Ministry Assistant
For Communications and Worship

Ministry Assistant
For Communications and Worship

ACCOUNTABILITY

The Ministry Assistant for Communications and Worshipis accountable to the Session of Second Presbyterian Church through the Personnel Committee of Second Presbyterian Church and serves under the direction of both the Senior Pastor and the Director of Communications and Multimedia of Second Presbyterian Church. with direct supervision by the Director of Communications and Multimedia.

PERSONAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Hold and demonstrates Christian values
  • Ability to maintain utmost confidentiality regarding members and/or staff
  • Servitude to members and staff
  • Patience
  • Congeniality and friendliness
  • Flexibility
  • Very detail oriented
  • Clarity in verbal and written communication
  • Ability to serve daily as a trouble-shooter to staff and members to effect smooth production of communication office operations
  • Multi-tasking

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Windows Operating System
  • Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, Publisher and Outlook
  • Internet Explorer
  • Accuracy in spelling, grammar, AP style and punctuation
  • Knowledge of Graphic, Web and Desktop Publishing software (Adobe Creative Cloud - InDesign )

RESPONSIBLITIES: Include Essential Job Functions

  • Track worship attendance
  • Worship worksheets
  • Weekly letters to lay readers with scripture reading plus prayers
  • Schedule all communications & worship-related events in EventU
  • Sunday Morning Worship Team - Quarterly meeting with agenda & updated Worship Schedule
  • Ushers: Maintain current roster with address, telephone and email information. Issue e-mail substitution requests or other messages
  • Transfer Sermon text to Lit rack document and finalize sermon for printing; copy edited text into web PDF & send to MA to the Senior Pastor and MultiMedia Technician for website
  • Sunday Bulletins: 8:15 AM, 9:30 & 11 AM, & 6 PM, Children's (7-12) Bulletins; Families@Five (Sept-May)
  • Take-A-Second: Weekly email newsletter
  • Help edit "tiles" for bulletin from PDF review
  • Weekly Worship Meeting:
  • Prepare draft copies of service bulletins
  • Attend & update service info during meeting
  • PDF reviews for Weekly Newsletter and Final reviews of services
  • PDFs for Markup
  • Flowers: Weekly order for Sanctuary pedestal arrangement , rosebuds & boutonnieres, Special requests (e.g. funeral of staff relative), Weekly Order/Delivery memo for B&G,
  • Easter lilies & Christmas poinsettias lists for bulletin inserts
  • Manage Worship Schedule: Create each year and calendar per PCUSA Planning Calendar, Preaching info from pastor(s) plus changes, Liturgists, Roving Pastors, AM Services Lay readers, Acolytes, Moments for Discipleship/Minutes for Mission, Baptisms
  • Replenish literature racks weekly or as needed
  • Back-up Production Room as needed
  • Proofread as needed
  • Reception lunch telephone duty at least twice a month plus relief for breaks

Please attach resume and portfolio link (if available) to mnommay@secondchurch.org