Outside Positions To advertise your position openings on our web site, please e-mail the following information to firstname.lastname@example.org. Be sure to include the position's title, contact information and a brief paragraph that describes qualification requirements and position responsibilities in the same format found below.For all outside positions, you must contact the agency listed and not the ELCA Churchwide office. The ELCA Application for Employment form should only be used when applying for Churchwide office positions. Green Lakes Lutheran Ministreis, Spicer, MN Executive DirectorGreen Lakes Lutheran Ministries (GLLM) Board of Directors seeks dynamic visionary leader with skills and abilities to lead successful multi-site camp and conference center. Resumes due August 18, 2013 go to: www.GSBFundRaising.com for details. Wheat Ridge Ministries, Itasca, IL Major Gifts Officer (full time) Wheat Ridge Ministries is a pan Lutheran organization with a mission to seed new ministries of health and hope in the name of the healing Christ. Providing grants, coaching and educational convenings, staff works to launch new ministries of health and human care. With a newly adopted strategic plan, the organization is poised to expand its grantmaking, invest more substantially in building the capacity of emerging ministries and strengthen its economic position. Wheat Ridge Ministries is seeking a Major Gifts Officer (MGO). This position is a full time, exempt, salaried position that is an integral part of the development team, reporting to the Vice President of Advancement and ultimately responsible to the President of Wheat Ridge Ministries. The position is part of a team that is donor centric and values authentic caring relationships with its donors. Candidates for the position should anticipate that meetings and travel to visit with donors may range from 40-60% of their time. Job Description and further detailsBethlehem Lutheran Church, Bayport, MNOffice AdministratorPart-time (18 hours per week) office administrator. 9:00 to 3:00 Tuesday through Thursday. Duties include answering phones, ordering supplies, weekly bulletins, monthly newsletter, maintaining records, and website maintenance. Must be organized, friendly, reliable, proficient in Microsoft Office and Publisher. Conduct self in a professional manner. $13/hour. Resumes to Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 490 North 4th Street, Bayport, MN, 55003. or email@example.com.Job DescriptionGood Shepherd Lutheran Church, Oak Park, IL Minster of Music Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, a diverse suburban Chicago ELCA Congregation, is seeking a Minister of Music to contribute to the congregation’s spiritual development through high quality, diverse, multi-cultural music. The Minister of Music will lead the music program, direct choir(s), contribute to worship planning, and lead the congregation in musical aspects of worship. The ideal candidate will be grounded in Christian faith, be familiar with Lutheran tradition, enthusiastically embrace a wide variety of musical styles and traditions, and enjoy working with the Pastor and worship planning teams1 assigned to specific Sundays and seasons to provide vibrant and spiritually moving worship services. Good Shepherd strives to offer worship services that are meaningful to all its members, regardless of their spiritual path or personal preferences. To that end, worship services are offered in a variety of styles, changing from week to week but the same in both services. We are encouraging applicants to submit their resume or inquiries via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Alternatively you could mail your resume to Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Music Director Search, 611 Randolph St., Oak Park, IL 60302. Job Description
Grace Lutheran Church and School, River Forest, ILChildren’s MinistrySearchChildren's Ministry Coordinator (part-time) Grace Lutheran Church and School, 7300 Division St.,, River Forest, IL 60305, is searching for a part-time children's ministry coordinator. Position summary: Works with families with children from birth through grade 5. Provides programming, resources and guidance to foster faith development and a Christian lifestyle. Supports a church community where member and school children and youth are valued. Mobilizes congregational and community resources to integrate children, youth and young adults into parish life. Encourages intergenerational fellowship and service by involving youth and young adults in a variety of roles. Equips and prepares children for leadership as disciples of Christ. Qualifications: Education: Bachelor’s degree, with training in theology, education or childhood education. Related Experience: Teaching, counseling and youth work, either on a paid or internship basis. Interested candidates should e-mail a over letter and resume email@example.com. No phone calls please. St. Luke Lutheran Church, Spokane, WA Worship Coordinator St. Luke Lutheran Church (ELCA), a medium to large growing congregation located in north Spokane, Washington is seeking a Worship Coordinator to plan, organize and coordinate inspired and creative worship experiences for both traditional and modern worship services. Additionally, vocal and/or instrumental leadership in worship is helpful for the modern worship service (but not the traditional). This position could be either one full-time position with benefits or two half-time positions: one for traditional worship planning and one for planning and leading the modern worship. Choir directing is also available for an additional stipend to the traditional worship coordinator position. Salary DOE. View the detailed job description at www.sllcspokane.org. Position(s) will be filled by September 1, 2013. Send the following information to St. Luke Lutheran Church, ATTN: Admin., P. O. Box 28948, Spokane, WA 99228-8948 or to firstname.lastname@example.org: Letter of Interest, Resume (include 3 references), Faith Statement & one Letter of Recommendation. Job DescriptionChrist Lutheran Church, Wyoming, MI Part-time Youth and Family Coordinator CLC desires a part-time Youth Ministry Coordinator who has a solid understanding of the Christian faith and Lutheran traditions, has good organizational and communication skills, and can work creatively and collaboratively with others. He must attend weekly staff meetings, have a regular office hour time, attend worship service, and attend youth and family committee meetings. He will recruit and train the various volunteers needed to oversee the youth groups, mission trips, and youth gatherings. He will supply materials and ideas to his volunteer leaders so they may provide programming that develops the youths' relationship with God and others through fellowship, service, and study. Besides mandatory meetings, hours are flexible. Please contact our church office at email@example.com for a one page summary of responsibilities and qualifications. If you are interested in applying for the job, please send a resume to Christ Lutheran Church, 2350 44th St., Wyoming, MI 49509 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline July 31, 2013.American Lutheran Church, Worthington, MN Youth Ministry Director Seeking a full-time Youth Ministry Director to develop a comprehensive ministry resulting in youth being comfortable and confident living out their faith. Desired applicants possess experience and passion for developing and leading youth programs, while modeling Christian faith. Please submit resume and cover letter to Youth Director Search Committee at American Lutheran Church, 915 Winifred St., Worthington, MN 56187 or by email at email@example.com by July 1, 2013. Compensation based on experience. Lutheran Church of the Good Shepard, Salinas, CA Music Director/Organist/Accompanist The Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd (LCGS) seeks to hire a Music Director. Duties include directing and developing an adult choir that performs two Sundays a month (generally the first and third Sunday). The Music Director performs as the accompanist and music leader. In addition, the Music Director plans special music including performances by the children’s choir, the youth choir, and the handbell choir. The person in this position also administers a budget for guest musicians, musical equipment, and musical expenses. To apply, please send a letter of interest and a resumé to Camille Chitwood, firstname.lastname@example.org. Sumbit applications by June 30, 2013.Job DescriptionSt. Luke's Lutheran Church, Waukesha, WIChildren & Family Ministry Coordinator (Part-Time/20 Hrs) St. Luke's a downtown vibrant multi-generational church is actively searching for a Children & Family Ministry Coordinator to nurture children and families to make a life changing connection with Jesus Christ and to be part of a faith community that is committed to connecting, growing and serving together. Send resume, cover letter and references to Pastor Karen Pahl at email@example.com. Or you may find out more information by visiting our website at www.stlukeslutheran.org. Application deadline: August 30, 2013.Job Description Luther Semianry, St. Paul, MNReport Writer, Office of Seminary RelationsLuther Seminary is seeking a flexible, innovative individual for the position of Report Writer in the Office of Seminary Relations. This position provides technical and administrative support and reports within the Seminary Relations and the Business Offices. This individual will have responsibility for preparing reports, maintaining database integrity, serving as database/tech liaison with other Seminary departments, and for fulfilling data requests for prospecting, fundraising, communication and data analytics. Under general supervision of the Director of the Sustaining Fund, this position has internal working relationships with the Office of Technology, the Office of Student Affairs, the Office of Communications, and Business Administration offices, as well as external relationships with Jenzabar, Target Analytics, and Lorton Data. Go to www.luthersem.edu/employment to read position details and application instructions.Program Administrative Assistant and Teaching Congregations Coordinator Luther Seminary invites applications for a Program Administrative Assistant and Teaching Congregations Coordinator. This position works to provide administrative support in all facets of the Contextual Learning (CL) curriculum and to CL faculty and staff, to provide leadership and coordination in the Teaching Congregations program, and to serve as the primary contact person for CL’s over one hundred partner congregations. Under general supervision of the Associate Director of Contextual Learning this position has internal working relationship with all Seminary departments and students as well as external relationship with ELCA pastors, congregations, synods, and churchwide offices; pastors and congregations (ELCA and other denominations) in the Teaching Congregations program; Clinical Pastoral Education centers and supervisors; Internship program; Quick Search; and retreat centers that host internship cluster meetings. Go to www.luthersem.edu/employment to read position details and application instructions. Application deadline September 5, 2013. Holy Cross Lutheran Church (ELCA), Creve Coeur, MO Music DirectorHoly-Cross Lutheran Church is looking for a part time music director (20 hours per week) to lead the music at worship services, direct the church choir, and oversee the praise band. The music director will be responsible for the music at both traditional and contemporary worship services. Proficiency in piano and organ is required. We would prefer that this person have experience as a praise band and choir director. Music Degree not required, but preferred. Salary starts at $25,000. To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, please call our church office at 314-434-0546. www.holycrosselca.com
Triumphant Love Lutheran Church, Austin, TX Accounting Assistant, Part-time (24-30 hours per week) The Triumphant Love Lutheran Church Accounting Assistant supports accounting operations by filing documents; reconciling statements; running software programs. The Accounting Assistant works closely with the Financial Secretary and the Treasurer and reports directly to the Executive Director. Please send your cover letter and resume to email@example.com. Job Description Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, Rochester, MN Associate Director of Worship and Music, Full Time This is not your grandmother’s church! Join this vibrant staff and congregation of 3100 members as we live out a generational ministry model which seeks to creatively meet the needs of all generations for worship, learning and community. Knowledge and understanding of Lutheran worship is a must. Equally important is an appreciation of and experience in a variety music styles to help plan develop, and carry out multiple traditional, blended and contemporary worship experience formats. Conducting and rehearsal skills to lead our Adult Choir and Hand Bell Choir is a must. Children’s/Youth music leadership would be ideal. Exciting opportunities exist to help develop musicians of all ages. If you feel called to a church environment seeking God’s direction for a new church for a new generation, contact Carol Fisher (Parish Administrator) at 507-289-1841 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more details and a complete job description. St. Andrew Lutheran Church, Beaverton, OR Minister of Music Responsibilities include playing a central role in creation of the vision of worship; direction of the sanctuary choir; and further development of ensembles and individuals to participate in worship, music and the arts (WMA). These activities include working with a team to plan worship and music, rehearsing the choir, providing vocal training, identifying and rehearsing musicians, and maintaining a spiritual base for ministry. Qualified candidates will possess a commitment to the ministry and mission of St. Andrew Lutheran Church and the ELCA. Candidates will be an accomplished musician with a bachelor’s degree in music or theology, or equivalent experience (Masters or PhD preferred) with 5 years of experience in a church-related setting preferred. The successful applicant will be dependable, responsible, self-motivated and creative. Musical competencies should include experience conducting choirs and ensembles; abilities in a wide range of styles; and demonstrated ability in composing, arranging and writing music. Part-time, 30 hours per week, includes benefits and opportunities for ongoing education and practice. To apply for this position, submit cover letter, resume and references to email@example.com.Job Description Bethel Lutheran Church, Winchester, VA Director of Youth Faith Formation Bethel is seeking a full-time, Director of Youth Faith Formation. The Director of Youth Faith Formation provides vision, leadership and coordination for ministries related to the faith formation of youth and young adults (ages pre-middle school through young adult). The core of this ministry is building and strengthening relationships between young people and Jesus, their peers, significant adult mentors and parents. In addition, the Director of Youth Faith Formation will support and embrace our vision in which children, youth, families and adults all grow together in faith. Applicants should have a Bachelor’s Degree. Training in youth and family ministry as well as two years congregational experience in faith formation ministry preferred. Bethel is a spirit filled congregation in the beautiful Northern Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. Winchester is only about 60 miles from Washington DC and offers the benefits of smaller town life while being convenient to abundant outdoor activities as well as Washington DC. Check out our website at www.bethelwinchester.org and our Facebook page. For further information and to register interest, inquiries should be directed to Tom MIlburn & Stephanie Mahan at firstname.lastname@example.org. The full job description is posted on our Website. Application deadline is July 1, 2013. Lutheran Church of the Ascension, Northfield, IL Office Manager Lutheran Church of the Ascension in Northfield, IL is seeking a part-time Office Manager. This is a 5 days-a-week position totaling 32 hours per week. Candidate must have experience and demonstrated ability in running a small office, including responsibility for management of building and facilities maintenance, office and information technology, internal and external communications, coordination with support and other staff and volunteers, and general administration. This experience could be in a business setting, a not-for-profit or a church. College degree or equivalent trade school degree required. Interested persons should send resumes to Pastor Dennis Kelly at PastorKelly@ascension-church.org. Kingo Lutheran Church, Shorewood, WI Director of Cross+Generational Ministry with Youth and Families (Half-time) Small, lively ELCA congregation in first-ring, white-collar suburb of Milwaukee seeks half-time director of cross+generational ministry with youth and families. This new position includes work with families in the congregation as well as outreach to families in the community. Degree / certification preferred. Position description is available at www.kingo.org. Send resume, cover letter and 3 references to Pr. Wendy Wirth-Brock at email@example.com. Position open until filled; however, early application is highly-encouraged. Trinity Lutheran Church Christian Preschool, in Worcester, MADirectorTrinity Lutheran Church seeks a Director. Currently structured to include some part-time teaching responsibilities, this position offers a competitive salary and benefits. To meet the needs of this vibrant and growing preschool, the successful candidate will possess a Bachelor's degree, and Massachusetts Department of EEC Director certification. Interested applicants may submit a cover letter and resume via E-mail to Amy Whitney at firstname.lastname@example.org or mail a hard copy of the same to 73 Lancaster Street, Worcester, Massachusetts 01609.First Lutheran Church, Blooming Prairie, MN Director of Children, Youth, and Family Ministry First Lutheran Church, Blooming Prairie, MN seeks to add to our ministry team a qualified and capable Director of Children, Youth, and Family Ministry. Blooming Prairie is a community of 2000, located 90 miles S of St Paul and 40 miles W of Rochester. Our congregation is a member of the SE MN Synod, with approx 1776 baptized members and an average weekly worship attendance of 300 in 2012. To learn more about this fulfilling 32 hr/week position, including document downloads, click here: http://firstlutheranbp.com/cyf/. All inquiries–including requests for paper copies of these documents, Addendum, General Guidelines for Church Employees, and application instructions–may be directed to First Lutheran President, Dianna Verley: email@example.com. You may also inquire by phone to the church office at 507.583.6621 (Mon-Thurs, 8am-2pm). The application deadline is June 30, 2013. Thank you for your consideration, and blessings in your discernment! Messiah Lutheran Preschool and Kindergarten, Wauconda, ILAssistant Director/Program Cooridnator/Administrator Positions-Part-timeMessiah Lutheran Preschool and Kindergarten with Before and After Care Services is a successful NAEYC and DCFS accredited early childhood school in Wauconda, IL. We are seeking highly motivated individuals for Supporting Roles/Positions to a new Director for our programs. The positions will be aligned for primary support in either the Preschool and Kindergarten area or focused toward our Before and After Care services. In a balance of new structure definitions and skills, these positions may fall into either “Assistant Director” or “Program Coordinator/Administrator” roles. At this time the positions are considered part time. General responsibilities would include but are not limited to: coordinating organization of team meetings/communications, special events, assisting in program development; some levels of staff supervision, training and scheduling in the before and after care services along with support for curriculum and faith based spiritual enrichment activities, ensuring compliance with NAEYC and DCFS rules and regulations. In addition to general responsibilities there may be periodic special project or activity support along will providing back up staff coverage when needed. Must be able to build and foster positive relationships with our families, preschool staff, church staff and board of education, while also holding a deep love for children and a strong commitment to education. Applicants must have prior experience in a supporting, administrative or teaching role as well as strong leadership skills, excellent communication skills, and a solid understanding of age appropriate activities for young children. Ideal candidate is an excellent communicator, and can motivate and inspire others. Degree in Early Childhood Education is preferred, but not required, and community outreach and/or marketing experience a plus. We look forward to meeting you! Please contact Laurie Potter at 847-526-7479; LPotter@messiahlutheranpreschool.org, to request and submit an application, resume, and references for consideration. Visit: www.mlpk.org. Faith Lutheran Church, Golden, CO Youth and Family Ministry CoachFaith Lutheran Church an exciting missional community in the foothills of Colorado, is looking for a YOUTH AND FAMILY MINSITRY COACH to join our staff in creating a missional community that develops, connects and prepares people to live intentionally for the Kingdom of God. Specifically, the YF COACH will lead teams responsible for developing missional jr/sr high youth ministries which serve our mission of Changing lives through the power of Jesus SO THAT we can be the hands, feet and voice of Jesus in the world. Additionally the YF Coach will help create missional ministry designed to equip/empower parents and other adults in kids’ lives to bring faith development and connections into families and homes. If you love to be on the cutting edge of something new – this position could be for you! If interested check out our website: www.faithgolden.org and send your resume to: Pastor Jane Jebsen – firstname.lastname@example.org or at FAITH Lutheran 17701 W 16th Avenue, Golden, CO, 80401. We are accepting resumes until June 15th. Job Description Pilgrim Lutheran Church & School, Chicago, ILPrincipal of Preschool – 8th Grade Lutheran School We are seeking a Principal who will lead us in furthering our mission to provide a high quality education within a nurturing Christian community. We are a K- 8 school with a Preschool program that is operating at our facility’s capacity- 185 students. The Principal will demonstrate excellent administrative and relational skills. Responsibilities include supervising the faculty and staff, relating to parents and volunteers, implementing the school’s strategic plan, and working closely with the School Board and the Pastor. Requirements include a living Christian faith (E.L.C.A. Lutheran preferred), a Masters in Education, and at least 5 years of experience in education. Interested candidates are invited to send their resumes by email to Pastor Kristian Johnson at email@example.com.Job Description Thiel College, Greenville, PA Campus Pastor Thiel College, a private and coeducational liberal arts institution located in Greenville, Pa., invites nominations and applications for an ordained pastor of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America (ELCA) to serve as its full-time Campus Pastor. As the institution's leader and spokesperson for its Lutheran identity, the Campus Pastor will oversee campus worship and campus ministry groups, offer pastoral care to members of the Thiel community and facilitate their spiritual formation, support the College's efforts to identify, attract and enroll Lutheran students, and challenge Thiel to become a more just and sustainable community. To learn more about this exciting opportunity and how to apply, please view our search profile: http://www.thiel.edu/admin/hr/employment_opps/2013/campus-pastor.htm. All application materials can be sent to our Director of Human Resources, Jennifer Clark, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Muhlenberg Lutheran Church, Harrisonburg, VAYouth and Family MinisterMuhlenberg Lutheran Church (ELCA) in Harrisonburg, Virginia is seeking a full-time, seminary educated Youth and Family Minister. This position would be responsible for creating integrative, relevant ministries for youth (grades 6-12) and their families. We are a dynamic, large congregation in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia with strong commitments to worship and service, nurturing families in faith, and campus ministry in our university town. Check out our website (http://www.muhlenberglutheran.org/home) and Facebook page. Please inquire to Pastor Brett Davis for further information and to register interest at email@example.com, (540)434-3489.
Anacortes Lutheran Church, Anacortes, WAYouth Director - Full time Anacortes Lutheran is seeking a full time, energetic and independent person who loves working with youth (grades 4-post secondary). This individual will be able to share their personal faith in Jesus Christ, have strong leadership skills in Bible study and prayer as well as the ability to develop leadership and teamwork with our youth. Strong organizational and communication skills are imperative. Anacortes is a vibrant waterfront community (pop. 20,000) located halfway between Seattle and Vancouver, BC. Please send resume, personal faith statement and three references via e-mail. Contact Information: Address: Anacortes Lutheran Church, 2100 "O" Ave, Anacortes WA 98221, Website: www.anacorteslutheran.org , E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, Phone: 360.293.9586 Job Description Augsburg Fortress Publishers, Minneapolis, MNeBook Enhancement SpecialistTo assist Fortress Press with the creation of two enhanced textbooks using an already selected third party, web-based enhancement environment. This will start out as a part-time position during a training period then transition to a full-time role. Please send Cover Letter and resume to email@example.com or visit our website at www.augsburgfortress.org/careers. Submit by July 13, 2013. Assistant Project Manager Augsburg Fortress is seeking an Assistant Project Manager that will support the Sparkhouse Education team by managing product development projects and small programs as assigned from planning through execution and project closing. Participating as active member of the cross-functional team the Assistant PM will manage project processes for both print and electronic media and will always seek to make improvements in project, editorial, and team processes and to introduce innovations wherever possible. The ideal candidate for this role will have a degree in communications or project management and will bring with them 1-3 years’ experience in a similar role, ideally in editorial or electronic publishing. An excellent communicator with a positive attitude, the successful person in this role will be proactive to adhere to firm deadlines and budgets, will understand their role in process and how they influence the work of others. For further information about this position and how to apply, please visit our website at www.augsburgfortress.org/careers.Product Marketer Augsburg Fortress seeks an enthusiastic and pioneering Product Marketer who can help us build and grow strong brands by achieving the qualitative and quantitative objectives of the marketing department. The person we're looking for is a strong collaborator who can utilize business and marketing trends to strategically execute marketing campaign that build customer loyalty. They will develop comprehensive marketing plans and creative briefs; manage messaging across all marketing communications (print, digital, web, social media platforms, etc.); educate internal employees on assigned brands; prepare for events and conferences; and actively monitor and analyze the results of marketing tactics, taking appropriate action to improve performance. For a complete job description as well as how to apply, please visit www.augsburgfortress.org/careers. All resumes and cover letters can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org . Mt. Olive Lutheran Church, Rochester, MN Director of Children, Youth and Family Ministry Mt. Olive Lutheran Church is excited to announce the following paid staff opening for a Director of Children, Youth and Family Ministry. This full time position serves to develop and administer ministries for young people and their families in conjunction with Mt. Olive ’s mission and strategic plan. The position is responsible for creating, resourcing, budgeting and administering ministries offered for children, youth and their families. For a complete job description, please visit www.molive.org. Applicants for this immediate opening may submit a resume, letter of interest and references to Pastor Laura Sutherland (email@example.com). Interviews will be arranged as applications are received. St. Mary’s Lutheran Church, Kenosha, WI This part-time position (20-30 hours/week) is responsible for overseeing the existing children’s ministries and helping shape the future of ministry to children and families at St. Mary’s. We want to have the new person in place by late July so they can be part of the preparations for the fall. Please send resumes to Pastor Sheila Rawn - firstname.lastname@example.org .Job Description Lutheran Child and Family Services, Indianapolis, INSpiritual Life LeaderLutheran Child and Family Services is looking for a full-time Spiritual Life Leader. We were hoping that you might spread the word and/or be able to refer someone. I have attached a brochure and a job description. Lutheran Child and Family Services has been around for 130 years. Spiritual care is an important part of our treatment program. Please have all interested candidates contact Pastor Kolb at email@example.com. FullJob Descriptionand brochureThe Lutheran World Federation, Geneva, SwitzerlandJournalist for Member Church, International and Ecumenical Relations in the Office for Communications, Department for Planning and OperationsPlace of Assignment: Geneva, Switzerland Starting Date: Negotiable Duration of Contract: Initial contract of 4 yearsFull Job Description and details:Job Description Program Officer for Latin America, the Caribbean, Angola and Mozambique in the Department of World ServicePlace of Assignment: Geneva, SwitzerlandStarting Date: to be negotiatedDuration of Contract: Initial contract for four yearsFull Job Description and details: Job Description Representative of the Lutheran World Federation, Department for World Service (LWF/DWS) Country Program in Ethiopia Place of Assignment: Based in Addis Ababa Starting Date: 1 July 2013 Duration of Contract: Initial contract of three years Full Job Description and details: Job Description World Council of Churches, Geneva, SwitzerlandProgramme Executive of the Ecumenical Office of the United Nations in New YorkThe Programme Executive is responsible for providing support so as to enhance the contributions of the World Council of Churches to the ecumenical movement. To accomplish this task they should demonstrate ecumenical commitment.Full Job Description and Details Deadline June 15, 2013.Prairie Lutheran Church, Eden Priarie, MNChildren's Ministry AssistantPrairie Lutheran Cnhurch is seeking a Children’s Ministry Assistant for the upcoming program year. This role includes developing and leading Wednesday night programming, lesson planning and volunteer recruitment for J.A.M. (children’s time during the sermon) and Sunday School support on Sunday mornings. Other duties include helping set up/tear down, welcoming all congregation members and participating in special Children’s Ministry events. This position reports directly to the Children’s Ministry Director and is approximately 10 hours, with the main hours being Sunday mornings (8:00-12:00pm) and Wednesday evenings (2:00-8:00pm). $10/hour. We are looking for someone with at least 2-years of ministry work experience or college- level class equivalent. This position requires at least a one ‘program year’ (May through May) time commitment. This is an ideal opportunity for a student interested in a ministry career and could be designed as an internship. If interested and/or for a full job description and application, please contact Cindy McPeake at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the PLC website http://www.prairielutheran.org/employmentopport.html for details. Oaks Indian Mission, Oaks, OK Executive DirectorA unique non-profit child care facility located in Oaks, OK, 65 miles east of Tulsa, OK. The Mission has over 100 years of history affiliated with the Lutheran church and the Cherokee Nation. Oaks is a residential facility with children on campus 12 months of the year. The Director fills an important role in their lives as a positive influence and must love working around, and with, children. We are seeking a practicing Christian with a liturgical church background to assure the maintenance of the core values of the Board and Donors. The ability to set clear priorities, supervise the management staff (Director of Child Care, Director of Operations, Director of Development and the Chaplin/Pastor of local Lutheran Church), and build consensus among the Board, Town of Oaks and Eben Ezer Church. The successful candidate will possess keen analytic, organization and problem solving skills which support and enable sound decision making. Outstanding presentation and communication skills are required along with the experience and proclivity to be an outgoing spokesperson, relationship builder, and fundraiser. Must be willing to devote 50% of time to travel for development and donor relations. Qualifications: At least 10 years of professional experience desired, Prior nonprofit management experience desired, Significant board development, fundraising, marketing/branding and fiscal management experience desired, Please respond with resume and/or questions to : email@example.com. Luther Seminary, St. Paul, MN Learning Designer and TechnologistLuther Seminary invites applications for a Learning Designer and Technologist to support Luther Seminary’s mission of “educating leaders for Christian communities.” Working as part of a team and in collaboration with faculty, staff, and students, this role coordinates the analysis, planning, design, development, implementation, and assessment of effective, quality instruction in technology-enabled learning environments for degree and leadership resource programs at Luther Seminary. Go to www.luthersem.edu/employment to read position details and application instructions. Admissions Counselor Luther Seminary invites applications for an Admissions Counselor to support Luther Seminary’s mission of “educating leaders for Christian communities” by recruiting gifted thinkers and promising leaders to the various degree programs offered at Luther. By providing individual guidance and knowledgeable support to prospective students through the discernment and application process and by being a positive, passionate representative of Luther Seminary though the building of those relationships, the Admission Counselor will successfully implement recruitment strategies to fulfill missional objectives. Go to www.luthersem.edu/employment to read position details and application instructions. St. John’s Lutheran Church. Kasson, MN Multiple positionsSt. John's Lutheran Church is excited to announce the following paid staff openings in the areas of Christian Education, Youth Ministry, and Contemporary Worship Leadership, some full time, some part time: Ministry Development Director, Children, Youth, and Family Director, Youth Ministry Coordinator, Children’s Sunday School Coordinator, Oasis After School Children’s Ministry Coordinator, Volunteer Engagement Coordinator, and Contemporary Worship Keyboardist/ Team Leader. Send résumé, along with two written professional work related references to 301 8th Ave. NW Kasson, MN 55944 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. “Attention Pastor Randy Fett”. Phone: 507-634-7110. The general church staff application may be filled out at the church office. More information may be accessed through the church web site. Interviews begin in Late April/ Early May. Work begins in the Fall. Embracing the future with vision and mission, crafting a church for the future: “We are a Faith - Filled Community: Welcoming, Inspiring, Serving, and Reaching Out through the Love of God”. David Lutheran Church, Davis CA Director of Music, Youth, and Family MinistriesDavis Lutheran Church is seeking a ministry leader to serve in a newly created Director of Music, Youth, and Family Ministries. The ideal candidate will be a musician with proficient keyboard skills to play for services. He or she will manage and coordinate the music program including direction and accompaniment of the choirs – all building on our strengths of the music programs we offer. He or she should have the ability to grow and expand our identified ministry and mission areas of youth ministry, family ministries, and children’s education. The position is a full-time position with benefits. Contact: email@example.com. St. Peter’s Church, Northfield, MNDirector of Children, Youth and Family Ministries (Full Time)This ministry position is to support and nurture the faith formation and spiritual lives of our children and youth. We are looking for someone who will develop a comprehensive program enabling, equipping and supporting parents, while providing creative ministries at church to teach Christian faith and values to our children. Please send letter of interest, with a resume and references to St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, ATTN: Dottie Scharber, 418 East Sumner Street, Northfield, MN 55057, or firstname.lastname@example.org. Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Glenville, NYCoordinator of Youth MinistryIs your passion working with the future leaders of the church and community? We are seeking an individual to lead our high school youth in our various programs. The Coordinator of Youth Ministry will devote between 10 - 15 hours each week working with and fostering the spiritual development of the youth of the church. If interested, please send your resume along with a cover letter indicating your salary requirements to email@example.com.Ascension Lutheran Church, Townson, MDDirector of Faith Formation- Full Time This position is a combination position for Christian Education and Youth and Family Ministry in a suburb of Baltimore Maryland. Visit website for full position description: www.ascensiontowson.org. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 443-632-4496.Cambridge Lutheran Church, Cambridge, MNDirector of Youth MinistryCambridge Lutheran Church is seeking an authentic disciple of Jesus Christ to serve as their Director of Youth Ministry. The purpose of this position is to design and direct a ministry program that reaches young people (primarily 9th through 12th grade) and their families through education, service, worship, and fellowship activities that promote a growing relationship with Jesus Christ and involvement in the church. This person will be highly competent, motivated, and team-oriented. The Director will provide leadership to fulfill the Vision of the high school ministry: That youth will celebrate, connect, and contribute as followers of Christ. Full job description available on request. Interested persons should send a cover letter and resume to Kari S. Osmek, Interim Director of High School Ministry, at email@example.com. East Immanuel Lutheran Church, Amery, WI Music Director East Immanuel Lutheran Church in Amery, Wisconsin is seeking a Music Director. This is a part-time position requiring approximately 10 hours per week. East Immanuel is a rural congregation with an average worship attendance of 83. We have lots of musical talent including 20 instrumentalists. We are looking for someone to provide musical leadership to our worship services and incorporate the musical talents of the congregation. Interested candidates should review the attached job description and submit a letter of interest with resume and professional references. Applications are being accepted through April 30, 2013. Send application materials to Pastor Kathy Pennington via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or submit them to the church office at 207 120th Street, Amery, WI 54001. Job Description Immanuel Lutheran, Palm City, FL Children’s LeaderPart-time position working with children. Must have a firm faith in God and be able to accurately plan and carry through events for kids Pre-K – 5th grade. Call 772-287-8188 or email Alphenia@bellsouth.net for more information.Part-time position working with youth 6th-12th gradesMust have a firm faith in God and be able to relate to today’s young people. Call 772-287-8188 and ask for Alphenia, or Fax 772-287-8175 for more information. St. Stephen’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Monona, WIYouth and Family Ministries CoordinatorSaint Stephen’s Lutheran Church is seeking a passionate, self-directed individual to serve in a newly created position charged with nurturing the faith journeys of families with young children. Preferred experience of High School Diploma and some post-secondary education, and experience in one or more of the following: lay ministry, youth ministry, social work, counseling, education, or a related field. For full job description or to submit resume, contact email@example.com or 5700 Pheasant Hill Rd., Monona, WI 53716 ATTN: Pastor
Resurrection Lutheran Church, Monticello, MNChurch Admin Assistant/Receptionist – 22 hours/week 12:30-5:00 Resurrection Lutheran Church is seeking an outgoing, welcoming individual who has excellent computer, phone and organizational skills. Must be able to multi-task and handle “interruption” ministry. Microsoft Office experience required and Administrative Assistant experience a plus. Send resume AND salary requirements to: Resurrection Lutheran Church, 9300 Jason Avenue Northeast, Monticello, MN 55362, Attn: Jedidiah Scharmer, Lead Pastor, firstname.lastname@example.org. Good Earth Village, Spring Valley, MN Director of Leadership Development, Summer CampLooking for a creative leader who’s passionate about Christian leadership. Must want to change the world, love to dream, innovate, and be with people. Good Earth Village is a Christian leadership development organization. We’re an ecumenical ministry that serves Southeastern Minnesota. We’re connected with a variety of churches of different denominations, and we have strong Lutheran roots. We need someone to head-up our leadership development work, which includes summer and non-summer camps and retreats, workshops and trainings for staff and board groups, and whatever else we dream up. Ideal Profile: Bachelor’s minimum. Graduate work appreciated Or prove us wrong. Creative mind, relationship-builder, enjoys speaking in public. We are not looking for someone to manage an existing set of programs. We’re looking for someone to lead the re-invention of our content and delivery. We’re looking for someone who will not be bound by the limitations of a particular format or system. We need someone who is willing to delegate and focus on the things nobody else can do. ** This person will have some time to learn some of the specific skills needed in our context. The most important qualities will be the personality, talents, and gifts inherent to the candidate: intelligent, grace-filled, creative, driven, passionate about Christian leadership, team-oriented. Pleases visit the website for further information Executive Director,Good Earth Village ,Office: 507-346-2494, or visit www.GoodEarthVillage.org Bethlehem Lutheran Church, St. Charles, IL Director of Worship and Music Bethlehem Lutheran Church is a 2,400 member congregation with a vibrant worship life. With a forty voice senior choir, three children and youth choirs, three bell choirs, and a praise band, Bethlehem is well-known in its community for excellent music programs for all ages. We seek a gifted Director and Organist (full-time) who will guide our entire worship and music life. This person will work collaboratively with a creative staff team and gifted volunteers as we seek to fulfill our mission of nurturing disciples of Jesus Christ. A detailed job description is available upon request. Contact Pastor Larson at email@example.com. The Lutheran World Federation, Geneva, SwitzerlandProgram Officer for Latin America, the Caribbean, Angola and Mozambique in the Department of World ServicePlace of Assignment: Geneva, SwitzerlandStarting Date: to be negotiatedDuration of Contract: Initial contract for four yearsPlease click on link for further details: Job Description The Lutheran World Federation, Geneva SwitzerlandRepresentative of the Lutheran World Federation, Department for World Service (LWF/DWS) Country Program in Ethiopia Place of Assignment: Based in Addis Ababa Starting Date: 1 July 2013 Duration of Contract: Initial contract of three years Please click on link for further details: Job Description