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I live in Ocala, FL, and am willing to relocate.

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I would like to work in…

  • Youth / Student Ministry
  • Administration / Coordination
  • Assistant/Associate pastor
  • Family Ministry

I would like to work at a…

  • Baptist church
  • Baptist (Southern) church
  • Bible Church church

Jared Barkman's résumé

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Leading others to follow Christ while faithfully and passionately preaching, teaching and modeling His truth in love. Ready to bring over a decade of local church experience and gifted administrative skillset to a growing and exciting ministry.


Youth Pastor - Grace Baptist Church, Belleview, FL 2009-2018
• Built children's and youth ministry programs from ground up and developed them into three separate, thriving departments (elementary, middle and high school) • Directed all aspects of youth ministry (6th – 12th grades) to meet spiritual needs of families, selected age-specific, family-oriented curriculum in departments • Scheduled and managed teams of youth and children's ministry volunteers • Planned weekly group meetings, special events, outreach and service opportunities, and overnight and summer trips for camps and conferences • Taught twice weekly and counseled youth and children, including parents at times • Preached in main worship services as requested • Created visual and graphic design presentations for all aspects of church worship services • Established church's first social media presence and boosted engagement through posting and sharing events and announcements in various community forums • Served as volunteer mentor at Florida National Guard’s Youth Challenge Academy | 2013-2015

Youth Pastor - Bible Baptist Church (currently South Point Church), Ocala, FL 2007-2008
• Directed all aspects of youth ministry for 6th-12th grades • Prepared lessons and messages to teach students twice weekly • Preached in main services as called upon by Pastor • Scheduled and planned regular events, activities, outreach programs and summer trips; organized VBS program • Encouraged spiritual growth through individual mentoring and counseling • Directed video camera crews and editing and production of service DVDs and CDs


Bachelor of Science in Biblical Studies | Church Ministries-Youth Concentration | Class of 2006
Trinity Baptist College | Jacksonville, FL
• Elected vice-president for Sigma Lambda Kappa society in 2004-05 • Appointed student body liaison by school administrators

High School Diploma | St. Cloud High School | St. Cloud, FL | Class of 2000


Spiritual Gifts:
• Leadership • Administration • Shepherding • Teaching

Skills and Abilities:
• Social media • Relationship-building • Public speaking: Preaching and teaching • Volunteer/staff mgmt. • Budget administration • Youth ministry planning • Event planning, fundraising • Strategic thinking, long range planning • Problem solving • Technologically advanced • Creative design (presentations, flyers)

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