Part-Time Guest Services Coordinator Position Available

Part-Time Guest Services Coordinator

General Profile of the Role
The Guest Services Coordinator will be responsible for overseeing and coordinating the Guest Services teams at Advent United Methodist Church in order to ensure and develop a culture of consistent hospitality. The Guest Services Coordinator must understand and embrace the vision of hospitality at Advent helping our teams function at a high level in order to care for our guests. The Guest Services Coordinator’s role is to help create an environment where guests feel welcome and feel the love of Jesus Christ. This experience begins when they turn into the parking lot of Advent all the way to when they exit Advent’s campus. At Advent, we believe our Guest Services teams are on the front lines of our mission to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world, and the Guest Services Coordinator will play an integral role in developing these teams.

Purpose
The primary responsibility of the Guest Services Coordinator will be to develop and to lead the vision of Guest Services by managing the schedules for all of our Guest Services teams, providing training as necessary, leading our Huddle meetings on Sunday mornings, and being present on Sundays to be a resource for the Guest Services teams while ensuring consistency in hospitality for all guests. The Guest Services Coordinator will also help maintain a positive team atmosphere and an open line of communication with guest services teams using our church communication software.

Position Structure and Compensation
Part-time and commensurate with experience and abilities, year-round

Position Accountability
Guidance for this position will be offered by the Director of Communications

Qualifications
A strong desire to work with teams and serve others
Exceptional communication skills, both written and oral
Previous experience with leading service oriented teams
Highly organized and experience with scheduling
Proficiency in computer software
Ability to collect and analyze feedback in order to develop and improve processes
Flexibility

About our Church
Established in 1987, Advent United Methodist Church is the 10th largest UM congregation in South Carolina. Advent is a dynamic and growing congregation, situated in the Five Forks community in Greenville SC, which has been recognized as one of the top areas within the United States for growth and quality of life.

How to Apply
To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to [email protected]

Administrative Assistant to the Pastors Position Available

Administrative Assistant to the Pastors

General Profile of the Role
The Administrative Assistant to the Pastors will work and assist the pastors to support the ministry, programs, and mission of Advent United Methodist Church. At Advent, our mission is to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.

Purpose
The primary responsibility of the Administrative Assistant to the Pastors is to support the administrative work of the pastors including scheduling appointments and managing correspondence, along with scheduling baptisms and assisting with funerals. The Administrative Assistant to the Pastors also works to help support the program staff and ministries of the church. This position is responsible for maintaining accurate membership records by maximizing the use of church management software, which may require running reports. The Administrative Assistant to the Pastors works to coordinate Charge Conference reports and prepares the Year End Report to the UM Greenville District Office. This position schedules and trains office volunteers and receptionists while providing hospitality for special meetings at Advent and maintaining guidelines for the Connecting Space. The Administrative Assistant assigns and maintains email addresses, copier codes, the main phone system voicemail, and other general office administration needs. Other leadership responsibilities may be assigned by the Senior Pastor.

Position Structure and Compensation
Full Time and commensurate with experience and abilities, year-round

Position Accountability
Guidance for this position will be offered by the Senior Pastor

Qualifications
Strong organizational skills and high attention to details
Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office
Willingness to learn new software and processes
Ability to work well in a team environment
Highly professional and confidential
Ability to communicate clearly and promptly

Preferred Qualifications
Previous experience in a church office setting or similar role
Previous experience with church management software

About Our Church
Established in 1987, Advent United Methodist Church is the 10th largest UM congregation in South Carolina. Advent is a dynamic and growing congregation, situated in the Five Forks community in Greenville SC, which has been recognized as one of the top areas within the United States for growth and quality of life.

How to Apply
To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to [email protected]

Executive Director Position Available

Executive Director 

General Profile of the Role
The Executive Director (ED) will direct the day-to-day operations of the church within the context of our mission and vision, freeing the pastoral staff to focus on ministry. The ED will also develop and maintain an open and trusting relationship with the Senior Pastor creating “one like mind and voice” in leading the church.

Purpose
Primary responsibility for leading and developing staff, day-to-day operations of the church, as well as serving as a partner to the Senior Pastor in development and implementation of the church’s long-term strategic plan.

Position Structure and Compensation
Full Time and commensurate with experience and abilities, year-round

Position Accountability
Guidance for this position will be offered by the Senior Pastor

Qualifications
– Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or equivalent degree.
– Minimum of 5 years experience in Senior Executive or equivalent position.
– Person of genuine and deepening Christian character, willing to grow as a loyal participant and leader of the church’s programs and vision.

Preferred Qualifications
– Some experience working in a church/nonprofit setting.
– Be a certified member of United Methodist Association of Church Business Administrations or have extensive knowledge of Church Business Administration is a plus.

About our Church
Established in 1987, Advent United Methodist Church is the 10th largest UM congregation in South Carolina. Advent is a dynamic and growing congregation, situated in the Five Forks community in Greenville SC, which has been recognized as one of the top areas within the United States for growth and quality of life.

How to Apply
To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to [email protected]

Moms of Teens LifeGroup

Do you have a teenager in your home?  If you do, you are well aware of the many challenges facing them and facing us, as moms, every day.  Join us on the 1st and 3rd Monday’s of each month at 7:00pm for a group where we can share, learn, and support one another through this season of life.

Meeting Time: 7:00 pm on the First and Third Wednesday of Each Month
Location: The Zone, Education Building, Room E110
Who: The group is open to mom’s of teens of all ages (middle school, high school, and college students)

Daughters of the King

Daughters of the King is a group of women who are discovering how their faith relates to the real world and how they can maintain Christian ideals in today’s world. They study the Bible through books and RightNow Media videos.

Meeting Time: 7:00 pm on Wednesdays
Location: Member’s Home
Who: Women, All Ages

Place of Discipleship

Place of Discipleship is composed of mostly families with children. Studies tend to be topical and of interest to parents with children. Nursery Care Provided.

Meeting Time: 11:15 am on Sundays
Location: Education Building, Room E113
Who: Men & Women, Families with Children

Jabez

We are blessed to continue learning to love God and others better, to enlarge Advent’s ministry by responding to the Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, Abuse and Human Trafficking needs identified in Advent’s Local Needs Assessment and Outreach Opportunities report of August 2018, and responding to the overwhelming positive response to SASS-Go self defense presentations.  We partner with other Advent groups to host events for the purpose of raising awareness and building relationships with prevention, awareness and recovery organizations. We meet monthly for fellowship, devotional study and planning.

Meeting Time: One Sunday a Month for Lunch after the 11:15 am Service
Location: Varies
Who: Men & Women, All ages

Open Hearts LifeGroup

This group welcomes people of every race, ethnicity, age, faith history, economic status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, physical and mental ability, and education level. We recognize that diversity is a gift and believe that all people are created in the image of God and worthy of God’s love and grace. Our discussion-based format will focus on helping us understand that we can love alike even though we may not think alike. With that in mind, we invite you to join us on our faith journey toward greater love, understanding, and mutual respect.

Meeting Time: 7:00 pm, 3rd Tuesday of the Month
Locations: Members’ Homes
Who: We invite all people to join us!

Fuddbrothers

A lunch group with men of diverse life experiences, professions, and faith backgrounds who come together to fellowship and build faith primarily through short-term group studies.  We learn from experienced christian publishers and discussions of our personal experiences as followers of Christ and our other roles as  husbands, fathers and sons.

Meeting Time: 2nd and 4th Monday each month
Location: Restaurant in Greenville
Who: Men, All Ages

Starting Point

Starting Point is an 8-session small group where questions about God turn into conversations about faith. A place where people can discuss their doubts and explore the trickiest topics of faith together without pressure or judgement.  It’s a conversation, not a presentation.  Whether you’re new to faith, have questions about faith and God, or seek to strengthen your faith, Starting Point is a place where your opinions and beliefs are valued and no question is off limits. If it sounds like Starting Point may be a fit for you, then let’s talk!

Meeting Time: Wednesdays at 6:00 pm
Location: Christian Life Center, Room 204
Who: Men & Women, All Ages

Part-Time Guest Services Coordinator Position Available

Part-Time Guest Services Coordinator

General Profile of the Role
The Guest Services Coordinator will be responsible for overseeing and coordinating the Guest Services teams at Advent United Methodist Church in order to ensure and develop a culture of consistent hospitality. The Guest Services Coordinator must understand and embrace the vision of hospitality at Advent helping our teams function at a high level in order to care for our guests. The Guest Services Coordinator’s role is to help create an environment where guests feel welcome and feel the love of Jesus Christ. This experience begins when they turn into the parking lot of Advent all the way to when they exit Advent’s campus. At Advent, we believe our Guest Services teams are on the front lines of our mission to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world, and the Guest Services Coordinator will play an integral role in developing these teams.

Purpose
The primary responsibility of the Guest Services Coordinator will be to develop and to lead the vision of Guest Services by managing the schedules for all of our Guest Services teams, providing training as necessary, leading our Huddle meetings on Sunday mornings, and being present on Sundays to be a resource for the Guest Services teams while ensuring consistency in hospitality for all guests. The Guest Services Coordinator will also help maintain a positive team atmosphere and an open line of communication with guest services teams using our church communication software.

Position Structure and Compensation
Part-time and commensurate with experience and abilities, year-round

Position Accountability
Guidance for this position will be offered by the Director of Communications

Qualifications
A strong desire to work with teams and serve others
Exceptional communication skills, both written and oral
Previous experience with leading service oriented teams
Highly organized and experience with scheduling
Proficiency in computer software
Ability to collect and analyze feedback in order to develop and improve processes
Flexibility

About our Church
Established in 1987, Advent United Methodist Church is the 10th largest UM congregation in South Carolina. Advent is a dynamic and growing congregation, situated in the Five Forks community in Greenville SC, which has been recognized as one of the top areas within the United States for growth and quality of life.

How to Apply
To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to [email protected]

Administrative Assistant to the Pastors Position Available

Administrative Assistant to the Pastors

General Profile of the Role
The Administrative Assistant to the Pastors will work and assist the pastors to support the ministry, programs, and mission of Advent United Methodist Church. At Advent, our mission is to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.

Purpose
The primary responsibility of the Administrative Assistant to the Pastors is to support the administrative work of the pastors including scheduling appointments and managing correspondence, along with scheduling baptisms and assisting with funerals. The Administrative Assistant to the Pastors also works to help support the program staff and ministries of the church. This position is responsible for maintaining accurate membership records by maximizing the use of church management software, which may require running reports. The Administrative Assistant to the Pastors works to coordinate Charge Conference reports and prepares the Year End Report to the UM Greenville District Office. This position schedules and trains office volunteers and receptionists while providing hospitality for special meetings at Advent and maintaining guidelines for the Connecting Space. The Administrative Assistant assigns and maintains email addresses, copier codes, the main phone system voicemail, and other general office administration needs. Other leadership responsibilities may be assigned by the Senior Pastor.

Position Structure and Compensation
Full Time and commensurate with experience and abilities, year-round

Position Accountability
Guidance for this position will be offered by the Senior Pastor

Qualifications
Strong organizational skills and high attention to details
Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office
Willingness to learn new software and processes
Ability to work well in a team environment
Highly professional and confidential
Ability to communicate clearly and promptly

Preferred Qualifications
Previous experience in a church office setting or similar role
Previous experience with church management software

About Our Church
Established in 1987, Advent United Methodist Church is the 10th largest UM congregation in South Carolina. Advent is a dynamic and growing congregation, situated in the Five Forks community in Greenville SC, which has been recognized as one of the top areas within the United States for growth and quality of life.

How to Apply
To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to [email protected]

Executive Director Position Available

Executive Director 

General Profile of the Role
The Executive Director (ED) will direct the day-to-day operations of the church within the context of our mission and vision, freeing the pastoral staff to focus on ministry. The ED will also develop and maintain an open and trusting relationship with the Senior Pastor creating “one like mind and voice” in leading the church.

Purpose
Primary responsibility for leading and developing staff, day-to-day operations of the church, as well as serving as a partner to the Senior Pastor in development and implementation of the church’s long-term strategic plan.

Position Structure and Compensation
Full Time and commensurate with experience and abilities, year-round

Position Accountability
Guidance for this position will be offered by the Senior Pastor

Qualifications
– Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or equivalent degree.
– Minimum of 5 years experience in Senior Executive or equivalent position.
– Person of genuine and deepening Christian character, willing to grow as a loyal participant and leader of the church’s programs and vision.

Preferred Qualifications
– Some experience working in a church/nonprofit setting.
– Be a certified member of United Methodist Association of Church Business Administrations or have extensive knowledge of Church Business Administration is a plus.

About our Church
Established in 1987, Advent United Methodist Church is the 10th largest UM congregation in South Carolina. Advent is a dynamic and growing congregation, situated in the Five Forks community in Greenville SC, which has been recognized as one of the top areas within the United States for growth and quality of life.

How to Apply
To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to [email protected]

Moms of Teens LifeGroup

Do you have a teenager in your home?  If you do, you are well aware of the many challenges facing them and facing us, as moms, every day.  Join us on the 1st and 3rd Monday’s of each month at 7:00pm for a group where we can share, learn, and support one another through this season of life.

Meeting Time: 7:00 pm on the First and Third Wednesday of Each Month
Location: The Zone, Education Building, Room E110
Who: The group is open to mom’s of teens of all ages (middle school, high school, and college students)

Daughters of the King

Daughters of the King is a group of women who are discovering how their faith relates to the real world and how they can maintain Christian ideals in today’s world. They study the Bible through books and RightNow Media videos.

Meeting Time: 7:00 pm on Wednesdays
Location: Member’s Home
Who: Women, All Ages

Place of Discipleship

Place of Discipleship is composed of mostly families with children. Studies tend to be topical and of interest to parents with children. Nursery Care Provided.

Meeting Time: 11:15 am on Sundays
Location: Education Building, Room E113
Who: Men & Women, Families with Children

Jabez

We are blessed to continue learning to love God and others better, to enlarge Advent’s ministry by responding to the Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, Abuse and Human Trafficking needs identified in Advent’s Local Needs Assessment and Outreach Opportunities report of August 2018, and responding to the overwhelming positive response to SASS-Go self defense presentations.  We partner with other Advent groups to host events for the purpose of raising awareness and building relationships with prevention, awareness and recovery organizations. We meet monthly for fellowship, devotional study and planning.

Meeting Time: One Sunday a Month for Lunch after the 11:15 am Service
Location: Varies
Who: Men & Women, All ages

Open Hearts LifeGroup

This group welcomes people of every race, ethnicity, age, faith history, economic status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, physical and mental ability, and education level. We recognize that diversity is a gift and believe that all people are created in the image of God and worthy of God’s love and grace. Our discussion-based format will focus on helping us understand that we can love alike even though we may not think alike. With that in mind, we invite you to join us on our faith journey toward greater love, understanding, and mutual respect.

Meeting Time: 7:00 pm, 3rd Tuesday of the Month
Locations: Members’ Homes
Who: We invite all people to join us!

Fuddbrothers

A lunch group with men of diverse life experiences, professions, and faith backgrounds who come together to fellowship and build faith primarily through short-term group studies.  We learn from experienced christian publishers and discussions of our personal experiences as followers of Christ and our other roles as  husbands, fathers and sons.

Meeting Time: 2nd and 4th Monday each month
Location: Restaurant in Greenville
Who: Men, All Ages

Starting Point

Starting Point is an 8-session small group where questions about God turn into conversations about faith. A place where people can discuss their doubts and explore the trickiest topics of faith together without pressure or judgement.  It’s a conversation, not a presentation.  Whether you’re new to faith, have questions about faith and God, or seek to strengthen your faith, Starting Point is a place where your opinions and beliefs are valued and no question is off limits. If it sounds like Starting Point may be a fit for you, then let’s talk!

Meeting Time: Wednesdays at 6:00 pm
Location: Christian Life Center, Room 204
Who: Men & Women, All Ages

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