over 5 years of experience ministry experience. Accomplished in small and large group leadership, vision casting, media relations, public speaking and personal and group ministry. Skilled in guiding and mentoring children, and has completed proper safety and boundaries training. Passionate about bringing others to Christ and helping them better their lives and their community.
Knowledgeable in Roman Catholic theology, especially systematic theology and Church history
Strong verbal, digital, and written communication
Budgeting and finance background
Strong leadership skills
Able to connect and lead both teenagers and adults
Talented public speaker
Able to handle private or sensitive matters with discretion
Director of Youth & Young Adult Ministry, 07/2013 to Current St Rose of Lima Church – 425 S Pennsylvania Ave, North Wales, PA 19454 Coordinate events for Middle School, High School and College aged parishioners, consistent with 5 year vision plan developed 2014. Maintain contact with all students and their families. Launched Teen Praise and Worship Band in 2016 in line with evangelization efforts for the parish. Encourage greater teen involvement in the parish. Provide ongoing training for ministry leaders on how to better address the needs of teens and young adults. Manage a team of volunteer adults and parents who helped minister to our students. Point of contact for pastor on pertinent issues.
Youth Minister, 07/2013 to 06/2014 Our Lady of Mount Carmel – 235 E State St, Doylestown, PA 18901 Created and directed bi-weekly events for local high schoolers. Coordinated a team of adults who supported and ministered to local teens. Created and scheduled a budget for Youth Ministry. Coordinated the adult and teen musicians of the Teen Mass Worship Band. Coordinated teen volunteers for Teen Masses and various volunteer events.
Master of Arts: Systematic Theology, 2013 The Catholic University of America - 620 Michigan Ave NE, Washington, DC 20064 Continued a detailed education in Theology, focusing on the areas of Spirituality and various topics within the Systematic Theology field. 2 years practical experience as administrator for the Office of the Secular Discalced Carmelites. 2 years ministry experience with the Fresh Anointing Young Adults group.
Bachelor of Arts: Theology & Religious Studies, 2011 The Catholic University of America - 620 Michigan Ave NE, Washington, DC 20064
Recipient of CUA Parish Scholarship
Accomplishments & Certifications
Completed Mental Health First Aid training (2015)
Member of Generation Phaith (Archdiocese of Philadelphia) leadership team (2014-2015)