Available Church Positions

 

As a service to our congregations and members, we are listing position opportunities that have been submitted to the Synod office. 

If you are a Lutheran congregation wanting to list a position opening, please contact us by email and include a short job description. 

 

If you are interested in more information about an opening, please contact the appropriate Church body. 

Listings will stay posted for approximately 3 months.

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Contemporary Musician – (Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Somerville).  To lead and rehearse contemporary band providing contemporary music for regularly scheduled Sunday services and special services (Thanksgiving worship, Christmas Eve, etc.) as scheduled by Council/Worship Committee, to provide regular rehearsals for the contemporary band, and to provide music as requested for weddings and funerals/memorial services.  Part-time position.  Detailed job description and requirements can be found here.  Interested applicants may send resume to office@gslutheranchurch.org by November 8, 2020.

 

Traditional Musician – (Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Somerville).  To provide traditional music for regularly scheduled Sunday services and special services (Thanksgiving worship, Christmas Eve, etc.) as scheduled by Council/Worship Committee, to accompany the senior choir for weekly rehearsals and during services as scheduled, and to provide music as requested for weddings and funerals/memorial services.  Part-time position.  Detailed job description and requirements can be found here.  Interested applicants may send resume to office@gslutheranchurch.org by November 8, 2020.

Church Office & Communications Management Position:  Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Glen Rock, NJ seeks a technology-savvy, upbeat and personable individual to run the church office, implement marketing and communications aspects of the ministry including a growing online presence, and be the on-site “face” and “glue” for the congregation.  This role is not remote. It includes 3 functional areas: office administration, marketing & communications, and property (building & grounds) management. Skill requirements: clear, concise, warm English language skills (speaking, writing, editing, proofreading); quick, but also detail-oriented, graphics orientation, enthusiastic user of technology tools, strong organizational and time management skills; B.A. preferred. Soft skills: sensitivity to church environment, ability to maintain confidentiality, working with volunteers, patience, can-do, confident demeanor, eager to learn, finds ways to make improvements, conscientious, finishes the job, resourceful, self-reliant and self-managing. Technology: MS Word, Excel, Publisher; Social media (Facebook, YouTube, Instagram); Constant Contact; Ekklesia 360 CMS (church website content management system); Icon Systems (member database), JotForm.

  •  30 hours per week; 9 AM – 3 PM (flexible); 2 weeks paid vacation and 5 sick days

  • $34,500 to 38,500 per year depending on experience

To apply, please describe why you are interested in this role in an email to Jon Osborn [josborn@optonline.net] and note how we may contact you by phone.    Good Shepherd is a thriving congregation of the NJ Synod of the ELCA.

(posted October 2020)

Director of Youth & Family Ministry:  Zion Lutheran Church of Oldwick is seeking a Director of Youth & Family Ministry.  The job description can be found here.  Candidates should send a cover letter and resume to the parish administrator.   (posted June 2020)

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