About Rev. Jonathan Pia

Rev. Jonathan PiaJONATHAN ROMANO PIA
Silliman University
Dumaguete City 6200
(Cell Phone)  (0917) 315 7144
 
Education:
High School: Jimenez Bethel Institute – Jimenez, Misamis Occidental
 
College: Bachelor of Theology: Divinity School , Silliman University , Dumaguete City
              Masters of Divinity (Cum Laude), Divinity School , Silliman University , Dumaguete City
 
Date of Ordination: June 30, 1969
 
Date of Birth: September 18, 1943
 
Work Experiences:
Silliman University Church – Senior Minister – 2010- Present
Cagayan de Oro UCCP – Senior Pastor – 208-2010
Divinity School , Silliman University – Adjunct Professor 
Silliman University Church, Interim Administrative Pastor – Dumaguete City – 2006-07
United Church of Christ USA , Pastor – Shandon , OH  – 1998-2005
United Church of Christ USA , Pastor – Wabasha , MN  – 1992-1998
United Church of Christ USA , Pastor – Sheffield , IL  – 1983-1992
Farmers’ Institute, Director – Bonifacio, Misamis Occidental – 1979-82
Medina College , Counselor and Chaplain – Ozamis City -1974-79
Silliman University High School , Teacher – Dumaguete City – 1973-74
Silliman University – Manager, Woodward Hall – 1972-73
Davao Brokenshire Hospital , Clinical Pastoral Education Intern – Davao City – 1971-72
United Church of Christ in the Philippines , Pastor – Marawi City – 1969-71
Farmers’ Institute, Teacher – Bonifacio, Misamis Occidental – 1968-69
United Church of Christ in the Philippines , Pastor – Santa Cruz , Plaridel, Misamis Occ.  – 1967-68
 
Wider Church Involvement:
Chairperson of the Settlement Committee of the District Conference of Northern Mindanao
Chairperson of the District Conference of Northern Mindanao
Chairperson of the Mission Committee of Illinois Conference
Missionary-In-Residence of the Illinois Conference
Member of the Board of Directors for the United Church Board for World Ministries, UCC USA
Member of the Nominating Committee for the United Church Board for World Ministries, UCC
     USA
Vice Chairperson of the Southern Association of the Minnesota Conference
Member of the Board of Directors of the Minnesota Conference
Chairperson of the Personnel Committee of the SONK Association of the Ohio Conference
Member of the Board of Directors of the United Church Homes
Volunteer Missionary for the Global Ministries
Board of Trustees member – Pilgrim College
Board of Education member of the Cagayan de Oro Christian School
Resource person for Pastoral Care
 
Continuing Education:
Clinical Pastoral Education: St. Luke’s Hospital and Brokenshire Hospital
Workshop on Homiletics
Workshop on Conflict Resolution
 
Work Published:
Meditation for the Newspapers
Compilation of Children’s Sermons
Sermons for the Metro Post in Dumaguete City
 
Community Involvement:
 First Responder (Emergency Medical Technician) for the Sheffield Rescue Unit
Member of the Committee for Drug Prevention for Sheffield
Chairperson of the Hospital Chaplaincy Committee in Princeton , IL
Member of the Committee for placement of abused children in Wabasha
Adjunct Chaplain of Hamilton Hospital at Hamilton , OH
Member of the Historical Committee of Shandon , OH
Member of the Senior Citizens Committee for  the County
Speaker for Schools and Community & Civic Organizations
 
Community Organizations:
Lions Club of Sheffield
Free and Accepted Mason of Mt. Malindang Lodge
33rd degree of the Cincinnati Valley
Ministerial Circles
 
Wife: Fe Malayang Pia
 
Children: Jonathan Ray Pia (deceased)
                Jeni Rose Chapman
                Jasmine Ruth Williams
 
Grandchildren: Dora Symone Chapman, Daniel Romano Chapman and John Williams III