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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.

Interim Director of Music & Worship

Christ the King
New Brighton
Full-time

Christ the King, New Brighton, seeks a full-time Interim Director of Worship and Music who will work closely with the pastors and other congregational leaders to provide the richest possible worship life within the congregation. The Interim Director focuses on enriching Christ the King’s spiritual life by developing corporate worship, by leading the community in worshipful song and special musical offerings, and by identifying, recruiting, and involving people from a wide range of backgrounds and levels of ability. For more information or to apply, email The Rev. Peter Hanson at peterhanson@lifeatctk.org.

Music Director

Living Spirit United Methodist
Minneapolis
Part-time

Living Spirit United Methodist Church, a multi-racial, urban congregation, is seeking an experienced part-time Music Director. Primary responsibilities include accompanying Sunday morning and special services, directing ensembles of varied level of experience, and collaborating with the pastor to plan energetic, vibrant worship. The ideal candidate is a gifted pianist/keyboardist with vocal skills who is able to play a variety of music (spirituals, gospels, traditional hymns, praise songs) and work with people from a variety of cultural and musical backgrounds. For more information and a detailed job description, please contact Living Spirit at sprt@livingspiritumc.org or call the church office at 612-721-5025. 

Application Deadline:
Thursday, January 15, 2015

Christian Education Director

St. Mark Lutheran
St. Paul
Part-time

St. Mark Lutheran Church in St. Paul is in search of a paid part-time Christian Education Director that will help grow, improve and strengthen our mission by coordinating the educational activities of our children, youth and families.
For more information and a complete job description, please contact the church of St. Mark at 651-224-0228 or visit our website at www.saintmark.info

Minister for Youth

Trinity Episcopal Church
Excelsior
Part-time

Trinity Episcopal Church is a growing, vibrant faith community that welcomes all. Located in the heart of Excelsior, Minnesota on Lake Minnetonka, Trinity is seeking to hire a qualified individual to fill the part-time position of Minister for Youth.

The Minister for Youth and Young Adults will be responsible for equipping youth, young adults (grades 6-12), and their families in their own rite to grow and function as people of faith in the 21st century by engaging and guiding them in their moral and faith development. He or she will collaborate with the Rector to envision, develop and provide dynamic age-appropriate education and faith formation programming, with an emphasis on developing a far reaching, cohesive vision of ministry for youth and their families, articulating the needs and gifts of youth, and communicating a vision that helps staff and parishioners understand the prophetic role of youth in all aspects of church life.

We are looking for someone with exemplary relational skills who is on fire for the Gospel and not afraid to talk about Jesus. The Minister for Youth must deeply value the power of Christian community and be able to reach across cultures and generations to bring a connected vision of life-long learning and spiritual maturation to life. In addition to possessing the relational skills and high character necessary to undertake this charge, the excellent candidate will demonstrate ability or experience in the following areas:

• Executing and managing new or existing youth programs, including curriculum creation and implementation;
• Organizing teams to provide programmatic support and development;
• Teaching and leading sessions with youth as well as adults;
• Developing and implementing opportunities for intergenerational learning, worship, and mission, including but not limited to mission work;
• Excellent oral and written communication skills;;
• Experience in managing a budget and fundraising, or desire to gain this experience.

Please send your resume, references and a letter introducing yourself to The Rev. Devon Anderson at office@trinityexcelsior.org. No phone calls.

Custodian

Grace University
Minneapolis
Part-time

Grace University Lutheran Church, 324 Harvard Street, Minneapolis, MN 55414 (next door to the U of M campus) has an immediate opening for a part-time custodian, approximately 15 hours per week. Job responsibilities include general cleaning of the church, including offices and classrooms, plus occasional small repair jobs.

If interested, contact Pastor Dan Garnaas at 612-331-8125.

For more information about Grace go to http://www.graceattheu.org
 

Children, Youth and Family Ministry Director

Peace Lutheran Church
Bloomington
Full-time

Peace Lutheran Church is looking to hire a full time Children, Youth and Family Ministry Director. The position is currently open and could be filled immediately or we have the option to wait for a new graduate in December 2014 or spring 2015. Peace Lutheran Church is an ELCA congregation in West Bloomington, MN with a membership of approximately 200 families. Peace is a very vibrant community with a deep commitment to serving Christ. The community strengths include worship, children and youth, music and service/mission. If you are interested in the position, please submit your resume and cover letter to lori_thomson@msn.com.  The full job description can be found on the Peace website www.peacebloomington.org under the Children, Youth and Family tab.

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

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.