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Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Proven leadership in the area of biblically-centered worship, teaching, team building and ministry development; employing and engaging teams of gifted people in multiple areas of the arts. As a trained, professional musician/conductor, and ordained bishop, pastoral care and development of leaders and teams is paramount. Offering 25+ years of full-time experience in the area of worship ministry and pastoral care, with a persistent passion to see people experience God's presence.

Skills
  • Team Builder
  • Pastoral Care
  • Biblical Knowledge
  • Teacher/Preacher/Communicator
  • Administrator/Manager
  • Vocalist/Vocal Trainer (music degree/primary instrument)
  • Choral & Orchestral Director
  • Instrumentalist (guitar, bass guitar, keyboard, trumpet)
  • Songwriting/Arranging
  • Script Writing
  • Music Recording/Producing/Editing
  • Multi-generational Worship
  • Technological Knowledge Proficiency (Dante, ProPresenter, DAWs, Planning Center, other software, etc.)
Work History
Worship Arts Pastor, 09/2005 to Current
Cooper City Church Of GodCity, STATE,
  • Serve as one of the full-time pastors on ministry team, giving direct pastoral oversight and spiritual care to all associated with Worship Arts, as well as the church in general.
  • Serve as part of senior management team for church, consulting and overseeing church-wide projects, facilities, events, systems and protocols.
  • Serves as one of the teaching pastors for the church.
  • Provide support, resources and training for worship culture of the church at all ages and stages, with emphasis in all generations worshiping together.
  • Synergistically work as part of team to support all church-wide events, conferences, etc.
  • Oversight, management, and execution of budget and resources for all areas of Worship Arts.
  • Recruit and develop ministry heroes for all areas of Worship Arts (Music, Tech Arts, Drama, Dance, Visual Arts.)
  • Celebration Worship (pre-COVID/weekly) has consistently been at 80-100 on any given week (choir, frontline, band: rhythm, winds, percussion), for several years.
  • Tech Arts (Audio, ProPresenter, Cam Ops, Lights) team that serve each week are at team of 10 positions each service (with 20+ team members that serve this team)
  • Worship/Liturgical Dance team (Throne Room Dance) consists of 10+ dancers that rehearse weekly
  • Drama Ministry is a core team of actors dedicated to providing dramatic elements to support sermon series, as well as lead and develop cast and crew for larger events/productions.
  • Served as producer, overseeing production for larger worship arts productions, involving all areas of Worship Arts (Christmas, Easter, etc.)
  • Strategically coordinate, plan, and produce creative elements for sermon series, seasonal services/productions, and other special events, months in advance, in conjunction with and accordance to ministry/teaching schedule for the year.
  • Concerts: Hosted, Produced, and/or Performed, region-wide concerts, with various artists (CeCe Winans, Sandi Patty, Larnelle Harris, Big Daddy Weave, others.)
  • Plan and coordinate teams, content, and order for worship experiences (weekly).
  • Development and direction of multiple musical teams, including choir, frontline, (orchestra) winds, percussion, & rhythm section
  • Plan, direct, and prepare music rehearsals, in conjunction with assistant musical directors (weekly).
  • Provide training and instruction for all areas of Worship Arts, through instructional sessions/rehearsals, conferences, guest clinicians, retreats, web resources, books and more.
  • Oversight of the development and administration of the audio & video studio.
  • Lead worship, both vocally and instrumentally, along with a team of gifted worship leaders and musicians.
  • Host and coordinate region-wide concerts or tours held at church.
Worship Arts Pastor, 02/2000 to 09/2005
Church Of God Family Worship CenterCity, STATE,
  • Served as one of the full-time pastors on the ministry team, giving direct pastoral oversight and spiritual care to all associated with Worship Arts, as well as the church in general.
  • Recruit and develop ministry heroes for all areas of Worship Arts (Music, Tech Arts, Drama, Visual Arts)
  • Coordinate, plan, and produce creative elements for sermon series, seasonal services/events, and other special events.
  • Produced and directed seasonal choral and/or dramatic productions.
  • Plan and coordinate teams, content, and order for worship experiences (weekly).
  • Development and direction of multiple musical teams, including choir, frontline, (orchestra) winds, percussion, & rhythm section
  • Plan, direct, and prepare music rehearsals, in conjunction with assistant musical directors (weekly).
  • Provide training and instruction for all areas of Worship Arts, through instructional sessions/rehearsals, conferences, guest clinicians, retreats, web resources, books and more.
  • Lead worship along with a team worship leaders and musicians.
  • Participated and led plan/designs, and implementation for technology of new church construction project, working with contractors, proposals, budgets, etc.
Worship Pastor, 04/1998 to 02/2000
Dallas First Assembly Of GodCity, STATE,
  • Serve as one of the full-time pastors on the ministry team, giving direct pastoral oversight and spiritual care to all associated with Worship Arts, as well as the church in general.
  • Strategically coordinate, plan, and produce creative elements for sermon series, seasonal services/productions, and other special events.
  • Assist in planning of worship experiences. (weekly)
  • Plan, direct, and prepare music rehearsals, both instrumental and vocal(weekly).
  • Recruitment, development and direction of multiple musical teams, including choir, frontline, (orchestra) winds, percussion, & rhythm section
  • Lead worship, along with orchestra, frontline, choir
Music Pastor, 08/1997 to 02/1998
Family Worship CenterCity, STATE,
  • Serve as one of the full-time pastors on the ministry team, giving direct pastoral oversight and spiritual care to all associated with Worship Arts, as well as the church in general.
  • Plan, and produce creative elements for services, seasonal services/productions, and other special events.
  • Assist in planning of worship experiences. (weekly)
  • Plan, direct, and prepare music rehearsals, both instrumental and vocal(weekly).
  • Recruitment, development and direction of multiple musical teams, including choir, frontline, (orchestra) winds, percussion, & rhythm section
  • Lead worship, along with orchestra, frontline, choir
Education
Bachelor of Arts: Music, Expected in 05/1997
Lee University - Cleveland, TN
GPA:

*Church Music Emphasis

(Cum Laude)

Affiliations & Accreditations
  • Ordained Bishop (Church of God, Cleveland, TN)
  • Church of God National Music Advisory Council
  • Florida Church of God State Music Committee
  • Licensed Florida Realtor®
  • NAR (National Association of Realtors)
  • Florida Realtors Association
  • Miami Realtors Association

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