Name: James Bryan Farno
Ministry Profile: Ministry Objective To serve God with the gifts that he has given me as a worship minister in a local church setting. It is my goal to build and develop a team of worshipers and worship leaders. Who’s’ goals are to build up one another, inspire dynamic corporate worship, and challenge people to grow deeper in their understanding of God. Ministry Experience 2011 Calumet Street Christian Church Centralia, Illinois • Develop and lead weekly traditional, blended and contemporary worship services • Teamed with other staff and volunteers to develop evening worship for youth. • Lead worship practices • Oversee the development of the church concert choir such as in Christmas cantata and special music • Develop and upgrade all technical aspects of worship (sound, lighting, video) • Seek and train volunteers to assist in worship experience 2010 Indian Creek Christian Church Indianapolis, Indiana • Volunteer musician 2009 Crossings Knoxville, Tennessee • Volunteer musician 2008-2009 Cumberland Christian Church Indianapolis, Indiana • Developed weekly traditional, blended and contemporary worship services • Lead worship practices for paid instrumentalists • Organized and directed special music with the choir such as Christmas cantata • Assisted in creating sermon illustrations through the use of video and photography 2006-2008 Sunman Community Church Sunman, Indiana • Organized weekly traditional, blended and contemporary worship services • Lead worship practices for volunteer instrumentalists and vocalists • Selected music and rehearsed choir on a weekly basis • Organized and directed special music events such as Easter cantata • Provided guitar instruction to various individuals 2005-2006 New Whiteland Christian Church New Whiteland, Indiana 2005 Camp Allendale Trafalgar, Indiana Education • Greenville College, Greenville, Illinois, Audio Engineering; 2012-2014 • Johnson Bible College, Knoxville, Tennessee, Bible Major; 2009 • Cincinnati Christian University, Cincinnati, Ohio, Music Major; 2006-2007 • Johnson Bible College, Knoxville, Tennessee, Church Music Major; 2003-2005 • Whiteland Community High School, Whiteland, Indiana, Core 40 Diploma; 1999-2003 Abilities • I am experienced in sound, lighting, and in the use of multimedia. • I majored in voice at both Johnson University, and Cincinnati Christian University. I minored in Guitar at Johnson University. I also play the bass, mandolin, and banjo. Honors In 2002 I earned the honor and title of Eagle Scout. I recruited and supervised a group of volunteers in the development of nature trail at Camp Allandale, a central Indiana Christian camp ground.