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Youth Pastor

Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
March 31, 2019

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David E. Wintterle

**** ********** *****, ******** *******, CO 80918 • Cell: 913-***-**** • Email:


Restoration Church – Assembly of God January 2016 – August 2018

9355 Peaceful Valley Road, Colorado Springs, CO 80925 Youth Pastor and Intern Director


As a youth pastor I was in charge of the spiritual development of the Jr. High and High School students.

Prepared, organized and lead weekly youth service, youth and children’s Sunday school service, and week night small groups.

Organized and lead monthly youth events and numerous retreats throughout the year.

Prayed for the Lord’s leading in a preaching outline for each year and wrote weekly sermons.

Recruited and mentored a large group of volunteer leaders, including committed students and adults.

Counsel students and parents.

Create and lead fun summer games competition.

Create and lead MIT (Ministers in Training), and eight-week summer internship for high school students.

Preached in the main service a few times a year.

Organized weekly main service announcements.

Organized and mentored students for the Assemblies of God Regional and National Fine Arts Competition.

Apple Retail August 2014 – October 2016

1685 Briargate Pkwy, Colorado Springs, CO 80920 Service Specialist / Creative


As a Service Specialist it was my responsibility and duty to repair relationships between the customer and the company, to troubleshoot mobile devices that had software or physical issues and educate the customer on how to use their device.Oversaw traffic flow for the family room, directed traffic and created appointments for customers.

Thorn Productions August 2013 – December 2013

365 Elkton Drive, Colorado Springs, CO, 80907 Director / Creator of the Thorn Conservatory


The Thorn Conservatory was an internship for Christian arts. I was hired to develop the format and curriculum for the Thorn Conservatory, recruit students and oversee their development as leaders in the Christian arts community.

Developed and created the schedule.

Created curriculum.

Recruited and oversaw the operations of the students.

Obtained and oversaw a partnership between YWAM and Thorn Productions.

Christian Life Assembly of God September 2011 – October 2012

3250 East Lancaster Boulevard, Lancaster, CA 93536 Youth Pastor


Junior High and High School Youth Pastor at a small church on the East side of Lancaster. In just a few months grew the youth ministry from 5-10 students to 25-30 students for Wednesday night attendance with five active youth leaders. Ministry activities are in the Year End Summary to the Church Board (attached).

Lancaster First Assembly of God 2001 – September 2005 and Summer of 2010

44514 20th Street West, Lancaster, CA 93534 Intern Director


MIT – Director of high school summer intern program called MIT.

Junior High and High School Student Volunteer – volunteered in the youth ministries department of Lancaster First Assembly of God. As a junior high school and high school student, I was involved in youth ministry as student leader. Heavily involved in ministry outreaches, community activities, drama and missions.

Royal Family Kids Camp – volunteer counselor and helper.

The Highlands – Foursquare Church August 2008 – April 2009

39625 20th Street West, Palmdale, CA 93551 Intern Director and College Pastor


Worked as Director of Anthem, a year-long, full-immersion, internship program for college-age students. Created and developed all materials for the program and taught classes to the interns. Worked and led weekly outreach activities for the church throughout the city of Palmdale. Acted as college pastor building from very few to a congregation of 50 and started the Mill Ministries.

Anthem –

Taught classes on leadership, life skills and how to properly study the Bible.

Led regular physical fitness workouts with interns.

Mentored students.

Church Outreach Programs – Led outreaches to the community such as feeding programs for the homeless.

The Mill –

Prepared and gave weekly sermons.

Led students in outreaches.

TwentyFouSeven Leadership Academy September 2005 – June 2008

Colorado Springs, CO Student and Member of Cadre Leadership Team

TwentyFourSeven was an intense three-year leadership academy aimed at producing exemplary character and leadership skills in young adults between the ages of 18 and 25. The ten-month academic year consisted of a rigorous multi-disciplinary program which stresses the development of physical fitness, mental endurance, academic excellence, effective interpersonal skills, commitment, character and world-wide service. The program has a record of producing committed and successful leaders who are equipped to be an asset to such chosen career fields as business, medicine, industry, law, technology, public service, humanitarian service, education and the arts. The program attracted high-achieving students with a previously successful academic and personal record. Attended the school for 3 years – the first as a student, second as a student leader with multiple responsibilities and the third as a program director:

As a first-year Student –

Experienced intense personal growth as a young adult, leader and student. Attended regular classes through satellite campus of King’s College.

Traveled to Mexico, Tibet and Thailand for missions 2 months out of the year.

As a second-year Cadre Leader –

Led team of 12 students serving as mentor, leader, coach, and disciplinarian. Counseled, coached, advised, disciplined and monitored personal progress.

Assisted in multiple projects on a daily basis such as office work, running errands, completing tasks, trouble-shooting, answering and making telephone calls.

Participated on a team of eight people that organized the school’s annual Benefit Dinner & Auction, raising $35,000 to fund worldwide travel for service projects.

Core Ministry Team – toured the United States with a team of 12 students going to 22 different states serving in homeless shelters and community outreach centers. Also performed dramas and inspirational messages and preaching at public and private high schools, secondary schools and churches.

As a third-year Staff Member / Program Director / Core Leader – Leadership responsibilities included:

Core Director – Set and planned a month-long, West Coast tour across 16 states leading a team of 14 students. Developed and created dramas, led a team

Developed and created dramas.

In charge of all missions preparations for the year.

In charge of discipleship development over the whole program.

Led two teams to Mexico and China for missions.

Helped run the overall program of 80 students.


Key note speaker for Angeles Crest Winter Camp 2 years in a row, February 2013 and February 2014.

Winning team of the 2007 TwentyFourSeven ECO Challenge, placed first out of six teams.

Winning team of the 2007 Galloway Cup, awarded to the team that had demonstrated superior excellence in every area of the program throughout the year.

Ran two Iron Man Triathlons.

Overseas experience includes mission trips to Mexico, Russia, China, Tibet, Thailand, and Haiti.

Guest speaker at high school youth camps and school assemblies.

Team Captain of Track & Field at Lancaster High School.

Youth camp counselor – many camps and retreats.

Antelope Valley Royal Family Kids Camp for abused and neglected children – four years as counselor .

Looking Good Lancaster campaign to clean up city.

City of Palmdale freeway on-ramp and off-ramp cleanup teams.

Lancaster Community Hospital’s earthquake disaster drill with team of students as victims.


Lancaster High School • King’s College & Seminary • Antelope Valley College • Vanguard University

Lancaster, CA Van Nuys, CA Lancaster, CA Costa Mesa, CA

High School Diploma 38 Units Earned Credentialed Minister with Assemblies of God

Ordained with the Assemblies of God, April of 2018

INTERESTS & ACTIVITIES Athletics - Triathlon competitions, basketball, volleyball, most sports

Creative Arts - Creative writing, dramas & dance

Travel and Culture - traveled extensively in Latin American and Asia


Courteous • Consistent • Energetic • Hardworking

Effective Communicator • Flexible

Personal references available upon request.

Additional information/insight at my ministry blog (not current but interesting)

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