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Church Administration (non-pastoral roles)

Director of Hospitality and Connections

Marion Methodist
Posted: 03/14/2022
Salary/Range: $40,000
Location
Marion, IA
Description:

Position: Director of Hospitality and Connection

Reports to: Lead Pastor

Hours: Full-Time

Purpose: In consultation with the Lead Pastor, the Director of Hospitality and Connection is responsible for growing a culture of hospitality and welcome to all persons entering a church facility, encourage persons to assimilate into the ministry and mission of the church, and provide administrative support to the Lead Pastor.

 

Position Overview

  • Grow, guide and direct the hospitality ministry of the church.
  • Grow, guide and direct an intentional program of following up with church visitors that welcomes, encourages further investigation of the church, and provides a clear pathway to membership.
  • Connect persons to ministries and missions appropriate to their gifts, passion, and faith.
  • Provide administrative and record keeping support as directed by the Lead Pastor.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

 

Hospitality

  • Recruit, train and deploy volunteers to serve as the Connection Ministry of the church, providing a caring and welcoming culture to our worship and event ministries.
  • Recruit, train, and deploy volunteers to serve as “Ushers” whose ministry is to assist visitors and long-time attenders feel welcome in the worship facility.
  • Recruit, train, and deploy a Fellowship Ministry who through refreshments, passionately make The Center a welcoming and happy place.
  • Provide for and assist with the Newcomers Ministry.
  • Comprehensively direct all logistics of the Wedding Ministry.

 

Connection

  • Communicate with every visitor and endeavour to assimilate new members into the life of our church family.
  • Facilitate new member classes and their reception into the church.
  • Lead and direct members and friends of the church to be active in service and ministry connecting them with opportunities to minister and serve.

 

General Administrative Tasks:

  • Provide general and wide-reaching administrative support for the ministry and programs of the church.
  • Serve as the welcoming “front” door to the administrative office.
  • Act as Recording Secretary for Church Council and Charge Conference.
  • Keep all church membership records up to date in the data management system and historic record books.
  • Prepare certificates for rituals and awards within the church.
  • General administrative responsibilities as assigned by the Staff Parish Relations Committee and Lead Pastor.
  • Assist the Lead Pastor in the leadership of the entire church staff.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

 

Qualifications:

Experience

  • Minimum of 2 years previous church hospitality experience.
  • Competency in data management, various communication platforms and general computer skills.
To Apply: mmorgan@marionmethodist.org