Full-time Director of Next Generation Ministries, Calvary Lutheran Church, Alexandria
Director of Next Gen Ministries who will possess the experience, gifts and motivation to help lead the ministries with children, youth and families toward the desired future. Calvary is looking for a dynamic, innovative leader who loves God and possesses a combination of organizational and pastoral leadership skills.
The Director of Next Gen Ministries will embrace the vision for Calvary’s future and imaginatively integrate this vision into the Next Gen Ministries. The ideal individual will be real, authentic and comfortable in their own skin and extend themselves into the lives of others. Because tending to one another is woven into the fabric and ethos at Calvary, the ideal person will be one who loves the staff, congregation, kids and parents as well as the community beyond Calvary. They will lead through relationships where people always come first and will enjoy spending time with them. They will engage all with whom they come in contact relationally - providing program direction and oversight but also personal care.
The Director of Next Gen Ministries will be intentional about building personal connections with young people and their parents formally and informally. They will also extend themselves into the broader community creating connections with and building bridges for expanded impact in the lives of children and youth.
The Director of Next Gen Ministries will lead the birth - 18 year old ministries of Calvary by engaging in broad oversight of the programmatic and age focused areas and the associated staff so that all ministries move forward in alignment with the vision. They will motivate, empower and catalyze the current six part time staff members leveraging their gifts and resourcing them to attain the vision and objectives, raising ministries to the next level. They will be responsible for annual reviews of that staff team.
We encourage anyone possessing the above qualifications who senses a potential calling for such an opportunity to contact us to discuss the position. Alternatively, you may know someone you wish to recommend for this position.
To apply for the position, please contact us via email and include a current resume and cover letter outlining your experience and relevant qualifications.
Please also provide at least three references including email and phone contact information for each person. We will not contact your references until later in the process and only upon your approval.
Please submit all materials to: Angie Larson, Executive Pastor email@example.com
Full-time Coordinator of Youth, Family, and Educational Ministries, Cormorant Lutheran Church, Lake Park
This Coordinator is a member of the team ministry of Cormorant Lutheran Church. There is no clearer definition of the team ministry than Paul gives in his letter to the Romans: “For as in one body we have many members, and not all the members have the same function, so we, who are many, are one body in Christ, and individually we are members of one another.” Romans 12:4-5.
The focus of this position is to help the congregation, including children, youth, and families, establish a cross-generational caring community to support children (PreK through Grade 6) and youth (Grades 7-12) in their faith formation, and to help youth and families hear and live the gospel in the context of home, working in partnership with the life of the congregation. This is a full-time position averaging 40 hours per week, including both regular and flexible hours.
This position requires a person who is:
Areas of Responsibility:
Christian Education (PreK through Grade 6)
Middle Level Youth Ministry (Grades 7-9)
Secondary Youth Ministry (Grades 10-12)
Assist as Directed by Pastor
Other Areas of Interest and Opportunity at CLC
Approximate Work Schedule:
This is a growing and evolving full-time position with flexible hours for planning and communicating. Scheduled hours include Sunday morning presence and leadership, Confirmation ministry, Youth Group meetings, some office hours, regular weekly meetings with the Pastor, and monthly meetings with the Education and Youth Ministry Teams. The Personnel Committee will meet with the coordinator and Pastor to review the responsibilities and hours needed for this position on an annual basis.
Resumes can be sent to Pastor Wade Dutton: firstname.lastname@example.org
Full-time Director of Faith Formation: Dilworth Lutheran Church, Dilworth
Effective: January 2024
Reports to: Senior Pastor
Full-Time: 40 hours/week
FLSA Classification: Exempt
The Director of Faith Formation is responsible for providing leadership, guidance, and knowledge for the youth programs at Dilworth Lutheran Church. This position guides the development and implementation of initiatives, activities, and events that are designed to grow faith in Christ in young people.
To apply, please send a cover letter, resumé, and two professional references to Pastor Elizabeth Hiller, email@example.com.
Full-time Crossways Camping Ministries: "Engagement & Recruitment Specialist/Imago Dei Village Summer Site Director" (Wisc.)
The primary employment responsibility of the Crossways Engagement & Recruitment Specialist/ IDV Summer Site Director is two-fold. The initial focus from September – May is to engage camp prospects to meaningfully participate in the Crossways mission & ministry by registering for a camp program, working as seasonal staff and/or renting facilities at one of our three camps: Waypost (Hatley, WI), Imago Dei Village (Clintonville, WI) and Pine Lake Camp (Waupaca, WI). The engagement specialist will engage and recruit prospects by representing Crossways as an exhibitor/vendor at conferences, conventions, job fairs, synod and community events. This position will coordinate & direct the Crossways Ambassador and Camp Champs programs. Through these programs Crossways volunteers, staff and stakeholders engage in outreach and marketing to interested congregations, organizations and potential partners. (In our collaborative leadership structure, camp ambassadors, board members, and other Crossways staff also share these engagement duties)
The primary focus during the summer season from May – August would shift to serving as the Imago Dei Village Summer Site Director. The IDV Summer Site Director works with other summer site directors to train, supervise and mentor summer staff; implement youth/adult/family programs, and coordinate summer camp services (e.g., canoe trips).
This full-time permanent position will have future opportunities for advanced collaborative leadership roles within the larger Crossways Camping Ministries organization. This is a hybrid work model of remote, travel and on-site work. The full position description can be found at: https://www.crosswayscamps.org/employment.
To apply, send a Letter of Application and Resume to Rev. Joe Wilkinson at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Full-Time Parish Maintenance Lead: Messiah Lutheran Church (Fargo)
Messiah Lutheran Church (Fargo) is receiving applications for a full-time Parish Maintenance Lead. Must be comfortable working in a faith-filled, team environment. Need to be organized with strong interpersonal skills. Trustworthy, business-like attitude required. Responsible for cleaning and maintaining building & grounds as well as performing routine maintenance. Manage inventory for cleaning & building supplies. Familiarity with computer programs for building systems a plus. Must be able to lift 50 pounds. Single coverage health insurance included. Reports to Parish Administrator. Letters of application & resumes can be sent to: ParishAdmin@MessiahFargo.com or mailed to: Messiah Lutheran Church, Parish Administrator, 2010 Elm St. N, Fargo, ND 58102.
Director of Youth Ministry Christ the King in Moorhead
Christ the King Lutheran in Moorhead is seeking a half-time Director of Youth Ministry. Primary responsibilities are to develop, implement, and lead faith-filled and service driven activities, relationships, and programs designed to support and nurture the faith lives and engagement of youth (Grade 7 - Grade 12) and their families and other invested adults. For more information contact Pastor Michele at email@example.com or 218-236-7576.
Bethesda Lutheran Church in Moorhead: CHOIR DIRECTOR
Position Purpose: The Choir Director gives leadership to the individuals and choral music groups that perform during the worship services of Bethesda Lutheran Church.
Responsibilities: Work collaboratively with the Pastor and Organist/Pianist to assist in the development of the worship and music life of the congregation. The following constitute the major responsibilities of the Choir Director:
For the complete job description and information on how to apply, click here.
Parish Secretary Position - Trinity Lutheran Church, Thief River Falls
Work directly with the Pastor, staff, & congregational members
Looking for a person who has a positive & caring attitude, ability to manage multiple projects, has excellent written and communication skills, is fluent in Microsoft Office Suite, and has basic financial skills
Part time hours – Four-day work week
If interested call the church office 218-681-1310 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Youth Coordinator is a shared coordinator between three Lutheran churches: Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Newfolden, First Lutheran Church in Middle River, and Nazareth Lutheran Church in Holt
Job Summary: The Youth Coordinator will plan and organize activities for the church youth that promotes engagement with the church and community while incorporating scripture. Youth will be organized into two groups for activities targeted by grade. The youth coordinator will be responsible for planning activities for K to 6th grades and 7th to 12th grades.
The Youth Coordinator position has flexible hours as a part-time, salaried position. The actual numbers of hours required during any given month are those needed to fulfill the responsibilities of the position. The Youth Coordinator may need to lead activities on the weekend, in the evening and possibly overnight.
Work Performance Overview
Church Councils shall have general oversight of the life and work of the congregations, including youth activities. Each church shall have a designated board responsible, under the leadership of the pastor, for the spiritual life and concerns of the congregation.
Interested Candidates Send a letter of interest and a resume addressed to Nazareth Lutheran Church ATTN: Wendy Baldwin 202 Marshall Av Newfolden, MN 56738 Or email email@example.com with the subject line: Youth Coordinator