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Jeffrey Emery


3610 Sides
Plainview, TX 79092


700 Garland
Plainview, TX 79072


Date of Birth: November 16, 1976
Marital Status:  Married Amelia Heard of Abilene, July 6, 1996
Children:         Mary Hannah, born May 9, 2001  


B.A. Youth and Family Ministry Abilene Christian University
August 1998 Abilene, TX


Garland St. Church of Christ    Plainview, TX
October 2000 – Present      Associate Minister  
  • Duties included planning events for youth and facilitating spiritual growth opportunities, visitation to members and visitors, worship planning, special events planning, teaching, song leading, occasional preaching, webmaster for website.  
Elm St. Church of Christ          Coleman, TX
Spring 1995 – Spring 199 Youth Minister/Intern  
  • Developed program of involvement and spiritual development for the youth group.  Worked with minister and elders to create education program.  Planned and coordinated youth events.  Taught adult and youth classes.  Led congregational singing. Preached occasionally.


Enterprise Rent-A-Car  Plainview and Lubbock, TX
  August 1998 – October 2000 Assistant Manager  
  • Responsible for managing personnel, over 100 cars in inventory, accounts receivable, marketing current and new accounts, income projection and customer service.  
Office Depot  Abilene, TX
1995 – 1998 CSA/ Lead Cashier  
  • Duties included opening and closing duties for the front end (cash registers/lock up), copy center associate, customer service associate, greeter, stocking and inventory.   
Abilene Christian University Abilene, TX
1995-1996     Resident Assistant  
  • Overseer of 30 fellow students, checked curfew, assisted Dorm Director in implementing and enforcing dorm rules, managed inventory of rooms.  Discreetly monitored for contraband and trained for light counseling duties.


            I feel that God has led me to this type of ministry, given me a talent to serve Him in this capacity.  I have been serving in one form or another since I was 12 years old and cannot be content unless I am actively working in His kingdom.  That is why, although I was prospering at Enterprise, I desired a way to serve full time.  Eventually, I would like to be able to continue my education by earning a degree in Christian Counseling or Marriage and Family Counseling.


            I strongly desire to lead others to Christ.  I believe that God has given me skills to do so.  At this stage in my life, I feel a connection to those in their teen years.  I feel that I have an ability to relate to them and to communicate with them in culturally relevant contexts.  I am mild tempered and accepting and have been told that I am easy to get along with.  Christ is the center of my life and I strive to live an exemplary model.  My wife is my helpmate and best friend.  The blessing of my daughter gives me the opportunity to glimpse every day how God must feel when He loves His children.  When my father was baptized, he told my mother that he was not going to be a “pew-sitting” Christian.  He immediately began studying and learning and has been ministering for over 20 years.  He passed his zeal for the Lord to me and I am excited about any opportunity for me to continue to dedicate myself to the Lord’s work. 



John Peck
Friend/Former Elder
Garland St. Church of Christ
204 S. Holliday Dr.
Plainview, TX 79072
806.296.6236 - Home

Scott Stogsdill
Youth Minister
Baker Heights Church of Christ
Abilene, TX

915.672.6974 – work

Karl King
Pulpit Minister
Garland St. Church of Christ
3404 Grandview
Plainview, TX
806.293.3386 – Home
806.296.2708 – Work

Bobby Ross
General Manager - Wal-Mart Distribution
2509 Jefferson
Plainview, TX 79072

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