Curriculum Vitale – Jodi Bryant

Born: December 21, 1970
Married: 25 years to Darryl Bryant
Children: Justin (19), Andrew (17), and Matthew (14)
Church: Members at Elim Tabernacle

PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE

Self- Employed Piano and Vocal Coach (1988-1990)

Early Childhood/Preschool, Elementary and Middle School Teacher (1990- 2005)

B. ED (Education)
Concentrations in Music and Psychology
Trinity Western University (President’s Entrance Scholarship)
Simon Fraser University ($1000 Scholarship)
University of British Columbia (Orff/Kodaly)
Vancouver, BC. (Graduated1991)

Certificate of Worship Studies
Institute of Worship Studies
Ontario Theological School (1999-2002)
Self- Employed Piano and Vocal Coach (1988-1990)

National Women’s Ministry President / National Women’s Ministry Evangelist Chair
Evangelical Covenant of Canada (2003-2005)

Spiritual Practices Course (Scholarship -25%)
North Park Seminary (2005)
Chicago, IL

Faith Alive School of Healing (Honourary gift)
Faith Alive Church (2006)
Saskatoon, SK

North American Direct Sales Cosmetic Business
Earned National and Associate Business Trainer Certification, Top Selling/Recruiting Consultant/Director
Saskatoon, SK (2006-2009)
Director of 150-member team, earning trips to Maui, Bahamas, Caribbean, and others.
Elected on Director Advisory Council
National Media spotlights; Earned $33,000 Mustang and multiple jewelry pieces
Highest National Sales Volume in North America ($400, 000/per year)

Esthetician Certificates in Spa Therapy, Reflexology, Advanced Makeup, Aromatherapy, Pedicurist, Cranial & Hand Massage, Nail Technician
Scents of Direction Esthetics (2006 – 2008)

Elijah House International Basic One/Two Video School Certificates
Lawson Heights Pentecostal (2009-2011)
Facilitator and Prayer Minister (Lawson/Elim)

International Coach Federation Approved Specific Training Hours
Life Coach/Coach Practitioner and Trainer
Vancouver, BC (2010)

Approved Mental Health Training
McKerecher Center
Saskatoon, SK (2010 to Present)

Co-Operator of Approved Mental Health Home, Saskatoon, SK (2010 – Present)

Coaching and Mentoring Strategies Course

Dr. Paul Magnus
Briercrest Seminary – 94%
Caronport, SK (June 2012)

Masters of Arts in Counselling Psychology
Yorkville, NB (2011- 2013 Summer)
Published: Scientific Research Journal of Psychology

Chief Education Officer of Life Change Resources (Present)

Executive Director of Fruitful Vine Productions (Present)
Published: Turning Point Therapy Magazine

PAOC Credentialed (Ministry-Related)
Elim Church: Faciliator of Care Ministries (Ordination Required Hours) (Present)

Professional Association of Christian Counsellors and Psychotherapists (PACCP)
Associate Professional Counsellor (May 2014 – Present)
National Board Member (Present)

MINISTRY/VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

Pastor’s Wife (Langley, Aldergrove (Husband Darryl’s Internships), Victoria (Solo Pastor), and Comox (Darryl was an Associate Pastor of Youth, Worship, & Family)) (1993-2002)
Ministry Involvement included typical pastor’s wife duties and the following:
• Christian Education: Camp Wannabe Kid’s Club, Friend’s Puppets, VBS, Backyard Bible Clubs, Sunday School Coordinator and Teacher, Small Group Facilitator of Alpha, Power to Change, Purpose Driven Life, and others; Youth Leader
• Women’s Ministry: Local church and National organizations such as Women’s Aglow and Stonecroft Women Ministries
• Church Board Member Roles: Secretary, Nomination’s Committee, Worship Chair
• Other: catering, hospitality, church and community event planning such as Christmas, Easter, wedding and baby showers, funerals, etc.
• Worship and Music Ministry: Children/Adult Musical and Choir Director, Special Music, Worship Leader, Pianist, and Coordinator; Communion Facilitator
• Extension Ministry: Incubator Records Contract, March for Jesus Dancer (1994) and Worship & Choir participant (1995/96) with Upstream Christian Initiatives (Justin Reese) & Rise Up Band (Russ and Sandy Rosen), Coordinator and Worship Leader (1997-98) with media coverage (Kari/Praise radio Spots, and local newspapers- front page); Started CRAFTWORLD which was an evangelistic craft ministry; Joyfest Music Festival and Folkfest Band participants, Worship Leader for Evangelist Justin Reese and Dwite Seibe Ministries; T-Net Training in Evangelism, Leadership, and Christian Education with Bill Hull; Various CD recording experiences; Academy of Campus Music/Songwriter and Participant; Developed Reconciliation Ministries Band (Media Spotlights: Times Colonist, Christian Info Magazine, Goldstream News Gazette, Kari Radio, Praise Radio)

Pastor’s Wife at College Park Covenant Church (2002-2006)
Ministry Involvement included typical pastor’s wife duties and the following:
• Christian Education: Developed Children’s Open Session called PRAISE PARK, taught Adult Sunday School, Beth Moore Bible Study Facilitator, Experiencing God Bible Study Facilitator, VBS Planner, Musician, and Educator
Small Group Facilitator: Marriage, Purpose Driven Life, Alpha, and other Bible Studies
• Women’s Ministry: Local and National levels such as President and Outreach Evangelism positions of Canada Covenant Women, Women’s Journey of Faith, Women Today (Campus Crusade) which involved worship leading, piano playing, speaking, prayer ministry, retreat planning, publication writings, community and conference events, media spotlights
• Other: catering, hospitality, church and community event planning such as Christmas, Easter, wedding and baby showers, funerals, etc.
• Worship and Music Ministry: Choir Director, Worship Leader and Pianist, Special Music
• Extension Ministry: Worship Leader (piano/singer/songwriter) for Local and National conferences & retreats, weddings, funerals, and community events; International Week of Prayer for Christian Unity Soloist, Choir Director, Worship Team Member; Continued to develop Reconciliation Ministries Band receiving biyearly royalties with CCLI for original works; performance, speaking, and evangelistic ministry opportunities with media coverage included: Star Phoenix, Leadership Post, Living Light News, Canada AM, CTV, CBC French/English, Global, CSNN, Local News @ 6, Wired, 860 AM, 540 AM, 600 Am and other; Founder and Co-Coordinator of Saskatoon Christian Songwriter’s Network – mentoring/songwriting, training, co-producing Christian CDs; National Adjudicator for Christian CDs; Music Ministry at Vanguard, Hosanna House, Tamara House, Adele House, The Bridge, and others

Members at Elim Tabernacle (transferred from The Neighbourhood Church-2011) (Present)
Ministry Involvement:
• Worship and Music Ministry: Singing in Worship Choir; Worship Leader for “Sanctuary”
• Extension Ministry: Alpha (Neighbourhood Church); Elijah House Facilitator; Counsellor and Coach
• Facilitator of Small Groups: Transformed (2x), Sanctuary Prayer (Weekly), “Love One Another” Church Wide Small Group Campaign/Small Group Leader, Grief Share, Divorce Care, “The Mix” (Darryl was Interim Pastor from November 2014 – June 1 2015); Single and Parenting (Fall 2015)
• The WHY ENCOUNTER assistant for the Saskatoon city wide initiative