Spouse: Wendy Kathy Budd
Address: 1899 Topeka Ave.
City: San Jose
Position: Associate Pastor
Position: Christian Ed
Ordained to Word
and Sacrament Evangelical Covenant Church (2005)
Masters of Divinity, Pastoral Ministry
Western Seminary, San Jose (2005)
B.S. Psychology w/ Communications Minor
San Jose State University - (2000)
Pastor at Reliance
(May 2008 - Feb. 2009)
Lead a church planting venture in partnership with New Life Covenant
Great Exchange Covenant Church and the Evangelical Covenant Church.
ministry assisted people in serving the city of San Jose while searching
faith, but was unable to achieve self-sustainability.
Church Planter in Residence at GRX Covenant Church (Nov. 2007 - Apr.
In preparation to launch Reliance Covenant Church, training and experience
was gained in the areas of pastoral leadership, communication, community
life and cross-cultural ministry at this large and rapidly growing
Associate Pastor at New Life Covenant Church - formerly First Covenant
Church, San Jose
(July 2005 - Oct. 2007)
Provided crucial stability and skills of conflict resolution during
congregational renewal process. Created revisioning experiences for
leadership. Lead Bible Clubs on public elementary, middle, and high
campuses. Created community compassion opportunities for those in
congregation. Provided regular pulpit supply and lead the worship
Assistant Pastor at First Covenant Church
(July 2000 - June 2005)
Coordinated the volunteer efforts of 40 adults in leading ministries
students. Ministry focus areas: Children (AWANA, Special Events, Musicals,
Sunday Programming), Youth (Campus Ministry through Youth for Christ),
Sports (Youth Volleyball Leagues & Gymnasium Renovation Project
Pastoral Intern at First Covenant Church &
First Baptist Church, Downey
(Jan. 1997 - June 2000)
Leading nursery through high school ministries, created screening
and bible curriculum.