pastoral staff resume example with 15+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - : - -
Professional Summary

Bringing more than twenty years of ministry experience in cultivating and shepherding the body of Christ. Accomplished in providing discipleship, facilitating pastoral care and organizational leadership to the church. Excited to bring a fresh passionate spirit led vision and spiritual leadership to a growing church.

  • Pastoral Counseling
  • Spiritual Leadership
  • Strong Biblical Foundation
  • Leadership Development
  • Relational
  • Servants Heart
  • New Member Assimilation
  • Team Management
  • Spirit Filled
  • Teaching & Discipleship
  • Engaging & Compassionate
Work History
02/2018 to Current
Pastoral Staff Boys Town West Palm Beach, FL,
  • Oversee, plan and prepare weekly messages for the mid-week service.
  • Provide spiritual care through visitation, counseling and prayer.
  • Proactively communicate, support and fulfill the vision, values, purposes, and goals of the church.
  • Provide the leadership, vision and direction to bring together and prioritize the ministry's goals in a way that will be efficient and effective
  • Recruit, develop, and empower a strong leadership team to oversee specific ministry areas.
  • Utilize interpersonal and communication skills to lead, influence, and encourage others.
  • Provide leadership in areas regarding confronting and mediating conflict resolution with team members.
  • Oversee all First Impressions teams, including recruiting, scheduling, leadership development, as well as regularly scheduled and ongoing “guest services” training.
  • Encourage and build mutual trust, respect, and cooperation among team members.
  • Develop and implement systems and environments that exceed guests' expectations and help them take their next steps toward God by assimilating first-time visitors and attendees to membership and active participation in the church.
  • Collaborate with church leadership to plan master calendar of events.
  • Officiate special services such as weddings, funerals and baptisms .
12/2013 to Current
Family Services Specialist Washington County Department Of Social Services City, STATE,
  • Liaised with community organizations and provided resource and treatment referrals.
  • Constructed comprehensive client treatment plans to establish goals and track progress.
  • Offered family crisis intervention to manage conflict and identify peaceful resolutions.
  • Maintained confidential records and documentation
  • Conducted in-home individual and family counseling sessions to help clients achieve goals and gain insight.
  • Identified and reported signs and symptoms of violence, abuse and neglect for immediate intervention and remediation.
  • Collaborated with community program leaders and advocates to make resources accessible to those in need.
  • Built solid and trusting rapport with children and families, fostering trust and communication to meet case needs.
09/2012 to 03/2017
Children's Pastor Impact International Church City, STATE,
  • Evaluated and introduced age-appropriate materials for children and contoured it to lesson plans.
  • Recruited and trained all volunteers and staff in care of children and facility procedures.
  • Led high-energy worship services, providing an atmosphere for young people to encounter the life-changing power of the Gospel.
  • Built Relationships with children, their families while loving, and equipping parents to engage in their child’s spiritual growth.
  • Recruited and trained volunteers through monthly meetings, newsletters, training materials and scheduling.
  • Overseen all elements of Children’s Ministry Birth to 6th grade including but not limited to Sunday Morning, Wednesday Night, Community Special Events ex. Fall Festival, Easter, Summer Camp
  • Set measurable goals of learning for various ages of ministry using appropriate curriculum through video, puppets, live dramatic skits and live worship.
  • Provided a safe environment and a plan for all aspects of safety included but not limited to food allergies, security and emergency preparedness.
  • Administered budget and coordinated resources.
09/2003 to 02/2010
Associate Pastor Tree Of Life Ministries City, STATE,
  • Provided spiritual care through visitation, marriage & family counseling and prayer.
  • Introduced new technologies into worship services
  • Provided direction, vision, and leadership for the church’s technology ministry.
  • Mentored, coached, and managed multi‐generational staff.
  • Led volunteer teams including, recruitment, training ministry leaders, and team building.
  • Provided congregational preaching and teaching at Senior Pastors request.
  • Developed and instructed monthly “Kingdom Equipping Center” curriculum.
  • Assisted capital campaign by developing and providing marketing brochures and multi-media.
  • Coordinated and actively communicated with ministries within the church to create unity to accomplish the vision set forth by the Senior Pastor.
  • Developed and maintained the multi-media outlets of the church.
  • Actively planned and participated in large outreach events within the community.
  • Directed the internal and external communications through the development of communication avenues such as brochures, signage, website and media outlets.
Expected in to to
Master of Arts: Religion
Liberty University - Lynchburg, VA
Expected in to to
Bachelor of Science: Religion/Youth Ministries
Liberty University - Lynchburg, VA

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School Attended

  • Liberty University
  • Liberty University

Job Titles Held:

  • Pastoral Staff
  • Family Services Specialist
  • Children's Pastor
  • Associate Pastor


  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Science

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