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The First Baptist Church office at 360 Canco Road, Portland Maine has a job opening of:

Administrative and Technical Assistant – Part Time position – up to 29 hours per week Reports to: Senior Pastor

Job Summary:  This position is responsible for being the face of the church. This person will have excellent communication skills for communicating with all areas of the public and congregation. Strong organizational skills and the ability to multi-task a variety of projects while being constantly interrupted. Technical: This position is responsible for the technical side of the church office, including proficiency on the website, social media venues, electronic newsletters; running updates and security programs for the office computers; Microsoft Office Suite including Power Point, Desktop Publishing and Excel.                                                     Requirements Have at least 2 years prior administrative experience; Bachelor’s Degree preferred Experience with websites; proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite including Outlook, Word, Excel, Desktop Publishing and PowerPoint Telephone management skills; have a positive and uplifting voice to greet all callers Be able to type at least 45 wpm Be able to adapt to new technology and various computer / software applications, printers and scanners Have exceptional multi-tasking, organizational and communication skills; team player Be a self starter with an ability to work independently, using sound judgment and with a demonstrated ability to take responsibility of activities that arise Manage the office when the Church Administrator is absent. Have the ability to work efficiently, be solutions-oriented, proactive, and anticipate needs Possess strong time management skills with attention to detail and be able to follow through on projects and handle multiple tasks Christ follower; a kind-hearted person desiring to serve the Lord through working in a church office . If you are interested in this position please contact the office at The First Baptist Church office at 360 Canco Road, Portland Maine or call 207-773-3123.


The First Baptist Church of Portland, located on the corner of Canco Road and Washington Avenue in Portland, Maine, is currently accepting applications for a worship leader for their Traditional worship service. This service combines both the traditional elements of hymns and more contemporary elements of praise & worship songs. Most importantly is the desire of the worship leader to point the congregation to Jesus Christ in sincere and authentic worship. The successful candidate will have an authentic walk with our Lord, and a genuine love for His people. Those who prayerfully consider this opportunity and feel led to apply are invited to submit their application to the church by contacting The First Baptist Church office at 360 Canco Road, Portland Maine or call 207-773-3123.


May 2015

May 23 Ladies Afternoon Tea Christ’s Chapel, 37 Northern Pines Road (off Route 85), Raymond, ME On May 23, 2015 at 1 pm There will be games, prizes, special music and guest speaker. Come and enjoy a refreshing, uplifting and fun time For more information contact  Tammy Gisel Administrative Assistant Christ Chapel at (207) 749-3731

May 23&24 - The Hyssongs will be in concert May 23 7pm at Bible Believing Baptist Church, 92 Center Rd, Gray & at the worship service May 24 10:30am.  FMI: 207-657-3773

May 30 - First Choice’s 5th Annual Walk (or Run) for Life and Community Outreach is Saturday, May 30th at Head of Falls (Front St.) in Waterville.  Join us for a peaceful 2-mile walk (no graphic signs) in which families, friends, youth, and co-workers are:  “STEPPING OUT FOR LIFE”. The Walk is rain or shine.  Registration begins at 8:30 am, and the Walk is at 9 am.  The outreach follows the Walk 10:30 am-2 pm, (weather permitting) and includes free hot dogs, music, prizes, and children’s games.  This is a great opportunity to invite a single mom, single dad, or young family to be our guest.  Online registration appreciated, go to:  http://bit.ly/1IJZTgt  FMI call 872-5070 or visit firstchoicepregnancycenter.org

May 30 - Music, games, demonstrations and learning activities make the Spring Festival unique with its country setting. From 10AM-3PM there will be opportunities to explore the trails and gardens, interact with the animals, learn about seeds and plants, and try your hand at fiber arts. For younger children, there will be craft activities, face painting, a hay pile and tractors to climb, as well as hayrides and live music. Food available for purchase. Admission is $6 per person, ages 3 and under free. Wolfe’s Neck Farm, 184 Burnett Road, Freeport.  FMI: wolfesneckfarm.org or call 865-4496 

Saturday, May 30, 2015 Grace Christian Academy Proceeds to help students attend Grace Christian Academy. Third Annual Scholarship Auction  Auction items include antiques, art, baked goods, sports memorabilia, collectibles, loam, gift baskets and much more! Dessert and coffee table will benefit the sports program. It’s a lot of fun and you can help Christian young people get a great education. May 30 at 6:00 pm. View the auction items 5-6 pm. 187 Lewiston Rd. West Gardiner. For more info call (207) 582-4947 http://gracechristianacdmy.com  

June 2015

Sunday, June 7, 2015 Christians and Jews United for Israel United Jerusalem Day Celebration and Parade. Christian Churches, Jewish Synagogues and many organizations will join Christians and Jews United for Israel to sponsor this wonderful event making it a great day of family fun on behalf of a United Jerusalem. Entertainment, speakers, music, rides for kids, food, the blowing of shofars and a parade will be enjoyed by participants. The event is FREE. Go to http://cjui.org/ for more info or Email : info@cjui.org Location: Intersection of Beacon St. and Centre Street, Newton Center, Mass. 02459 12:30- 6 pm. (860) 985-5777

June 6 - The North Pownal United Methodist Church, 851 Lawrence Road, Pownal, Maine will be holding a public baked bean and spaghetti supper on Saturday, June 6th from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. On the menu three kinds of beans, spaghetti with meat sauce, potato salad, coleslaw, biscuits & brown bread, pickled beets and assorted homemade pies. Tickets are adults $8, children 4-12 yrs $3, and three yrs and under free. Handicap  Assessable. FMI: Kim at 207-865-3517.

June 6 & 7 - The LUMBER RIVER QUARTET will be returning for their annual concert on Sat., June 6, 7:00 p.m., at the Bible Believing Baptist Church, 92 Center Rd. in Gray. They will also take part in the morning service on June 7 at 10:30. All are welcome. No charge; a free-will offering will be received. FMI: 207- 657-6886

June 13 – Electronic Waste Recycling Drive  9am to 1pm, First Lutheran Church, 132 Auburn Street, Portland 797-2525.  Drop off your electronic waste for recycling and make a monetary donation to our “Give a Child a Chance” Fund.  100% of your donation helps a neighborhood child, who otherwise could not afford it, attend First Lutheran’s Preschool.

 June 13 – Masonic Bean Supper!  The supper will be on June 13th from 4:30 – 6:00 PM. The Masonic Lodge is located on Route 136 across from the River Park. The Prices are   $7.50 – Adults   $3.00 – Children (Ages 5-12) Free – Children under 5.  On the menu are Baked Beans, Chop Suey, Hot Dogs, Potato Salad, Coleslaw, Bread, Pickles, and Homemade Pies.