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Job Openings

ELCA congregations and other ministry partners are welcome to submit brief job postings to the synod website. Please help us to be a useful resource for congregations and job seekers by notifying us promptly when a position has been filled. Job listings will be removed after two months unless the synod is notified that you wish to continue to post the listing. To post a job opening, email cyndi.berg@spas-elca.org and include the following information: congregation, address of congregation, job title (full or part-time), and contact information. Please use the format listed below as much as possible.

Children, Youth and Family Ministries Director

Farmington Lutheran
Farmington
Full-time

Primary functions:  To guide, plan support and coordinate the congregation's children's, youth, young adults and family faith formation ministries.  To create healthy relationships throughout all facets of the ministry.  Collaborate and cooperate with the staff, ministry teams and others to best integrate children and youth throughout the life of the congregations.  For a full job description, qualifications, and application information, please contact:  email-HR@farmingtonlutheran.com

 

Associate Director Children's Ministries (Grades 1-5)

Farmington Lutheran
Farmington
Part-time

Implement programs and general oversight of Christ-centered children's ministry. Promote healthy relationships by selecting, developing, mentoring, coaching, families, parents and volunteers by providing clear direction and holding them accountable to identified congregational core values and ministry goals.  Collaborative and cooperative with the Director of Children, Youth and Family Ministries, staff, ministry teams, and others.  For a full job description and application information contact: email-HR@farmingtonlutheran.com

 

 

 

Associate Director Children's Ministry (birth - Kindergarten)

Farmington Lutheran
Farmington
Part-time

Implement programs and general oversight of Christ-centered children's ministries.  Promote healthy relationships by selecting, developing, mentoring, coaching, families, parents and volunteers by providing clear direction and holding them accountable to identified congregational core values and minsitry goals. Collaborative and cooperative with the Director of Children, Youth and Family Ministries, staff, ministry teams and others.  For a full job description and application information contact: email-HR@farmingtonlutheran.com.

Sexton

St. Anthony Park
St. Paul
Part-time

St. Anthony Park Lutheran in St. Paul has an opening for a part-time sexton.  The primary focus of this position is to provide on-going care and staff support for the building and grounds at the church.  This position includes Sunday mornings, Wednesday afternoons and evenings, and additional hours during the week as needed (approx. 15-20 hours/week). Contact Paula Carter, Church Administrator, at 651.789.2325 or email paula@saplc.org for a complete job description and application.  Applications will be reviewed beginning on October 3 and until the position is filled.

Site Exploration Leader

Abundant Life Together Year Twin Cities
Minneapolis/St. Paul
Part-time

Abundant Life Together (ALT) Year Twin Cities is looking for apart-time, short-time Site Exploration Leader to move the exploration process forward by providing skills, time, and expertise in completing the tasks on a timeine that will satisfy specific benchmarks for becoming a site in development.  For a complete job description, and for instuctionson on how to apply contact Michelle Walka at mwalka001@luthersem.edu

Youth Ministry Coordinator

Chisago Lake
Center City
Part-time

Chisago Lake Lutheran Church in Center City is seeking applications for a half-time youth ministry coordinator for 6th through 12th grade youth and their families.  A position description and application can be found at www.chisaoglakelutheranchurch.org. Inquiries can also be made by calling 651.257.6300.  Compensation will be based on experience and education.

Assistant Overseer of High School Youth

Good Shepherd
Inver Grove Heights
Part-time

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Inver Grove Heights has an opening for an Assistant Overseer of the High School Youth.  The primary focus is to develop and be in Christ-centered relationships with youth.  This position includes Sunday mornings, Wednesday evenings, and a summer mission trip.  Approximately 15 hours per week during the school year and three weeks in the summer.  Candidates with a degree in Youth Ministry or related field, and experience in youth ministry preferred.  To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to goodshepherdchurchigh@gmail.com.

 

 

 

Director of Contextual Learning

Luther Seminary
St. Paul
Full-time

Luther Seminary is St. Paul, MN is looking for a Director of Contextual Learning. This is an Administrative Faculty position.  Candidates should be committed to the missionary character of the Christian faith and to educating evangelical public leaders to minister within a variety of contexts, congregations, and theological traditions.  The director will provide theological leadership in assisting students, faculty, and support staff in effective development and integration of contextual learning throughout the curriculum.  A full job description is available at www.luthersem.edu/employment. Contact information for Luther Seminary:  employment@luthersem.edu or 651-641-3213.

 

Simple Supper Coordinator

House of Prayer
Richfield
Part-time

Simple Suppers at House of Prayer Lutheran Church, Richfield, are Wednesday evening meals served to those who are participating in ministry activities.  They are also Lenten mid-week meals served during Lent.  This coordinator position is a five hour/week commitment from September - May, with time devided between grocery shopping, coordinating volunteers, food preparation, and clean-up.  Contact Monica Dorow, HR Chair, at 612-387-5917 or email monicadorow@gmail.com for a complete job description and application.

Youth Choir Director

Diamond Lake Lutheran Church
Minneapolis
Part-time

Lead grades 6-12 in weekly rehearsal and once-a-month performance in worship.  Musical, instructional, and organizational skills preferred.  This is a part-time position.  For a more detailed job description and to submit a resume, contact Cynthia Dickison at cynthiaj56@earthlink.net.

Youth Ministry Worship Leader

Incarnation
Shoreview
Part-time

Part-time position will collaborate with the Children, Youth and Family staff to provide engaging worship opportunities for middle and high school students on Wednesday evenings with occassional Sunday morning leadership.  Please contact Pastor Kyle Jackson at Incarnation Lutheran Church, Shoreview MN.  651.484.7213.  Full job description available at www.incarnationmn.org.

Cook

Mount Calvary
Eagan
Part-time

Responsible for our Wednesday night church suppers in the Sept.-April program year.  Responsibilties include planning, shopping, and cooking as needed. Teams of volunteers assist with serving and clean-up. Qualifications include strong organizational, communication, and people skills as well as knowledge of cooking for large groups (100+). Contact Wendy Lane at Wendy.Lane@mtcalvary.com or 651.454.2344, Mount Calvary Lutheran Church, 3930 Rahn Road, Eagan, MN 55122.

Financial Administrator

Resurrection
Monticello
Part-time

Looking for a candidate who is proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Quickbooks with the ability to work independently with limited supervision and ability to set own priorities.  An ideal candidate has a two-year accounting degree or five years experience in accounting. To apply, send 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 resurrection-mn.com. Call 763.295.5511 with questions.

Executive Director

Global Health Ministeries
Minneapolis
Full-time
Leads GHM, its volunteers, and board into effective relationships with our Lutheran partners around the world to bring about measureable improvements in the health of the populations they minister to in Christ’s name. See full position description (PDF). For further information, contact Gary Gronert at garyg@usfamily.net or 1.952.831.1287. For more information about GHM, go to www.ghm.org.
Application Deadline:
Friday, November 14, 2014

Camping and Retreat Ministry Intern

Good Earth Village
Spring Valley
Full-time

Seeking a full-time, yearlong intern in the area of camping and retreat ministry. Responsibilities include helping in the kitchen, working in the office answering phones, greeting guests, leading programs, recruiting summer staff, and helping with the planning and implementation of our summer camp programs. The intern should be comfortable with (or willing to learn) ELCA teachings and an open and inclusive theological perspective. To receive a full job description, please email Kristen Twitchell, Director of Leadership Ministries. The internship includes a monthly stipend and on-site housing (some meals are also included). The internship is from Sept. 2014-Aug. 2015. To apply, email cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of three professional references to Kristen Twitchell, kristen@goodearthvillage.org. More information at www.goodearthvillage.org

Bookkeeper

St. Timothy
St. Paul
Part-time

Using a fully automated system, maintains all accounting records of St. Timothy Lutheran Church.  Pays all bills and prepares all payroll tax returns and financial reports. Approximately 6 hours per week. See full position description (DOC). To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to Mike Perniel at sttims@usfamily.net, or send to St. Timothy Lutheran Church, 1465 Victoria Street North, St. Paul MN 55117.

High School Ministry Coordinator

Shepherd of the Lake
Prior Lake
Full-time

Oversees relational and programmatic ministries for youth in grades 9-12. Serves as part of a team of dedicated CYF staff that provide experiences and ministry opportunities for youth and families of all ages. Complete job description and application instructions at www.sollc.org/hsmoppPlease direct questions to Sandy Bartenhagen at 952.230.2988 or SandyBartenhagen@sollc.org.

Lead Parish / Faith Community Nurse

Shepherd of the Valley
Apple Valley
Part-time

Helps people experience Jesus through care, education, faith-based advocacy, and holistic health promotion of Parish Nurse Ministry. Individuals interested in applying for a position at Shepherd of the Valley should submit a completed application form, cover letter and resume to Jennifer Maxwell, Director of Operations at Jennifer.maxwell@sotv.org. More information at www.sotv.org/employment.

Application Deadline:
Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Communications Specialist

Saint Paul Area Synod
St. Paul
Full-time

The Saint Paul Area Synod, one of 65 synods in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, seeks a communications specialist who can assist with electronic and print communications to further our mission and ministry through website, social media, blogs, and other applications as well as to edit and design print communications. Additional duties include supporting events with various media and serving as a resource person to leaders and congregations in the synod. For more information, see full job description (DOC), including necessary qualifications. To apply, send cover letter with three references, resume, and examples of written and electronic work to Anna Grunner via email or USPS, Saint Paul Area Synod, 105 University Avenue West, St. Paul, MN 55103. Applications will be reviewed beginning on Sept. 2, and until the position is filled. 

Funeral Coordinator

St. Paul-Reformation
Saint Paul
Part-time

Assists and coordinates funerals as they occur. See complete job description (PDF) for additional details. To apply, please read the job description and send resume to Administrator Jennifer Walding at office@stpaulref.org.

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