The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


Day in the life

Peek into the work of a resource center director in North Carolina

Editor's note: This article accompanies "Resource Center 2.0," a feature about the ELCA's 76 resource centers. Read on to find out what one ELCA resource center director does during a typical workday. 

8 a.m.: Check email.

• Email from adult education director seeking advice about a six-week, video-based study. Investigate options that meet their needs; reply with list of possible titles and descriptions.

Fink is director of the Heilig Resource
Fink is director of the Heilig Resource Center located in the North Carolina Synod office in Salisbury.

• Email from pastor in California looking for a kit she saw on our Web catalog — would we loan? Reply with our out-of-synod borrowing policy.

• Email from a pastor asking for a due date extension for a book he's reading. Reply "yes"; enter later due date in resource center software.

• Email from a worship and music committee chair asking for organist compensation information. Reply with link to Association of Lutheran Resource Centers website, link to our synod's compensation guidelines and more.

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