First Methodist Forney is seeking an Administrative Assistant
for an active church who will serve as the front door to the
church, directly report to the senior pastor, and be
instrumental in creating a welcoming and hospitable
Position Title: Front Office Secretary
Hours: 9:00 am -2:00 pm Monday – Thursday
Pay Rate: negotiable, hourly employee.
Must be a Christian and represent not only First Methodist Forney, but Jesus Christ Himself
and demonstrate a real love and concern for all people. Not required to be a member of the
church but must be an active member of a local church.
Must be kind, discreet, tactful, and capable of honoring confidential communications.
Must have general knowledge of all office equipment and supplies and a willingness to grow.
Must possess good telephone and communication skills.
Must show a willing attitude of Christian service to their position and its responsibility.
Must be able to deal with various types of personalities, both on the phone and in person, in
a professional manner and Christlike manner.
Perform general office work, under the supervision of the Pastor and cooperation with the
Keep church staff informed of member’s needs such as deaths, illness and other crises.
Answer the phone and screen calls for staff per their direction.
Perform general office work; maintain supplies and various files; keep records and compile
these into periodic or occasional reports. Accuracy and attention to detail is a must.
File reports, correspondence and other assigned materials.
Exercise tact, courtesy, confidentiality and diplomacy in receiving callers, in person or by
telephone; keep calendar of appointments.
Transcribe dictation; type letters or other documents as needed; use word processing
equipment as required.
Edit and prepare weekly bulletins and other documents as requested.
Make outgoing calls with our vendors such as ordering materials or supplies; pick up supplies
Prepare and maintain mailing lists and church roster.
Photocopy documents and assemble as needed.
Do routine letters and documents as needed/requested.
Keep accurate church records, (e.g. church members, prospects, calendar, etc), working in
cooperation with the staff.
Be aware of the budget and aid in stewarding our resources well.
Enter Sunday School attendance records and prepare attendance sheets for each week.
Scheduling and following church policy regarding building usage and key checkout.
Perform other duties as assigned by the Pastor.
At least a high school diploma, some college preferred.
Experience with Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and ability to work with
Excellent organizational skills.
Please email resume to firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested.