Associate Pastor

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Makiah Bertocchi | (817) 416-2721 | Little Rock, AR


I am an ordained minister with over five years of experience as an associate pastor. I have a passion for serving the Lord and sharing His love with others. I have a strong desire to help people grow in their relationship with God and to see them become all that He has called them to be. I am a gifted speaker and teacher, and I have a heart for worship leading and prayer. I am also experienced in administration, event planning, marketing, and communication.


Associate Pastor at Central Baptist Church, ARJun 2022 - Present

  • Led a team of 4 staff and 10 volunteers in planning and executing weekly worship services, special events, and community outreach programs.
  • Grew the youth ministry program from 15 to 50 regular participants through creative programming and engaging teaching.
  • Successfully launched a new small group ministry that met the needs of 20% of the church’s congregation who were not currently involved in a small group.
  • Wrote curriculum for and taught 6-week adult education class on Biblical interpretation that was well received by attendees.
  • Led monthly meetings for lay leadership teams ( Elders, Deacons, Trustees) resulting in increased clarity around roles & responsibilities and more effective decision making.
  • Preached an average of 26 times per year.

Assistant Pastor at First Baptist Church, ARAug 2017 - May 2022

  • Wrote and delivered 50 sermons.
  • Led 10 Bible studies with an average of 15 attendees.
  • Counseled 20 individuals one-on-one.
  • Organized and led 5 mission trips to Mexico with a team of 30 people each time.
  • Raised $10,000 for the youth group’s summer camp through car washes and bake sales.
  • Taught Sunday school to a class of 25 elementary students every week.


Master of Divinity at Harding University, ARAug 2012 - May 2017

I have learned how to read and interpret the Bible, how to lead and participate in worship, and how to effectively communicate the gospel message.


  • Bible Knowledge
  • Prayer
  • Public Speaking
  • Leadership
  • Communication Skills
  • Listening Skills

Mariaelena Molly | (165) 506-5514 | Pahoa, HI


I am an Associate Pastor with over 5 years of experience. I have a passion for ministry and helping others, and I feel called to this work. I have a strong background in preaching, teaching, counseling, and administration. I am also skilled in working with youth and families. In my previous role as an Associate Pastor, I was responsible for leading worship services, overseeing the children's programing, providing pastoral care to members of the congregation, and administering the church budget.


Associate Pastor at Bethel Missionary Baptist Church, HIApr 2022 - Present

  • Led a team of 5 staff members and 10 volunteers in developing and implementing a new outreach program that resulted in 100 new church members.
  • Planned and executed weekly worship services that averaged 200 attendees.
  • Led a Bible study for 20 men that met every Wednesday morning for 1 year resulting in increased spiritual growth for participants.
  • Counseled an average of 3 individuals per week, providing guidance and support through difficult life transitions or challenges.

Assistant Pastor at , HISep 2017 - Mar 2022

  • Led a team of 5 other assistant pastors and successfully organized the church’s first ever youth retreat which had 100 attendees.
  • Grew the Sunday school class for 3-5 year olds from an average attendance of 15 to 25 children per week.
  • Wrote, edited, and published weekly newsletters for the congregation that included updates on upcoming events and sermons.
  • Led a small group Bible study for women that met bi-weekly consisting of 8 members.
  • Assisted in planning worship services each week and often led parts of the service such as announcements, reading scripture, or giving prayers.
  • Met one-on-one with individuals seeking spiritual guidance on a regular basis.


Master of Divinity at Punahou School, HISep 2013 - May 2017

I have learned how to read and interpret different types of ancient texts, how to preach and lead worship, and how to counsel and provide spiritual guidance.


  • Bible knowledge
  • Theology
  • Public speaking
  • Leadership
  • Communication
  • Organizational
  • Counseling

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