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Work History
Education
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Roger Ryan Karr

Assistant Professor; Entertainment Industry
Birmingham

Summary

Experienced Pastor with over nine years of experience in creating audio and visual experiences through worship. Excellent reputation for resolving problems and improving the church through maintaining and upgrading the technological needs of the church.

Overview

7
7
years of post-secondary education
20
20
years of professional experience

Associate Pastor

Saint Mark United Methodist Church
2017-07 - Current
  • Provided spiritual care through visitation, counseling and prayer.
  • Planned, created, and conducted worship services, wrote sermons and worked with key church leaders to carry out church mission.
  • Assessed, maintained, and upgraded the technological needs of the church through increased online presence and high production value in all media related areas.
  • Created weekly videos and recordings for promotional and communication needs for the church ministries.

Senior Pastor

Duncanville United Methodist Church
2015-05 - 2017-06
  • Provided spiritual and administrative leadership to church, including managing daily operations, developing and administering annual budget, delivering compassionate pastoral care to community and leading worship services, ordinances, funerals and weddings.

Senior Pastor

Big Sandy United Methodist Church
2014-07 - 2017-06
  • Oversaw administration and management of all areas of ministry.
  • Coordinated and spearheaded programs to increase church members' service throughout community.
  • Provided spiritual and administrative leadership to church, including managing daily operations, developing and administering annual budget, delivering compassionate pastoral care to community and leading worship services, ordinances, funerals and weddings.

Associate Pastor

Hamilton United Methodist Church
2012-06 - 2014-06
  • Planned and conducted contemporary evening worship services, wrote sermons and worked with key church leaders to carry out church mission.
  • Officiated special services such as weddings, funerals, baptisms and nursing home services.

Senior Pastor

Bexar United Methodist Church
2011-06 - 2014-06
  • Provided spiritual and administrative leadership to church, including managing daily operations, developing and administering annual budget, delivering compassionate pastoral care to community and leading worship services, ordinances, funerals and weddings.

Senior Pastor

Smyrna United Methodist Church
2011-06 - 2014-06
  • Provided spiritual and administrative leadership to church, including managing daily operations, developing and administering annual budget, delivering compassionate pastoral care to community and leading worship services, ordinances, funerals and weddings.

Worship Leader

Edgemont United Methodist Church
2007-04 - 2011-05
  • Coordinated music and special vocals for each worship service.
  • Facilitated music and worship services within community events, and local churches.

Work History

Master of Divinity - Pastoral Studies

Memphis Theological Seminary
2010-08 - 2014-05

Bachelor of Science - Entertainment Media Production

University Of North Alabama
2006-08 - 2009-12

Education

Skills

Project organization

Pastoral counseling/advising

Pro Tools expertise

Audio Mixers

Troubleshooting

Digital video production process

Group and individual instruction

Accomplishments

  • Recorded and filmed interviews with several ministries and local churches to help spread awareness.
  • Recorded and filmed music weekly to be used in online worship services.
  • Recorded and filmed promotional interviews for weekly sermon series.
  • Recorded and filmed weekly updates for social media.
  • Facilitate and record weekly online podcast.
  • Created streaming studios with local businesses to help facilitate their online presence.
  • Designed and built desktop computers for local businesses to help facilitate their online presence.

Work Availability

monday
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morning
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evening
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Software

Davinci Resolve

Reaper DAW

Adobe Premiere

Open Broadcast Studio

Associate Pastor - Saint Mark United Methodist Church
2017-07 - Current
Senior Pastor - Duncanville United Methodist Church
2015-05 - 2017-06
Senior Pastor - Big Sandy United Methodist Church
2014-07 - 2017-06
Associate Pastor - Hamilton United Methodist Church
2012-06 - 2014-06
Senior Pastor - Bexar United Methodist Church
2011-06 - 2014-06
Senior Pastor - Smyrna United Methodist Church
2011-06 - 2014-06
Memphis Theological Seminary - Master of Divinity, Pastoral Studies
2010-08 - 2014-05
Worship Leader - Edgemont United Methodist Church
2007-04 - 2011-05
University Of North Alabama - Bachelor of Science, Entertainment Media Production
2006-08 - 2009-12

Timeline

Roger Ryan KarrAssistant Professor; Entertainment Industry