Charles Kitner

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Assistant Professor at Point Park University 1998(?) until present time

Experience

1987-to present Blairsville First Assembly of God Blairsville, Pa. 15717

Senior Pastor

  • As Senior Pastor I oversee all the functions of the church together with my
  • Board of Deacons.
  • I Brought this church out of debt, paying off both the parsonage and the church.
  • Did much major repair to both buildings raising the money to do so with as little debt as possible.
  • Together with the church board I initiated the sale of the old church property.
  • We have moved to a new property as of December of 2000 and are in the beginning stages of building a new church facility.
  • We are still debt free
  • I implemented correct procedures for carrying out the church administration functions. I had to restructure most of the functions to reflect correct procedures.
  • I had served on the South West Suburban Section Home Missions Committee for several years, conducting the affairs of the Section which included overseeing other churches, keeping records for their churches, counseling the pastors of our Home Missions works and many other duties. I am not currently serving as of April, 1999

 

1985-1987 Evangel Assembly of God Norristown, Pa.

Assistant Pastor

  • I assisted Senior Pastor Joseph Moore in any area asked of him.
  • I taught Adult Sunday School on a regular basis.
  • I was in charge of the visitation ministry. This kept people coming to church and even going on to ministry school as a result of follow up contacts.
  • I did prison ministry and one-on-one sidewalk ministry
  • I preached as often as the pastor asked me to in the church
  • I did the counseling for the church while I was there.

 

1982-1985 Faith Assembly of God Collegeville, Pa.(Fairview Village)

Home Missions Pastor

  • My first church.
  • I worked very close with the Home Missions Committee there in everything that I did. I reported to them once a month.
  • I had to work a secular job of 40+hrs per week.

 

 

Education
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1977 to Spring 1981 Valley Forge Christian College Phoenixville, Pa.

  • Bachelor of Science in Bible, Ministry Major
  • Graduated in the spring of 1981

Various times Special sales training and insurance training .

1960-1962 Baldwin High School Baldwin, Whitehall, Pa.

  • Diploma, Math Science Courses

Biographical
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  • Born September 26, 1944 in Pittsburgh, Pa.
  • Married Marian Elizabeth Verscharen in July of 1964.
  • Born again and baptized in water and in the holy Spirit under the ministry of Pastor James Leake of Monroeville Pa. In the 1970's.
  • We have 4 children of which only 2 remain home. My son is enrolled in Indiana University of Pennsylvania and my daughter just graduated from 12th grade in June of 1999.
  • We currently live in Blairsville, Pa.

Achievements
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  • I have taken a fragmented church and brought it together with God's help and direction.
  • Completed many large undertakings some mentioned else where in this resume.
  • I have lead the church through a major change as we sold one facility and have purchased another place in which to build the ministry.
  • I have grown in my personal walk with the Lord.
  • I have seen many people come to the saving knowledge of Jesus Christ.
  • I have seen fragmented lives put back together, and marriages restored.
  • I served on the Sections Home Missions Committee for several years taking care of the business of Home Mission Churches.
  • I have spoken at various community events such as Thanksgiving and Easter services.
  • I have taught several courses at the Teen Challenge Center of Western Pa.
  • I was the speaker for the baccalaureate service for my sons graduating class at Blairsville Senior High School in 1996.
  • I taught Business Through the Eyes of Faith for the Remington Education Center in November and December of 1996 and I taught Business Ethics in August and September of 1997.
  • I have taught the Careers Success class at the Remington Education Center. Getting students ready for job interviews complete with their portfolios to enter the marketplace.
  • I also taught The English Verbal class and part of the Marketing class in March and April of 1998.
  • I have authored several internet Web Pages and have touched peoples lives around the world with the message of THE LORD JESUS CHRIST.
  • http://www.forministry.com/USPAAOGODBFAOG is the URL for one of my web sites.
  • http://facstaff.pointpark.edu/ckitner is my new Point Park University website address.
  • I have computerized the church office designing several small applications to keep all of the church records.
  • I am currently teaching as an Assistant Professor at Point Park College in Pittsburgh Pa.. The courses I have taught include: CMPS III Information Literacy , CMPS 110 Information Technology , BUS 414 Internet Research & the Business of the Internet ,CMPS 115 Web Page Making with HTML and BUS 301 Office 2000 and the Internet.
  • I was a facilitator for the Biblical Theology of Prayer and Introduction to Theology classes live (interactive both text and verbally) on the Internet for The Berean University of the Assemblies of God.
  • I publish "Sonforu Thought for Today"each day and send it out over the Internet to my subscribers. To sign up for the Sonforu Thought for Today. Click sonforu@verizon.net

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E-mail address sonforu@verizon.net

 

Copyright Charles Kitner 2001 - 2007