Reverend Dana Perreard
Master of Divinity - 2004
University of Dubuque Theological Seminary
Bachelor of Arts
Music Major, Certification for Ministry
Community Presbyterian Church of Oakland
Solo Pastor, July 2004 to October 2008. Oakland, Oregon.
Plan, lead, and preach for weekly worship services. Moderate elders meetings. Lead and work with Christian education ministries; youth, children, adult. Provide pastoral care and be on call for emergencies. Plan and lead memorials and weddings. Provide short-term pastoral counseling. Attend regional Presbytery meetings and continuing education opportunities. Oversee the committee structure of the church.
Third Presbyterian Church
Praise Team Leader, January 2002 to June 2004. Dubuque, Iowa. Lead Praise Team in rehearsals and worship leading with special attention to divisive issues in the congregation.
James River Correctional Center
Chaplain's intern, June 2003 to August 2003. Jamestown, North Dakota.
Counsel, teach, preach, lead worship, and build relationships with inmates.
First Presbyterian Church of Seattle
Director of Outreach to Youth, January 1996 to August 2001.
Disciple and encourage the youth of the congregation and build an outreach to the youth of the community. Be an integral part of the congregation and church staff.
Resident Assistant, Resident Chaplain, Choir Chaplain, 1993-1995. Spokane, Washington.
All Outdoors Incorporated
Program Director, June-August 1992, and 1994. Bend, Oregon. Co-lead outdoor adventure trips for developmentally and otherwise disabled clients. Administer medications, transport, plan, and execute recreation schedules, cook, maintain campsites/housing, relate to clients, and be responsible for safety at all times.