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Kevin Cox's résumé

Last updated

California

Experience

St. Peter's By The Sea Presbyterian Church - Director of Youth Ministries & to Their Families
Palos Verdes , CA
01/2014 - Current
• Planned and directed all youth programming for 60 students, grades 6-12 including weekly Sunday school, Youth Group an additional ministry events. • Established Youth Leadership program to assist in student involvement and college application volunteer hours. • Coordinated mission trips of over 60 volunteers and students to Mexico, New Mexico and San Francisco. • Led teams in fundraising and built homes with Amor Ministries over an seven year timeline. Partnered with various camp ministries and local churches for summer and winter camps. • Created outreach opportunities outside of church as volunteer High School football coach as well as middle school Lacrosse. • Sourced, modified and prepared class curriculum and targeted lesson plans based on confirmation requirements. • Hired, mentored and supervised interns and volunteer staff to carry out program goals. • Oversaw, trained and transitioned Intern into Junior High Coordinator role. • Assisted head pastor with preaching responsibilities as well as planning and executing Youth led service biannually. St. Peters By The Sea - Director of Junior High Ministries
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
01/2012 - 01/2014
• Planned and directed all youth programming for 15 students, grades 6-8 • Taught weekly Sunday school, Youth Group and preached biannually • Established small groups for discipleship • Coordinated house building mission trips to Mexico and seasonal camps • Oversaw and mentored youth interns • Created outreach opportunity outside of church as volunteer football coach for local High School St Andrews Presbyterian Church - Director of Junior High Ministry
Redondo Beach, CA
01/2007 - 01/2011
• Planned and directed all youth programming for 50 students, grades 6-8 • Taught weekly Sunday school, Youth Group and preached annually • Established Confirmation Program • Coordinated local mission trips and seasonal camps • Oversaw and mentored youth interns • Attended off-site events to glean ideas for youth program St Andrews Presbyterian Church - Junior High Youth Intern
Redondo Beach, CA
01/2005 - 01/2007
• Worked directly with Senior Pastor and High School Director • Created annual ministry vision and teaching plan • Successfully trained and managed staff of 5 interns • Taught weekly Sunday school and mid-week studies • Designed seasonal overnight, weekend, and camping retreat programs with local ministries • Supervised activities and events, including transportation of students, ensuring everyone's protection • Attended off-site events to glean ideas for youth program

Education

03/2020
Fuller Theological Seminary
Pasadena, CA
Masters of Arts in Theology : Theology
06/2011
University of California At Los Angeles
Westwood, CA
Bachelors of Arts: Political Science

Skills

• Vision • Leadership • Programming • Teaching • Outreach • Coaching • Listening • Leadership Development

Additional information

Bringing creative solutions into new communities and establishing strong group dynamics, churches can create an environment for people to feel seen, known, and accepted to be themselves. By building culture based on relational ministry, students and families can feel deeply cared for. A foundation of belonging postures church life towards growing disciples of Jesus.