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.
Peace & Justice Job Opening! Lutheran Peace Fellowship (LPF) is in the process of hiring a National Coordinator, a key leadership position, and much-appreciated paid staff member. He or she will work with members to build awareness of peace issues, encourage member involvement, plan & lead peace education, advocacy, and outreach activities, and nurture leadership. The ideal Coordinator has a passion to challenge violence, inequality, climate change… using nonviolent means. In short, this is a dream job for someone who cares deeply about strengthening our skills and commitment to confront conflict and injustice.
Applicants should send a letter, resume, and contact info for 3 or 4 references (by 1-15-20 if you can). We’ll begin Interviews early 2020, and hope to welcome & orient a new coordinator in the spring. We’ll help the new hire move to Seattle which has experienced volunteers and leaders, supportive congregations & resources; or move the office, if appropriate, to where he or she lives. While the salary is modest, it can be expanded with further grants and fundraising. Find more information here. (posted Jan 2020)
Part-time Church Office Administrator: Holy Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Red Bank, NJ. This position provides secretarial, administrative and bookkeeping support to Pastor, Council, Minister of Music and volunteers of the congregation as needed. This position is responsible for making sure that the church office and numerous administrative functions related to church operations are accomplished in an efficient and timely manner. Weekdays (generally 9am – 1pm) 16 – 20 hours per week as needed. Proficient computer skills and QuickBooks program required. Bookkeeping knowledge, group email communication, social media experience, desktop publishing and data base applications helpful. Pay will be determined based on qualifications and experience.
Interested applicants may send resume to: (posted Jan 2020)
Part-time Church Administrator: First Lutheran Church in Clifton, NJ. The Parish Administrator is one of the key positions in serving the mission of the church. The Parish Administrator provides secretarial and administrative support to the Pastor, lay leaders and other volunteers of the congregation. This person must demonstrate ability with Microsoft Word Office Suite and be capable of updating church website and social media. The job is approximately 20-30 hours per week. Specific hours and pay will be determined based on qualifications. Please send resume to email@example.com
Property Manager: Good Shepherd Lutheran in Somerville is seeking a part-time (20 hours/week) property manager responsible for maintenance and other property needs. More information on task responsibilities can be found here. Contact Good Shepherd Church Office (908-685-1660 or firstname.lastname@example.org) with interest or inquiries. (posted 10.15.19)
Parish Manager: Calvary Lutheran Church in Cranford, NJ (www.calvarycranford.com) seeks a Parish Manager who will handle the administrative responsibilities of the church office, oversee the repair and upkeep of the physical plant and conduct the congregation's public relations/marketing efforts. Part time, 30 hours/week; competitive hourly wage. Interested applicants should send resume to: Jobopeningcalvarycranford@gmail.com