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Personal Information

Frank J. Hernando and Gloria De la Cruz

Kang Nam Presbyterian Church
Presbyterian Church in the Republic of Korea
103-23 Shin Weol 1 Dong
Yang Cheon-gu, Seoul
South Korea
 

frankhernando@msn.com

Objective:

To find a fulfilling career that makes the best use of my skills.

Educational Background

Education

1998-2001: Attended classes for Doctor of Education (Ed.D.); West Visayas State University, Iloilo City, Philippines. Major in Educational Management.

 

1995-1997: Completed Master of Education (M.Ed.), University of the Philippines in the Visayas, Iloilo City, Philippines. Major in Guidance and Counseling.

Scholarship grantee

 

1986-1991: Completed Master of Divinity (M.Div.), Silliman University Divinity School, Dumaguete City, Philippines. Major in Pastoral Ministry.

Scholarship granteegraduate fellowship

 

1990-1991, 2nd Semester: Attended non-degree courses for Creative Writing Program, Silliman University, Dumaguete City

 

1983-1984, 2nd Semester: Attended classes for Bachelor of Laws, Central Philippine University, Iloilo City

 

1978-1982: Completed Bachelor of Science in Architecture (B.S. Arch), University of San Agustin, Iloilo City, Philippines.  

 

Interests and activities

Human Resource Development (HRD), Training; Counseling and social interaction with people; writing English articles and opinion, politics (national and international), economics, writing speeches

Languages

Filipino (Hiligaynon, Cebuano and Tagalog); English (Advance in reading, writing and speaking), Korean (elemental level), Spanish (elemental level)

Experience

WORK EXPERIENCES

January 2004 to date: Kang Nam Presbyterian Church; Presbyterian Church in the Republic of Korea (PROK), Seoul, Korea

Minister and Social Worker to Foreign Workers

·     Perform ministry of word and sacrament, facilitation of social services, counseling, teach English as second language and other related functions

June 2000-Dec. 2003:  St. Paul’s Theological Seminary, Iloilo City, Philippines

Instructor

·     Taught Biblical Studies, Pastoral Care and Counseling

2000-2003: Western Visayas Conference, United Church of Christ in the Phils.

Conference Minister

·     Managed not less than 50 pastors and other church workers and supervised 65 local churches and congregations. Formulate, implement and evaluate programs.

1993-2002: Church Ministerial Training Institute, WVC, UCCP

Program Coordinator and Instructor

·     Coordinate curricular and field work program for students

1992-2002: United Church of Christ in the Phils., Iloilo City

Minister  of the Local Church

·     Perform ministry of word and sacrament and other related functions

1991-1992:  UCCP in Pandaraonan, Nueva Valencia, Guimaras, Philippines

Minister of the Local Church

·     Performed the ministry of word and sacrament and other functions

1990-1991: Religion and Philosophy Dept., Silliman University, Philippines

Instructor

·     Taught the Bible-New Testament as subject to university students

1985-1986: Foster Parents Plan International, Iloilo Field Office

Community Development Worker

·     Facilitator of social services of the agency to rural and urban poor communities

1984-1985: Jose Occeña  Construction  Company, Iloilo City

Architectural Draftsman

·     Prepared working drawings of residential houses

1983-1984: Warner Barnes Company, Iloilo City

Sales Representative

·     Represented construction and paint materials for the company

1982-1983: R.J. Majarais Construction Company, Miag-ao, Iloilo

Architectural  Draftsman

·     Prepared working drawings of wooden trusses for university buildings.

 

 

VOLUNTEER WORK: LOCAL, NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL

1974-1980: Learning facilitator for children in many local communities in the Islands of Panay and Guimaras, Philippines

1980-1986: Youth leader of the Christian Youth Fellowship (CYF) United Church of Christ in the Philippines (UCCP), served as President of the Western Visayas Conference CYF; Vice-chairperson for Visayas Jurisdiction CYF; Chairperson for National CYF Committees.

1986-1987: Youth Intern of Christian Conference of Asia Youth (CCA-Youth) sent to Ecumenical Youth Council in Europe (EYCE). Served as resource person for Asian Youth concerns and issues, traveled to Hungary, Germany, Netherlands, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Finland and Switzerland.