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St Thomas United Methodist Church

Office Receptionist

St Thomas United Methodist Church
Manassas, Virginia, United States

Date Posted: 07/12/2016
Categories: Secretarial/Office
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: 2001 to 2500
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:

Position: Part-time (30hrs)                                                    


Reports to: Senior Pastor


Pay: $12/hr


St. Thomas United Methodist Church in Manassas, VA is seeking an experienced office
receptionist. This is a 30 hour/week position that includes benefits. The receptionist serves
as the church's first point of contact with church members and the public. The successful
candidate will be a motivated selfstarter with a professional demeanor, and will possess a
positive attitude and excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills. He or
she must be able to remain productive with minimal supervision, and be able to work as part
of a team. He or she must have experience with the Windows operating system and be
proficient with Microsoft Office and Publisher. Experience with church management
software is a plus.


The duties of the office receptionist include, but are not limited to:
- Effectively communicate with staff, congregation members and service technicians to
conduct the business of the church
- Answering incoming phone calls and assist callers or direct to the appropriate staff
- Keep church membership database up to date and accurate
- Take reservation requests for church facilities and make sure reservations are
recorded to avoid scheduling conflicts
- Prepare and print bulletins for all worship services and special events
- Attend weekly staff meeting, take notes, follow up with staff members and assist with
clerical duties as needed.
- Create letter, flyers, or other printed or electronic communications for special events
- Create and send churchwide email announcements and prayer requests
- Maintain church calendar; print daily calendar and post for meeting room assignments
- Send out first time visitor letters
- Order altar flower arrangements
- Maintain attendance, flower calendar and first time guest books

- Maintain electronic sign

- Maintain electronic door system, generate door codes, and distribute key fobs as needed
- Generate calendar and birthday reports for the newsletter
- Prepare monthly birthday cards for senior pastor
- Other duties as assigned