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Scott Berkey serves as the National Director of the Children's Ministry Agency (CMA) for the Assemblies of God. Prior to coming to the CMA, Scott and his wife Sarah served for more than ten years as children's pastors in Frisco, Texas and Summerville, South Carolina. As a children's pastor, Scott led camps, Vacation Bible Schools, Sunday School, Fall Festivals, and various other aspects of children's ministry.
Scott has a desire to see kids reached and changed by the power of God, andhe understands that can only be accomplished by equipping and developingleaders to do the work of the ministry. He truly believes in the mission ofthe CMA: "reaching kids—one leader at a time."
Scott is available to talk with pastors and leaders to answer questions,offer advice and provide encouragement. His heart is to equip otherchildren's leaders to see God do incredible things in their lives andministries. He is also available to speak at conferences, kid's camps andretreats.
Jay Mooney | Director of AG Family Serives | Former National Youth Ministries Director
Jay Mooney served as the national youth director for the General Council of the Assemblies of God for 7 years. National Youth Ministries (NYM) is a student ministries resource group for Assemblies of God churches, youth leadership and youth across the nation. NYM resources include ministry programs, student and leader products, and various ministry and training events. Jay recently transition to lead the Assemblies of God Family Serives in Hot Springs Arkansas.
Jay is an ordained minister, passionate speaker and motivator, and an author. He is especially impassioned about America's youth. Jay says, "I had a spiritual vision in 1996 that drives me today. In the dream, multitudes of underdogs were becoming champions for Jesus Christ. Often our youth are seen as cultural and spiritual underdogs, but Jesus Christ has destined them as champions for His cause in this world. God is calling for more than youth and youth ministry in this generation. He is calling for youth-in-ministry!"
Jay's ministry experience includes service as a youth pastor, senior pastor, district youth director and national Youth Alive director. He serves as a board of directors' member of various colleges and non-profit organizations. Previous to ministry service Jay was a sales and finance manager in the business sector.
Jay attended the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and holds a Bachelor of Arts from Southeastern Assemblies of God University (Lakeland, Florida). Jay and his wife, Laura, have four children, Elizabeth, Elise, Eric and Erin. He lives in Springfield, Missouri.