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I live in Atlanta, GA, and am willing to relocate.

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  • Youth / Student Ministry
  • Assistant/Associate pastor
  • Family Ministry
  • Young Adult / College Ministry

I would like to work at a…

  • Baptist church
  • Non-denominational church
  • Other church

Deandre Dukes's résumé

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North Carolina


To obtain a position that utilizes my education and expertise in parish ministry, social activism and community mobilization to more readily reflect the beloved community.

Ordained Elder
Global United and National Baptist Association ▪ December 2021

Chaplain Intern- Sept 2021- Present
Emory University Healthcare System, Winship Cancer Center

Youth Counselor▪ Aug 2021- Present
Agape Youth Center, Atlanta GA

Chaplain Intern▪ Aug 2021- Present
Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia

Associate Pastor▪ Aug 2020- May 2021
Highrock Evangelical Covenant Church, 735 Massachusetts Ave, Arlington MA 02476

Associate Pastor Intern ▪ Sept 2019- May 2020
Wilson Temple United Methodist Church, 1023 Oberlin Rd, Raleigh NC 27605
Campus Minister Intern ▪ Aug 2019-May 2020
North Carolina State University Wesley Foundation, Raleigh North Carolina

Associate Pastor Intern ▪ May 2019- Aug 2019
St. Peter’s United Methodist Church, Oxford NC 27278

Interim Director of Youth ▪ Jan 2019- Aug 2020
Hillsborough United Methodist Church, 130 W Tryon St, Hillsborough NC 27278

Director of Children & Youth ▪ Jan. 2017- Jan 2019
Community in Christ Lutheran Church, 7621 Norman Island Drive, Cornelius North Carolina 28031

Mentor ▪ Jan. 2016- May 2018
South Providence Alternative School, 500 S Providence St, Waxhaw, NC 28173

Director of Youth Ministries, Aug. 2015- Jan 2017
Central United Methodist Church, 801 S. Hayne Street, Monroe North Carolina 28112

Head Male Counselor May 2015- Aug. 2015
High Peak Camp, Estes Park CO 80517

Elementary School Guidance Counselor Intern: Aug 2014 – May 2016 Toccoa Elementary, 304 North Pond Street, Toccoa Georgia 30577

Assistant Director of Operations- Sept 2013- May 2014
Boys and Girls Club of Toccoa, 401 West Whitman St. Toccoa GA 30577

Youth Minister Intern ▪ September 2013 – February 2015
First United Methodist Church of Toccoa, 283 E Tugaloo St, Toccoa, Georgia 30577

Head Male Counselor ▪ (Summer of 2013 & 2014)
Camp Hidden Lake, 353 Oregon Road, Lexington, Mississippi



Master of Divinity & Certificate in Black Church Studies
Duke University ▪ Aug 2017- Sept 2020

Bachelor of Arts in Christian Counseling & Psychology & a Minor in Biblical Studies
Toccoa Falls College ▪ Jan 2011- May 2015

Dual Seal High School Diploma
Carrollton High School ▪ Aug 2006- May 2010

Reviving. American Democracy under the leadership of Rev. Dr. William Barber and Rev. Dr. Jonathan Hargrove- My Research dealt primarily with fusion politics and grassroots movements and their contributions to American democracy primarily for people of color.

World House Gathering under the leadership of Rev. Dr. James Forbes- My research consisted of intentional exploration of the various conceptions of the Beloved Community that the Late Rev. Dr Martin Luther King Jr. so affectionately spoke of during his lifetime and service to the church and the black community.

The Call to Sacred Memory under Rev. Dr. David Goatley- My focus was on the impacts of Lynching(s) of African Americans and their expression of the Christian faith down south.

The Theology of J. Deotis Roberts under the leadership of Rev. Dr. David Goatley- My research focused on the writings of the Late Rev. Dr. Deotis Roberts concerning the role of the black theologian and the work of reconciliation.

The Great lakes Initiative Leadership Institute hosted in Kampala, Uganda under Rev. Dr. J. Warren Smith - My research in Kampala dealt will possessing a resilient faith during turbulent times.

Journeys of Reconciliation under the leadership of Rev. Dr. Edgardo Colon Emeric- During my research in South America I focused on the forms of lament as I listened to the stories of survivors during wars and famine in Peru.


Additional information

2020 Duke Divinity Senior Superlative
2019 Duke Divinity New Student Orientation Speaker Nominee
2017 Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Recipient
2010 Carrollton High School Recipient of senior superlative: Most likely to change the world
2010 National Youth Leadership Award

2019 Duke Divinity Student Council, Class Representative
2018-2020 Mecklenburg Youth Crime Prevention Council
2017-2020 Black Student Union member
2017-2019 Unity in Community, Huntersville, North Carolina
2016-2017 Union County Homeless Shelter Board Member
2014-2015 Toccoa Falls College Christian Counselors Club 2014-2015
2006 FBLA member