Youth Ministry professional who is organized, driven and effective with evangelization of young people while fostering them to become disciples of Jesus Christ.
Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite proficient
Ability to motivate, facilitate and build relationships
Excellent organizational and writing skills
Independent, self-starter with ability to communicate well with others
Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite
Used Life Teen resource to implement a clear model (Gather, Proclaim, Break, Send) and steer growth of youth ministry
Empowered Core Team by training in relational ministry, outreach, ministry of presence, Emmaus model
Implemented Edge and confirmation program for middle school youth, overseeing overall growth and vision for confirmation program
Recruited and created Edge Core Team and high school peer ministry team
Organized various major events, i.e.middle school and high school retreats, Steubenville Youth Conference, workcamps
Advocated for parents/families through Parent Life Ministry, weekly parent emails, bulletin, online and print materials.
Developed existing youth program by adding additional programming, i.e.retreats, social activities, mission work
Planned and directed youth, young adult and adult events at both parishes, i.e.prayer services, classes, bible studies
Established and managed RCIA program, which ushered nine new members into the parish community
Created sustainable structure for high school ministry program, running effective events on weekly, monthly and annual basis.
Successful integrated teen liturgy into parish liturgy schedule, including transitioning from a separate teen Mass and recruiting and training teens for various liturgical roles.
Wrote news articles and briefs daily; columns, features and commentaries frequently
Contributed to editing and layout of newspaper
Designed, edited and maintained a weekly section.
Aided editors and reporters in daily tasks of newspaper production
Reported/wrote articles, edited and prepared obituaries, calendars and briefs for publication
Minors: Literature and Journalism
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