Pastor Resume Sample

Updated July 23, 2021
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To be a successful candidate for Pastor positions, it helps to have a comprehensive resume that can show church employers why you’re the right one to call on.

If you’re not sure how to write a pastor’s resume for success, view the sample resume below.

Sample Resume for Pastor Position

Earl Sims
85 Harmony Hill Road
Topsham, ME 56002 
(000) 999-8998 
earlsims @ email . com


PASTOR

SUMMARY
Passionate Pastor with an excellent reputation for serving as the primary face of the community and congregation. Able to work in partnership with church staff in foregoing and casting a version of the Divine Being by reaching new people and making intentional disciples. 
Documented success in:
• Modelling and encouraging the personal and spiritual development of church members through sermons and lectures.
• Leading members to view themselves and act as ministers with a true calling.
• Strengthening and overseeing the faith life of the community by assisting members in understanding religion and its standing in the world.
• Creating, inviting, and welcoming community of faith by creating a one-on-one with all members on a personal level.

CORE COMPETENCIES

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Pastor
ONE GOD MINISTRY, Topsham, ME
July 2008 – Present
Key Achievements
• Increase church membership by 55% by planning and executing successful outreach programs.
• Grow the church’s discipleship by 65% through the efficient execution of ministry programs with members’ cooperation.
Key Responsibilities
• Develop and implement comprehensive mission programs for the church that focus on the key teachings of the Bible.
• Educate members of the church on the Biblical basis of missions and encourage their involvement through prayer and financial support.
• Develop the mission’s budget and ensure that it is properly and fairly administered.
• Coordinate and implement the church’s local community missions outreach programs.
• Enable members to find personal involvement in missions by equipping them emotionally.
• Recruit members by interviewing them to determine their suitability.
• Plan, organize, and lead international missions and trips and coordinate with missionaries.
• Handle fundraising and budget development activities.
• Deliver sermons and oversee the church’s observances of ordinances and ceremonies.

Associate Pastor
FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH, Topsham, ME
May 2001 – July 2008
Key Achievements
• Implemented a series of religious education plans that increased the interest of teenagers in Bible studies.
• Planned and executed comprehensive outreach programs to invite members from surrounding regions, resulting in massive success regarding increased membership.
Key Responsibilities
• Represented the church by serving appropriate denominational committees and community organizations.
• Assisted in establishing annual performance objectives for staff members and rated performances.
• Oversaw the management of adult worship, facility, financial and outreach missions.
• Handled announcements and prayers during regular services.
• Assisted in planning and leading religious activities and trips in coordination with church directors.

EDUCATION
Bachelor’s Degree in Religious Studies
Topsham Religion School, Topsham, ME – 2009

CORE COMPETENCIES
• Outreach Planning
• Spiritual Development
• Prospect Follow-up
• Sermons Delivery
• Preach Planning
• Worship Orders
• Religious Education Plans
• Counseling