Jeffrey Stachmus


Interested in Pastor, Senior Pastor, Associate Pastor, Discipleship, or Education position.


Name: Jeffrey Stachmus
Years in Ministry: 17 Yrs

Senior Pastor at First Baptist Church Garden Lakes, Avondale, Az: 2011 – Present 

  • Lead and Preach weekly worship services and Bible studies.

  • Administer the ordinances, and performing weddings/funerals. 

  • Serve as an elder of the church responsible for administration of the church business and the supervision of ministry leaders. 

  • Oversee member care and coordinate the assimilation of new attendees into the congregation. 

  • Assist the Deacons in care ministry and provide visitation, counseling and crisis response. 

  • Introduced and implemented a culture of discipleship and Christian development. 

  • Supervise and provide support to the Sunday School and Small Group ministry. 

  • Oversee Mission Team’s Act 1:8 efforts: manage our on campus Mission Church relationships (2 on campus during my tenure), maintain relationships with missionaries and church planters while at home and abroad, give direction to local missions events (neighborhood events and evangelism efforts), support team in missions Giving/Funds Raising efforts.  

  • Church Stats:  201 average attendance, $437,688 annual budget. 

Director (Minister) of Adult Education & Ministries, Alliance Baptist Church, Fort Worth, Tx: 2006 – 2011

  • First Impressions Volunteer (First-Time Visitors, Adults, Children, etc.)

  • Small Group Leader in our geographical area

Prestonwood Baptist Church, 12/07 – 12/2010 Plano, TX.
Pastor Jack Graham

  • Lead all adult education ministries and activities as a staff minister (unpaid). 

  • Lead 7 Adult Sunday School teachers and 5 topical small group leaders.

  • Teach and design/write curriculum.

  • Support targeted ministry (men,  ladies, and senior adults) leaders as needed and assist them to facilitate ministry. 

  • Coordinate outreach, in-reach, and visitation.

  • Support our Faith Promise Mission Week through teaching, giving, and building relationships with supported missionaries. 

  • Responsible for the Newcomers Discovery class including inviting attendees, teaching, updating curriculum as needed, and coordinating participant services.  

  • Provide Pulpit Supply as needed and work collaboratively with other church staff to support ministry mission and goals. 

  • Church Stats at departure:  315 average attendance, $530,000 annual budget.

Lay Leader, Alliance Baptist Church, Fort Worth, Tx: 2002-2006

  • Served in a variety of areas as a volunteer staff as prompted by The Lord and as requested by Senior Pastor.

  • Stewardship Leader & Crown Certified Money Map Coach, 2004 – 2009*, Alliance Baptist Church, Fort Worth, Tx. Provide one on one budget coaching for individuals and families

  • Develop and Teach stewardship curriculum. Coordinate annual stewardship campaign including teaching materials, reports, and media/collateral handouts. Collect and prepare tallies on giving promises collected during stewardship campaign and mission conferences.

  • Drama Team Leader, 2002-2009, Alliance Baptist Church, Fort Worth, Tx. Lead and direct a team of volunteer performers in presenting dramas and skits during services that enhance the message

  • Write dramas and skits for performance, or locate appropriate material. Direct Annual Christmas Performances (adult and children) in coordination with music ministry. Lead, and perform as part of,  VBS drama team.

  • A/V & Media Team Leader, 2003 – 2009, Alliance Baptist Church, Fort Worth, Tx. Lead and train a team of volunteers to run sound, lighting, and media equipment during services and other events

  • Manage and maintain equipment. Evaluate equipment/worker needs and prepare/propose budgets and schedules.

  • Teacher – Sunday School & Groups, 2002 – present, Alliance Baptist Church, Fort Worth, Tx>

Substitute Teacher – Sunday School, Golden Acres Baptist Church, Pasadena, Tx: 2000-2001

Substitute Teacher – Sunday School, First Baptist Church Marrerro, Marrerro, La: 1999