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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.

Director of Youth & Family Ministries

Celebration Lutheran Church
Sartell
Full-time

Celebration Lutheran Church in Sartell, MN has a position open for a Director of Youth and Family Ministries - Senior High and Young Adults. We welcome a person who demonstrates a strong commitment to Christian Faith and Lutheran doctrine. Applicants must have a passion to energetically lead and motivate both youth and parents in their Christian walk. Proven communication and organizational skills, a college degree and experience working with youth in grades 9-12 are crucial. A full job description can be found here. If interested, please send a resume and cover letter to Terry Hagen at thagen@celebrationlutheranchurch.com.

Application Deadline:
Thursday, January 1, 2015

Director of Faith Formation and Outreach

St Peder's Lutheran Church
South Minneapolis
Part-time

St Peder’s is searching for a partner in ministry to serve in this 30/hr/week position. We’re looking for a candidate with a commitment to faith formation from cradle to grave, as well as someone who will guide and enliven service, fellowship, and outreach especially with children, youth, and their families in our congregation and community. A full job description is available on our website, www.stpeders.net. The position will be open until it is filled, with interviews beginning after January 6. Please submit resume to Pastor Julie Ebbesen at pastorjulie@stpeders.net.

Director of Youth & Family Ministry

Immanuel Lutheran
Saint Paul
Part-time

Immanuel is seeking an individual of faith, with a passion for mentoring youth, to lead our Youth and Family Ministry. This includes developing relationships with youth, grades 7-12, leading the instruction team for confirmation, and coordinating & leading events throughout the year. Immanuel is a mid-sized urban congregation in the Macalester-Groveland neighborhood of St. Paul, with a strong tradition of intergenerational ministry. 20 hours per week. New graduates are encouraged to apply. For full job description, see www.immanuelstpaul.org. Resumes and cover letters should be sent to the Parish Administrator at russ.carlson@immanuelstpaul.org by January 15.

Application Deadline:
Thursday, January 15, 2015

Contemporary Music Coordinator

Our Saviour's
Hastings

Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Hastings has an immediate opening for a Contemporary Music Coordinator. Our Saviour’s is a congregation with a strong music tradition committed to a variety of styles of worship music. Our Saviour’s has been gifted with many talented vocalists and musicians and has a paid contemporary band. We are seeking a person committed to using their musical talent in the praise of God, who has skills in any or all of the following areas: electronic keyboards, music leader for a contemporary ensemble, knowledge of contemporary music sufficient to pick appropriate hymns to fit the theme for worship, ability to direct a teen/children’s vocal/instrumental ensemble, ability to play piano sufficient to provide occasional backup for congregational hymns singing, ability to recruit and coordinate musicians for special music in worship, and an ability to provide accompaniment for vocalists. For more information please contact Saviour’s Lutheran Church, 400 9th Street West, Hastings, MN 55033, attention Pastor Lloyd Menke, call 651-437-1423, or email your resume to lloyd.menke@osel.org.

Chef & Food Service Manager

Mount Olivet Conference & Retreat Center, a ministry of Mount Olivet Lutheran Church
Eureka Township
Full-time

Mount Olivet Conference & Retreat Center seeks an experienced leader for our food service. The successful candidate will be a working chef with a passion for fresh, local, seasonal scratch cooking and heart for hospitality and service.  Responsibilities include front and back of the house management, fostering a team ministry culture and implementing effective business procedures. In addition to experience in quantity and scratch cooking, Food Manager/Serve Safe certification, creativity and a passion for cooking, an associates degree in culinary arts or equivalent work experience, flexibility and great interpersonal skills, the ideal candidate will demonstrate commitment to our ministry of hospitality and an understanding of the importance of food service in delivering our mission. For more information or to apply, email Carol James, Executive Director at cjames@mtolivetretreat.org.

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. Find more information & the full job listing here.

Individuals interested in applying for a position at SOTV should submit a completed application form, cover letter and resume to Jennifer Maxwell, Director of Operations at jennifer.maxwell@sotv.org.

Application Deadline:
Thursday, January 8, 2015

Kitchen & Hospitality Assistant

Shepherd of the Valley
Apple Valley
Part-time

Seeking qualified candidate(s) 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. Find more information & a full job description here.

Individuals interested in applying for a position at SOTV should submit a completed application form, cover letter and resume to Jennifer Maxwell, Director of Operations at jennifer.maxwell@sotv.org.

Application Deadline:
Thursday, January 8, 2015

Interim Organist

Our Savior's Lutheran
Circle Pines
Part-time

Organist or pianist on an interim basis to play a potential 6 – 9 month series of traditional services at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, an ELCA congregation in Circle Pines. ELCA Lutheran church located approximately 15 minutes from the University. From now thru May 2015, play approximately two Sundays a month, and accompany twice a 90-minute choral rehearsal on Wednesday nights. Summer Sundays could include 2 – 4 Sundays a month, at the individual’s discretion. Send curriculum vitae plus brief cover letter to bsanderson@oursaviorsonline.org or call (651) 302-5432. Pipe organ. Quality music. We welcome your interest in the position. 

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