Bivocational Pastor Resume Samples

A Bivocational Pastor serves as a Pastor while also having a primary career outside the church. This type of Pastor often serves a smaller congregation that is unable to afford a full-time Pastor. A well-drafted Bivocational Pastor Resume contains the following duties and responsibilities – preaching, leading worship services, administering sacraments, providing pastoral care to church members, and leading church meetings. Other pertinent duties and daily accountabilities include – counseling, visiting members of the congregation, and handling administrative tasks of running a church such as managing finances, and leading meetings.

The skills required for a Bivocational Pastor include strong communication and organizational skills, flexibility, and the ability to multitask. In addition, a Bivocational Pastor should have a good understanding of the Bible and the ability to make connections between biblical teachings and everyday life. The minimum education required for a Bivocational Pastor is a bachelor’s degree in theology or a related field. Some churches may require additional qualifications such as ordination or a master’s degree in divinity.

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Bivocational Pastor Resume

Summary : Bivocational Pastor is responsible for the overall leadership and direction of church staff, leading all functional areas to accomplish the church's mission. This includes outreach, arts, pastoral care, groups, student and children's ministry areas, strategic planning, finance, administration, human resources, and operations.

Skills : Project management skills to work with the church administration in a timely manner.

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  1. Maintained a vital and wholesome personal relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ through daily Bible Study and Prayer.
  2. Preached Sunday morning worship service and teach an adult SS and/or weeknight Bible study.
  3. Prepared and led the Sunday morning service.
  4. Prepared members for Christian living and church leadership by teaching and preaching from the Scriptures.
  5. Attended to the congregations pastoral needs, including (as necessary and available) visitation, prayer, and counseling. 
  6. Performed wedding ceremonies according to the Biblical definition of marriage between one man and one woman.
  7. Led funerals, baptisms, and baby dedications.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Masters of Divinity Degree


Bivocational Pastor Resume

Summary : Bivocational Pastor is responsible for being a spiritual leader of the Christian faith. Preached sermons to their congregation, organized charitable activities and church events, and met with members of their congregation to help them strengthen their faith or overcome significant life changes.

Skills : Good written and verbal communication skills.

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  1. Prepared and delivered weekly sermons.
  2. Hosted special events and guests as required.
  3. Maintained a strong professional image reflective of the church mission.
  4. Conducted personal and premarital counseling services.
  5. Worked with church boards and advisory councils to determine the direction of the organization.
  6. Implemented programs and events in alignment with the church's mission.
  7. Carried out community support initiatives such as trips and activities.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Masters of Divinity Degree


Bivocational Pastor Resume

Summary : As a Bi-vocational Pastor, working with community churches and community organizations that are consistent with the church's mission and values to develop relationships that allow for cooperation and coordination to further enhance the mission.

Skills : Knowledge of church software to manage church administrative duties.

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  1. Oversaw church operations and Led, oversaw, and had regular meetings with staff.
  2. Guided and improved interactions between the senior pastor, elders, deacons, pastors, and other staff members.
  3. Oversaw financial, budget, and fundraising operations.
  4. Demonstrated a Christ-like attitude through all interactions with the congregation, and the community.
  5. Invested in and invite the lost to know Jesus and come to CBC.
  6. Exhibited a personal and grown relationship with God and maintain a teachable spirit.
  7. Showed a willingness to relate to the unique needs of the congregation.
        Years of Experience
        Experience
        7-10 Years
        Experience Level
        Level
        Management
        Education
        Education
        Masters of Divinity Degree

        Bivocational Pastor Resume

        Summary : As a Bivocational Pastor, provided overall vision and strategic planning for the current, short-term, and long-term future direction of ministries that will ensure continued and growing ministry effectiveness of the church.

        Skills : Proficiency in effective delegating.

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        1. Facilitated annual strategic planning and budgeting.
        2. Determined church population and develops age-appropriate activities.
        3. Led church planning initiatives.
        4. Fostered lasting relationships among other churches.
        5. Maintained oversight of church satellites and their activities.
        6. Spearheaded the churchs key programs and fundraising events.
        7. Prepared reports about church finances and operating activities.
        Years of Experience
        Experience
        7-10 Years
        Experience Level
        Level
        Management
        Education
        Education
        Masters of Divinity Degree

        Bivocational Pastor Resume

        Headline : As a Bivocational Pastor, served as the primary preacher and biblical teacher responsible for the emphasis, themes, and direction of worship services, especially related to the message or sermon portion of the service.

        Skills : Strong people skills to work with staff members across the church.

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        Description :

        1. Collaborated with senior pastor and elders regarding ministry administration and implementation of mission and vision.
        2. Oversaw human resources operations, and collaborate with the senior pastor to hire, reposition, transition and dismiss staff.
        3. Created an annual budget to ensure the church has the resources needed to accomplish its mission.
        4. Oversaw finances and fundraising operations.
        5. Assisted staff to manage ministry budgets.
        6. Managed social media accounts and other communications.
        7. Reviewed, created, and implemented policies and procedures to ensure the effective operation of the church.
        Years of Experience
        Experience
        5-7 Years
        Experience Level
        Level
        Executive
        Education
        Education
        Degree in Biblical Studies

        Bivocational Pastor Resume

        Objective : As a Bivocational Pastor, responsible for all church staff by creating an environment that encourages a team approach to the ministry to the staff. This would include giving staff the ability to succeed and maximize the effectiveness of their areas of ministry with the support of the church council.

        Skills : Outstanding leadership skills, Exemplary communication skills.

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        Description :

        1. Responsible for regularly proclaiming/preaching the Gospel of Jesus Christ, to the whole congregation, both in Tagalog and English worship services and in other ministries. As well as shepherding the whole flock.
        2. Led with passion, vision, anointing, and enthusiasm in providing oversight in all areas of church life and the ministerial staff.
        3. Actively worked with the Church council and the Associate Pastors in carrying out the churchs vision and mission as well as in fulfilling the purposes of the church, i.e., in worship, discipleship, fellowship, ministries, mission, and evangelism.
        4. Led in establishing the churchs long-term and short-term plans, goals, and objectives for developing the spiritual potential and growth of the church.
        5. Trained/equipped the church leaders and members to become effective, obedient, and powerful leaders and disciples of the Lord Jesus Christ.
        6. Participated/attended continued professional growth and development for himself/herself as well as studied the Word of God at a consistent depth for adequate teaching and preaching.
        7. Oversaw staff development to ensure that Associate Pastors and other ministerial staff have the resources necessary to fulfill their duties and responsibilities.
        Years of Experience
        Experience
        2-5 Years
        Experience Level
        Level
        Executive
        Education
        Education
        Degree in Biblical Studies

        Bivocational Pastor Resume

        Objective : As a Bivocational Pastor, created an environment of healthy and proper relationships among the staff; and ensure the discipleship, training, and development of all staff. Conducted regular and consistent meetings with pastoral staff members together on a regular basis.

        Skills : Proficient with FellowshipOne, QuickBooks, MS Office Suites, and social media.

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        1. Ensured that Associate Pastor(s) and other ministerial staff help other church leaders to plan and execute specific programs and activities.
        2. Ensured to reach out to the inactive members as well as the un-churched and unbelievers.
        3. Assisted the Associate Pastor(s) in executing the churchs spiritual events.
        4. Ensured that visitation program, counseling, and training programs of the church for discipleship, outreach/mission, and evangelism are carried out well.
        5. Preserved and promoted church unity; worked well with the people in the church exhibiting the five-fold ministry, i.e., the apostles, prophets, evangelists, pastors, and teachers.
        6. Strengthen and support the churchs Sunday School classes, prayer ministries and meetings, fellowships, camps, educational programs, and church planting/outreaches.
        7. Worked together with the Associate Pastor(s) regarding communicants and/or water baptismal classes as well as the evaluation of candidates.
        Years of Experience
        Experience
        2-5 Years
        Experience Level
        Level
        Executive
        Education
        Education
        Degree in Biblical Studies

        Bivocational Pastor Resume

        Objective : As a Bivocational Pastor, conducted at least annual evaluations with each staff member individually. Met with other church leaders as necessary and needed to ensure the vision and effectiveness of church ministries and departments.

        Skills : Demonstrated leadership skills as outlined in the Bible.

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        1. Ensured the ongoing ministry to congregants who are facing major surgery, are homebound or were in care facilities.
        2. Coordinated, scheduled, or delegated special services and outreach events.
        3. Ensured the ongoing development and implementation of outreach and follow-up ministries.
        4. Ensured the development and discipleship of current and future leaders and volunteers within the church.
        5. Evaluated needs, cast vision, and work with the Finance Committee to ensure implementation of capital campaigns and capital improvement projects as required and necessary.
        6. Ensured that all ministries and committees are aligned with the church's core vision and ministry objectives.
        7. Worked with the church treasurer, Finance Committee, and Church Council to ensure the financial well-being of the church through the budgeting, planning, and reporting processes.
        Years of Experience
        Experience
        2-5 Years
        Experience Level
        Level
        Executive
        Education
        Education
        Degree in Biblical Studies

        Bivocational Pastor Resume

        Objective : As a Bivocational Pastor, provided for office administration through staff or volunteers for assignments such as central record keeping of minutes, and membership records. for all boards, committees, and church business meetings as well as reports of church officers.

        Skills : Outstanding organizational skills, Strong people skills.

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        Description :

        1. Supported the Senior Pastor in accomplishing the churchs mission through ministry effectiveness evaluation, discernment, decision-making, planning, and overall direction of the church staff.
        2. Led the ministry staff in the establishment and ongoing direction of ministries that effectively reach the churchs demographic, ensuring the accomplishment of the overall mission.
        3. Ensured the operational readiness of the church through leadership and oversight of the support staff performing administrative duties, finance, human resources, supply, and facilities management.
        4. Facilitated the annual strategic planning process, including evaluation of ministry performance; review of mission, vision, and core values; develop key objectives and tactics; and establish three-year goals.
        5. Established and maintained a set of key performance measures (KPMs) that provide the Senior Pastor and church staff with ongoing visibility of the effectiveness of all functional areas of the church.
        6. Developed annual financial plans that fund the accomplishment of the strategic plan and meet critical financial objectives such as established cash reserve levels.
        7. Led church planting efforts, including developing a strategy, and networking with other church planting-focused churches for funding and provision of other needs.
        Years of Experience
        Experience
        2-5 Years
        Experience Level
        Level
        Executive
        Education
        Education
        Degree in Biblical Studies

        Bivocational Pastor Resume

        Objective : As a Bivocational Pastor, supported, coached, and assessed staff, implemented processes to optimize operational capabilities, strive to expand and unify the church, and manage resources effectively.

        Skills : Team player, Proficient in multi-tasking skills.

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        Description :

        1. Coordinated monthly pastor peer gatherings for mutual encouragement and accountability.
        2. Interacted with pastors for building trust, nurture, and support.
        3. Encouraged and cultivated spiritual growth, passion, and calling.
        4. Oversaw credentials and accountability and Facilitated pastoral search processes.
        5. Worked with licensing, installations, ordinations, and mentors.
        6. Developed infrastructure by all ministries and support areas that support the healthy, long-term growth of the church.
        7. Ensured that the trustees and staff are managing and maintained the use of all church buildings, assets, and grounds.
        Years of Experience
        Experience
        0-2 Years
        Experience Level
        Level
        Entry Level
        Education
        Education
        Degree in Biblical Studies