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Music Director (part-time)

St. Paul Lutheran Church (SPLC), an ELCA and Reconciling in Christ congregation in Albuquerque, New Mexico, is seeking a part time Director of Music for approximately 15 hours per week. The role of this position is to lead, seek out, encourage, and coordinate the music ministry to enrich the worship and spiritual life of the congregation and the community.

The position reports to the Senior Pastor and is responsible for: Leading the Senior Choir and continuing a rich heritage of excellence in music; developing the music ministry of SPLC; working with the Pastor and members of the Worship and Music committee to plan the weekly worship.

The successful candidate will: have a background in or understanding of liturgical worship; demonstrate a high comfort level with a variety of styles of worship; exhibit leadership skills needed to coordinate the music ministry; possess skills to develop the youth music ministry; and have the ability to work as a team member both with the other music and ministerial staff. Knowledge and experience in conducting choral and instrumental music, as well as a deep and demonstrated Christian faith, are essential qualifications to serve in this role of inspiring and motivating others to deepen and share their faith through music.

Candidates for this position must have a minimum of two years as a successful music program director with an emphasis in choral music. A bachelor’s degree in music is required and a master’s degree in music is preferred.

A position description is available here and on our website, www.stpaulabq.org. Please submit a cover letter, resume and list of three references to:
St. Paul Lutheran Church
ATTN: Personnel Committee
PO Box 25001
Albuquerque, NM 87125

or by email to jobs.stpaulabq@gmail.com. If submitting your letter and resume by e-mail please indicate “Director of Music Search” in the subject line of your e-mail.

Application deadline: July 18, 2018. Start date: June 12, 2018

Posted June 13, 3018

Organist/Pianist

Trinity Lutheran in Laramie is looking for an Organist and/or Pianist to lead worship on Sundays at 9:00 a.m. This is a paid position!! If you would like to give the gift of worship to our faith community please email pastornate3421@gmail.com. More information is at http://www.telclaramie.com/organist-pianist-job-position/.

Posted June 4, 2018

National Coordinator

Lutheran Peace Fellowship (LPF)
1710 11th Ave., Seattle, WA 98122-2420

Lutheran Peace Fellowship (LPF) is hiring a National Coordinator, a key leadership position.

The ideal Coordinator has a passion to eliminate violence, inequality, and militarism, and a commitment to nonviolence. He or she will work with members to build awareness of peace issues, encourage member involvement, plan and lead peace education, advocacy, and outreach activities, develop resources, and nurture leadership. . . . 

Applicants should send a letter, resume, and contact info for 3 or 4 references. We’ll begin Interviews in late spring, and hope to welcome and orient the new coordinator by fall or early 2019. We’ll help the new hire move to Seattle which has an office, experienced volunteers and supportive congregations; or move the office to where he or she lives, if appropriate. While the position’s salary is modest, it may be expanded with grants & additional fundraising.

LPF has earned considerable acclaim for its workshops; resources; and leadership roles in major programs – e.g. on the arms trade (with the Federation of American Scientists), nuclear proliferation (United Nations), chemical weapons (US Senate), “Decade for Peace” (UN, ELCA). 

For a full Job Description, see https://www.lutheranpeace.org/articles/position-announcement/ It also has links to useful windows and resources on LPF’s vision, priorities, activities, 
and accomplishments…. and/or you may contact us directly at: 206.349.2501 or lpf@ecunet.org

Posted May 28, 2018

Bookkeeper (part-time)

Manage financial records and reports on the financial business of the church. Work in consultation and cooperation with the Executive Pastor. Work in a team atmosphere promoting good communication and well-being in the congregation and with other staff members. Position description here. Contact Pastor Gail Mundt at 303-791-0803 for information and to apply pastorgail@clchr.org

Posted May 21, 2018

Administrative Assistant

Epiphany Lutheran Church is an active Washington Park neighborhood church in southeast Denver. We seek an individual to provide receptionist duties and secretarial support for the Pastor. This position is responsible for office management, congregational communication, maintenance of congregational records, creating and printing worship bulletins and monthly newsletter, scheduling use of the physical facility, scheduling and monitoring maintenance of the office equipment, and assistance with special projects as assigned by the Pastor. Additionally, the Administrative Assistant collaborates with the Pastor and staff in such a manner as to create a positive atmosphere utilizing teamwork and flexibility to achieve desired goals. This position reports to the Pastor and the Church Council. Position description here

Posted May 18, 2018

Program Director, Advocacy Engagement

Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
Washington, D.C.

This position will be located in our Washington DC office.   

The Program Director for Advocacy Engagement creates and implements effective and integrated ELCA Advocacy communication strategies. The position directs ELCA Advocacy engagement with internal stakeholders, including (but not limited to) ELCA units, State Public Policy Offices, the Conference of Bishops, synods and E-advocacy networks. In collaboration with Mission Advancement, the position manages communications with external stakeholders, including interfaith partners, coalitions, legislators, federal agencies, media, and the public. The position develops and directs resource development for and the implementation of communications strategies that equip Lutherans for public witness and for advocacy campaigns that give voice to communities and people unheard in public debates. The Program Director for Advocacy Engagement works with the Director to implement the operational plan for ELCA Advocacy, ensuring its alignment with and advancing the strategic directions for the churchwide organization. This position manages the Hunger Advocacy Fellowship grant process with the State Public Policy Office network.

Complete job posting and link to apply here

Posted May 15, 2018

Faith Formation Director

Trinity Lutheran is looking for a Faith Formation Director to work with the pastor and ministry teams in the planning and implementation of faith formation activities. This is part time ministry, expect 10-15 hours a week. Apply in person at Trinity, located at 107 S. 7th St. in Laramie, WY, or send your resume to Pr Nathan Keith at pastornate3421@gmail.com. Position description here, and Trinity Lutheran website here.

Postd May 14, 2018

Chaplain and Director of Campus Ministries

Chaplains’ Office
Gustavus Adolphus College, 800 West College Avenue, St. Peter, MN

Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for a full-time chaplain and director of campus ministries. This is an 11-month position reporting to the chaplain of the college. Review of applications will begin on May 14, 2018.

The chaplain and director of campus ministries will work in collaboration with students to create and lead Christian ministries that foster a mature understanding and embodiment of the Christian faith through the development and support of student-focused ministries, including worship, small groups, leadership development, retreats, spiritual care, service, and social justice advocacy.

Position opening description here
LINK to the position posting: https://gustavus.edu/employment/job/1523

Posted May 1, 2018