Wednesday, June 06, 2012


Jeffrey Paul Greathouse

      8446 Traders Court – Fishers, In 46038 (330) 234-1317


Personality Strengths

-         Step up and get people, things, and organizations mobilized for action
-         Provide structure, direction and clarity of focus
-         Follow through to see that tasks are done correctly and results are seen
-         Finds flaws and corrects them in advance

Contributions to the Organization

-         Lead by planning, providing direction, and assigning responsibilities
-         Influence by modeling the standards and commitment they expect from others
-         Focus on structuring tasks so goals are met

Core Operating Values

-         Common sense practicality
-         Categorizing aspects of life
-         Scheduling and monitoring
-         Task-focused behavior

Career Objective

My goal is to partner with business that will enable me to use my education, gifts and talents to help them achieve their desired goals. I will cast the vision and ensure that the objectives are carried out and met.

Natural  Gifts

Leadership, Administration and Teaching


BA in Organizational Leadership Development (June 1999)                                                                                                              Wheeling Jesuit University: Wheeling, WV

BA in Christian Education: Emphasis in Church and Family Life (May 1994)                                                           Lincoln Christian College: Lincoln, Illinois

MA in Practical Ministry  Emphasis in Church Growth and Evangelism (May 1996)
            Cincinnati Christian University: Cincinnati, Ohio


Working Three Concurrent Part-Time Positions While Looking For Full-Time Position

Marsh Supermarket, Zionsville, IN
Night stocking: working 4 nights away – stocking shelves at the local grocery store

Metro Plastic, Noblesville, IN
Hurco machine operator – working on a Whirlpool washing machine project

Children International, Kansas City, MO (company headquarters)
Faith Partnership representative- connecting individuals to third world children

Minister to Youth and Families (June 2010 – February 2012)                 
Christ the Savior Lutheran Church: Fishers, Indiana  
Ø      Oversaw 5-12 grade; averaged 100 students and adult leaders on Sundays
Ø      Promoted big group/small group mentality for our confirmation ministry
Ø      Created inter-generational ministry into the midst of our ministry
Ø      Emphasized service focus believing that when students serve that they will connect to God on a deeper level and their faith will grow
Ø      Partnered CTS with Meet Me Under the Bridge to serve the homeless                      

Director of Youth and Family Ministries (June 2007 – June 2010)              
Zion Lutheran Church: Wooster, Ohio  
Ø      Oversaw ministry from preschool – high school
Ø      Promoted community involvement for our downtown church
Ø      Created a family service (Sunday night) for those not connected to the church
Ø      Increased Vacation Bible School participation by 50%

Transportation Coordinator (October 2009 – June 2010)              
Goodwill Industries of Wayne & Holmes County: Wooster, Ohio  
Ø      Oversaw the car sales lot (accepted car donation, set price and sold cars)
Ø      Coordinated Schedule for Work first Training Participants (Pick-Up)
Ø      Oversaw the car fleet used for Goodwill transportation
Ø      Driver for WFT participants (interviews, job training, and work preparation)

Ministers to Students (June 2006 – June 2007)              
Christ United Methodist Church: Lafayette, Indiana  
Ø      Oversaw student ministry from grades 7-12
Ø      Developed a comprehensive Sunday night ministry philosophy
Ø      Led the confirmation ministry program
Ø      Developed outreach nights to attract the local junior high / high school students

Director of Student Ministries (June 2003 – June 2006)                 
Discovery United Methodist Church: Hoover, Alabama  
Ø      Oversaw ministry to students in grades 7-12 (100+ students)
Ø      Created, Designed, Developed, and Administered a Friday Night ministry
Ø      Ministry night: dinner, worship, big group teaching / small group discussion
Ø      Developed ministry/mission opportunities for our students to connect in service
Ø      Created ministry name, mission statement, and philosophy of ministry

Minister to Students (June 2000 – June 2003)                 
Winchester First United Methodist Church: Winchester, Kentucky  
Ø      First UMC was a downtown church with a rich ministry heritage
Ø      Oversaw the student ministry for students in grades 7-12
Ø      Developed two ministries: junior high and high school ministry
Ø      Oversaw the Holy Week activities: including Good Friday Re-enactment
Ø      Developed and Administered a Rotational Ministry format for students

Community Involvement
Ø      Route Driver for Meals For Wheels
Ø      Board of Directors for Move the Mountain (Moving Individuals out of poverty)
Ø      Medical Record Filer for Viola Free Medical Clinic
Ø      Partnered with Meet Me Under the Bridge (Feed the Homeless)
Ø      Relay For Life Participant

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