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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. If no deadline is given, job listings will be removed after one month. To post a job opening, email chloe.ahlf@spas-elca.org and include the following information: congregation, address of congregation, job title & description, contact information for application, and specification of full- or part-time work. Please use the format listed below as much as possible.

Shared Ministry Coordinator

St. John's Lutheran
Northfield
Part-time

St. John’s Lutheran Church, an ELCA congregation in Northfield with 500 member households, seeks a Shared Ministry Coordinator, part-time. We seek an individual with excellent communication, hospitality and organization skills to coordinate the shared tasks of hospitality and welcome in our multi-generational congregation, working with multiple staff and lay leaders to invite members into fellowship and common work together. The position is 20 hours/week and requires regular presence on Tuesday mornings and Sunday mornings.  Send a resume to office@stjohnsnorthfield.org by Friday November 14.

Application Deadline:
Friday, November 14, 2014

Parish Nurse

Shepherd of the Valley
Apple Valley
Part-time

This role seeks to provide excellence in hospitality by engaging and enriching care ministry, education, relationships, support, and nurturing the spiritual health and wellness of the congregation. Interested individuals should submit a completed application form, cover letter and resume to Jennifer Maxwell, Director of Operations at jennifer.maxwell@sotv.org. Full description and application can be found at www.sotv.org.

Application Deadline:
Sunday, November 30, 2014

Kitchen & Hospitality Assistant

Shepherd of the Valley
Apple Valley
Part-time

Seeking qualified candidates to support the kitchen and hospitality ministries of SOTV. Up to 25 hours per week as scheduled on a rotation to support programs and events with food preparation, service, and ministry support. Team members will be expected to be available for shifts including afternoons and/or evenings, as well as Saturday and Sunday. Weekend shifts could include early morning start times and/or evening shifts depending on the event. Interested individuals should submit a completed application form, cover letter and resume to Jennifer Maxwell, Director of Operations at jennifer.maxwell@sotv.org. Full job description and application can be found at www.sotv.org.

Application Deadline:
Sunday, November 30, 2014

Worship Assistant

Shepherd of the Valley
Apple Valley
Part-time

We are seeking a friendly, organized, candidate with an eye for detail to assist with the support pieces of worship! This is a shared position with our Lead Worship Assistant for flexibility in coverage from week to week for Saturday and Sunday services. During a typical service, the Worship Assistant may be responsible for assisting with communion, checking in lectors, greeting baptism families, working with ushers, and overall ensure that worship runs smoothly. It’s a great way to interact with the congregation and meet people! Interested individuals should submit a completed application form, cover letter and resume to Jennifer Maxwell, Director of Operations at jennifer.maxwell@sotv.org. Full job description and application can be found at www.sotv.org.

Application Deadline:
Sunday, November 30, 2014

Program Coordinator, Children’s Ministries

Shepherd of the Valley
Apple Valley
Part-time

Provide children & youth, as well as their families, with consistent opportunities to experience Jesus through transforming programs and relationships. Interested individuals should submit a completed application form, cover letter, and resume to Jennifer Maxwell, Director of Operations, at jennifer.maxwell@sotv.org. See full job description and application at www.sotv.org.

Application Deadline:
Sunday, November 30, 2014

Interim Choir Director

Richfield Lutheran Church
Minneapolis
Part-time

Richfield Lutheran Church is seeking an interim choir director for their Senior Choir and Bell Choir, and for assisting with a casual worship service. November 2014 through February 2015. Experience with both Traditional and Casual Worship are a plus. Rehearsals, at this time, are on Wednesdays as follows: Bell Choir @ 6:30 pm, Senior Choir @ 7:30 pm and The Buzz @ 8:30 pm. Sunday services at 9:15 am and 10:45 am. Please send resume and salary requirements to Lisa Borneman at bornabunny@gmail.com. Please direct any questions to Lisa Borneman as well.

Interim Senior Minister

Plymouth Congregational Church
MInneapolis
Full-time

Interim Senior Minister will be responsible for supporting the church's ministries during the period from February 2015 until a new Senior Minister begins his/her ministry with Plymouth Congregational Church of Minneapolis.  This is a full-time position.  The church hopes to have a new Senior Minister in place by Fall of 2015.  The minister selected for this position will not be a candidate for the Senior Minster position. We seek an ordained minister with five or more years of relevant experience, who can help prepare the congregation for its transition to leadership, provide support to the congregation and staff, lead worhip, take part in member care, counsel stewardship and other fund-raising efforts, and be involved wth the wider community.  For a full job description and application instructions, please visit http://plymouth.org/about/interim.php  For other questons, contact Jim Leslie, chair of the interim selection committee, leswar@iphouse.com or 65.646.0168.

Children and Family Ministry Director

Our Redeemer
Pine City
Full-time

Position responsibilities include be are not limited to the development of Milestone Ministries for children age 3 to 6th grade, oversight of the Sunday school, and the development of weekday ministry opportunities for grades 3 to 6.  A successful candidate will possess training and/or a degree in children's faith development or demonstrate a willingness to obtain such training.  Musical skills are a plus. Please contact Rev. Dr. Vicki VanderVegt at 320.629.2985 or vlv55@hotmail.com for a full position description and application.  Salary is DOE and applicatons will be acceted until the position is filled. 

Children, Youth and Family Activities Coordinator

Calvary
Rush Point/Stanchfield
Part-time

Minimum requirement, High School Diploma, plus training in education or youth ministry.  Looking for energetic Christian role model.  Part-time position.  Contact the church for a more complete job description at 320.358.4829.  Three references required.  Calvary Evangelical Lutheran Church, 600 Rush Point Drive, Stanchfeild MN 55080.  For details or to submit a cover letter and resume, email:  officecalvaryrushpoint@gmail.com.

 

 

Director of Youth Ministry

Prairie Lutheran
Eden Prairie
Full-time

Primary responsibility covers 7th - 12th grade ministries.  These ministries include bible study, Confirmation Ministry, fellowship events, relational minsitry, retreats, service events, and leader training. This position works with CYF team including the Children's Minsitry and Congregational Life Directors, and will also be expected to work with the whole staff, students and congregation.  Expectations outside of youth ministry may sometimes be part of the job. Contact Lisa Rykken Kastler, Director of Congregational Life, for a complete job description.  Apply by submitting a cover letter and resume via email.  Application deadline:  November 8, 2014.Contact email:  lrykkenkastler@prairielutheran.org

 

 

 

Office Assistant

Luther Seminary
St. Paul
Part-time

Office of Academic Affairs is seeking at part-time Office Assistant.  This person will provide hospitality and reception presence to visitors.  Will assist with general clerical support for faculty and the Office of Academic Affairs functions, and assist with special projects as needed.  For a full job description and requirements visit www.luthersem.edu/employment.  To apply, forward your resume and cover letter to employment@luthersem.edu.

Praise Music Leader

Amazing Grace
Inver Grove Heights
Part-time

Seeking to fill the position of Praise Band Leader.  This individual will lead the praise band and vocal ensemble, as they in turn lead the congregational singing one Sunday (two services) per month.  Musical content consists mostly of contemporary Christian praise music. Duties will include selection of music in consultation with pastor, take charge and lead musicians and vocalists in rehearsals, sing and play piano and/or other instrument as part of ensemble.  For a full job description and further details contact the church office at 651.455.0093, and speak with Angy Thelemann, Administrator or Pastor Chris Becker.  Questions can be emailed to cbecker@aglcigh.org.

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.

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