Outside Opportunities

To advertise your position openings on our web site, please e-mail the information to Careers. Be sure to include the position's title, contact information and a brief paragraph that describes qualification requirements and position responsibilities in the same format found below.

For all outside positions, you must contact the agency listed and not the ELCA Churchwide office. The ELCA Application for Employment form should only be used when applying for Churchwide office positions.

The World Lutheran World Federation
Position: Director for the Department for World Service
Place of Assignment: Geneva, Switzerland

Starting Date: To be negotiated
Duration of Contract: Initial contract of 4 years
The Department for World Service is the international humanitarian and development arm of the Lutheran World Federation. World Service works with local and international partners to alleviate suffering, combat injustice and poverty, and lay the foundation for a life in dignity for all. More than 5,000 committed staff persons work for World Service in remote areas and often insecure situations, touching the lives of over 2 million people across 33 countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean.  Applications (including motivation letter, detailed curriculum vitae in English, church endorsement and copies of diplomas and work certificates) with the names and e-mail addresses of three references (two professional from present and/or previous employers/supervisors and one character reference) should be sent by 14 September 2014 to:
Ms Aline Ritchie
Head of Human Resources
The Lutheran World Federation
P.O. Box 2100, 1211 Geneva 2, Switzerland
E-Mail: anw@lutheranworld.org
lutheranworld.org
See job description.

Trinity Lutheran Church Director of Music Ministries, Clawson, MI
Director of Music Ministries

Seeking a part-time (15-20 hours per week) Director of Music Ministries to coordinate all aspects of the music program for a welcoming faith community in Clawson, MI. Additionally, this person will help to enrich the worship life of the congregation through leadership, performance, and collaborative work with the members of the church and the pastor. Leadership opportunities include directing the contemporary praise band, the adult choir, the youth choir, the bell choirs and recruiting and encouraging volunteer musicians. Collaborative opportunities include arranging music, worship planning with the pastor and worship committee, and envisioning the future of music programs at Trinity Lutheran. Strong candidates will have skills in organization, planning, written and spoken communication, audio-visual technology, computer and instrumental performance. Compensation will be commensurate to training and experience. Position will begin in the late summer of 2014. 

Skills required:  Strong vocal and Piano/Organ skills, Experience with both traditional and contemporary worship Choral/ensemble conducting Strong leadership and communication skills.

Preferred Skills: Liturgical music background, handbell experience, writing vocal and/or instrumental parts.

To apply, email a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of three references to – Debbie O’Connor at debbieoconnor52@yahoo.com


First Lutheran Church, Algona, IA

Director for Youth and Family Ministry

First Lutheran Church is seeking a Director for Youth and Family Ministry. He/she needs to be a self-starter and enjoys working with youth and families; works well with staff and volunteers; has the ability to initiate, organize and coordinate programming and events; is knowledgeable of and confident in working with the most recent media communication tools and other publicizing outlets to promote programs.  Qualifications:  B.A. degree in a related field and/or at least two or three years of relevant experience.  Send resume to Pastor Marsha Smith at flcpastor@netamumail.com or by phone 515-295-3758. 

Rejoice Lutheran Church, Geneva, IL
Director of Children's Ministries (part-time)

Rejoice is seeking a Director of Children’s Ministries.  This individual will be responsible for providing and directing a comprehensive children’s program newborn through grade 5 which will include, but not limited to, Sunday morning programs, children's sermons, Tuesday evening youth groups, summer VBS and 1st Communion classes.  The qualified candidate will inspire, instruct, and instill in our children a connection with their God, their Church, and each other.  This p/t position is 20 hrs/week with the possibility of future expansion.  Full job description can be found at www.rejoiceinthemission.org.  Please submit letter of interest and resume by July 31, 2014 to julie@rejoiceinthemission.org or Rejoice Lutheran Church ATTN: Julie Douglas, 0N377 N Mill Creek Dr, Geneva IL 60134

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Rochester, MN
Christian Education Coordinator Part-time, 20 hours/week Position Summary:

Serving the Lord and the members of Good Shepherd Church by providing faith formation leadership.  Partnering with the pastoral staff, faith formation leaders and education committee to create a vibrant and growth-focused environment for Christian education.  For detailed job description, go to http://www.goodshepherdchurch.net/ and click on link for job posting.  Position is open immediately.

Application deadline is August 1, 2014.  Application review will begin the week of August 4.

To apply for this position, please send a letter of application, resume and three references with contact information to Good Shepherd Church, ATTN:  Christian Education Coordinator Team, 559 20th Street SW, Rochester, MN, 55902 or email all materials to gscsecretary@goodshepherdchurch.net .  If you have any questions regarding this position, please send them to email address listed above or contact Pastor Ann or Pastor Carl-Eric at 507-289-1748.

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Raleigh, NC
Position Title: Director of Resource Ministry

Position Type: Full time exempt
Supervisor: GSLC Senior Pastor
The Director of Resource Ministry manages all the operational support functions of GSLC including the paid and volunteer staffs that work within those functions. This position is instrumental in leading and facilitating the transformation and modernization of all operational processes and functions necessary to support the changing needs of our dynamic and thriving church community.   Please go to http://gslchurchnew.org/jobs/ to apply.

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church Newington, NH
Minister to Family & Youth

Forward looking and active New Hampshire Seacoast Lutheran congregation seeks a creative, energetic, and committed Christian with excellent intergenerational relationship building skills to offer leadership in the faith formation of the children and youth of the church and community.  The ideal candidate for this full-time position will have a college degree and demonstrated leadership and interpersonal skills. Two to five years experience in family and youth ministry and some musical ability are preferred. For more information and a job description, see htelc.com/employment-opportunities.  Please submit a resume and a short letter of introduction describing why you are a good candidate for this position to Pastor Richard Rhoades at hr@htelc.com

Mount Olive Church, Minneapolis, MN
Full Time Coordinator

A vibrant Minneapolis inner-city congregation of the ELCA is seeking a full-time Coordinator of Neighborhood Outreach and Ministry to assist us to carry a long tradition of neighborhood ministry into the future. The Coordinator will (1) engage, encourage and support participation by members of Mount Olive in our partnership in ministry with our neighbors and our community; (2) help facilitate connections between individuals in need and resources available within Mount Olive or local agencies; and (3) encourage and help the people of Mount Olive hear and act on our call to participate in the advent of God’s desired justice in our community.  For a complete position description, please see our website at http://www.mountolivechurch.org, or email welcome@mountolivechurch.org, or call 612/827-5919.   Application materials must be received in the church office by Friday, August 1, 2014.

Atonement Lutheran Church, St. Cloud, MN
Adult Choir Director

Seeking Adult Choir Director (approx. 6 hrs/week) to provide choral music leadership for adult choir which sings in worship September through May and periodically for other festival worship.  The ideal candidate is a faith-centered musician dedicated to spreading the Gospel through music and continually striving to expand the variety of music used in worship. Demonstration of vocal leadership, conducting and proficient keyboard skills are required.   A complete job description is available on our website at www.atonementlutheran.org.  To apply send resume and cover letter to Marcia Handahl, Director of Music Ministry, at office@atonementlutheran.org

Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, Schaumburg IL
Youth Minister/Worship Leader

Prince of Peace Lutheran Church seeks a full-time youth minister/worship leader, a combined position for a person who will both coordinate youth ministry grades 7-12 and lead the congregation’s Sunday morning contemporary service. Prince of Peace is a congregation of growing diversity in the northwest suburbs of Chicago. The successful candidate will have skills and experience in both contemporary Christian music and youth ministry, with a bachelor’s degree in a related field. A full position description can be requested from Pr. Peter Hellstedt. Please submit a resume and cover letter by September 1, 2014 (hellstedt@princeofpeace.net).

Augsburg Fortress Publishers, Minneapolis, MN
Credit & Accounts Receivable Specialist

This position is responsible for all functions of the Credit and Receivables Department: opening new accounts, managing existing accounts, resolving payment and account issues, and controlling aging and write offs for the company..  Please send cover letter and resume to jobs@augsburgfortress.org or visit our website at www.augsburgfortress.org/careers/ for more information.

Luther Seminary, St. Paul, MN
Full-time Temporary Application Developer

Luther Seminary is looking for a Full-time Temporary Application Developer to join our Office of Technology Staff.  The Application Developer would collaborate with campus constituents and the Office of Technology team to support and enhance existing applications as well as define, develop and implement new software tools.  We would consider flexible scheduling including Part-time temporary. Luther Seminary supports your success at work and in life and is committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, staff and students. Come be a part of our engaging and innovative community!   Learn all about Luther Seminary at www.luthersem.edu.  To apply, please forward your resume and cover letter to employment@luthersem.edu.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Cross of Life Lutheran Church, Brookfield, WI
Urban/Suburban Partnership Music Coordinator

Cross of Life is in active partnership with two urban congregations in the city of Milwaukee (Cross Lutheran Church and Florist Avenue Lutheran Church) and one suburban partner (Christ the King Lutheran Church) in Brookfield. We strive to actively support each other through involvement in various ministries. Such endeavors currently center on health care, food ministries, and shared mission trips. One area that has not yet been explored is the active sharing of the universal language of music between our congregations.The ideal candidate for this position is someone who has an interest in music education as a way of connecting members of Cross of Life with members of our partner congregations in a participatory and meaningful way.  We are particularly interested in developing venues for our (that is, Cross of Life and our partners) older children and teens to learn about, and get to know each other through the joint practice and performance of music – vocal, instrumental, or both.  This position will require time both at Cross of Life and at our partner congregations.  We are excited to meet candidates who are excited by the opportunity to build this sort of cross-cultural, cross-congregational ministry. We anticipate that it would not all happen at once but be built over time and is likely to end up taking paths not initially planned or seen by any of us save the Holy Spirit.  Please visit www.crossoflife.org for further information. Submit cover letter and resume to: Christine Standley, Director of Music Ministries, 20700 W. North Avenue, Brookfield, WI 53045, Email: chris@crossoflife.org
Phone: 262-785-9420.

First Lutheran Church,  Algona, IA
Youth & Family Ministry Director

First Lutheran Church is seeking a Director for Youth and Family Ministry. He/she needs to be a self-starter and enjoys working with youth and families; works well with staff and volunteers; has the ability to initiate, organize and coordinate programming and events; is knowledgeable of and confident in working with the most recent media communication tools and other publicizing outlets to promote programs.  Qualifications:  B.A. degree in a related field and/or at least 2 or 3 years of relevant experience.  Contact Information: Pastor Marsha Smith at flcpastor@netamumail.com or by phone (church) 515-295-3758 or (mobile) 515-320-5776.  Website: www.firstlutheranalgona.org

Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church Shoreview, MN
Education Minister
To serve the church by developing, coordinating and administrating effective Birth - Confirmation ministry, and provide leadership and training to volunteers and parents involved in this ministry area. Contact Information: jilene@shepherdshoreview.org or Shepherd of the Hills, Attn: Jilene Ylonen, 3920 North Victoria Street, Shoreview, MN  55126  Website:  www.shepherdshoreview.org

Bethany Lutheran Church, Escanaba, Michigan
Director of Lay Ministries: 32+ hours

The Director works to spread the Gospel to others through the men, women, and children of Bethany by training, supporting, and equipping the members of Bethany to make disciples of all nations in Jesus Christ.  The Director of Lay Ministries provides visionary leadership and oversight for laity in the ministry of "Word and Service" by supporting each member of the congregation to grow in his/her life of faith through fellowship, nurture, outreach, service,  and worship. Please submit letter of interest,  resume, and contact information of three references to belutheranescanaba@gmail.com Full description available at www.belutheranescanaba.com Evergreen Lutheran Church

Triumphant Love Lutheran Church, Austin, TX
Director of Child Development Center

Seeking a person to join our ministry leadership team and help spread the love and compassion of Jesus Christ to one another. The TLLC CDC Director will be the lead staff person (in furthering, equipping, and encouraging) preschool families in a comprehensive preschool ministry system. The goal of this endeavor will be to share the love of God through an exciting preschool curriculum of discovery and exploration with preschoolers and their families as they prepare for Elementary school and beyond. This position is part-time, reports directly to the TLLC Executive Director, and is expected to integrate the CDC program with the TLLC Mission and goals. Email cover letter and resume to mike@tllc.org  We invite you to respond by sending your resume to Pastor Vera Guebert-Steward along with a short letter of introduction which outlines why you are attracted to this position.  Respond to: PastorVera@evergreenlutheran.org .  The complete job description can be found at www.evergreenlutheran.org

Trinity Lutheran Church, Northwestern Minnesota
Director of Outreach, Worship, and Music
Seeking a spiritual leader with talents in music to develop a new and evolving outreach off-site ministry to a non-traditional population.  Individual will also give leadership to coordinate, promote, plan, and enhance the regular worship experience at Full position description available at www.trinitycrookston.org.   Apply with a cover letter, resume, and response to questions on position description. 

Lutheran Campus Ministry at the University of Iowa
This position is a 1 year term at 3/4 time (30-50 hrs/week).  Applications will be accepted through June 30, 2014.  Anticipated start date August 1.  Salary will be commensurate with experience.  This position is open to rostered and non-rostered/lay members of the ELCA.  Applicants may be eligible to enter the interview process for the permanent position.  Resumes may be sent to ctkoffice1@gmail.com  with LCM Term Position in the subject line or mailed to Rev. Connie Spitzack, Christ the King Lutheran Church, Attn: LCM Term Position, 325 Mormon Trek Blvd., Iowa City, IA 52246.

St. Luke's Lutheran Church, Waukesha, WI
Director of Family & Youth Ministry

• Encourage, support and nurture the faith formation and spiritual lives of our children, youth and families, with a faith grounded in the gift of God’s grace, a life changing connection with Jesus Christ that is empowered by the presence of the Holy Spirit.

• With an understanding of home being the grounding place for faith formation, equip and support families in the journey of engaging in God’s presence in the world and building a life long relationship with Jesus Christ.

• Knowing that the community of faith plays an important role in faith formation and milestones. Be creative in equipping the congregation in their partnership role with our children and youth.

• Invite, foster and partner with ministries teams to nurture cross+generational gatherings and to promote opportunities for youth and families to connect, grow and serve in the name of Christ. 

Please submit cover letter, resume, and reference list to:  Pastor Karen Pahl at kpahl@stlukeslutheran.org  See website for more details: www.stlukeslutheran.org

Trinity Lutheran Church in Findlay, Ohio
Family Life and Youth Coordinator
Located in NW Ohio, Trinity is a midsize congregation with a new full sized gym, multiple youth rooms, and a rapidly growing number of young families in a small city setting.  The ideal candidate will have previous youth and/or family life ministry in a congregational setting and/or completed degree work in an accredited university or seminary program. We will be receiving resumes for candidates through June 25.  A full job description and details can be found at www.trinityfindlay.org. You can also email Senior Pastor Tom Lyberg at tlyberg@trinityfindlay.org.

Immanuel Lutheran in Forest City Iowa
Minister of Faith Formation

This position will have an emphasis on youth minustry. It is a full time position. Resume and cover letter can be sent to Immanuel Lutheran Church C/O Pastor Hopp, 246 S Clark St, Forest City, IA. 50436 For a complete job description log onto immanuelfamily.com and click on Minister of Faith Formation job description or call 641-585-3152.

Christ the King Lutheran Church, South Bend, IN  46635
Director of Faith Formation & Youth and Family Ministry
Join a staff and congregation endeavoring to put into practice what has been gleaned from a two-year missional discernment process; salary will be commensurate with experience; contact Pastor Steven Schwier to obtain detailed job description (sschwier@ctkluth.com) , ask questions, or set up an interview.

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Kenosha, WI
Choir Director (part-time)
We have two Sunday services at 8am and 10:30am from September through Pentecost Sunday. Choir alternates singing at these services. An ideal candidate would be a faith-centered musician with experience leading traditional choral ensembles and hymnody. Responsibilities include: 1) Lead a weekly choir practice and attend monthly Worship & Music Committee planning meetings (September – May and in the summer months as required); 2) Plan and participate in the music for the worship services (and special seasonal worship services as needed); 3) Arrange alternate music in summer months. Part time salaried position ¼ time (approximately 8-10hrs/wk). Salary negotiable depending on experience. Interested individuals please apply to stplc.office@sbcglobal.net.  Please phone 262-694-3101 or e-mail with any questions. St. Paul’s office hours are 8:00am – noon (M-Th).  For more information about St. Paul’s, please visit our website at www.stpaulskenosha.org.

St. Stephen Lutheran Church, Urbandale, IA
Director of Music Ministries
Seeking a part-time (10-15 hours per week) Director of Music Ministries to coordinate all aspects of the music program for a welcoming faith community in Urbandale, IA. Additionally, this person will help to enrich the worship life of the congregation through leadership, performance, and collaborative work with the members of the church, the pastor, choir directors, and organist. Leadership opportunities include directing the contemporary praise band, recruiting and encouraging volunteer musicians, and coordinating and supervising other music leaders. Collaborative opportunities include arranging music, worship planning with the pastor and Worship and Music committee, and envisioning the future of music programs at St. Stephen. Strong candidates will have skills in organization, planning, written and spoken communication, audio-visual technology, computer and instrumental performance. Compensation will be in the range of $8-$14k per year, with consideration to training and experience. Position will begin in the fall.  To apply, send a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of three references to dgriffith@ststephenlutheran.org.

Evergreen Lutheran Church
Minister of Children and Youth & Family
This vitally important position is perfect for a creative and energetic person with excellent relationship building skills and a strong Christian faith and background. This individual will be given broad responsibility and accountability to build and execute a balanced youth program which will strengthen the faith of young people and change their lives. This individual will provide a solid Christian foundation for the Church’s youngsters by developing and overseeing the Sunday School curriculum also recruiting and mobilizing volunteers.  This position offers a very competitive salary based on experience of the individual selected, and a generous vacation benefit. More importantly, it offers the opportunity to serve God and our children. We invite you to respond by sending your resume to Pastor Vera Guebert-Steward well as a short letter of introduction which outlines why you are attracted to this position.  Respond to: guebstewar@gmail.com. You may visit Evergreen Lutheran Church on line at www.evergreenlutheran.org.

Shepherd of the Hill Lutheran Church in Lockport, IL
Youth Ministry Coordinator (full-time)
A complete job description is available on our website at (www.shepherdofthehill.com) or you can email us your resume at sothlutheran@sbcglobal.net and ask for an application.

Nokomis Heights Lutheran Church, 5300 10th A.S. Minneapolis
Director of Youth Ministry (PT)

Our vision for youth ministry is “Called by God’s love, we grow in faith, in relationships, in understanding, and in service.”  Primary focus for this half-time position is youth in grades 7–12 and their families. We are a vibrant congregation in South Minneapolis looking for a leader who can equip and nurture youth, volunteers, and families in support of our mission. Full job description available at www.nokomisheights.org.  Please submit resume to Pr. Susan Debner at sdebner@nokomisheights.org.

Custodian (PT)
Provide for basic cleaning, maintenance, care and safety of the building, all relevant systems, property and grounds. Flexible schedule with some nights and weekends, not to exceed 20 hours/week. Full job description available at www.nokomisheights.org. Please submit resume to Pr. Susan Debner at sdebner@nokomisheights.org

Trinity Lutheran Church, Evanston, Illinois
Contemporary Worship Coordinator (PT)
Seeking a Contemporary Worship Coordinator to help us establish a high quality contemporary worship experience.  Under the direction the Director of Worship and Music, and in furtherance of Trinity’s mission goals to invite broadly and spread the Good News, the Contemporary Worship Coordinator will use his/her skills and experience to develop contemporary and alternative music and worship formats that can inspire and engage all worshipers, deepen their faith, and encourage active, outward evangelical service in Trinity’s broader community.  The Contemporary Worship Coordinator will be responsible for the selection of appropriate contemporary service music, the recruiting and training of musicians and support technicians, rehearsing and leading a praise band, leading the congregation in singing contemporary songs, developing lay talent in the congregation, and assisting with a wide variety of musical/worship support. We are seeking a candidate with at least two years experience in non-traditional liturgical music settings or equivalent work with a demonstrated understanding of how non-traditional and traditional worship models work together and complement one another in worship planning.  A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field (Master’s preferred) and familiarity with effective musical practices and experience with implementing and leading musical experiences in a contemporary/praise faith based setting is required. Experience with diverse styles of music is required.  Experience with the use of technology in worship and ability to play instrument and lead vocals preferred. A full Position description is available upon request. Expressions of interest may be directed to Pastor@trinityevanston.org      

Bethlehem Lutheran Church (ELCA), Kalispell, MT
Youth and Family Director
Seeking a candidate to work together with staff, parents and volunteers to encourage, equip, mentor and guide youth in their faith journey as our Youth and Family Director.  This is a newly expanded full-time position that will have responsibilities for K-12 youth and their families.  The compensation is $25,000-$30,000 dependent on experience and includes benefits.  Please go to www.beth-luth.org for application information.

Resurrection Lutheran Church, Plano, TX
Director of Music and Worship
Resurrection Lutheran Church is a strongly liturgical congregation, using 8 different musical settings within the Gathering/Word/Meal/Sending liturgical structure.  Our congregation has a great love for music and the way it enhances our worship.  We also have many gifted musicians.  We act upon the "priesthood of all believers" utilizing cantors, acolytes, and over 30 assisting ministers who participate in and lead worship based on a schedule.  We are seeking a musically degreed person with a heart for worship planning and coordination in a collegial atmosphere with an active laity.  This individual must be a dedicated team member with strong church music leadership skills, leading in a spiritually inspirational style, and who has a vision for the ongoing mission of the church.  If you possess these interests and qualifications, please contact us. This is a full time position.  Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Planning worship, conducting vocal and bell ensembles, and playing organ and piano are requirements. RLC_SEARCH@RLC-ELCA.ORG

Augsburg Fortress Publishers, Minneapolis, MN
Credit & Accounts Receivable Specialist

This position is responsible for all functions of the Credit and Receivables Department: opening new accounts, managing existing accounts, resolving payment and account issues, and controlling aging and write offs for the company.  Please send cover letter and resume to jobs@augsburgfortress.org  or visit our website at www.augsburgfortress.org/careers/ for more information.

First Lutheran Church, Fremont, NE
Director of Youth and Family Ministries

First is a vibrant and growing congregation minutes from Omaha, NE. Salary and benefits commensurate with education and experience levels.  Contact pastorcharlie@flcfremont.org or call 402-719-8998.  flcfremont.org

Director for Youth and Family Ministries
St Mark's Lutheran Church & St. Stephen’s Episcopal, Aurora, CO

We are seeking a candidate to develop and oversee a ministry of faith formation to those in the in first third of life and their families. We are two congregations, two denominations, working in partnership to develop one ministry in our community. This is a full-time position, and we are seeking an experienced candidate who possesses the ability to develop this ministry in our multi-cultural neighborhood. A complete position description can be found at www.stmarksaurora.org, and resumes can be sent to yfministryaurora@gmail.com 

Love of Christ Lutheran Church, Mesa, Arizona
Contemporary Christian Worship Leader Wanted (Part-time - 24 hours week)

We are looking for a person with a strong love of God who desires to become an active participant in our worshiping community, leading inspired musical worship in a contemporary setting. Under the supervision of the Senior Pastor, this person organizes and leads music for the church’s contemporary worship service and assists with youth - oriented services, demonstrating flexibility to work with and assist others in a positive, Christian environment. Duties include selecting appropriate contemporary music, rehearsing and leading a praise band, leading the congregation in singing contemporary songs, developing lay talent in the congregation, and assisting with a wide variety of musical/worship support including traditional choirs and cantors. For additional information about the job opening  or to send current resume with professional references and an audio and/or video performance sample, please respond by 6/20/14 to: Walter Scott, Administrative Assistant for Personnel Love of Christ Lutheran Church, 1525 N. Power Rd., Mesa, AZ 85205, 480-981-6199, walterscott@loclc.org

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Ankeny, IA
Minister for Youth

Holy Trinity is seeking a full-time Minister for Youth to join our Learning Ministries team. The Minister for Youth ministers to and with the high school students and their families in our congregation. Primary areas of responsibility include providing opportunities for youth to grow in faith through study, serve in Jesus' name and come together in Christian fellowship. The Minister for Youth will also have responsibilities in our Affirmation of Baptism (confirmation) ministry as a primary teacher. Successful candidates will have some experience in youth ministries, a solid knowledge of the Lutheran tradition as expressed by the ELCA, a willingness to share their faith with students and parents and strong organizational and communication skills.
link to full job ad: http://www.holytrinityankeny.org/holytrinityankeny/employment
email resume and cover letter to Anne Williams, Minister for Learning at anne@holytrinityankeny.org

KOINONIA RETREAT AND CAMPING MINISTRY, Catskill-Delaware River 
Executive Director
Seeking a person with core qualities, skills and experience to: Be a spiritual leader and administrator of the ministry and community with vision, innovation and grace; provide wise planning, leadership and oversight of programs, hospitality, property, facilities and resources; Develop successful, sustainable financial support and fund raising; Communicate with and be responsive to Koinonia’s ministry partners, (congregations, schools and church leaders), to discover, shape, create and promote opportunities and programs that form, nurture and enliven faith and discipleship at Koinonia and beyond; design and develop an effective ministry staff. Recruit, train, encourage and inspire staff members to become the Koinonia Community who carries out the mission and ministry; be a creative, visionary leader who develops a close working partnership with the Koinonia staff, volunteers and Board of Directors; practice the gifts and experience of hospitality in the spirit of Jesus; develop and nurture ministry relationships of love, friendship and mutual respect. Grow active participation in Koinonia.

Competitive salary, benefits, housing and most meals provided. For more information, contact Eleanore Sudbrock, President of the Board of Directors 718-432-0905 and esudbrock@msn.com To apply send resume and cover letter stating your interest and qualifications to: Koinonia Board of Directors, esudbrock@msn.com  or by mail 6035 Broadway #7A,Bronx, NY 10471.

Augsburg Fortress Publishers, Minneapolis, MN
Senior Developer-Youth
The Senior Developer – Youth leads the development of innovative faith formation resources for the youth market as a team member at sparkhouse, the ecumenical division of Augsburg Fortress Publishers.  Please send cover letter and resume to jobs@augsburgfortress.org or visit our website at www.augsburgfortress.org/careers/ for more information.

Nebraska Lutheran Campus Ministry (NeLCM
Campus Ministry Coordinator
Seeking a half-time Campus Ministry Coordinator for the NeLCM-Omaha Metro Campus Ministry. The Coordinator will facilitate a multi-location, multi-program campus ministry in the Omaha Metro academic setting, home to a dozen institutions of higher education and some 80,000 students. It is anticipated that approximately 10 hours/week will be devoted to the coordination of a Metro-wide, congregational-based peer ministry and 10 hours/week to the programmatic and ministerial needs of a particular campus. The Coordinator will participate in the identification, training and placement of college-age peer ministers in at least four host congregations, their on-going mentoring and growth and the development of a metro-wide communication strategy allowing for publicity of campus ministry program opportunities. Qualifications include organizational, time management, written and oral communications skills.

The NeLCM Board will be appointing an Interview Team by mid-May, with placement anticipated by August 16, 2014. Please direct inquiries/references to Pastor Roger L. Sasse/Volunteer Coordinator/NeLCMAT 4720 Randolph Street—Lincoln, Nebraska 68510 – 402-432-2543 – rsasse@neb.rr.com.

Zion Lutheran Church – Houston Heights, Houston, TX
Preschool Director
Zion Lutheran Church seeks a Preschool Director. Zion Lutheran Preschool, a member of the Evangelical Lutheran Education Association (ELEA), is licensed by the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (TDFPS) and is a vibrant and thriving ministry, serving 88 children (nursery through age four) and their families.  Applicants should exhibit progressive Christian faith in words and actions and be experienced in and passionate about early childhood education. A good candidate will exhibit excellence in relationship-building, written and verbal communication, leadership, and administration. Applicants must meet TDFPS minimum standard requirements: http://info.sos.state.tx.us/fids/200901575-1.html .  Application form and job description are available at http://www.zionhouston.org/#!director-search/csc6 . Zion Lutheran Church is an open and affirming congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) in the historic Houston Heights neighborhood on the northwest side of downtown Houston.

Augsburg Fortress Publishers, Minneapolis, MN
Graphic Design Intern
The Graphic Design Intern will assist with an array of marketing and communications projects in all stages. Projects include print, web, social media, and assisting the visual design team as needed. The internship will focus on design process, brand integrity, file structure, preparation, and organization.. Please send cover letter and resume to jobs@augsburgfortress.org or visit our website at www.augsburgfortress.org/careers/ for more information.

St John's Lutheran Church, Salisbury, NC
Minister for Youth Discipleship

The Minister for Youth Discipleship oversees a multi-faceted program of learning, faith milestones, worship, community life and service for our students (6-12th grade. The Youth Minister will give particular emphasis to building Christ-centered relationships and helping students connect faith and life.

For a full job description or to submit a cover letter and resume, please email searchcommittee@stjohns-salisbury.org

Christ Church, Mequon, WI
Youth and Family Director

Christ Church a growing and vibrant church located on the North Shore of Milwaukee, WI is seeking a dynamic, personable Youth and Family Director to minister to middle school and high school students, young adults, and their families. Our new team member will demonstrate a commitment to Christ in word and actions that mirror our biblically focused, grace-filled approach to ministry which is built upon a Lutheran theological foundation. An enthusiasm and appreciation for young people will be reflected in his/her desire to both reach as many students as possible and equip them to effectively live out their faith in practical ways each day. View job description.
http://christchurchmequon.org/about/jobs