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I would like to work in…

  • Youth / Student Ministry
  • Administration / Coordination
  • Assistant/Associate pastor
  • Camp Ministry
  • Christian Education
  • Family Ministry
  • Young Adult / College Ministry

I would like to work at a…

  • Presbyterian church
  • Non-denominational church
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Mat Bowen III's résumé

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Master's educated pastor with 3 years full-time ministry experience looking to partner with an established church to further Christ's mission.

Experience

FULL-TIME EXPERIENCE

Secondary Coach
The Work Faith Connection
Houston, TX 05/2018- Present

-Responsible for the spiritual growth and professional growth of over 4500 graduates of the re-entry/job readiness program -Disciple graduates through their faith journey and job search by conducting individualized bible studies, connecting graduates w/ local church communities, and teaching theological truths previously inaccessible -Raise the self-awareness and esteem of convicted felons using cognitive therapy techniques and family systems therapy methodology

Pastoral Resident
Fellowship Community Church
Mount Laurel, NJ

-Assisted in the ministry design and implementation (including oversight of volunteers)of a new young adult ministry model including pastoral care resulting in a 50% increase in retention and engagement -responsible for the organization and facilitation of weekly and monthly connections ministry events catering 50-100 visitors each Sunday -Executed regular teaching and preaching via Sunday morning worship for 1200-1400 people

Pastoral Resident
First Presbyterian Church of Olney
Philadelphia, PA

-Redesigned the youth ministry and increased continual participation by 100% -Led weekly teaching and oversight of Sunday morning adult bible study -Preached regular sermons and assisted in the liturgy in corporate Sunday worship -Assisted senior leadership in managing pastoral care of church body

SUMMER INTERNSHIPS

Pastoral Intern, Second Church of Christ, Danvile, IL - 2015
Education Intern, Hope Education, FL - 2014
Homeless Ministry Intern, Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church, FL - 2013

Education

Princeton Theological Seminary
Master of Divinity
GPA 3.17/4
2015-2018

Purdue University
Bachelor's in Philosophy
Minor in Business
GPA 3.81/4

Skills

Administration, Leadership, Preaching, Critical Thinking, Organization, Experience, Wisdom, Team Player, Seeking longevity, Personable

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