Join the Martin Luther King, Jr. Coalition of Cincinnati for an interfaith march, prayer service, and program for MLK Jr. Day on Monday, January 21. You can participate at 10am at the Freedom Center, 11am at Fountain Square, 12pm at Music Hall, or any of the above. Pastor Stacey will be offering a prayer during the service at Fountain Square. Get more information at https://mlkcoalition.org/about/
Every member and friend of MAPC is encouraged to submit one piece of work on the theme of the Fruits of the Spirit. Where do you see the Spirit in everyday life? This exhibition is for the artist in all of us, as we celebrate 150 years of MAPC ministry, and will be displayed from October 6 – December 28, 2018.
Acceptable media include sculpture, ceramics, pottery, drawing, painting, graphic art, photography, poetry, and music. All work must be ready for display: framed and wired for hanging if two dimensional, or with a pedestal or hanging apparatus if three dimensional. For further information on the exhibit or to register your piece, please contact Nan Costello at [email protected]
Christian Education Program Coordinator
In conjunction with the MAPC Progressive Education Community and accountable to the Pastor, the Program Coordinator for Christian Education will implement educational programming for children from preschool through grade 6. Primary responsibilities will be in implementing Godly Play, the Montessori-based curriculum used with younger children (preschool through grade 3) through leading classes as well as supporting volunteer teachers and/or helpers. The Program Coordinator will also assist in the development and implementation of programs for children in grades 4-6.
Specific responsibilities will include
- Program leadership for younger children (preschool through grade 3) using the Godly Play curriculum
- Lead Godly Play class on Sunday mornings (during worship)
- Organize and maintain Godly Play materials
- Maintain roster of trained volunteer teacher to serve as substitutes
- Schedule and manage volunteers
- Participate in training volunteers as needed
- Program support for older children (grades 4-6)
- In collaboration with Pastor, Progressive Education Community members, and other church members, plan Christian Education programming for children grades 4 – 6
- Train and support volunteer teachers/mentors
- Be present on Sundays 9am – 1pm
- Evaluate programs annually
- Commitment to the spiritual development of young children within a progressive theological framework
- Experience working with young children in an educational setting
- Familiarity with Godly Play curriculum and formal training as a Christian Educator preferred
Time commitment for this position is approximately 7 hours per week during the school year (September – May) and will include about 4 hours on Sundays and meetings and coordination time with the Pastor and Progressive Education Community at other times.
Suggested compensation (for Personnel Committee’s review): $5,040 annually
$20.00 X 7 hours per week X 36 weeks (September through May, with some holidays excluded, e.g. Christmas/winter break)
MAPC is seeking a new Resident Caretaker!
Overall Job Description
The Resident Caretaker lives on-site in a two-bedroom apartment with utilities included. This position requires consistent presence on Sundays from 8am-1pm and varied availability for special events on evenings and weekends. The Resident Caretaker provides daily on-site supervision of the building including:
- Managing access and securing of facility for church services, committee meetings, special events, and designated group activities.
- Facilitating access for outside contract services and caring for the general safety and appearance of the property.
- Acting as a point of contact for space sharers and emergency services.
The salary for this position is $200/month.
Successful applicants will be dependable and organized, and have excellent communication skills and the ability to work with staff, congregation members, and visitors in a courteous and respectful manner. The Resident Caretaker must be able to climb one flight of stairs to the apartment and lift up to 25 lbs.
The Resident Caretaker reports directly to the Pastor as head of staff. Additional coordination and feedback will come from the Administrator and the Building and Grounds Committee.
Specific Job Duties
Provide consistent attendance and punctuality on Sundays from 8:00am-1:00pm and during special events to accomplish the following:
- Open and close building in accordance with the schedule and in communication with staff, specifically the Pastor and Administrative Manager, and church members and committees.
- Attend Building and Grounds Committee (B&G) meetings monthly, and staff meetings as necessary.
- Complete seasonally appropriate care for the grounds (mowing, raking, shoveling).
- Engage with space sharers and respond to needs.
- Arrange access for maintenance contractors (e.g., mowing and lawn services, cleaning, routine building maintenance).
- Be available for emergencies on site or by cell phone to respond to police and fire reports.
- Respond to any alarms set off in the building per training.
- Order and maintain inventory of needed supplies.
Additionally, provide adequate notice of personal and vacation leave time to Pastor and Administrator and arrange substitute caretaker to complete job functions.
Please send a letter of interest to [email protected] to apply.