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Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Mission-oriented counsellor successful in developing robust youth ministry programs and serving as positive role model. Highly accomplished in helping youths strengthen personal relationships with God and while providing growth opportunities. Talent in program administration, operations management, and spiritual leadership. Seasoned counsellor offering over 25 years of experience in pastoral care and spiritual leadership to growing church. Committed to creating thriving community and guiding individuals transformed by gospel. Successful background in organizational leadership, ministry program development, and mission-oriented strategic planning.

Skills
  • Spiritual Leadership
  • Spiritual Instruction
  • Pastoral Counseling
  • Congregational Care
  • Budgeting
  • Teaching
  • Scheduling
  • Shepherding
  • Staff Management
  • Fundraising
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Social Media
  • Spiritual Cultivation
  • Officiating
  • New Member Assimilation
  • Disciple-Making
  • Press Releases
  • Leadership Development
  • Emotional Support
  • Sick Visitation Familiarity
  • Sermon Writing
  • Church Calendar Coordination
  • Volunteer Management
Work History
10/2010 to 01/2015
Senior Pastor Church Of God City, STATE,
  • Coordinated and spearheaded programs to increase church members' service throughout community.
  • Oversaw administration and management of all areas of ministry.
  • Officiated special services such as weddings, funerals, baptisms and nursing home services.
  • Led programs such as worship, study, fellowship and service opportunities.
  • Planned and conducted worship services, wrote sermons and worked with key church leaders to carry out church mission.
  • Provided crisis response and counseling to church members.
  • Worked with stewardship to promote responsible biblical stewardship.
  • Raised congregational awareness of needs and contributions of youth to church life and operations.
  • Directed capital building projects resulting in increases to church membership and reductions in church expenses.
  • Provided spiritual care through visitation, counseling and prayer.
  • Collaborated with church leadership to plan master calendar of events.
  • Supervised associate pastors and staff leading education, youth, pastoral care, and older adult ministry programs.
  • Led renovation and expansion project, successfully renovating or remodeling existing sanctuary, multipurpose facility and restroom facilities and classrooms.
  • Provided spiritual and administrative leadership to church, including managing daily operations, developing and administering annual budget, delivering compassionate pastoral care to community and leading worship services, ordinances, funerals and weddings.
  • Organized and spearheaded community outreach programs, including shadowing and mentor programs focused on helping middle school students plan for college or vocational education opportunities and participate in local civic processes.
  • Partnered with city officials, non-profit resource organizations, civic groups and members of public for outreach to at-risk children.
  • Launched ministry expansion program, resulting in acquisition of new worship facility and ongoing conversion of former main worship campus into community recreation center.
  • Facilitated community outreach programs, including guidance programs focused on helping middle school students prepare for college or vocational education opportunities.
09/2003 to 10/2010
Command Post Controller 916th Air Refueling Wing City, STATE,
  • Managed and executed activities within fixed-ground, mobile and airborne command and control C2 facilities.
  • Communicated C2 instructions for launch, execution, diversion, recall, evacuation, recovery, recycle and reconstitution of forces.
  • Organized and executed search and rescue activities.
  • Operated and monitored voice, data and alert systems.
  • Established procedures for operational reports and defense readiness reporting systems.
  • Notified pilots with updated advisories regarding weather conditions and air traffic control measures.
  • Checked status of airfields and relayed updated information to incoming aircraft to avoid hazards.
  • Collected information about organization, tactics and operating methods of friendly and enemy intelligence units and personnel.
  • Managed quick movement of supplies into strategic areas through efficient coordination of aircraft landings and takeoffs.
  • Prepared and disseminated electronic warfare doctrine, plans and training directives.
  • Supervised search, jamming and deception operations and conversion of cryptographic messages.
  • Promoted safe fire support operations and airfield ground support coordination through effective team management skills.
  • Conducted reconnaissance on terrorist hotbeds and possible assault zones.
  • Interacted closely with medical personnel to organize staging areas for patients and casualties in combat areas.
  • Operated GPS equipment in assault zones ahead of airdrops and air traffic movement to coordinate strategies.
  • Served customers in a friendly, efficient manner following outlined steps of service.
  • Developed and implemented performance improvement strategies and plans to promote continuous improvement.
  • Increased customer satisfaction by resolving internet technology issues.
  • Demonstrated respect, friendliness and willingness to help wherever needed.
  • Received and processed stock into inventory management system.
03/1997 to 09/2003
Senior Pastor Church Of God City, STATE,
  • Coordinated and spearheaded programs to increase church members' service throughout community.
  • Oversaw administration and management of all areas of ministry.
  • Officiated special services such as weddings, funerals, baptisms and nursing home services.
  • Led programs such as worship, study, fellowship and service opportunities.
  • Planned and conducted worship services, wrote sermons and worked with key church leaders to carry out church mission.
  • Established and managed church budget of $150,000 per year.
  • Provided crisis response and counseling to church members.
  • Worked with stewardship to promote responsible biblical stewardship.
  • Raised congregational awareness of needs and contributions of youth to church life and operations.
  • Directed capital building projects resulting in increases to church membership and reductions in church expenses.
  • Provided spiritual care through visitation, counseling and prayer.
02/1990 to 03/1997
Senior Pastor Cherokee Church Of God City, STATE,
  • Coordinated and spearheaded programs to increase church members' service throughout community.
  • Oversaw administration and management of all areas of ministry.
  • Officiated special services such as weddings, funerals, baptisms and nursing home services.
  • Led programs such as worship, study, fellowship and service opportunities.
  • Planned and conducted worship services, wrote sermons and worked with key church leaders to carry out church mission.
  • Established and managed church budget of $[Amount] per year.
  • Provided crisis response and counseling to church members.
  • Raised congregational awareness of needs and contributions of youth to church life and operations.
  • Directed capital building projects resulting in increases to church membership and reductions in church expenses.
  • Provided spiritual care through visitation, counseling and prayer.
  • Supervised associate pastors and staff leading education, youth, pastoral care, and older adult ministry programs.
  • Collaborated with church leadership to plan master calendar of events.
Education
Expected in 04/1989 to to
Associate of Science: Religion
Lee University - Cleveland, TN
GPA:
  • Developed skills to practice a methodical approach to understanding Scripture.
  • Analyzed and discussed the Book of Genesis through creation studies.
  • Learned the skills needed for global ministry engagement.
  • Gained an understanding of the relationship between biblical theology and current theological issues.
Affiliations
  • Member of Disabled American Veterans
  • Member of American Legion
  • Member of Air Force Sergeant's Association

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School Attended

  • Lee University

Job Titles Held:

  • Senior Pastor
  • Command Post Controller
  • Senior Pastor
  • Senior Pastor

Degrees

  • Associate of Science

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