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Administrative Assistant for Worship, Music and the Arts

First United Methodist Church Corpus Christi, TX

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Job Description

Administrative Assistant for Worship, Music and the Arts

First United Methodist Church Corpus Christi, Texas


REPORTS TO: Director of Worship, Music and the Arts Effective: 5/05/2021

STATUS: Part Time, hourly


JOB SUMMARY: Provide administrative and secretarial support for Worship and Music and

the Arts (WMA)



· Provide support to the WMA staff and program including Chancel Choir, Bell Ensemble, Water Street Band, Organist and Youth and Children’s Ministries

· Compiling and editing weekly worship bulletin for Traditional Worship

· Compiling and editing materials for outreach events within the WMA department

· Compiling and editing projected slides and other simple multimedia

· Work with ShelbySystems to maintain volunteers and ministry involvement including entering new contacts

· Support budgeting and bookkeeping procedures for WMA Department

· Work with other Administrative Assistants to coordinate overall office work-flow and

assist the Administrative Assistant to the Senior Pastor when needed

· Compile and send worship guidelines to laity assisting in worship

· Coordination with staff for regular worship floral arrangements as well as seasonal palm branch, Easter lily and Christmas poinsettia orders

· Coordination with staff and the WMA Committee to oversee other seasonal/liturgical needs

· Participation in worship planning meetings as determined by Director

· Recognize the need for, and commit to the confidentiality of information that exists in a church environment

· Accepting of the Christian faith as expressed in the Affirmations of Faith found within the United Methodist Hymnal (880-889) Link to Creeds at


Minimum Qualifications:

· High level of computer literacy and comfort learning new programs (MS Office and Adobe Creative Suite, Shelby Systems, PowerPoint and ProPresenter)

· Familiarity with standard office equipment

· Strong verbal and written communication skills with special excellence as a copy editor/proofreader

· Professionalism while collaborating with varying managerial levels

· Organized with the ability to multi-task

· Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize work

· Attention to detail and problem solving skills

· Ability to recruit and maximize volunteers

· High School degree


Beneficial Qualifications:

· Additional qualifications as an Administrative Assistant

· Basic musical rudiments

· Prior work or lay ministry within a church setting


NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

First United Methodist Church


900 South Shoreline Blvd Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi, TX



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