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Tales from the church office

How are you thanking your support staff?

Linda Gillis hasn't exactly written the book on church secretaries, but she has written a book for them.

"... but all other documents, like articles of incorporation, annual reports and member lists we file away."
Gillis has worked as support staff in a law firm, a synod office and several church offices — for more than 20 years and in seven states. Incidents from the Church Office (Infinity Publishing, 2009) includes 52 meditations shaped by her office experience, faith, even her Iowa childhood — stories on everything from working with troublesome office machines to faithful volunteers to grumpy pastors.


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