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Desire a Challenging Position as Senior Clergy with a Mission to Save Souls
A highly gifted Clergy with the calling and desire to serve God and fulfill His purpose. Extensive background in conducting religious worship and performing other spiritual functions associated with beliefs and practices of religious faith and denomination; providing spiritual and moral guidance and assistance to members.
Summary of Qualifications
Over 12 years of Solid Experience providing selfless clergy service.
Deep knowledge and understanding of Philosophy and Theology.
Remarkable knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.
Excellent knowledge of human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; psychological research methods; and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders.
Sound knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
Deep knowledge of principles, methods, and procedures for diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of physical and mental dysfunctions, and for career counseling and guidance.
Deep knowledge of media production, communication, and dissemination techniques and methods. This includes alternative ways to inform and entertain via written, oral, and visual media.
Excellent communication (both written and spoken) and interpersonal skills.
Uncommon ability to develop specific goals and plan to prioritize, organize, and accomplish work.
Excellent ability to translate and explain what information means and how it can be used.
St. John Church, Stony Point, NY 2000 - Present Clergy
Administer religious rites.
Study and interpret religious laws, doctrines, and traditions.
Counsel individuals and groups concerning their spiritual, emotional, and personal needs.
Organize and lead regular religious services.
Conduct special ceremonies such as weddings, funerals, and confirmations.
Instruct people who seek conversion to the Christian faith.
Pray and promote spirituality.
Prepare and deliver sermons and other talks.
Prepare people for participation in religious ceremonies.
Collaborate with committees and individuals to address financial and administrative issues pertaining to the congregation.
Devise ways in which congregation membership can be expanded.
Organize and engage in interfaith, community, civic, educational and recreational activities.
Participate in fundraising activities to support congregation activities and facilities.
Perform administrative duties such as overseeing building management, ordering supplies, contracting for services and repairs, and supervising the work of staff members and volunteers.
Plan and lead religious education programs for the congregation.
Refer people to community support services, psychologists, and doctors as necessary.
Respond to requests for assistance during emergencies or crises.
Share information about religious issues by writing articles, giving speeches, and teaching.
Train leaders of church, community, and youth groups.
Visit people in homes, hospitals, and prisons to provide them with comfort and support.
St. John Church, Stony Point, NY 1995 - 2000 Assistant Clergy
Participated in church programs, especially worship and education, and enlisted others to participate, so that the achievement of total church program was assured.
Assisted the Clergy in planning, organizing and goal setting, so that responsive programs were developed which assured the vitality of the church.
Communicated with the congregation, so that exchange of viewpoints and faithful representation resulted in parish unity.
Communicated with others (individuals, community, other churches, the Episcopal family), to ensure that mission of the congregation was advanced.
Assisted in managing the finances of the church, so that the total church program could be supported and financial information available for input to the total planning process.
Assisted in managing the church property to be adequate for the total church program.
Supported clergy leadership to ensure that mutual ministry was maintained at the highest possible level for the fulfillment of God's call to the congregation and its members.
St. John Church, Stony Point, NY 1993 - 1995 Junior Clergy
Coordinated Unit Ministry Team activities.
Maintained physical security of Unit Ministry Team facilities/equipment.
Safeguarded privileged communications and offerings.
Arranged religious retreats and memorial ceremonies.
Supported the Unit Ministry Team readiness program.
Maintained chaplain vestments and religious items.
Observed, received, and otherwise obtained information from all relevant sources and provided these information to clergy.
Education and Professional Certification
New York University, NY
MS Psychology (1995)
New York University, NY
BA in Christian Religious Studies (1992)