Outside Opportunities

To advertise your position openings on our web site, please e-mail the information to Careers. 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.

Zion Lutheran Church – Houston Heights, Houston, TX
Preschool Director
Zion Lutheran Church seeks a Preschool Director. Zion Lutheran Preschool, a member of the Evangelical Lutheran Education Association (ELEA), is licensed by the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (TDFPS) and is a vibrant and thriving ministry, serving 88 children (nursery through age four) and their families.  Applicants should exhibit progressive Christian faith in words and actions and be experienced in and passionate about early childhood education. A good candidate will exhibit excellence in relationship-building, written and verbal communication, leadership, and administration. Applicants must meet TDFPS minimum standard requirements: http://info.sos.state.tx.us/fids/200901575-1.html .  Application form and job description are available at http://www.zionhouston.org/#!director-search/csc6 . Zion Lutheran Church is an open and affirming congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) in the historic Houston Heights neighborhood on the northwest side of downtown Houston.

Hope Lutheran Church, The Villages, Florida
Director of Music Ministries
The person in this position will grow and develop music ministry of a large congregation with an average attendance of 1,250 in The Villages, FL. This is a full-time position with benefits that will work closely with pastors, office staff and other ministry teams in a setting where a quality music and worship experience is highly valued. The Director of Music Ministries will: a)Expand the quality and size of the choirs—which currently include 3 traditional and 1 contemporary vocal ensemble and a bell choir—through outreach to encourage new members from both within the congregation and various community choral groups. b) Create new ideas for worship enrichment and seek to grow music ministries of the congregation. This includes one-time events and new styles that target different groups. c) Direct choir(s) using an accompanist or, only if necessary, direct and accompany the choir(s). Salary negotiable. Full job description available on our website www.hope2all.org.  If interested, email resume to val.hope@live.com or mail to the attention of Val Neuhart at Hope Lutheran Church, 250 Avenida Los Angelos, The Villages, FL 32162. Deadline for accepting resumes is 5/15/14. EEO employer.

Augsburg Fortress Publishers, Minneapolis, MN
Web Designer (Temporary Position)
The purpose of this position is to assist with marketing web and e-mail design: design, coding, testing and deployment. Please send cover letter and resume to jobs@augsburgfortress.org or visit our website at www.augsburgfortress.org/careers/ for more information.

Augsburg Fortress Publishers, Minneapolis, MN
Graphic Design Intern
The Graphic Design Intern will assist with an array of marketing and communications projects in all stages. Projects include print, web, social media, and assisting the visual design team as needed. The internship will focus on design process, brand integrity, file structure, preparation, and organization.. Please send cover letter and resume to jobs@augsburgfortress.org or visit our website at www.augsburgfortress.org/careers/ for more information.

Mountain View Lutheran Church
Director of Youth
Mountain View Lutheran Church, Edgewood, WA Director of Youth Mountain View Lutheran Church of Edgewood, Washington (www.mtviewlutheran.org ) seeks a Director of Youth. The Director of Youth will be a positive dedicated person to coordinate our youth programming to ensure that youth (grade 5-12) are fully integrated into the gathering, growing, and giving of the congregation; as well as lead by example of personal Christian faith and worship. Please view the full job description, with responsibilities, requirements, hours and compensation, and application details at http://mtviewlutheran.org/directorofyouthjobdescription.pdf

Peace Lutheran Church  Menomonie, WI
Music Minister (P/T-12 hours per week)
Duties include accompanying worship on piano and organ, accompanying the Adult Choir, and overall administration of our Music Ministry.  For a complete Position Description go to:  http://plcmenomonie.com/docs/Newsletters/Music_Minister_for_Web_Site.pdf

Resurrection Lutheran Church, Monticello, MN.
Youth and Family Ministry Director

We are offering a Full Time ministry position to serve youth from 6th grade through High School and their families.  We are looking for a candidate who thrives on the energy of youth and is passionate about continuing to equip parents as faith formation leaders in their homes.  An ideal candidate for our team would be a theologically orthodox and Biblically conservative Lutheran who is evangelical in practice.  An education in Youth and Family Ministry is preferred with a strong background in communication and volunteer engagement.  To apply please send a resume to Pastor Jedidiah Scharmer at jscharmer@resurrection-mn.com or mail it to Resurrection Lutheran Church, Monticello MN 55362.  The full job description can be found at http://resurrection-mn.com/resources/job-postings. Feel free to call 763-295-5511 with any questions.

St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, Charles City, Iowa
Youth and Family Ministries Coordinator

The person in this position, under the direct supervision of and in partnership with the Senior Pastor, is responsible for developing, leading, and overseeing a congregational ministry of nurturing faith in Jesus Christ in the lives of children, youth, and their families, so that they may fulfill our mission of  “go and make disciples” by inviting and equipping people of all ages to be and become disciples of Jesus Christ. The primary ministry emphasis will be among families and youth.  Job Description at http://www.stjohncharlescity.org/youth-family-ministries-coordinator/  TO APPLY: Send letter of application & resume by April 15, 2014 to: St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, Pastor Dennis Niezwaag, 200 South Main Street, Charles City, Iowa 50616, dennis@stjohncharlescity.org

Peace Lutheran Church, Ft Myers FL.
Parish Administrator

The person in this position is primarily responsible for the operational systems of Peace Lutheran Church. The position reports to the Senior Pastor and will supervise a Volunteer Coordinator and Office Assistant. Responsibilities include directing, leading, facilitating and coordinating the area of communication, facilities, budget and planning. The Parish Administrator will serve as a liaison for the Senior Pastor and work with the professional staff and church volunteers to help fulfill the strategic plan of the congregation. This is a hands-on position and the administrator will be expected to take an active role in all office functions and production. A Bachelor’s degree in business, communications or similar programs is preferred. Proficient in use of computer technology including Microsoft Excel, Power Point, Publisher and Word is necessary. Three years of experience in office management/organization is preferred.  This is a part-time position with hours that will be variable related to the seasonal high/low season dynamics of SW FL. Compensation is negotiable.  Interested candidates are invited to send a resume and brief statement of past and current experience with religious and/or non-profit organizations to plcparadm@gmail.com by April 1, 2014 or call 239.437.2599.

Hope Lutheran Church in Toledo, OH
Organist/accompanist

The ideal candidate will be able to lead liturgical and congregational song at our traditional worship services on our Zimmer Pipe Organ (29 rank, 3 manuals, 4 divisions) as well as serve as the keyboardist for our praise worship and accompany the Senior Choir.  Hope has 3 weekly worship services on Sunday Morning , weekly choir rehearsal during the program year and weekly praise team rehearsal.  We are looking for a person of deep Christian faith who can work in a team setting.    A full job description can be found at www.HopeToledo.net and resumes can be sent to office@hopetoledo.net

Luther Seminary, St. Paul, MN
Vice President for Finance and Administration
The Luther Seminary Board of Directors invites nominations, applications, and expressions of interest for the position of Vice President for Finance and Administration (Vice President). The Vice President is the chief financial officer of the seminary and reports to, and serves at the pleasure of, the president. The Vice President provides leadership, oversight, and stewardship for all aspects of the seminary’s financial resources while ensuring absolute institutional integrity on fiscal and human resource matters. The Vice President oversees Finance, Information Technology, and Facilities, including physical plant and public safety, bookstore, and dining service. Please submit nominations, applications, and expressions of interest to Cynthia Barth, Managing Director, Diversified Search, at LutherSem-VPFA@divsearch.com. Submit by April 14, 2014 for best consideration.

Holy Trinity Luteran Church, Southern California
Seeking a person of vibrant faith, collaborative skills, and energy to lead our Youth and Cross Generational Ministry Program.  BA in Youth and Family Ministry with 5 years of experience required.  Masters and AIM desirable.  This full time position is offered at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church  located in Southern California.  Please send cover letter and resume to:  htlctosearch@gmail.com.  Job description available at at http://www.htlcto.org/employment-opportunities/

The Northwestern Minnesota Synod, Moorhead, MN
Communications and Events Coordinator

The Northwestern Minnesota Synod of the Evangleical Lutheran Church in America is seeking  a Communications and Events Coordinator.  This position involves (a) administrative planning for synod events and (b) development and coordination of the synod’s communications, to strengthen the mission and ministry of the congregations and leaders of the synod.  This is a full-time “at will” support staff position commencing July 1, 2014.  For a full job description visit www.nwmnsynod.org

Applicants should send a letter of application and resume to NW MN Synod, Concordia College, Moorhead, MN  56562 (or email Wohlrabe@cord.edu ) before April 11, 2014.

Hope Lutheran Church in Toledo, OH
Organist/Accompanist (Part-Time)

The ideal candidate will be able to lead liturgical and congregational song at our traditional worship services on our Zimmer Pipe Organ (29 rank, 3 manuals, 4 divisions) as well as serve as the keyboardist for our praise worship and accompany the Senior Choir.  Hope has 3 weekly worship services on Sunday Morning , weekly choir rehearsal during the program year and weekly praise team rehearsal.  We are looking for a person of deep Christian faith who can work in a team setting.    A full job description can be found at www.HopeToledo.net and resumes can be sent to office@hopetoledo.net

Our Saviour's Lutheran Church in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin
Coordinator of Christian Education and Mission (half-time)

This person will work with the Pastor and the Minister of Christian Education and Mission to facilitate and coordinate Christian education opportunities. Candidates must have a bachelor's degree or experience in Christian Education or Youth and Family Ministry. Send or email a cover letter and resume to Our Saviour's Lutheran Church, 1300 Mansfield Street, Chippewa Falls, WI 54729 or office@oslccf.net by March 30, 2014. To see a full job description, log on to www.oslccf.net , stop be the church office, 1300 Mansfield, Chippewa Falls, or call at 715-723-6048.

St. John Lutheran Church, Russell, KS
Director of Youth and Family Ministries
St. John Lutheran Church, an ELCA congregation located in north central Kansas, is seeking a creative, dynamic, genuine, and mature Christian to develop and facilitate an engaging ministry for youth, young adults and families. The position is full-time.  Candidates should have strong Christian background, preferably Lutheran, that includes a basic understanding of Lutheran history, tradition, and theology. (Full job description, http://www.stjohnrussell.com/director-of-youth-and-families-position.html)

Interested individuals should send cover letter, resume, and the names/contact information for three professional references to Pastor Roger Dennis, St. John Lutheran Church, 505 N. Main Street, Russell, KS 67665 or via email at pastor@ruraltel.net.   Deadline: April 15, 2014.

Luther Seminary in St. Paul MN
Staff Accountant
The purpose of this position is to monitor departmental cash balances, forecast cash needs and report on sources and uses of cash, perform monthly and quarterly closing processes including balance sheet and income statement reconciliations.  The Staff Accountant will also prepare annual grant reports and assist with annual audit requirements and ongoing financial reporting for the Seminary. Luther Seminary supports your success at work and in life and is committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, staff and students. Come be a part of our engaging and innovative community!   Learn all about Luther Seminary at www.luthersem.edu. To apply, please forward your resume and cover letter to employment@luthersem.edu.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Evangelical Lutheran Church of Mt. Horeb, Wisconsin
Spiritual Growth Coordinator - Part time position (20 hours/wk)

The person in this position will work with ministries of faith formation for all ages, hospitality, fellowship, and support. This position exists to deepen the sense of connectedness in the congregation, to help all members and friends hear God’s call to ministry, and to facilitate the discovery and use of our God-given gifts through active participation in Ministries within the congregation and greater Mount Horeb community. Also includes some facilitation of worship leadership and communications.  For complete job description and application please email:  elc@mhtc.net

Resurrection Lutheran Church, Monticello, MN
Children and Family Ministry Director

We are offering a Full Time ministry position to serve children from birth through 5th grade and their families.  We are looking for a candidate who thrives on the energy of kids and is passionate about equipping parents as faith formation leaders in their homes.  An education in Children, Youth and Family Ministry is preferred with a strong background in communication and volunteer engagement.  To apply please send a resume to Pastor Jedidiah Scharmer at jscharmer@resurrection-mn.com or mail it to Resurrection Lutheran Church, Monticello MN 55362.  The full job description can be found at www.resurrection-mn.com.  Feel free to call 763-295-5511 with any questions.

Epiphany Lutheran Church, Winston-Salem, NC
Organist

Seeking a part-time Organist to provide quality organ and piano leadership for congregational worship, serve as accompanist for choir rehearsals, and participate in the development of Epiphany’s music program. This position may be combined with a part-time Director of Music position. Send cover letter and resume to: Pastor Ray Mohrmann, Lutheran Church of the Epiphany, 5220 Silas Creek Parkway, Winston-Salem, NC 27106; or email to: pastorray@epiphanyws.org

Christ Lutheran Church of San Antonio, TX
Director of Faith Formation

We are seeking a Director of Faith Formation who will serve the congregation by designing and implementing the children’s, youth, and family ministries of the church. The primary goal of these ministries is to build key relationships that will promote the development of faith in young people’s lives. These relationships should be between the youth and adult mentors, amongst the youth themselves, and first and foremost be founded on a strong relationship with God. We are seeking a person of deep faith who has a passion for children and youth and a concern for their faith formation. A more complete job description is available on request. To apply please submit a cover letter and resume to Pastor Leslie Price at leslie@clcah.org

Luther Seminary
Vice President for Finance and Administration

The Vice President is the chief financial officer of the seminary and reports to, and serves at the pleasure of, the president. The Vice President provides leadership, oversight, and stewardship for all aspects of the seminary’s financial resources while ensuring absolute institutional integrity on fiscal and human resource matters. The Vice President oversees Finance, Information Technology, and Facilities, including physical plant and public safety, bookstore, and dining service. Please submit nominations, applications, and expressions of interest to Cynthia Barth, Managing Director, Diversified Search, at LutherSem-VPFA@divsearch.com. Submit by April 14, 2014 for best consideration.

First Lutheran Church, Longview, TX
Director of Youth and Family Ministries

First Lutheran Church, an ELCA congregation located in East Texas, is seeking a responsible, energetic, flexible, and mature Christian to coordinate and continue to develop a relational ministry of Christian education, fellowship, and community service for the youth and families of our congregation and community. This full-time position requires someone who is able to engage, motivate, and involve individuals in this ministry for the sake of Jesus Christ. Candidates should have an understanding of Lutheran theology and be able to share this perspective through leadership of the program.

Interested individuals should send cover letter, resume, and the names/contact information for three professional references to Rev. Jeffrey Borgwardt, First Lutheran Church, 3901 Bill Owens Parkway, Longview, TX 75605, or pastorjeff@firstlutheran.us.

Closing date: April 15, 2014. 

St.  John’s Lutheran Church of Le Mars, Iowa
Organist/Pianist

St. John's Lutheran Church of Le Mars, Iowa is accepting applications for a permanent half-time Organist/Pianist.  A competitive salary will be offered, commensurate with level of experience. This position could be expanded to full-time Director of Music Ministries. To learn more about our church and music ministries visit our website at www.stjohnslemarsia.org.  To receive an application please contact St. John's Church Office at 712-546-8855 or via email at stjohns@stjohnslemarsia.org."

Triumphant Love Lutheran Church, Austin, TX
Facilities Assistant

The Facilities Assistant will assist the Facilities Manager in the day-to-day tasks involved in keeping the Triumphant Love Lutheran Church facilities operational and beautiful. The ideal candidate has basic handyman skills, is experienced with working with contractors and vendors, and is able to manage small projects. This is a part-time, hourly position – between 4 and 10 hours per week, flexible schedule.

To reply with cover letter and resume, or for more information, email: mike@tllc.orgClosing date: April 30, 2014.

First Lutheran Church, Longview, TX
Director of Youth and Family Ministries.

First Lutheran Church, an ELCA congregation in East Texas, is seeking a responsible, energetic, flexible, and mature Christian to coordinate and continue to develop a relational ministry of Christian education, fellowship, and community service for the youth and families of our congregation and community.  This position requires someone who is able to engage, motivate and involve individuals in this ministry for the sake of Jesus Christ.  Candidates should have an understanding of Lutheran theology and be able to share this perspective in leadership of the program.  Interetsed individuals should send a cover letter, a resume, and the names and contact information for 3 professional references to Rev. Jeffrey Borgwardt, First Lutheran Church, 3901 Bill Owens Parkway, Longview, TX 75605, or electronically to pastorjeff@firstlutheran.us by April 15, 2014.

St. Mark Lutheran Church, Mt. Prospect IL
Administrative Assistant

St. Mark seeks a flexible, talented, self-motivated teammate to fill a full-time, salaried professional position. This member of the team is responsible for the efficient operation of the church office and oversight of the use of church facilities. S/he manages the people and facility suites in ACS church software and the computer network; publishes all communication for the congregation and the public across all platforms, including website; works well under pressure while meeting multiple deadlines; cooperates and collaborates with teammates and members of the congregation. If this skill-set describes you and your gifts, send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to Nancy Hundley at nhundleystmarkmp.org.

Triumphant Love Lutheran Church, Austin, TX
Facilities Assistant

The Facilities Assistant will assist the Facilities Manager in the day-to-day tasks involved in keeping the Triumphant Love Lutheran Church facilities operational and beautiful. The ideal candidate has basic handyman skills, is experienced with working with contractors and vendors, and is able to manage small projects. This is a part-time, hourly position – between 4 and 10 hours per week, flexible schedule.

To reply with cover letter and resume, or for more information, email: mike@tllc.orgClosing date: April 30, 2014.

St. John’s Lutheran Church, Nortfield, MN
Organist/Director of Music, Worship, and Arts

St. John’s Lutheran Church of Northfield Minnesota seeks a full-time Organist/Director of Music, Worship, and Arts. Qualifications include excellence in organ and piano performance, choral conducting, and leading the congregation in worship through music. A Bachelor’s degree and appropriate experience required; Master’s or other graduate degree preferred. Full job description available at http://stjohnsnorthfield.org/who/staff/employmentopportunities/musicsearch/.

Salary commensurate with education, skills, and experience. Incl. health insurance and benefits. Application deadline: April 7, 2014. Start date: no later than August 1, 2014. For further information contact Dr. John Ferguson, Interim Organist and Director of Music (E-mail: ferg@stolaf.edu) or Dr. Jo Ann Polley, Chair, Music Search (E-mail: polley@stolaf.edu). Send resumé, references and supporting application materials (for example: cds, videos, service folders) to St. John’s Lutheran Church, Attn: Music Search, 500 Third Street W., Northfield, MN 55057. Phone: (507)645-4429.E-mail: office@stjohnsnorthfield.org. Closing date: April 30, 2014.

Calvary Lutheran Church, Minneapolis, MN
Office Manager

Calvary Lutheran Church seeks an Office Manager to ensure the thoughtful and efficient stewardship of informational, physical, and human resources to carry out the mission of the congregation.  The position is responsible for office management, information management and distribution, production of weekly bulletins and monthly newsletter, facilities oversight and scheduling, personnel and risk management, and general administration.  The ideal candidate has a background in office administration and management and knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher, Access, and Shepherd Staff (or similar programs and Church Management System).  The position is 25-30 hours a week, salaried with benefits, and report to the pastor.  For more information visit the church’s website at www.clchurch.org or contact Pastor Brad Froslee at pastorbrad@clchurch.org or by phone at 612.827.2504.  Closing date: April 30, 2014.

Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, Arlington Heights, Illinois
Instrumental Music Director (8 hours per week/44 weeks per year)

The Instrumental Music Director is a person of Christian faith and a team player, whose theological perspective is compatible with the mission and vision of Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church.  The Director is a musician with a working knowledge of instrumental families who will develop and oversee the instrumental program while being its principal conductor. The IMD will cooperate with the Director of Worship and Music to accomplish short and long-range planning goals, and provide leadership in the instrumental music program. A Bachelor’s Degree in Music and 2+ years conducting experience required. Position available July 1, 2014. Send inquiries and/or letter of application and resume to Phil Bertram at hiring@oursaviours.org. A complete job description is available at

http://www.oursaviours.org/image s/stories/documents/imd-job-descrip.pdf.   Closing date: April 30, 2014.

Good Earth Village, SpringValley, MN
Multiple 2014 Summer Camp Positions Available!

Good Earth Village is hiring Camp Counselors, an Outdoor Adventure Specialist, Naturalist, Health Officer, Videographer, and Kitchen and Maintenance assistants. Good Earth Village is a year-round retreat and camping ministry set on 500 acres in the bluffs of SE Minnesota. We offer on-site camps for Kindergarten through 12th grade, plus off-site elementary-age day camps and high school high adventure camps. The primary ministry focus of Good Earth Village is to create Christian leaders who will change the world. GEV is an ecumenical camp grounded in the ELCA Lutheran theology of grace and love. We serve Lutheran, UMC, Presbyterian, UCC, Episcopal and Catholic churches in our area. We are seeking a summer staff committed to helping build leaders and sharing God's love and grace with young people.  For more information and application materials go to www.goodearthvillage.org or contact Kristen Twitchell, Director of Leadership Ministries kristen@goodearthvillage.org

First Lutheran Church, Colorado Springs, CO
Director of Youth Ministry and Faith Formation Grades 6th through 12th Full-time position

First Lutheran Church in Colorado Springs is seeking a experienced youth leader who has a developed sense of call and personal faith that can be shared freely and openly with our youth and community.  The position requires the minimum of a Bachelor’s degree with a preference for course-work in Christian Religious Studies and/or Education.  An individual with a post-graduate or theological degree would be desired.  The Director should have joy in working with youth and their parents, provide a Christian role model in their actions and behaviors, and be able to work in a team ministry setting.  A strong Lutheran background is essential, as is experience with recruiting and training volunteers.  The Director shall be engaged with youth while maintaining firm boundaries in their role as mentor and facilitator.  The person in this position will need good organization, communication (printed material, online, and in person), and time management skills.  We are a large congregation (2000+ members) and are traditional in our worship.Resumes will be accepted until the position if filled.  Please apply by sending a cover letter and resume; including references to: flc@flccs.net ,   Attention: Dr. Paul R. Peel, Senior Pastor First Lutheran Church Colorado Springs, CO, (719)632-8836 www.flccsc.org.

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church (HTLC) - Hickory, North Carolina
Christian Education Coordinator

HTLC is seeking a full-time, lay staff Christian Education Coordinator.  The coordinator will be responsible for planning, directing, promoting and evaluating the educational ministries of the church including Sunday school programs, confirmation ministry, vacation bible school and adult classes.  The successful applicant will have earned a Bachelor’s degree or comparable experience.

HTLC is a congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America; an empathetic, understanding of the Christian tradition and a commitment to education that will serve the mission of the church is required.  Review of applicants will begin March 3, 2014 and continue until the position is filled. 

For a complete job description, interested applicants should visit the church’s website at www.htlchickory.org.  Applicants should include a cover letter providing a brief personal statement addressing their understanding of Christian education in congregation life.  A resume listing relevant job and educational experience, and three references should also be included and emailed to cecsearch@htlchickory.org.

Saint James Lutheran Church Limerick, PA
Preschool Director

Are you a person of deep faith who enjoys working with children and has the skills to lead as the Director of a thriving Christian Preschool?  His Kids Christian Preschool, a ministry of St. James Lutheran Church in Limerick, PA is searching for a thirty hour a week Director who is highly organized, has great leadership skills, is self-motivated and has a strong background in Early Childhood Education.  You will lead a dedicated staff who teach 70 children. Our mission is to provide a safe, loving environment for young children to grow socially, emotionally, intellectually, physically and spiritually. Please contact Gary Schaeffer, Director of Children, Youth and Family Ministry at at St. James Lutheran Church:  93 Kugler Road; Limerick, PA  19468; (610) 287-7231; DCYFM@StJamesLimerick.com

Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, Addison, Illinois
Director of Expanded Ministry

Prince of Peace Lutheran Church is seeking a Director of Expanded Ministry to nurture, inspire, and support children, youth and families in faith development.  We are a part of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and located in Addison, Illinois.  The Director of Expanded Ministry is a part time position (averaging 25 hours per week) serving in creative collaboration with the Pastor, the Youth Ministry Team, and other ministry teams to expand ministry in the congregation, neighborhood, and wider community. Communication skill in English and Spanish are a benefit. Interested candidates can learn more about us at www.popaddison.org . Send resume with cover letter to: prince_of_peace@sbcglobal.net

Shepherd of the Hills, Shoreview MN.
Part Time Youth Minister

Shepherd of the Hills church is looking for a part time (20 hr) Youth Minister.  Job responsibilities include the development of youth and adult leaders for ministry, peer ministry, the planning and implementation of high school programming and the support of Shepherd's Faith and Family Team.  Please contact Lindsey Patterson at Lindsey@shepherdshoreview.org or 651-288-2261 for a full job description.

Evangelical Lutheran Church In America,
Chicago, IL

Communications Coordinator (PT)

The Deaconess Community of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) is seeking a part-time (32 hour) Communications Coordinator.  The person in this position is responsible for implementing the Deaconess Community’s communications strategy.  This person supports a communication strategy that builds and strengthens relationships; presents a consistent image; and promotes the Community to internal and external audiences.  Send cover letter and resume to Sister Noreen Stevens, Board Chair, Deaconess Community noreen.stevens@spas-elca.org. If chosen for an interview, you will be asked to provide references as well as print and electronic samples for review.

St John's Lutheran Church, Salisbury, NC
Minister for Youth Discipleship

The Minister for Youth Discipleship oversees a multi-faceted program of learning, faith milestones, worship, community life and service for our students (6-12th grade. The Youth Minister will give particular emphasis to building Christ-centered relationships and helping students connect faith and life.

For a full job description or to submit a cover letter and resume, please email searchcommittee@stjohns-salisbury.org

Christ Church, Mequon, WI
Youth and Family Director

Christ Church a growing and vibrant church located on the North Shore of Milwaukee, WI is seeking a dynamic, personable Youth and Family Director to minister to middle school and high school students, young adults, and their families. Our new team member will demonstrate a commitment to Christ in word and actions that mirror our biblically focused, grace-filled approach to ministry which is built upon a Lutheran theological foundation. An enthusiasm and appreciation for young people will be reflected in his/her desire to both reach as many students as possible and equip them to effectively live out their faith in practical ways each day. View job description.
http://christchurchmequon.org/about/jobs

Lutheran Theological Seminary, Philadelphia, PA
President

The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia is seeking a president. The position description is posted on the seminary’s website:  http://ltsp.edu/presidentialsearch. Nominations and applications (including letter of interest and CV) may be sent electronically to  presidentialsearch@ltsp.edu. The Search Committee will review applications beginning on February 15.  Nominations and applications will be received until the position is filled.

Zion Lutheran Church, Appleton, WI
Organist

Serve as principal organist for all worship services of the congregation.  This includes regularly scheduled Monday evening and Sunday morning services as well as all other special worship services. Accompany the Senior Choir rehearsals.  Have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree with proven competence in pipe organ and piano. Part-time position with compensation to be determined. Available:  Immediately. Please see www.zionappleton.com for a complete job description.  Contact information: Zion Lutheran Church, Address:  912 N Oneida St, Appleton WI 54911,Phone number:  (920)739-3104 , Email:  Jodi@zionappleton.com .  Please address all resumes to the attention of the Organist Search Committee.

Kountze Memorial Lutheran Church
Director of Children and Family Ministries - Full-time

Kountze Memorial Lutheran Church, a vibrant, urban and historic congregation of 2,000 members - one of the largest in the NE Synod-ELCA, is seeking a Director of Children and Family Ministries. This full-time/full benefits position will develop, oversee, and equip others in providing children and their families with opportunities to grow in relationship with Jesus Christ, each other, and in service to the community. This servant should be creative, strategic, detail oriented, flexible, and decisive with the ability to organize, set priorities, motivate others, work collaboratively and coordinate and assess effective ministry. Please contact Rev. Jeff Alvestad at jeff@kmlchurch.org or (402) 341-7761 for more information or to apply. www.kmlchurch.org.

St. John Lutheran Church, Russell, KS
Director of Youth & Family Ministries

We are seeking a Director of Youth & Family Ministries.  Please find attached a pdf file for our employment opportunity.  This opportunity will remain open until the position is filled.  We would greatly appreciate it if you would please post our opportunity where your students and, possibly, alumni may see the opportunity or forward the attachment to any who you feel may be interested.  View job description. If you should have any questions, please e-mail me at stjohn@ruraltel.net or call me at 785-483-5358.

Shepard of the Hills Church, Shoreview, MN
Part Time Youth Minister

Shepherd of the Hills church is looking for a part time (20 hr) Youth Minister.  Job responsibilities include the development of youth and adult leaders for ministry, peer ministry, the planning and implementation of high school programming and the support of Shepherd's Faith and Family Team.  Please contact Lindsey Patterson at Lindsey@shepherdshoreview.org or 651-288-2261 for a full job description.

Wartburg Theological Seminary, Dubuque, IA
Assistant Professor of Lutheran Confessions and Heritage

Wartburg Theological Seminary, a school of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, is searching for an Assistant Professor of Lutheran Confessions and Heritage to begin July 1, 2014.  Please visit the WTS webpage www.wartburgseminary.edu for details.

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
Director of Music & Worship

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, a congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), is currently seeking a Director of Music & Worship. Good Shepherd is a large (4,000+ member), vibrant worshiping community located in Bismarck, North Dakota. Our worship life encompasses a variety of worship styles from the liturgies of Evangelical Lutheran Worship to the most recent praise and worship resources. Our congregation is blessed with many enthusiastic and talented musicians. Worship leadership ranges from organ to worship teams to choirs. This is a full-time position on Good Shepherd’s staff team with benefits.

For more information, contact Pastor Craig Schweitzer at craig@goodshepherdbismarck.com Ministry Position Description and Employment Application can be found at http://goodshepherdbismarck.com/contact/job-opportunities/.  Position will remain open until filled. Anticipated starting date is April-May 2014.

Wartburg Theological Seminary, Dubuque, Iowa
Assistant Professor of Lutheran Confessions and Heritage

Wartburg Theological Seminary, a school of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, is searching for an Assistant Professor of Lutheran Confessions and Heritage to begin July 1 2014.Please visit the WTS webpage http://www.wartburgseminary.edu for details.

Augsburg Fortress Publishers, Minneapolis, MN
ERP Implementation Intern

The ERP Implementation Interns will be responsible for assisting in cleaning up data, running test scenarios, documenting procedures, and building reports related to the implementation of our newly configured and customized enterprise resource planning software (Microsoft Dynamics NAV).  Please send cover letter and resume to jobs@augsburgfortress.org or visit our website at www.augsburgfortress.org/careers/ for more information.

Augsburg Fortress Publishers, Minneapolis, MN
Animation Intern

The Animation intern will have the opportunity to technically and creatively assist the Animation Team in the delivery of high-quality, narrative driven animation needs for the sparkhouse Video Team. Gain experience in all areas of production including Pre-Production, Production, and Post-Production.  Please send cover letter and resume to jobs@augsburgfortress.org or visit our website at www.augsburgfortress.org/careers/.

Augsburg Fortress Publishers, Minneapolis, MN
Sparkhouse Editorial Intern
Sparkhouse interns support the process of designing, developing, editing, and publishing sparkhouse resources for children and youth.  Please send Cover Letter and resume to jobs@augsburgfortress.org or visit our website at www.augsburgfortress.org/careers/.

Augsburg Fortress Publishers, Minneapolis, MN
Human Resources Intern
This internship offers the unique opportunity to provide Human Resources services in a hands-on learning environment in many different areas of Human Resources, including training and program development, staffing and recruitment, benefits, and corporate facilities management.  Please send Cover Letter and resume to jobs@augsburgfortress.org or visit our website at www.augsburgfortress.org/careers/.

Augsburg Fortress Publishers, Minneapolis, MN
Information Technology Intern
This position primary responsibility is to provide technical computer-related support to AFP employees.  This position will also assist with deploying and inventorying computer equipment as well as assisting with organizing and rearranging equipment in the data center, such as running cables , moving rack mounted servers, and disposing of decommissioned equipment.  Please send Cover Letter and resume to jobs@augsburgfortress.org or visit our website at www.augsburgfortress.org/careers/.

Luther Seminary, St. Paul, MN
Presidential Search at Luther Seminary

The Board of Directors of Luther Seminary is seeking nominations, applications, and expressions of interest for a President who will provide strong, strategic, visionary leadership to the Seminary in the fulfillment of its mission to educate public leaders for the 21st century church. Charged with overseeing the academic, administrative, and fiscal life of the Seminary, the President provides leadership for all of Luther Seminary’s constituencies in promoting academic rigor, stewardship of resources, commitment to community, diversity, and the formation of leaders trained with a deep biblical and missional understanding to lead and serve in God’s world. Please submit nominations, applications, and expressions of interest to Cynthia Barth, Managing Director, Diversified Search, at LutherSemPres@divsearch.com.