The duties of the Ministry Coordinator will be as follows:

 

·      To provide administrative oversight and pastoral care to the church and its members approximately 20 hours per week.

·      During these hours, the Coordinator will serve the pastoral needs of members and friends of EPC as they arise (including hospital and home visits) and provide organizational oversight of day-to-day church administration including oversight of church personnel.

 

With respect to administrative oversight, the Ministry Coordinator will:

 

1.     In collaboration with the secretary, set priorities for work flow and tasks.

2.     Coordinate pastoral care needs of nursing home residents, homebound members, and others in need of a ministry of compassion.

3.     Act as a liaison between Dr. Johnson (and other clergy leading worship) and church staff to prepare for Sunday worship.   This will include insuring that the worship leader's wishes with respect to bulletin preparation, music selection, etc. are carried out appropriately.

4.     Meet with the Organist and Director of Music to insure that they are receiving appropriate support for their ministries.

5.     Provide oversight of and support for the Church Secretary as the secretary maintains the church website, newsletter, administrative records, and communications to members and friends.  In this role, she will provide the secretary with weekly updates to be posted on the church website, articles to be included in the church newsletter, and instructions with respect to any other communications to members and friends of EPC (such as news of births or deaths).

6.     Meet with families to coordinate baptisms, weddings, and funerals as these needs may arise.  This will include helping families secure appropriate ordained clergy to perform these services.

7.     Attend meetings of the Ruling Elders, as able, to keep the Session apprised of the operational needs of the church and its staff.