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My goal in presenting my curriculum vitae is to determine if or whether the episcopal journey is related to my call from God to shepherd His church in a broader spectrum. I do believe that Episcopal leadership is relatively a divine calling.
Name: Ptr. Romel P. Barte
(52 years old)
Birthplace – Dagupan City, Pangasinan
Married to Alma Malicdem
Children – Karl, Kinneth, Adriel, Likha Dara
31 years in the pastoral ministry and counting.
Former District Superintendent of PCED of the PPAC. Finished 8th year term as DS.
1990- Candidate to the ministry
1991- Licensed Local Pastor
1999- Admitted As Provisionary Member Of Annual Conference
2002- Admitted into Full Connection
2011-2019 Appointed District Superintendent Of Pangasinan Central East District
2021 PPAC EXECOM Chairperson
1991 to 1992 Pastor, Palaming UMC, San Carlos City, Pangasinan
1992 to 1993 Circuit Pastor, Urbistondo UMC, Pangasinan
1992 to 1993 Pastor, Primicias UMC, Sta. Barbara, Pangasinan
Circuit Pastor, Erfe Whitestone UMC, Sta. Barbara, Pangasinan
1993 to 1995 Pastor, Palaming UMC, San Carlos City, Pangasinan
Circuit Pastor, Malasiqui UMC and Polong Sur Mission Congregation
1995 to 1996 Pastor, Bayambang UMC, Bayambang, Pangasinan
Circuit Pastor, Malasiqui UMC and Polong Sur Mission Congregation
1996 to 1997 Pastor, Pangapisan North UMC, Pangapisan, Lingayen, Pangasinan
Circuit Pastor, Sual UMC, Pangasinan
1997 to 2001 Pastor, Tebeng UMC, Dagupan City
1999 – Admitted As Provisionary Member Of Annual Conference
2001 – WDS Seminary Graduate (Cum Laude)
2002 – Admitted into Full Connection
2001 to 2004 Pastor, Lucao UMC, Dagupan City
2002 – Ordained Elder
2002 – 2004 President, Workers Association Of Pangasinan Central District
2003 – 2006 Chairperson, Committee on Evangelism
2004 – 2008 Pastor, San Carlos UMC, San Carlos City, Pangasinan
Chairperson, Committee on Evangelism
2008 – 2011 Pastor, First United Methodist Church-Dagupan Temple, Dagupan City
2010 – 2011 Chairperson, District Committee On Ordained Ministry
2011 – 2019 Appointed District Superintendent Of Pangasinan Central East District
Elected Delegates, General Conference
2019 – 2021 Pastor, San Fabian Peace UMC, San Fabian, Pangasinan
2019 Attended International Haggai Leadership Experience, Maui, Hawaii, USA
2021 – 2022 Pastor, Helmerich Memorial UMC, Mangaldan, Pangasinan
2021- to Present – Chairperson, PPAC EXECOM
2001-2005 – Chair, District Committee on Evangelism
2002–2004 – District Statistician
2004-2006 – Conference Statistician
2005-2007 – President, WAPCD
2010-2011 – Chair, DCOM
2011-2019 – District Superintendent (PCED)
Ex-officio Wonderland School Board of Trustees
Ex-officio Joyland School Board of Trustees
Ex-officio Cinderella School Board of Trustees
Ex-Officio Sunbeam School Board of Trustees
2019-present Member, PPAC Board of Trustees
2021-present Chair, PPAC EXECOM
2022-present Chair, United Christian Multi-Purpose Cooperative
1976 – 1982 Balani-Parongking, Elementary School, Calasaiao, Pangasinan
1982 – 1986 Dagupan City National High School, Tapuac, Dagupan City
1992 – 1996 A.B. English, University of Pangasinan, Dagupan City
1998 – 2001 WDS Seminary , Cabanatuan City, Nueva Ecija
2103 – Master of Public Administration, Units (PSU-Lingayen)
Small group organizer
Vision: I see people called UMC create a movement of disciple-making disciples to impact Church growth (Qualitatively and Quantatively).
Rationale: Church growth is the heartbeat of Jesus and the spirit of Acts 2; therefore, it should be top priority to His church.
Mission: We are committed to connect people to Jesus and each other, develop them to Christ like maturity, and equip them for their ministry in the church and life mission in the
world, in order to magnify God’s name.
To fulfill this vision and mission we need to create a community of:
1. BELONGING CHURCH
There is neither Jew nor Greek, slave nor free, male nor female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus.’ (Galatians 3:28)
a) We seek to be a welcoming and caring church community where all people are included and encouraged to feel the love of God.
b) Welcoming new members to our church and our faith through lively inclusive worship, enhanced lay leadership and active community connections.
c) Affirm our commitment to being a multicultural and cross-cultural community. As God’s diverse people, united in Christ, we embrace the vision of being a Church for all God’s People, while ensuring our Christian distinctiveness.
2. GROWING CHURCH
‘Just as you received Christ Jesus as Lord, continue to live in him, rooted and built up in him, strengthened in the faith as you were taught, and overflowing thankfulness.’ (Colossians 2:8)
a) We seek to encourage wholehearted commitment to living relationships with Jesus through prayer, engagement with the Bible and the infilling of the Holy Spirit
a) Every local church must have a disciple-making ministry.
b) Equipping all church members in their Christian discipleship through biblical teaching, junior and youth church and prayer ministry.
c) Addressing the needs of our children, young people and family wellbeing.
d) Improve our financial situation and encourage greater community support through tithing.
3. SERVING CHURCH
‘For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works.’ (Ephesians 2:10)
a) We seek to be a community where the gifts and abilities given to all by the Holy Spirit are recognized and used.
b) Developing the talents of church members to encourage greater levels of leadership and volunteering in church and community.
c) Working for community enhancement and social interrelation through social justice and advocacy campaigns focused upon local needs.
4. TELLING CHURCH
‘Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have
commanded you’. (Matthew 28:19-20)
a) We seek to enable everyone everywhere to proclaim the Good News of Jesus in word and action.
b) Train and equip our workers and lay people in doing mission in digital space.
c) Train and equip our OFW members to create discipleship groups, organize Worshipping Congregation, lead Bible study, lead worship, and preach the gospel.
What God expects of us in fulfilling the Great Commission is more clearly detailed in the closing words of Matthew, “Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing
them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all things that I have commanded you.” (Matthew 28:19-20)
Three of the action verbs in this statement are: go, baptize, and teach. The one imperative is make disciples. This is God’s expectations for those of us who are His followers today: to
see that every possible lost person in the world becomes a disciple of Jesus Christ.
TO GOD BE ALL THE GLORY!