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Table of Contents Inviting Ministries Team Leader..………………………………………………………………………...…2 Worship Ministry Team Leader..……………………………..………………………………………...…..3 Adult Education Ministry Team Leader..……………………...………………………………………...…..4 Children’s Ministry Team Leader..……………………………………………………………………...…..5 Pastoral Care Ministry Team Leader..…………………….…………………………………………...…..6 Missions and Social Justice Ministry Team Leader..……………………………………………………….7 Communications Ministry Team Leader..…………………………...…………………………………...…8 Fellowship Ministry Team Leader.………………………………………………………………………...9 Lay Leader – Administrative Team (AT) Focus……………………………………………………………10 Lay Leader – Ministry Team (MT) Focus.…………………………………………………………………..11 Recording Secretary……………………………………………………………………………………...12 Trustee Executive Officer.…………………….…………………………………………………………..13 Trustee Operating Officer……….…………………………….…………………………………………14 Trustee Financial Officer…………….………………………….………………………………………...15 Staff Parish Relations Lead………………………………………………...……………………………..16 Staff Parish Relations Assistant 1…………………………………….……………………………...……17 Staff Parish Relations Assistant 2………………………………………….……………….………..……18 Financial Lead……………………………………………………………………………………..……..19 Finance Assistant 1……………………………………………………………………………………….20 Finance Assistant 2……………………………………………………………………………………….21 Treasurer………………………………………………………………………………………………....22 Lay Member to Annual Conference……………………………………………………………………...23

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Inviting Ministries Team Leader Volunteer Job Description Purpose:

The Inviting Ministries Team Leader will help make University United Methodist Church (UUMC) inviting to visitors and church members and create an environment that welcomes new people into fellowship.

Time Commitment:

Attend Ministry Team meetings and retreats (about 6 per year) Inviting Team Leader or Communications Team Leader will attend Leadership Council meetings and retreats (about 6 per year) 2-3 hours for other tasks/program activities per month Convene the Inviting Team as appropriate

Duties: 1. Work with the Inviting Ministries Team to accomplish the stated purpose and determine an annual budget. 2. Identify and participate in opportunities in the Saint Louis community where UUMC members can invite visitors to come experience UUMC (i.e. PrideFest). 3. Create and manage approaches in the church that make UUMC a warm and friendly experience for visitors and members, e.g. Loaves and Fishes (bread loaves given to first-time visitors), parking-lot greeters, beverage cart and environment in Narthex, flowers planted on church grounds, etc. 4. Work with Communications (e.g. church banners), Fellowship (e.g. fellowship time and potlucks), and Worship teams (e.g. ushers) to ensure that other church responsibilities and tasks impact visitors and members in a positive way. 5. Encourage UUMC members to invite visitors to experience UUMC and potentially become a part of our community. 6. Participate in Monthly Service Days and encourage congregational participation.

Expectations: Support the ministries of the church though: • Prayers • Presence • Gifts • Service • Witness

I have read this volunteer job description and agree to prayerfully fulfill the tasks of this position for UUMC. Signature:

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Worship Ministry Team Leader Volunteer Job Description Purpose:

The Worship Ministry Team Leader shall work with the team to enhance worship at University United Methodist Church (UUMC), to create a worship experience for our community of members and visitors that helps us grow both spiritually, and by increasing attendance/membership.

Time Commitment:

Attend Ministry Team meetings and retreats (about 6 per year) Attend Leadership Council meetings and retreats (about 6 per year) 2-3 hours for other tasks/program activities per month Convene the Worship Team as appropriate

Duties: 1. Schedule and lead Worship Team meetings to accomplish the above purpose. Meetings are held approximately once a month, depending on the liturgical time of year. Share any meeting notes or action items from prior meetings as captured in our online liturgical planning tool or personal notes. Work with Pastor on agenda items prior to meeting. Plan for a brief spiritual focus at the start of each meeting. 2. Monitor annual goals that enhance worship. Work with Pastor to prioritize goals based on program or funding needs. Report status via emails or during team meetings. Goals may be short-term or longterm, and other team members may volunteer to lead some goals. Set up necessary communication, additional assistance, and meetings through completion of goals. This is generally outside of our normal meetings. 3. Actively participate in numerous activities and additional worship services during Advent, Lent, and Holy Week. Provide communication on events and services and actively recruit volunteers as events and services dictate. Assign, delegate, or volunteer for numerous tasks. 4. Receive and report out to the Worship Team any feedback received from congregants on worship services or related events. 5. Assist the Pastor and Music Director in determining the team’s annual budget. 6. Participate in Monthly Service Days and encourage congregational participation. Expectations: Support the ministries of the church though: • Prayers • Presence • Gifts • Service • Witness

I have read this volunteer job description and agree to prayerfully fulfill the tasks of this position for UUMC. Signature:

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Adult Education Ministry Team Leader Volunteer Job Description Purpose:

The Adult Education Ministry Team Leader shall offer opportunities for adults at University United Methodist Church (UUMC) to grow in spiritual maturity, ministry and faith-centered relationships through intentional faith development.

Time Commitment:

Attend Ministry Team meetings and retreats (about 6 per year) Adult Education Team Leader or Children’s Ministry Team leader will attend Leadership Council meetings and retreats (about 6 per year) 5-6 hours for other tasks/program activities per month Convene the Adult Education Team as appropriate

Duties: 1. Plan agenda topics for team meetings, email agenda prior for team input. Later follow through with an emailed summary of the meeting. 2. Conduct team meeting to set/monitor goals or action steps and plan adult classes. 3. Purchase curriculum materials. 4. Manage team budget, communicate with Finance team leader 5. May teach/lead classes. 6. Participate in Monthly Service Days and encourage congregational participation. Expectations: Support the ministries of the church though: • Prayers • Presence • Gifts • Service • Witness

I have read this volunteer job description and agree to prayerfully fulfill the tasks of this position for UUMC. Signature:

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Children’s Ministry Team Leader Volunteer Job Description Purpose:

The Children’s Ministry Team Leader shall provide University United Methodist Church (UUMC) children (preschool to 5th grade) with educational, enriching and fun opportunities/programs which enable them to explore and develop an understanding of faith, religion, the Bible and God.

Time Commitment:

Attend Ministry Team meetings and retreats (about 6 per year) Adult Education Team Leader or Children’s Ministry Team leader will attend Leadership Council meetings and retreats (about 6 per year) Convene the Children’s Ministry Team as appropriate 5-6 hours for other tasks/program activities per month

Duties: 1. Coordinate Children’s Ministry Team in fulfilling the purpose stated above and determine an annual budget. 2. Design and maintain children’s Sunday School curriculum. 3. Responsible for the implementation of children’s Sunday School including the recruitment of volunteer teachers. 4. Design and implement the annual Vacation Bible School program. 5. Plan a select number of social activities for children and their families. 6. Plan and implement annual children’s Christmas pageant. 7. Determine the Children’s Ministry Team budget. 8. Participate in Monthly Service Days and encourage congregational participation. Expectations: Support the ministries of the church though: • Prayers • Presence • Gifts • Service • Witness

I have read this volunteer job description and agree to prayerfully fulfill the tasks of this position for UUMC. Signature:

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Pastoral Care Ministry Team Leader Volunteer Job Description Purpose:

The Pastoral Care Ministry Team Leader shall bring Christ to provide University United Methodist Church (UUMC) members at home and to show Christ’s love to those no longer able to participate in the daily activities at UUMC.

Time Commitment:

Attend Ministry Team meetings and retreats (about 6 per year) Pastoral Care Team Leader or Fellowship Team Leader will attend Leadership Council meetings and retreats (about 6 per year) 2-3 hours for other tasks/program activities per month Convene the Pastoral Care Team as appropriate

Duties: 1. Work with the Pastoral Care Team to accomplish the team purpose and determine an annual budget. 2. To keep in regular contact with members who can no longer attend church. 3. Provide gifts on major holidays, such as Thanksgiving, Christmas and Easter. One-on-one visits to deliver the gifts. 4. A member of the committee will serve as Manna Ministry Coordinator, coordinating meals for members in need. 5. Serve Holy Communion to home-based members upon request. 6. Make certain contact is made with members who have suddenly stopped attending worship. 8. Participate in Monthly Service Days and encourage congregational participation.

Expectations: Support the ministries of the church though: • Prayers • Presence • Gifts • Service • Witness

I have read this volunteer job description and agree to prayerfully fulfill the tasks of this position for UUMC. Signature:

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Missions and Social Justice Ministry Team Leader Volunteer Job Description Purpose:

The Missions and Social Justice Team Leader shall provide University United Methodist Church (UUMC) congregation opportunities to do charity by ministering to those affected by violence and injustice, and to do justice by confronting the causes of violence and injustice as a witness of Jesus’ healing work in the world.

Time Commitment:

Attend Ministry Team meetings and retreats (about 6 per year) Attend Leadership Council meetings and retreats (about 6 per year) 2-3 hours for other tasks/program activities per month Convene the Missions and Social Justice Team as appropriate

Duties: 1. Plan meeting with the Missions and Social Justice Team, every six weeks or so. Coordinate agenda items with team members and plan meeting accordingly. 2. Coordinate service opportunities and events with the church calendar and sermon series/worship/outside opportunities (such as Change the World Sunday and Christmas gift gathering opportunities) and coordinate reoccurring service opportunities, such as serving at The Bridge and missions trips (such as Appalachia Service Project). 3. Determine the mission team budget for the year. 4. Respond and report to congregation opportunities and emergency response donations and other requests for participation and action 5. Assist with long-term service and mission projects or fundraising and outreach campaigns. 6. Participate in Monthly Service Days and encourage congregational participation. Expectations: Support the ministries of the church though: • Prayers • Presence • Gifts • Service • Witness

I have read this volunteer job description and agree to prayerfully fulfill the tasks of this position for UUMC. Signature:

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Communications Ministry Team Leader Volunteer Job Description Purpose:

The Communications Ministry Team Leader shall help promote and expand the presence of University United Methodist Church (UUMC) through supporting other church ministries with guidance and support of print media or Internet exposure.

Time Commitment:

Attend Ministry Team meetings and retreats (about 6 per year) Communications Team Leader or Inviting Ministries Team Leader will attend Leadership Council meetings and retreats (about 6 per year) 2-3 hours for other tasks/program activities per month Convene the Communications Team as appropriate

Duties: 1. To coordinate the Communications Team members in supporting the team purpose and to determine an annual budget. 2. Collaborate with Office/Communications Manager in supporting activities that help promote the presence of UUMC, such as Easter, Christmas, and special events. 3. Partner with other Ministry teams in supporting their work by helping to promote their upcoming events or missions. 4. Participate in Monthly Service Days and encourage congregational participation. Expectations: Support the ministries of the church though: • Prayers • Presence • Gifts • Service • Witness

I have read this volunteer job description and agree to prayerfully fulfill the tasks of this position for UUMC. Signature:

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Fellowship Ministry Team Leader Volunteer Job Description Purpose:

The Fellowship Ministry Team Leader shall provide intergenerational opportunities for the members of University United Methodist Church (UUMC) to gather for food and fellowship.

Time Commitment:

Attend Ministry Team meetings and retreats (about 6 per year) Fellowship Team Leader or Pastoral Care Team Leader will attend Leadership Council meetings and retreats (about 6 per year) 2-3 hours for other tasks/program activities per month Convene the Fellowship Team as appropriate

Duties: 1. Work with the Fellowship Team to accomplish the stated purpose and determine an annual budget. 2. Coordinate volunteers/groups for potluck dinners - 1st Sunday of each month (monthly activity). 3. Coordinate Church Picnic - Picnic in the Park (spring activity). 4. Coordinate/advertise Dinners for 8 (year-long activity). 5. Coordinate volunteers for the Harvest Home Dinner (fall activity). 6. Coordinate with Worship Team for Christmas Eve cookie reception. 7. Coordinate with Worship Team for Ash Wednesday Soup & Bread Supper. 8. Coordinate volunteers and food for special receptions such as funerals or welcoming new staff. 9. Coordinate with Worship and Missions Teams for community outreach for Change the World Sunday (spring activity) and Kick off Sunday BBQ (fall activity). 10. Maintain kitchen supplies and coordinate once-a-year kitchen cleaning. 11. Plan any social evenings with members (ex. Game Day). 12. Participate in Monthly Service Days and encourage congregational participation.

Expectations: Support the ministries of the church though: • Prayers • Presence • Gifts • Service • Witness

I have read this volunteer job description and agree to prayerfully fulfill the tasks of this position for UUMC. Signature:

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Lay Leader-Administrative Team (AT) Focus Volunteer Job Description Purpose:

The Lay Leader-AT Focus shall provide for planning and implementing a program of nurture, outreach, witness and resources at University United Methodist Church (UUMC). He/she shall provide for the administration of church’s organization. He/she shall envision, plan, implement and annually evaluate the mission and ministry of the church.

Time Commitment:

Attend Leadership Council meetings and retreats (about 6 per year) Attend Administrative Team meetings and retreats (about 8 per year) 2 hours in meetings w/Pastor to prepare/plan per month 4-5 hours for other tasks/program activities per month

Duties: 1. Work with pastor to provide vision, goals, and strategic direction for the church. 2. Serve as Co-Chairperson for the Leadership Council. 3. Plan agendas and prepare meeting and retreat materials with Pastor and Lay Leader-MT Focus for Leadership Council. 4. Serve as Chairperson for the Administrative Team. 5. Plan agendas and prepare meeting and retreat materials with Pastor for Administrative Team. 6. Attend and lead all Leadership Council and Administrative Team meetings. 7. Participate in Monthly Service Days and encourage congregational participation. Expectations: Support the ministries of the church though: • Prayers • Presence • Gifts • Service • Witness

I have read this volunteer job description and agree to prayerfully fulfill the tasks of this position for UUMC. Signature:

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Lay Leader-Ministry Team (MT) Focus Volunteer Job Description Purpose:

The Lay Leader-MT Focus shall provide for planning and implementing a program of nurture, outreach, witness and resources at University United Methodist Church (UUMC). He/she shall provide for the administration of church’s organization. He/she shall envision, plan, implement and annually evaluate the mission and ministry of the church.

Time Commitment:

Attend Leadership Council meetings and retreats (about 6 per year) Attend Ministry Team meetings and retreats (about 8 per year) 2 hours in meetings w/ Pastor to prepare/plan per month 4-5 hours for other tasks/program activities per month

Duties: 1. Work with pastor to provide vision, goals, and strategic direction for the church. 2. Serve as Co-Chairperson for the Leadership Council. 3. Plan agendas and prepare meeting and retreat materials with Pastor and Lay Leader-AT Focus for Leadership Council. 4. Serve as Chairperson for the Ministry Team. 5. Plan agendas and prepare meeting and retreat materials with Pastor for Ministry Team. 6. Attend and lead all Leadership Council and Ministry Team meetings. 7. Participate in Monthly Service Days and encourage congregational participation. Expectations: Support the ministries of the church though: • Prayers • Presence • Gifts • Service • Witness

I have read this volunteer job description and agree to prayerfully fulfill the tasks of this position for UUMC. Signature:

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Recording Secretary Volunteer Job Description Purpose:

The Recording Secretary shall provide accurate and official University United Methodist Church (UUMC) records that document meeting minutes and decisions of Leadership Council and Administrative Team.

Time Commitment:

Attend Leadership Council meetings and retreats (about 6 per year) Attend Administrative Team meetings and retreats (about 8 per year) 2-3 hours to type, correct, and file minutes per month

Duties: 1. Take minutes at all Leadership Council and Administrative Team meetings. 2. Distribute minutes and make corrections as requested. 3. Maintain a binder of minutes that is filed in the church office at the end of the year. 4. Request, compile and distribute reports from members of the Ministry and Administrative Teams on a monthly basis. 5. Participate in Monthly Service Days and encourage congregational participation. Expectations: Support the ministries of the church though: • Prayers • Presence • Gifts • Service • Witness

I have read this volunteer job description and agree to prayerfully fulfill the tasks of this position for UUMC. Signature:

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Trustee Executive Officer Volunteer Job Description Purpose:

In order to provide a safe, comfortable and attractive environment showing radical hospitality to all comers, the Trustee Executive Officer will work with the Administrative Team to develop and execute plans for the enhancement of the physical infrastructure of University United Methodist Church (UUMC).

Time Commitment:

Attend Leadership Council meetings and retreats (about 6 per year) Attend Administrative Team meetings and retreats (about 8 per year) 5-6 hours for other tasks/program activities per month

Duties: 1. Provide vision for new spaces and remodeling. 2. Set long and short term priority status to projects. 3. Determine the annual cycle of work for monthly service days. 4. Prepare Charge Conference forms. 5. Complete Annual Inspection of Parsonage Report (with SPR Assistant 1). 6. Review/revise building use policy as necessary. 7. Convene Trustee representatives and confer as needed. 8. Participate in Monthly Service Days and encourage congregational participation.

Expectations: Support the ministries of the church though: • Prayers • Presence • Gifts • Service • Witness

I have read this volunteer job description and agree to prayerfully fulfill the tasks of this position for UUMC. Signature:

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Trustee Operations Officer Volunteer Job Description Purpose:

In order to provide a safe, comfortable and attractive environment showing radical hospitality to all comers, the Trustee Operations Officer will work with the Administrative Team to develop and execute plans for the enhancement of the physical infrastructure of University United Methodist Church (UUMC).

Time Commitment:

Attend Administrative Team meetings and retreats (about 8 per year) 15-20 hours for other tasks/program activities per month

Duties: 1. Serve as the triage point person for Building/Parsonage issues (determine whether repairs can be completed by a congregation member or need to be done by a professional; determine whether a repair needs to happen immediately or if it can wait until the next Monthly Service Day). 2. Coordinate “Do it ourselves” maintenance (Organize Monthly Service days and maintain a list of members with special skills who can work on an immediate need). 3. Coordinate job bids (if it is within budget - trustees decide, if it is outside of budget - bring to AT) 4. Participate in annual parsonage review for Annual Parsonage Report. 5. Maintain electronic work log and share it monthly with AT. 6. Convene Trustee representatives and confer as needed. 7. Encourage congregational participation in Monthly Service Days. Expectations: Support the ministries of the church though: • Prayers • Presence • Gifts • Service • Witness

I have read this volunteer job description and agree to prayerfully fulfill the tasks of this position for UUMC. Signature:

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Trustee Financial Officer Volunteer Job Description Purpose:

In order to provide a safe, comfortable and attractive environment showing radical hospitality to all comers, the Trustee Financial Officer will work with the Administrative Team to develop and execute plans for the enhancement of the physical infrastructure of University United Methodist Church (UUMC).

Time Commitment:

Attend Administrative Team meetings and retreats (about 8 per year) 5-6 hours for other tasks/program activities per month

Duties: 1. Monitor/Manage contracted grounds maintenance - including lawn service, snow removal, landscape/sprinkler system, tree care. 2. Monitor/Manage/Evaluate service contracts for Church (custodial service, insurance contract, and maintenance services, i.e. roof, organ, elevator, outdoor sprinkler system, fire alarm, pest control, HVAC). 3. Prepare annual budget for Trustee tasks and monitor expenditures. 4. Convene Trustee representatives and confer as needed. 5. Participate in Monthly Service Days and encourage congregational participation. Expectations: Support the ministries of the church though: • Prayers • Presence • Gifts • Service • Witness

I have read this volunteer job description and agree to prayerfully fulfill the tasks of this position for UUMC. Signature:

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Staff Parish Relations (SPR) Lead Volunteer Job Description Purpose:

The SPR Lead will reflect on the role and work of the pastor(s) and staff at University United Methodist Church (UUMC) as they carry out their leadership responsibilities. He/she shall assist the pastor(s) and staff in assessing their gifts and setting priorities for leadership and service.

Time Commitment:

Attend Leadership Council meetings and retreats (about 6 per year) Attend Administrative Team meetings (about 8 per year) 5-6 hours for other tasks/program activities per month

Duties: 1. Provide vision for new staff positions, develop new job descriptions as necessary with Pastor. 2. Troubleshoot personnel issues with Pastor. 3. Oversee completion of Clergy Evaluation form, Leadership Report & Salary Package (AT approves). 4. Oversee completion of Clergy Consultation form (AT approves). 5. Prepare Charge Conference forms (AT approves). 6. Prepare annual budget for SPR tasks and monitor expenditures. 7. Convene SPR representatives and confer as needed. 8. Participate in Monthly Service Days and encourage congregational participation.

Expectations: Support the ministries of the church though: • Prayers • Presence • Gifts • Service • Witness

I have read this volunteer job description and agree to prayerfully fulfill the tasks of this position for UUMC. Signature:

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Staff Parish Relations (SPR) Assistant 1 Volunteer Job Description Purpose:

The SPR Assistant 1 will reflect on the role and work of the pastor(s) and staff at University United Methodist Church (UUMC) as they carry out their leadership responsibilities. He/she shall assist the pastor(s) and staff in assessing their gifts and setting priorities for leadership and service.

Time Commitment:

Attend Administrative Team meetings and retreats (about 8 per year) 5-6 hours for other tasks/program activities per month

Duties: 1. Complete Annual Inspection of Parsonage Report (with Trustee Executive Officer). 2. Form task force as appropriate to review/revise Safe Sanctuary policy (AT approves). 3. Form task force as appropriate to review/revise personnel policies (AT approves). 4. Coordinate receptions as needed for staff personal milestones (babies, marriages). 5. Coordinate thank you for staff & preschool teachers. 6. Convene SPR representatives and confer as needed. 7. Participate in Monthly Service Days and encourage congregational participation.

Expectations: Support the ministries of the church though: • Prayers • Presence • Gifts • Service • Witness

I have read this volunteer job description and agree to prayerfully fulfill the tasks of this position for UUMC. Signature:

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Staff Parish Relations (SPR) Assistant 2 Volunteer Job Description Purpose:

The SPR Assistant 2 will reflect on the role and work of the pastor(s) and staff at University United Methodist Church (UUMC) as they carry out their leadership responsibilities. He/she shall assist the pastor(s) and staff in assessing their gifts and setting priorities for leadership and service.

Time Commitment:

Attend Administrative Team meetings and retreats (about 8 per year) 5-6 hours for other tasks/program activities per month

Duties: 1. Form search committees as appropriate for interviewing/hiring staff positions. 2. Form task force as appropriate to conduct Annual Performance Reviews for staff. 3. Make a recommendations for salaries and performance raises. 4. Revise staff job descriptions as necessary. 5. Convene SPR representatives and confer as needed. 6. Participate in Monthly Service Days and encourage congregational participation.

Expectations: Support the ministries of the church though: • Prayers • Presence • Gifts • Service • Witness

I have read this volunteer job description and agree to prayerfully fulfill the tasks of this position for UUMC. Signature:

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Finance Lead Volunteer Job Description Purpose:

The Finance Lead shall provide consistent and timely analysis of the financial condition of University United Methodist Church (UUMC), and educate the congregation about all financial-related matters including MUMF investments and investment opportunities, connectional giving, financial policies-including memorial giving and designated funds.

Time Commitment:

Attend Leadership Council meetings and retreats (about 6 per year) Attend Administrative Team meetings and retreats (about 8 per year) Average of 20-30 hours during budget creation 2-3 hours for other tasks/program activities per month

Duties: 1. Provide vision for financial growth & stability. 2. Construct annual budget with the help of Administrative Team. 3. Track trends of income/expenses. 4. Serve as the point person for expenditures beyond budgeted items 5. Complete annual review of expenses beyond the budget. 6. Convene Finance representatives and confer as needed. 7. Participate in Monthly Service Days and encourage congregational participation. Expectations: Support the ministries of the church though: • Prayers • Presence • Gifts • Service • Witness

I have read this volunteer job description and agree to prayerfully fulfill the tasks of this position for UUMC. Signature:

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Finance Assistant 1 Volunteer Job Description Purpose:

The Finance Assistant 1 shall provide consistent and timely analysis of the financial condition of University United Methodist Church (UUMC), and educate the congregation about all financial-related matters including MUMF investments and investment opportunities, connectional giving, financial policies-including memorial giving and designated funds.

Time Commitment:

Attend Administrative Team meetings and retreats (about 8 per year) 5-10 hours every 4 months to coordinate giving letters and verbal financial reports to congregation 3-4 hours dedicated to the stewardship campaign

Duties: 1. Set procedure for stewardship campaign & liaise with coordinator of stewardship campaign. 2. Coordinate three giving letters and giving statements with Pastor and Communications and Office Manager (mailed in January, May, & September). 3. Give three verbal financial reports to congregation. 4. Convene Finance representatives and confer as needed. 5. Participate in Monthly Service Days and encourage congregational participation.

Expectations: Support the ministries of the church though: • Prayers • Presence • Gifts • Service • Witness

I have read this volunteer job description and agree to prayerfully fulfill the tasks of this position for UUMC. Signature:

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Finance Assistant 2 Volunteer Job Description Purpose:

The Finance Assistant 2 shall provide consistent and timely analysis of the financial condition of University United Methodist Church (UUMC), and educate the congregation about all financial-related matters including MUMF investments and investment opportunities, connectional giving, financial policies-including memorial giving and designated funds.

Time Commitment:

Attend Administrative Team meetings (about 8 per year) About 10 annual hours in MUMF work, 5 Annual hours for Audit work and 5 Annual hours for Memorial Fund and Policy work

Duties: 1. Oversee UUMC Missouri United Methodist Foundation (MUMF) Investment funds (Trustee, Dimmit, 2. Interest, & Permanent Endowment). 3. Request input from Ministry and Administrative Teams for use of Memorial funds. 4. Oversee annual audit process by coordination with Audit Processor. 5. Coordinate estate/will planning learning opportunities for congregation. 6. Revise any financial, gift, investment, or memorial fund policies (AT approves). 7. Convene Finance representatives and confer as needed. 8. Participate in Monthly Service Days and encourage congregational participation. Expectations: Support the ministries of the church though: • Prayers • Presence • Gifts • Service • Witness

I have read this volunteer job description and agree to prayerfully fulfill the tasks of this position for UUMC. Signature:

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Treasurer Volunteer Job Description Purpose:

The Treasurer shall maintain consistent and accurate financial records for University United Methodist Church (UUMC) accounts and provide timely reports or more information upon request.

Time Commitment:

Attend Leadership Council meetings and retreats (about 6 per year) Attend Administrative Team meetings and retreats (about 8 per year) 2-3 hours weekly for accounting tasks 10-15 hours annually to close out previous accounting year and set up new accounting year.

Duties: 1. Carry out the financial decisions made by Finance representatives or AT. 2. Keep accurate and detailed records that correspond to the items listed in the budget adopted by Leadership Council as well as accurate and detailed records of designated giving and investments. 3. Make journal entries and fund transfers as needed. 4. Provide monthly financial reports which include a current picture of annual budget, designated funds, investments and other assets (ie. Foundation funds) and bank balances. 5. Disburse funds to the causes for which they have been contributed; ensure that designated gifts are not used for current expenses. 6. Develop and update forms for check requests which require adequate documentation to legitimate the payment. Provide information and educate the financial secretary and persons filling out check requests how to determine which account number to credit or charge. 7. Write checks on a regular schedule that is known in the congregation. 8. Bimonthly calculate and inform the preschool director of preschool payroll obligations. 9. Update payroll information with the payroll company, as needed. 10. Reconcile bank statements monthly. 11. As leadership changes occur, update signature authorities at the bank and MUMF. 12. Convene Finance representatives and confer as needed. 13. Participate in Monthly Service Days and encourage congregational participation. Expectations: Support the ministries of the church though: • Prayers • Presence • Gifts • Service • Witness

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Lay Member to Annual Conference Volunteer Job Description Purpose:

The Lay Member to Annual Conference shall learn best practices of ministry at Annual Conference and share them with UUMC to equip our members for ministry. He/she will oversee the Time/Talent survey to ensure we invite many members to serve in various capacities.

Time Commitment:

Attend Leadership Council meetings and retreats (about 6 per year) Attend Administrative Team meetings and retreats (about 8 per year) 4 full days in June to attend Annual Conference 2-3 hours annually for Annual Conference report to congregation and leaders 20 hours annually to update and repost time/talent survey

Duties: 1. Prepare for and attend Missouri Annual Conference as UUMC’s lay representative. 2. Provide verbal/written report to congregation after attendance at Annual Conference. 3. Share learning with specific team leaders, Leadership Council, or AT as appropriate. 4. Manage & monitor the time/talent survey and gathering process; update the time/talent survey annually. 5. Participate in Monthly Service Days and encourage congregational participation.

Expectations: Support the ministries of the church though: • Prayers • Presence • Gifts • Service • Witness

I have read this volunteer job description and agree to prayerfully fulfill the tasks of this position for UUMC. Signature:

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