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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 best as possible.

Director of Youth and Family Ministries – Senior High and Young Adults

Celebration Lutheran Church
Sartell
Full-time

Celebration Lutheran Church is seeking a Director of Youth and Family Ministries – Senior High and Young Adults for a full-time position. 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. More information can be found here (PDF) or on their website. To apply, submit cover letter and resume to Terry Hagen, Director of Operations, at thagen@celebrationlutheranchurch.com.

Application Deadline:
Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Church Administrator

Desert Hills Lutheran
Green Valley, AZ
Full-time

Desert Hills Lutheran Church is a dynamic, growing church looking for an individual who will use the administration ministry at Desert Hills to not only support, but to also lead in our mission. The Church Administrator oversees all business functions of the church, working with members and staff to achieve the objectives of the church as well as day to day operations.  Specific areas of responsibility include but are not limited to: personnel management, finance, facilities, non-ministerial staff, logistical support of church activities and risk management. Conduct the business affairs of the church as a vital role in the ministry of the church, embracing the mission of the Desert Hills Lutheran Church. A full job description can be found here. Interested candidates may send resume and cover letter to hr@dhlc.org. Applications are accepted until position is filled.

Director of Children, Youth and Family

St. Paul Lutheran
Stillwater

Energetic, Christ-filled individual whose primary objective is to partner with families and their children and youth as they seek to fulfill baptismal promises and build relationships. The work of this position is accomplished by coordinating the recruitment and training of lay leadership, teachers and other volunteers. Salary is dependent upon experience. Applications open until position is filled. Contact Pastor Janel at 651.439.5970 for a full job description including areas of responsibility and qualifications. Resumes and cover letters may be sent to St. Paul Lutheran Church, 609 5th St S, Stillwater, MN 55082.

Director of Faith Engagement

Christ the King
New Brighton
Part-time

The Director of Faith Engagement (DFE) equips all those at Christ the King (CtK) to practice their faith by providing opportunities for both members and guests to identify their gifts, using them to more fully engage in CtK’s ministries within and beyond this congregation. A full job description can be found here. Applications will be accepted until positon is filled. Send resume and cover letter to Pastor Peter Hanson at peterhanson@lifeatctk.org.

Worship Minister

Brunswick United Methodist
Crystal
Part-time

Brunswick UMC, Crystal, MN seeks a part-time Worship Minister, who works in close collaboration with the Lead Pastor in leading and directing the music and worship ministries of this 350-member congregation. Familiarity with all types of sacred music (from traditional to contemporary to global), with 40% of portfolio directing traditional worship music (adult chancel choir, adult bell choir, brass ensemble) and 60% of portfolio developing contemporary worship. Prefer Bachelor's (complete or nearly complete). Require strong vocal and keyboard skills. Cover letter with resume and three references to revbafletcher@mac.com no later than March 15, 2015.

Application Deadline:
Sunday, March 15, 2015

Director of Children, Youth, and Family Ministries

Living Spirit United Methodist
Minneapolis
Part-time

Living Spirit is seeking an energetic person to develop, plan, and implement ministries to children, youth, and families, with an emphasis on outreach to our neighborhood. We are a multicultural, multiracial, urban congregation in south Minneapolis, committed to offering vibrant worship and participating in God’s creative work in today’s world – doing justice, seeking peace, and building healthy communities. View full job description hereE-mail resume and cover letter to sprt@livingspiritumc.org.

 

Application Deadline:
Friday, April 10, 2015

Children, Youth, & Family Ministry Coordinator

Chisago Lake Lutheran
Center City, MN
Full-time

Chisago Lake Lutheran Church is looking to hire a full time Children, Youth and Family Ministry Coordinator. This includes ministry to children from birth through high school and their families. Relational and family ministry will be vital to this position. Chisago Lake Lutheran Church is a deeply rooted congregation in the lakes area of Chisago County, which deems to evolve and grow in our mission and outreach to children, youth and families. A full job description is available here. If you are interested in the position, please submit your resume, application and cover letter to cllc@citlink.net or to CLLC, PO Box 175, Center City, MN 55012 by March 20, 2015.

Application Deadline:
Friday, March 20, 2015

Cantor (Director of Music)

First Lutheran
St. Peter
Full-time

First Lutheran Church, St. Peter, MN, invites applications for a FT position as Cantor (Director of Music). This person will lead the people’s song as organist, conductor, and supervisor of the total music program of the parish. Candidates should be deeply rooted in Lutheran theology and practice, open to the incorporation of varied musical styles into a strongly liturgical worship tradition, and attentive to the involvement of youth in the musical life of the church. Applicants should have at least a Bachelor’s degree in music and ideally some experience as a church musician. The position is available early summer. Salary and benefits commensurate with ALCM recommendations.  For more information about the church and the position, consult www.flcstp.orgApplications should include a cover letter, résumé, three letters of recommendation, and recording/video of relevant performance. Electronic submissions can be sent to the church office at musicflcstp@gmail.com. The Committee will begin reviewing applications on March 15.

Application Deadline:
Sunday, March 15, 2015

Youth Ministry Intern

St. Andrew's
Mahtomedi
Full-time

St. Andrew’s is a very large church nestled in a small town. Youth come from various cities to this Lutheran Congregation to Proclaim Jesus Christ, Live in Christ and Serve. We strive to be a community of students and adults active in their faith who learn and grow together being transformed by God. The summer is very active; we lead a number of camp experiences throughout the year, mission trips, and weekend retreats. Summer is also filled with weekly programs such as bible studies, pool parties, fellowship and service opportunities as well as weekly worship. Interns will design and implement ministries, walk along youth in their faith journeys, teach bible studies and learn the inner workings of a Lutheran Mega Church. Interns also get a chance to pursue their unique gifts and passions related to Youth Ministry. Interns will meet with the Youth Ministry Staff monthly for evaluation and development plans. View full job description here (PDF). If you would like to pursue this opportunity then please send a cover letter, including a summary of your faith story and experience you have had working in ministry or with youth, and a resume to Pastor Brian Norsman at bnorsman@saintandrews.org.

Office Manager

Christiania Lutheran Church
Lakeville
Part-time

Christiania in Lakeville is searching for an office manager. The ideal candidate will efficiently manage the church office, provide secretarial, bookkeeping, and clerical support to church staff and leaders, and be responsible for the accuracy of time sensitive communications to include in bulletins, newsletters, social media, and website maintenance. Proficiency in Microsoft Suite is required; experience with Church Windows desired. Minimum of 5 years experience preferred. Compensation will be based on experience and Saint Paul Area Synod guidelines. This position is 35 hours a week. Forward cover letter and resume to Pastor Dave Mesaros at dmesaros@christianialutheranchurch.org. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

Youth Mentor

St. Timothy
Saint Paul
Part-time

St. Timothy Lutheran Church is seeking a Christ centered youth mentor to work with our youth and their families. We strive to infuse the good news of Christ into all aspects of our daily life, and are seeking someone to guide our youth in developing their faith through service, worship and relationships. We are looking for someone who is passionate about youth ministry and is committed to developing and nurturing relationships with youth, their families, and Christ. This person must exhibit strong interpersonal skills and be interested in equipping students for leadership. An ability to work as a team is required, along with a prayerful and playful spirit. An ideal candidate for this 20 hour per week position would have a Bachelor’s degree and experience working in youth ministry. For more information and complete job description, visit www.sttimothylutheran.org or contact Pastor Ruth Sorenson-Prokosch at sorensonprokosch@gmail.com or by calling (651) 489-0336.

Nursery Care Coordinator

Living Waters
Lino Lakes
Part-time

The person for this position provides care for the youngest community members (up to age 5) during Sunday morning worship services and the Sunday School hour each week. During the school year, the hours are 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Additional hours may be available during special events and services. The qualified candidate will be certified in CPR and First Aid, have experience working with children, and be at least 18 years of age. A full job description can be found here. To apply with a resume and cover letter, either email the church at office@livingwaterslutheran.org, or address to 865 Birch Street, Lino Lakes, MN 55014.

Application Deadline:
Sunday, March 29, 2015

Director of Music Ministry

Cherokee Park United Church
St. Paul
Part-time

Cherokee Park United Church is seeking a person to serve as a part time Director of Music Ministry/Accompanist who is enthusiastic about a creative blend of traditional and contemporary/world music.  The director will work with a choir of approximately 18 members and support volunteer cantors in leading the congregation in a variety of sung responses and other service music.  We are seeking a candidate who embraces the congregation’s commitment to theological openness, justice commitment, gender inclusiveness, antiracism and a full welcome of LGBT members and friends. Worship is at 10:15 a.m. from September through May and 9:30 during the summer. Choir rehearsals are on Wednesday evening. Cherokee Park United Church, located on St. Paul’s West Side, is affiliated with the United Church of Christ and the Presbyterian Church U.S.A. The position is open until filled.  Salary is commensurate with qualifications & responsibilities. Must be able to direct a choir and provide leadership for congregational singing. Strong accompanist and able to play organ for congregational hymns. B/A./B.S. Music or equivalent level of proficiency. Send resume to Pastor Tim Johnson at cpuc@usfamily.net. References are requested. For more information about Cherokee Park United Church go to www.cherokeeparkunited.org.

Advisor to the Bishop on the Well Being of Children & Youth

Saint Paul Area Synod
Saint Paul
Part-time

The Advisor to the Bishop is a part-time, deployed position, which focuses on community-based initiatives that support the well-being and success of children and youth in the East Metro area served by the Saint Paul Area Synod. The Advisor to the Bishop serves as the synod’s representative at a variety of community-based initiatives and organizations and assists the Bishop and members of the synod to understand and respond to a variety of issues impacting the lives of children, youth and their families. A full job description can be found here (PDF). To apply for this position please submit a cover letter describing your interest in this work and a resume with contact information for three professional references. Materials can be mailed to Ms. Anna Grunner, Saint Paul Area Synod, 105 University Avenue West, Saint Paul, MN 55103 or submitted electronically to anna.grunner@spas-elca.org. Deadline for applications has been extended to March 17, 2015 with an April 1, 2015 anticipated start date.

Application Deadline:
Tuesday, March 17, 2015

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. Applications accepted through April 30, or until position is filled.

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.

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. Applications accepted through April 30th, or until position is filled.

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.