What Is the Job Description of a Church Secretary?

A church secretary or administrator is responsible for running the church office, handling administrative tasks and functions and supporting the pastor and his staff. A church secretary may also delegate or oversee bookkeeping tasks, schedule events on the church calendar, manage telephone services, organize publications, and handle correspondence. The secretary serves as the public face of the church and the first line of contact for members of the parish, visitors, newcomers and salespeople.