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Church Secretaries ensure the smooth functioning of church operations and assist the ministerial staff. Church Secretary resume samples typically describe duties such as answering to phone calls, greeting guests, setting appointments, helping organize events, preparing news releases, making travel arrangements or managing the church schedule. The attributes of a good Church Secretary are organizational skills, computer literacy, paying attention to details, strong communication skills and maintaining confidentiality. Based on our resume samples, those seeking to fulfill this role are expected to be college graduates.

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Church Secretary

Daily responsibilities included management of church activities, supervised accounts payable & receivable, administered payroll and finalized deposits.

  • Managed daily operations of the church.
  • Managed public relations & marketing portfolio.
  • Increased church member satisfaction achieved through maintained relationship skills.
  • Commended for ability to build strong rapport with church members and staff based on knowledge, professionalism, and integrity.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
2

Church Secretary

Produced the monthly newsletter, Sunday Bulletins, Church calendar, and Year-End Reports.

  • Structured and maintained the Church Directory, yearly program booklets for the Mary-Martha Circle and the Friendship Circle.
  • Read and routed incoming mail, and AR/AP.
  • Composed correspondence as needed using word processor and computer.
  • Answered telephones, took & forwarded messages, gave information to callers.
  • Greeted visitors, ascertained nature of business, & conducted visitors to appropriate person.
  • Responsible for maintaining Church calendar and schedules for various Church organizations.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
Medical Transcription
Medical
3

Church Secretary

Greeted, welcomed and directed visitors such as seniors, parishioners, staff and vendors of the church.

  • Recorded information for Weddings and Baptisms.
  • Maintained monthly calendar; scheduling appointments and arranging meetings/conferences.
  • Composed weekly and Sunday bulletins as well as sending out memorandums for meetings for various boards.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
4

Church Secretary

Provided excellent administrative support as a church secretary. Assisted Senior Pastor and Associate Pastor in:

  • Welcoming visitors to church whether they required more information concerning the church or where there for meetings with the Senior Pastor.
  • Provided phone support by answering and directed calls to Senior or Associate Pastor in professional, courteous manner.
  • Provided excellent computer support by preparing weekly bulletin, praise sheets for congregation, Bible studies for the Senior Pastor, documents for church board meetings, the monthly church newsletter/calendar and other documents created in programs such as Microsoft Word and Microsoft Publisher.
  • Created and presented Power Point presentations to the church congregation on Sunday mornings in order for congregation to view Sermon Notes and Announcements.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Liberal Arts
5

Church Secretary/receptionist

Handled incoming call inquiries from outsiders and church members.

  • Prepared daily and weekly announcement, ministers study nuggets, mid-week, Sunday bulletins and visitors welcome package.
  • Coordinated and arranged church calendar, schedule events, meetings, concerts, conferences, plays, luncheons, banquets, weddings and funerals. Average attendance ranged from 20 to 2000.
  • Assisted on catering and servicing meetings, conferences, funerals, banquets and weddings.
  • Received, tracked and shipped all FedEx, UPS, US Postal Services packages and mail.
  • Ordered and maintained inventory office supplies for staff and conferences.
  • Assisted with media during funerals, midweek/Sunday service and special events.
  • Assisted with customer sales and orders for the "By His Grace Christian Bookstore".
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
HS
Customer Service Professional
Business Administration
6

Church Secretary

Started as a Student Intern prior to full-time job)

  • Processed payroll; maintained accounts payable and church ledgers
  • Processed weekly mailings to church members
  • Answered the telephone and greeted visitors
  • Created, typed, copied, filed, and faxed correspondence
  • Maintained and updated church membership data
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
C
Medical Coding And Billing Specialist
Technology
7

Church Secretary

Greet and assist church members and visitors, answer phones, order and maintain office supplies, typing, filing and all general offices duties

  • Created 200 weekly Sunday Church Bulletins in Microsoft Word
  • Created weekly slide show for Sunday Worship Service in Microsoft Powerpoint
  • Created 375 monthly newsletters in Microsoft Publisher
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
8

Interim Church Secretary

Wrote and submitted all articles for the newspaper

  • Communicated in both verbal and written form with congregates, and with Conference and East District administrators
  • Communicated, weekly, with the Senior Pastor and Director of Music Ministry regarding order of service
  • Formatted, typed, and printed weekly Sunday bulletins and community flyers
  • Handled payroll, filed payroll taxes, documented tithes and offerings, assisted with budget and paid bills
  • Transferred memberships, scheduled special events, assisted with PR and advertising decisions
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
Journalism Department & Yearbook Staff
BA
English
Greek
9

Church Secretary

Created weekly & monthly Newsletters

  • Managed communication between all committees
  • Ordered and maintained all office supplies
  • Created and maintained annual reports.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
AS
Information Systems
10

Office Manager/church Secretary

  • Supervised logistical aspects (security, hospitality, audio-visual, publications) of all on and off-site events including weddings, funerals, meetings, multi-day conferences, baptisms, missions, and rapid response teams.
  • Maximized event efficiency and efficacy by interfacing with inter-departmental personnel, outside vendors, and volunteer leadership.
  • Excelled as the executive assistant to the Pastor, effectively managing his calendar, scheduling travel arrangements, handling confidential correspondence, and liaising with volunteer coordinators.
  • Designed, wrote, edited, and produced all collateral materials including the visitor's welcome brochure, Sunday bulletins, event programs, greeting cards, coordinator's manual, and funeral programs.
  • Managed active church contact list of over 2200 members and vendors.
  • Administered use of church common spaces and vehicles.
  • Served as primary contact for all church related inquiries.
  • Oversaw church financial responsibilities including accounts receivable, payable, tithe and petty cash.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job

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