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Bishop Tracy S. Malone presided over her first Annual Conference when 656 clergy members, and 742 lay members gathered at Lakeside Chautauqua on the shore of Lake Erie. This 48th session was the first with the new four-year quadrennial theme Bearing Fruit that Lasts: Called, Committed, and Connected. Using John 15:1-17 as our guiding scripture.
Mentor UMC is looking for a part time Office Assistant to live into the church’s mission “to lead all onto a path of Christ-centered discipleship” through their work in our church office. The ideal candidate must be a flexible, highly organized and friendly professional with a deep commitment to relationship building and customer service. They should enjoy meeting and interacting with people, thrive on working with a variety of personalities and projects, and have strong attention to detail. This person assists the Office Manager and Communications Specialist with the administrative needs of the church and must exhibit courtesy, cooperation & confidentiality in all dealings with members of the congregation, staff and community. This position requires flexibility in job routine and the ability to work as a team member in a collaborative environment.
Hours: 15-20 per week with Mondays being a required day in the office. The ability to work additional hours if need, especially for office coverage and holidays is strongly desired.
• Associates degree or completion of Administrative Certificate or Program in a business related field preferred.
• 2-4 years in an administrative secretary position, or 3-5 years of related work experience.
• Strong organizational skills, proficiency in office procedures and a working knowledge of computers and software.
• Resourceful and proactive in solving problems and answering questions.
• Proficient, advanced preferred, word processing and spreadsheet programs including MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint & Outlook. Regularly use the internet. Familiar with and willing to cross train on social media platforms.
• Communicate effectively demonstrating excellent written and verbal communication skills. Organize, plan and prioritize workload and meet deadlines. Has acute attention to detail.
• Respond to requests and responsibilities in a timely fashion and accurately.
We are looking for an organized and effective Communications Specialist to join our office team. The ideal candidate is innovative in their approach to communications, has a heart for people, and an energy around engaging and connecting with others to further Mentor UMC’s mission, “to lead all onto a path of Christ-centered discipleship.”
This position is responsible for comprehensive creation, design and execution of communication in and outside of the church through print and digital tools. The Communication Specialist shall exhibit strong communication, organizational and relational skills. Computer skills and experience with web design and social media platforms is vitally important to communicating with our church family and the community we serve.
Qualifications: An effective communicator that embraces a team environment and continually seeks new and innovative ways to connect with the congregation and community members. 2-4 years in an administrative role emphasizing multi-format communication. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Possess strong computer skills with understanding of website design and social media platforms. Utilize basic graphic design and have creative vision/ideas. Strong organizing, planning, and coordinating skills and the ability/willingness to use a team approach to create open lines of communication.
Responsibilities: Identify and implement new and innovative communication methods to continually modernize the way we communicate with our church members and people in the community. Design, review, and print weekly bulletins, announcements and monthly newsletter, including collating and mailing. Manage the church website, introduce, create and share new content. Maintain social media profiles and post to (Facebook, Twitter, SnapChat, Instagram, Podcasts, YouTube.) accounts with the purpose of reaching church/community members and building followers. Be the content data entry expert and gatekeeper...read on
The Staff-Pastor Parish Relations Committee is looking to fill the position of Director of Modern Worship – iConnect. The committee seeks a faithful leader whose heart for worship and compassion to invest in the lives of others is clearly evident in all they do. Recruiting musicians, running rehearsals, choosing media for multiple services, the Director weaves together all the various elements for a worship service to come together and help usher people into the Presence of God. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of planning and coordinating worship and must have experience working alongside production, technical and media ministry staff members.
It is important that you officially submit your resume in PDF or Word form, including 3 references, to email@example.com. Use “Attention Director of Modern Worship Search Committee” as the subject line of your email. A full job description will be provided to you upon application.
Now you can text your offerings too.
In less time than it takes to write a check, you can now make your contribution to Mentor United Methodist Church with a quick text message.
To get started, simply text 440-210-9089 with the dollar amount you would like to contribute, complete the registration, and receive verification by text and email. For future giving simply text the amount you want to give, verify and receive a receipt. We hope you find this option convenient for those days that you forgot the checkbook.
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Join us every Sunday morning in the Chapel at 8:45 and 10:45 for a time of prayer. All are welcome to come and pray aloud or in your heart for our church and community.
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