Jonathan H Reinink


Funds Developer, Christian Educator, and Minister

Louisville, KY

The Reverend Jonathan H. Reinink, D.MIN., CFRE

9101 Crowne Springs Cir, Apt 302 | Louisville, Kentucky 40241-8140 | (609) 937-4105 |


Doctor of Ministry (D.MIN.) ~ Transformational Leadership        May 2019

Dissertation: “Grace for the Interim: A Sacraments-Based Curriculum of Transition for PC(USA) Congregations”

Boston University School of Theology

Master of Divinity (M.DIV.) & Master of Arts (M.A.) ~ Theology & Christian Education    May 2014

Princeton Theological Seminary ~ Princeton, New Jersey

Bachelor of Science (BSc.) ~ Mathematics & French        May 2008

Redeemer University ~ Ancaster, Ontario (Canada)


Church Support Associate, Special Offerings, February 2017 – Present    Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Louisville, KY

Working with and managing a team of outreach staff to serve congregations, helping their leaders understand and participate in the ministries of the Presbyterian Mission Agency through the four national Special Offerings with the ultimate goal of increased financial support. Annually raised $10-12 million.

Lake Fellow in Parish Ministry, January 2015 – February 2017    Second Presbyterian Church, Indianapolis, IN

This large-church residency for the development of ministry leadership experience and skills included: preaching, adult and youth education classes, prospective member outreach, local outreach assistance, pastoral care, baptisms, funerals, marriages, international missions, and various learning opportunities.

Supply Associate Pastor & Ministry Associate, January – August, 2014
Seminary Intern & Youth Director, May 2012 – December 2013    Newtown Presbyterian Church, Newtown, PA

These positions involved youth ministry programming and leadership (6th-8th and 9th-12th grades), leading Sunday worship, preaching, pastoral care, and support for various program committees.


Chaplain Intern, June 2012 – August 2012        Trenton Psychiatric Hospital, West Trenton, NJ

This dynamic Clinical Pastoral Education equivalent included pastoral care for the patients of two long-term care units, preaching and worship leadership, and pastoral staff verbatim assessments.

International Student Orientation Coordinator, May 2012 – January 2014    Princeton Theological Seminary, NJ

In this year-round position I built an orientation program that included writing seminars, cross-cultural training, and community building to ensure new students were socially, culturally, and emotionally prepared for the year.

Volunteer Coordinator, August 2008 – June 2010        ServiceLink – CRCNA, Burlington, ON

Responsible for first-contact, interviewing, fund raising, training, trip preparation, follow-up, and project development for international and domestic volunteers with the Christian Reformed Church in North America (CRCNA).  Other duties included week-long orientation planning, workshops, cross-agency communication, and administrative detail.


Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) designation (June 2020 – Present)

Executive Certificate in Religious Fundraising, Lilly School of Philanthropy, Indiana University (November 2015)

Ordained as Teaching Elder/Minister of Word & Sacrament in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) (March 2014 – Present)

PC(USA) Christian Educator Certification Committee (Louisville, KY) Elected Member (2015 – 2017)

S. Hiltner Award in Practical Theology & Personality from Princeton Theological Seminary (May 2014)

Friar Club Award for Student Life Leadership from Princeton Theological Seminary (May 2014)

Co-Moderator of Princeton Theological Seminary’s BGLASS (LGBTQ) Student Group (2012-2014)

Navigating the Waters Respectful & Culturally Sensitive Communication Training (February 2012)

La Diplôme Semestriel de Langue & de la Civilisation Françaises, Université de Paris IV (La Sorbonne), France (May 2007)


May 2019

Doctor of Ministry at Boston University School of Theology

Transformational Leadership
Dissertation: “Grace For The Interim: A Sacraments-Based Curriculum of Transition for PC(USA) Congregations”

May 2014

Master of Divinity at Princeton Theological Seminary

May 2014

Master of Arts - Christian Education at Princeton Theological Seminary

November 2015

Executive Certificate in Religious Fundraising at IUPUI Lilly Family School of Philanthropy

Through the Lake Institute on Faith and Giving

May 2008

Bachelor of Science at Redeemer University

Double major, Mathematics and French


February 2017

Associate for Church Support, Special Offerings at Presbyterian Church USA, Presbyterian Mission

Funds development ministry with the department of Mission Engagement and Support

January 2015

Lake Fellow in Parish Ministry at Second Presbyterian Church of Indianapolis

Lilly Endowment affiliated residency position

September 2013

Supply Associate Pastor at Newtown Presbyterian Church (PA)

Full time role began 2013; served part time throughout my studies at Princeton Seminary.

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