First UMC Bowie: Church Secretary

Date Posted: 2/24/2022

First UMC Bowie, Bowie, TX

Job Description

Under the supervision of the senior pastor:


  • Maintain church calendar; scheduling and facilitating reservations for community events
  • Maintain church membership records
  • Maintain Ministry Safe records
  • Maintain CCLI licenses
  • Maintain church keys and entry codes
  • Filing of church committee reports
  • Retrieve mail from the post office box and mail church mail
  • Receive visitors to the church office and assist as needed
  • Answer the phone and handle routine inquiries; take and relay messages to the pastor 
  • Balance the checking books
  • Keep accurate financial records, including posting financial records in the computer
  • Pay the bills weekly and post to accounts under the supervision of the Treasurer
  • Prepare bulletins for worship services
  • Prepare video slides for worship services
  • Function as recording secretary at church council meetings, and other meetings as necessary
  • Bookkeeping under the supervision of the Treasurer and Finance Committee Chairperson
  • Help to prepare year end reports for charge conference and check out
  • Prepare W-2's and 1099 reports for all employees and file as necessary
  • Send out quarterly contribution statements to members
  • Prepare financial reports for the Treasurer and Church Council meetings
  • Prepare and distribute monthly church newsletter
  • Help create advertisements for the newspaper as needed

Must be able to pass a criminal background check and be able to be bonded.


  • Word 
  • Excel
  • Outlook
  • Church Windows
  • Constant Contact
  • WordPress
  • Able to maintain confidentiality
  • Comfortable operating office equipment including a professional printer
  • Proofreading and editing skills
  • Customer service oriented
  • Attention to detail
  • Self-starter

Physical demands: This is a largely sedentary job, however, it does require some filing.  

Position type and expected hours of work: This is a part-time position, 20 hours a week (9am to 1pm, Monday through Friday).

Experience preferred.

How to Apply

Email cover letter and resume to Pastor Steven Martinez at
Contact Email: [email protected]
Contact Phone: 940-206-1511


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