Next Gen Pastor Resume Example

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Bio-Medical Science and Dallas Theological Seminary graduate with 11 years of full-time ministry experience in Multi-site and Multi-ethnic church contexts. Strong passion in building and leading ministries that increases spiritual maturity and increased participation within the local church and the surrounding community. Keen ability to preach biblical truth in large and small group settings. Highly relational with a driven passion to walk along families and church members in life’s journey. Demonstrated skill to lead, develop, and coordinate adult volunteers and leadership teams in fostering relationships with families, running services, and leading small group bible studies.

Harvest Community Church - Next Gen Pastor
City, STATE, 02/2019 - 03/2021
  • Responsible for the launching, development, building, and execution of the Kids and Student Ministry.
  • Ministries focuses on kids 0-18 years old and their parents.
  • Demonstrated effective leadership to church, including managing daily operations, developing and administering annual budget and promoting compassionate pastoral care to members and public.
  • Provided structure, vision, wins, and mission for a unified, holistic family approach to the Next Gen.
  • Kids and Students Ministry worked together to provide 1 common journey for all kids and families.
  • Led and oversaw the weekly Kids and Students program for ages 0-18.
  • Kids ministry had 100 kids in attendance per Sunday and Students had 50 students in attendance per Sunday.
  • Built, recruited, and trained an ethnically and age diverse Next Gen Volunteer Team of 70 volunteers.
  • Responsibilities on Sunday included producing services, scheduling volunteers, training volunteers, teaching twice a month, and providing a fun, relational environment where kids and students can interact with God and invite their friends.
  • Developed and trained volunteers to take on significant leadership roles in Kids and Student Ministry.
  • Oversaw, coached, and equipped Next Gen Residents.
  • Grew volunteer base from 15 at launch to 70 leaders.
  • Provided framework and launched online based parent small groups called “V-Groups”.
  • Developed and currently adjusting family discipleship pathways for kids, students, and parents.
  • Main goal is to equip and empower parents as disciple makers in their home.
  • Successfully lead and relaunched Next Gen Ministry during COVID-19 Pandemic.
  • This included but limited to rebuilding and growing volunteer team with new leaders, developed and provided online and in-person options for age group, meet tangible needs (groceries, counseling, care packages, church at home kits, etc.) for families, reopened in-person services that provided safe and clean for the all ages.
Discovery Church - Central Student Pastor
City, STATE, 10/2014 - 01/2019
  • Responsible for pastoring all students 6-12 who attend the Central Campus (Main and largest campus).
  • Led two weekly Sunday Morning worship services for students grades 6-10.
  • Attendance grew from 60 students to 130 students between the two services.
  • Conceived and implemented a Wednesday night youth program, called “Midweek” for students grade 6-12, which provided an additional worship experience, small group environment, and once a quarter outreach events.
  • Participation grew from 25 to 150 weekly and up to 250 students during Outreach Events.
  • Grew small group ministry from 6 to 18 weekly small groups with 2 leaders in each group.
  • Small group participation grew from 25 to 150 students on a weekly basis.
  • Responsibilities on Sunday included producing services, scheduling volunteers, training volunteers, teaching twice a month, and providing environment where students can interact with God.
  • Led three annual retreats (1 MS and 2 HS).
  • These retreats had average attendance of 40 students and each one established greater connection with God and other students.
  • Grew volunteer base from 15 to 50 leaders.
  • Led a student leadership team of 30 students to develop their leadership skills, plan outreach events, and execute student led services.
  • Co-director of DC Students Summer Camp, which hosted 350 students annually.
  • Partnered with local public schools and FCA to establish on campus ministry at schools.
Discovery Church - Central High School Pastor
City, STATE, 08/2011 - 10/2014
  • Responsible for pastoring all students 9-12 grade who attend the Central Campus (Main and largest campus).
  • Led weekly Wednesday Night Worship service for students grades 9-12.
  • Attendance grew from 20 students to 45 students.
  • Increased volunteer base from 2 to 15.
  • Established new small group ministry called “Catalyst Groups”, which placed every student in ministry into small group and mentor relationship.
  • Recruited and trained volunteers to do ministry in their gifting and passions.
  • These roles covered multiple aspects of the student ministry.
  • Established annual 3 on 3 basketball tournament at local High School, which draws 175 students a year and share the Gospel at the event.
Education and Training
Dallas Theological Seminary Dallas, TX Expected in 2011 Masters of Theology : - GPA :
University of South Florida Tampa, FL Expected in 2007 Bachelor : Bio-Medical Science - GPA :
(555) 432-1000,
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  • Speaking to groups of various sizes
  • Developing and building sustainable
    ministry systems
  • Leading and establishing small
  • Community Outreach
  • Recruiting/Training/Developing
  • Sermon and Curriculum writing
  • Sharing the Gospel
  • Building ministry teams
  • Building relationship with families
  • Outreach event planning and

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School Attended
  • Dallas Theological Seminary
  • University of South Florida
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  • Next Gen Pastor
  • Central Student Pastor
  • Central High School Pastor
  • Masters of Theology
  • Bachelor