Resume

I am primarily looking for a position in ministry at a church or even possibly a para-church ministry.

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Rev. Todd D. Porter
toddporter225 @ gmail.com

WORK AND MINISTRY EXPERIENCE

The River Church, Liberty Township, OH

August 2009-August 2019
Supervisor: Brad Mitchell

Connections Pastor (June 2013-August 2019)

  • Manage our First Impressions Team (ushers, greeters, guest services)
  • Manage & coordinate annual Helicopter Egg Drop (This included volunteer recruitment, advertisement, ticket sales, check-in & day of organizing)
  • Coordinate Community Groups which includes leading one in my home
  • Implemented and lead Affinity Groups
  • Manage and coordinate mission trips to Guatemala (2014) and Haiti (2016-2018)
  • Manage social media (Hootsuite, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, etc.)
  • Design and manage website
  • Designed & managed the River app (discontinued)
  • Manage YouVersion events for Sunday morning talk notes
  • Marketing to include internal signage both directional & advertisement
  • Manage & design monthly e-newsletter for distribution
  • Formulated Communications Guide to build better alignment, branding, & quality
  • Build PowerPoint for Sunday messages
  • Integrated change from Church Community Builder to Planning Center database
  • CCB Master Admin & PCO Master Admin
  • Set-up & maintain Google Suite
  • Design and develop graphics for talk series with Photoshop
  • Video presentation (bumper videos, announcement videos, etc.) w/ Final Cut Pro
  • Work with sound, light, and media team and proficient with ProPresenter
  • Set up stage lighting and stage design
  • Edit and upload weekly podcast (video & audio) of Sunday talks

Pastor to Students (August 2009-June 2013)

  • Developed & managed student ministry (including youth services & small groups)
  • Lead, train volunteer staff
  • Teach in student and adult services
  • Lead a parent of teens ministry

Banner Broach Incorporated, Harrison Township, MI
Summer 93, Winter 93/94, May 94 – January 09 (full-time & part-time)
Employer: Doug Porter
Machinist


Stony Creek Church, Utica, MI
October 1999- March 2005
Supervisor: Dr. Randy Rheaume

Pastor to Students

  • Developed and managed student ministry (including youth service & groups)
  • Led, trained volunteer staff
  • Taught in student and adult services
  • Led a parent of teens ministry

Programming Director

  • Planned & organized Sunday morning worship services
  • Led and managed technical team – sound, video, lighting, website

40 Days of Purpose Campaign Director (Fall 2003)

  • Planned & organized Sunday morning services
  • Coordinated, trained small group leaders
  • Administrated the technical and logistical needs for the program

Christ’s Covenant Church (now closed), Utica, MI
September 1997- January 1999 (volunteer) February 99- August 1999 (part-time)
Supervisor: Rev. Kevin McCarthy

Pastor to Students

  • Developed and managed student ministry
  • Led, trained volunteer staff
  • Taught in student and adult services
  • Led, trained the tech ministry in adult services

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

SouthBrook Christian Church, Miamisburg, OH
Supervisor: Erik Fleming

September 2019-present (Players Box)


Anthony Munoz Foundation, Cincinnati, OH
Supervisor: Caleigh Willis

October 2009-present (various roles)


SWOA Camps, Oregonia, OH
Supervisor: Andy Hoover

Camp Board (2010-present)

  • Led and managed technical team – sound, video, lighting
  • Camp logo and shirt designed with Photoshop
  • Previously served as camp counselor and director

EDGE Teen Center, Liberty Township, OH
Supervisor: Ken & Brenda Yablonsky

EDGE Board (2010-2016); EDGE Operations Committee (2016-present)

  • Designed and maintain EDGE website

Rockpointe Community Church , Sterling Heights, MI
Supervisors: Rob Markus (Youth) Randy Tomko (Young Adults)

January 2006-August 2009


Camp Rock Ministries Incorporated (now closed)
Supervisor: Camp Rock Board

  • Taught in chapel services
  • Helped organize & run camp (i.e. skits, games, themes, audio/visual, etc.)
  • Served as camp counselor and director

KEY SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Communication, Administration, Leadership, and Shepherding
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Competent with social networking and using Hootsuite to manage channels
  • Website design & management
  • Written and verbal communications
  • Audio/visual aspects for a church service setting
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, & PowerPoint), Google Suites (Docs, Sheets, & Slides), Pages, Numbers, Keynote, Photoshop, Final Cut Pro, GarageBand, and ProPresenter
  • Passionate about missions, mentoring men, married couples, and seekers

EDUCATIONAL INFORMATION

Professional training:
Global Leadership Summit (2012, 2016, 2017, 2018, & 2019)
Catalyst (Cincinnati 2016 & 2017; Atlanta 2012)
Leadercast (2016)
Drive Conference (2013)
National Youth Workers Conferences (Atlanta 2007, Pittsburgh 2008, & Cincinnati 2009)
Youth Specialties Core Training seminars (2006, 2007 & 2008)
Purpose Driven Youth Ministry Conferences (October 2001, March 2004 & March 2005)

Southeastern University, Lakeland, FL
May-October 2017
Certified Catalyst Leader

Elim Bible Institute, Lima NY
Degrees received May 1994:
Diploma – Major – Bible, Minor – Ministry
Teacher’s Diploma – Evangelical Teacher Training Association

Warren Senior High School, Warren, MI
High School Diploma, June 1991