Outline for a Minister’s Resume

Outline for a Christian Minister's Resume. National Association of Christian Ministers #

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I. Personal Information

– Name

– Contact Information (address, phone number, email)

II. Education

– List all degrees earned, including the name of the institution and the date of graduation

– Relevant coursework or classes taken

III. Ministry Experience

– List all ministry positions held, including the name of the church or organization, location, and dates of service

– Describe responsibilities and duties for each position

– Highlight any major accomplishments or successful programs initiated

IV. Skills and Abilities

– List any special skills or abilities that may be relevant to ministry (e.g. public speaking, counseling, worship leading, etc.)

– Mention any specific certifications or training

V. Beliefs and Theology

– Describe personal beliefs and theology, including any denomination or theological tradition

– List any specific theological or biblical studies

VI. Volunteer Work and Community Involvement

– List any volunteer work or community involvement that is related to ministry or service

VII. References

– List three to five professional references, including name, title, organization, phone number, and email address

VIII. Additional Information

– Include any additional information that may be relevant to ministry (e.g. publications, speaking engagements, awards, etc.)