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Work experience

Jul 2011Present

Assistant Seamstress

Kate Setzer Kamphausen

Once or twice a year, I spend vacation time assisting Kate with her seamstress and costuming business.

  • Complete fabric cutting and ironing
  • Sew garments
  • Assist in fitting and sizing clients
  • Attend dress rehearsals
  • Collaborate to create costumes with embroidery throughout the year
Jan 2014Present

Learning Coach

Michigan Great Lakes Virtual Academy

In order to facilitate my family's move from Bay City, MI to Detroit, MI, I enrolled my children in Michigan Great Lakes Virtual Academy. I have been my children's learning coach for the past three months.
  • Coached my two children in daily school lessons
  • Ensured satisfactory or better progress in each subject's curriculum
Jun 2013Dec 2013

Administrative Assistant

Grace United Methodist Church
  • Transitioned First United Methodist Church to new building
  • Completed closing operations for First United Methodist Church
  • Assisted with bulletin weekly
  • Assisted with PowerPoint weekly
  • Managed daily office duties
  • Maintained database of members
  • Streamlined workflow between two administrative assistants
  • Setup MailChimp to beautify weekly communications from the pastor to congregants
Oct 2012Jun 2013

Administrative Assistant

First United Methodist Church
  • Input weekly giving
  • Processed bills
  • Requested checks from treasurer
  • Paid bills
  • Created bulletin covers using Adobe Photoshop
  • Managed general office duties
  • Updated web listings
  • Completed various tasks given each workday
  • Printed bulletins
  • Completed mailings
2005Jan 2013

Administrative Assistant

Fairgrove United Methodist Church
  • Designed new bulletin using Adobe InDesign
  • Designed monthly newsletter using Adobe InDesign
  • Created bulletin covers using Adobe Photoshop
  • Expedited and simplified yearly reporting
  • Generated directories of members
  • Updated web listings and Facebook page
  • Streamlined work process to cut work time necessary
  • Completed various tasks given each workday
Oct 2007Dec 2011

Co-Pastor (Administration)

Sebewaing Assembly of God
  • Communicated vision and action plan for growth
  • Fostered community amongst congregation members
  • Cultivated new contacts via local activities
  • Encouraged volunteerism
  • Delegated tasks to promote involvement by each individual
  • Prepared and preached sermons
  • Administered office duties such as answering phone and record keeping
  • Created weekly bulletin
  • Collaborated to create welcoming worship service each week
Jan 2004Sep 2004

Crew Member

McDonalds
  • Cashier
  • Drive-through cashier
  • Completed weekly and monthly cleaning assignments
  • Served orders through the drive-through and over-the-counter
  • Prepared salads and parfaits
Mar 2003Oct 2003

Fry Cook

Mac's Drive-In
  • Fried foods to order
  • Prepared foods for frying
  • Completed monthly fryer cleaning
  • Assisted other stations when necessary
  • Facilitated serving of desserts
Jan 2000May 2002

Shift Manager

Office Depot
  • Cross-trained in cash office duties
  • Organized employee duties
  • Completed yearly inventory
  • Welcomed customers
  • Served customers on the floor and at the cash register
  • Began cross-training in copy and print department
  • Generated online and phone sales for hard to find and out of stock items

Education

Jan 2011Present

MA

Spring Arbor University

Communication and ministry

Skills

Social Media
Proficient in utilizing social media Studying how to best use social media for church-related events and evangelism
Web Design
Photography
InDesign
Designed and maintained church bulletins in this professional layout application.
Photoshop
Flute
Clerical
Versed in duties of an administrative assistant Fluent in Microsoft Office software Fluent in InDesign and Photoshop Excellent people skills Organized  

References

Rev. Leonard Clevenger

Rev. Mary Selzer

Rev. Daniel Gonder

Teri Meyer

Rev. Debbie Thomas

Kate Setzer Kamphausen

Certifications

May 2008Oct 2019

Young Women Clergy

The Young Women Clergy Project
May 2008Present

Ordained

Assemblies of God
Oct 2006Present

License to Preach

Assemblies of God
May 2002Present

Specialized License

Assemblies of God
20042006

Professional United Methodist Church Secretary

Professional United Methodist Church Secretary Association

Portfolio

Family

Objective

My objective is to effectively communicate the mission of God and the mission of the district office through administrative support. I would use my talents and skills to enhance the way communication between district personnel and the church and its pastor takes place, making the communication most efficient and beneficial.