Position: Bürokraft gesucht


St. Matthew’s Church Office Administrator

Part-time (14 hours/week)

St. Matthew’s is a church of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). It is the last German speaking church in Northern California. German language services are offered on a weekly basis. The church is located in the Mission District, a neighborhood which reflects the diversity of the City. St. Matthew’s is easily accessible by public transportation. Free parking right next to the church is available.


  1. Office Operation, Contacts with Public and Preparation of Bulletins
  • Answer phone and email messages
  • Answer the church door and offer assistance as appropriate
  • Maintain website
  • Design and print weekly Sunday bulletins
  • Design and print bulletins for special holidays or occasions
  • Produce periodic newsletters
  • Produce periodic informational mailings to members
  • Respond to inquiries from German clubs, outside agencies and others
  • Maintain mailing lists
  • Prepare agendas and reports for monthly Council meetings
  • Maintain office filing system (hard copy and electronic files)


  1. Scheduling and Coordination of Church Activities
  • Assist the pastor in her duties as requested
  • Coordinate with church staff and volunteers
  • Coordinate with various groups using church facilities
  • Keep a “Weekly Use Schedule” of groups using our facilities
  • Make sure rents are received on time
  • Schedule special events such as weddings, concerts, funerals, baptisms etc.
  • Coordinate these activities closely with pastor and council president
  • Assist in general church records keeping


Additional Comments:

  • The office administrator will be expected to work additional hours in preparation for high holidays or special events
  • Start date: December 2016
  • Unfortunately, our historic building is not equipped according to ADA requirements



  • Friendliness and ability to interact with people from all walks of life
  • Word processing and basic computer skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to lift loads up to 40 pounds
  • Basic (reading) knowledge of the German language a plus
  • Previous church or non-profit experience a plus


If interested, please send a resume and a cover letter to [email protected] or to:

St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church

Pastor Kerstin Weidmann

3281 16th Street

San Francisco, CA 94103


Further questions can be directed to Pr. Kerstin Weidmann at [email protected] or 415-863-6371.