A City-wide Church with a World-wide Ministry

Kountze Memorial Lutheran Church is a vibrant, historic faith community of nearly 2,000 members that welcomes all and provides ministries for all ages and all walks of life. We are the birthplace of Lutheranism in Nebraska. We are a “City-wide Church with a World-wide Ministry” and have been worshipping, growing, and serving in the heart of Downtown Omaha for over 150 years! 

While Kountze is among the largest ELCA churches in Nebraska, it maintains a family-like atmosphere. Our members come from all over the city and surrounding communities. Whether you are a member of long-standing, looking for a new church home, or visiting family and friends, Kountze provides a welcoming community to everyone.

Kountze Memorial Lutheran Church is a congregation in the Nebraska Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America (ELCA).

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Women's Prayer Group
9:30 AM on the 3rd Saturday of the month (April 21)
Fellowship Lounge

What does it mean to be a woman that God's spirit can guide? Join us at the Women's Prayer Group as we examine the lives of Dorcas, Lydia, Phoebe, and other women in the New Testament with "A Woman God's Spirit Can Guide" by Alice Mathews. Join us as we reflect on what God has called us to do as we dig deep into the lives of these women who committed their gifts and talents to the Lord.

If you have questions or are interested in joining the Women's Prayer Group, please contact Karen Bonneau at 402-676-5419.
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Join us for our Women's Spring Salad Luncheon. Paul Siebert will entertain with his many instruments and the history behind them. Come and bring a friend or two. No reservations or charge is required. ... See MoreSee Less

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Kountze Memorial is seeking a Full-time Administrative Assistant who is able to relate to other staff members on a collegial basis. Time management, the ability to multi-task, and maintaining confidentiality is essential in this position. This person should be resourceful, a good problem solver, organized, and willing to help wherever needed. Salary is dependent on experience and includes paid health, life, dental insurance, and an ELCA Retirement Plan.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
• Provide administrative/clerical support
• Answer phones and doors, greet visitors and respond to their needs when the receptionist is away
• Record address changes, new members, baptisms, marriages, and funerals on the computer, ledger sheets, and in record books
• Prepare Worship bulletins, copy, and distribute as necessary
• Run copies of the monthly newsletter
• Help with mailings/other duties as necessary
• Take Clinic phone calls, make appointments for clinic patients, answer general clinic questions, log volunteer hours, and provide clerical support for the clinic
• Cross train so as to be able to fill in when other Administrative Staff is out of the office or on vacation
• Attend staff meetings and staff retreats as scheduled and upon request, attend other meetings such as congregational meetings

The ideal candidate for this job must have:
• Prior administrative or office support experience
• Be proficient in Microsoft Office with expertise in Microsoft Word and Excel
• Excellent communication skills
• Organization skills and dedication to completing projects in a timely manner
• A lifestyle and personal conduct reflecting Christian values
• Sensitivity to members of the congregation so as to relate effectively with them in order to carry out the mission of the congregation to worship, grow and serve
If you like variety in your day, working with people, and have great administrative skills, we want to hear from you! Send your resume and a cover letter to Debbie Bogue, Office Manager, Kountze Memorial Lutheran Church, debbie@kmlchurch.org.

Debbie Bogue
Kountze Memorial Lutheran Church
2650 Farnam Street
Omaha, NE 68131
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