Pastor Resume Sample

Being a pastor means you probably have excellent interpersonal, communication and active listening skills. If you want a new job, you’ll need a resume that highlights these skills, your experience and education. Use our pastor resume sample as a model for your own resume.

Marie Hammond



Florimell, Pennsylvania(555) 983-1291Marie.Hammond@email.com

Professional Summary

Looking for a pastor position in a community church where I can use my oration skills to spread the word of God and guide congregation members to improve their lives.

Skills

  • Computer skills: Advanced proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite and projectors

  • Research skills: Currently performing extensive research on the Old Testament and how to translate these teachings to the modern world

  • Communication skills: Highly advanced at public speaking, writing and active listening; often perform individual or couples' sessions with success

  • Leadership skills: Have successfully managed teams of up to 20 staff; led entire congregations in their spiritual goals

  • Teaching skills: Compassionate and patient when communicating new information to students and junior pastors

Work History

  • Help church members deepen their relationship with God by writing and delivering relevant sermons, engaging followers in worship and developing weekly Bible study groups

  • Create a church vision and execute strategies to assist the community in reaching their spiritual goals; worked with individuals members to help realize their values

  • Organize all worship events and service-related items, including coordinating staff, music and visuals; assist in creating weekly and holiday programs

  • Supervise and manage all church staff and make sure they have the tools they need to deepen their spiritual health and perform basic duties

  • Led church in weekly discovery of their spiritual mission by creating a service that was both fulfilling and personal

  • Coordinated mission activities, including trips to third-world countries, to assist less fortunate groups; assisted in the strategy and execution of six international mission trips

  • Invited members of the community to join our congregation through weekly Bible study groups, spiritual investigation hours and more

  • Organized the Sunday school program which included creating appropriate weekly curriculum and hiring qualified teaching assistants

  • Collaborated with the senior pastor to create a friendly and loving environment during our weekly service

  • Conducted church teachings and helped organize the weekend and Wednesday night service

  • Facilitated several Bible study groups to encourage community involvement in faith

  • Counseled grieving church members; used active listening and empathy to offer comfort and guidance

  • Collaborated with the senior pastor to create a friendly and loving environment during our weekly service

  • Conducted church teachings and helped organize the weekend and Wednesday night service

  • Facilitated several Bible study groups to encourage community involvement in faith

  • Counseled grieving church members; used active listening and empathy to offer comfort and guidance

Education

Additional Information

  • Languages: Conversational Spanish and Conversational German

  • Member, American Pastors Network, effective 2008

  • Chaplaincy Volunteer at the Florimell Children’s Hospital twice a week