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Job Openings at St. James
Office Coordinator

May 24, 2023

St. James has opened the position of Office Coordinator, a part-time role. This individual will be supervised by Pastor Amy and support the overall function and activities of St. James.

Office Coordinator (part-time)

Reports to: Senior Pastor

The Coordinator serves as a first point of contact for the congregation and the communities served by St. James Lutheran Church. This individual will support the Senior Pastor, Church Council, Church Committees, and the congregation in the areas of communication, technology, and administration. The Coordinator will demonstrate an understanding of the unique confidential nature of interactions with members of the congregation, and appreciate the trust instilled in them.




  • Assist the Senior Pastor as needed.

  • Using Mailchimp, post weekly including, but not limited to, readings, prayers, and pastoral letter; edit and disseminate electronically or by mail to congregation.

  • Prepare two weekly bulletins: one each for the live-streamed service and in-person service.

  • Prepare a print version of the order of worship for the Pastor and assistant minister, including readings, prayers, and music information.

  • Support the Communications Manager by acting as backup for Connections, uploading to the flatscreen, updating, and reconciling the Main Church calendar.

  • Participate in preparation of targeted emails, church campaigns and events.

  • Update and track databases on ServantKeeper, Ministry Scheduler Pro, Mailchimp, and

  • Answer phones.

  • Monitor and track analytics for YouTube, Mailchimp, Facebook/Instagram postings.

  • Manage the Main Church Calendar for church activities and ministry campaigns.

  • Maintain Prayer list.

  • Sort mail.

  • Maintain and track records of outside group rental.

  • Order supplies.

  • Maintain key cards, keyholder list and monitor lock software

  • Other responsibilities as assigned.



College graduate or equivalent work-related experience.

Minimum of two years’ experience as an Administrative Assistant, preferably in a church environment.

Strong computer skills are imperative, with expertise in Office 360 and Google Office Suite strongly preferred.

Demonstrated ability to master technical skills quickly and thoroughly.

Self-motivated, extremely organized and able to multitask.

Presents a caring and compassionate spirit with a high degree of integrity, responsibility, and confidentiality; able to graciously interact with and respond to church members and others in a caring, personable and professional way.

A willingness to learn and grow and take on new tasks as needed

Nursery Coordinator

May 24, 2023

St. James is seeking a Nursery Coordinator to reopen and staff our preschool Sunday morning nursery. The Coordinator will provide childcare for our pre-K children on Sunday mornings (from 15 minutes before the service until 15 minutes after), maintain the nursery in good order, and work with office staff to reorder supplies as needed. CPR certification and background check are required. The church will pay for the CPR certification. The salary will be $20 per hour. Contact Sue Thomas at

Nursery Coordinator


Time Commitment: Three hours on Sunday mornings; potentially additional hours during church events, arranged in advance.


  • Demonstrates a positive and friendly attitude with parents and children in the nursery

  • Supervises the children closely, attending to their needs when necessary.

  • Stays in the Nursery at all times when children are present.

  • Texts parents when a child’s diapers and/or clothing needs to be changed.

  • Cleans and sanitizes all toys after each service.

  • Picks up and puts away toys and nursery furniture when closing the Nursery after the late service.

  • Inventories nursery supplies and notifies the Administrative Services Manager when supplies need to be ordered.

  • Reports damaged or broken items to the Administrative Services Manager for repair or replacement.



Dependable, friendly, enthusiastic, creative, organized, ability to work with other volunteers, relates well to children.

Trained in CPR and First Aid

Completes a successful background check.

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