Congregational Job Postings

Below are job postings by member congregations of the Northwestern Ohio Synod of the ELCA. As such, the congregations posting jobs are composers and proprietors of the job descriptions and postings. The Northwestern Ohio Synod has not reviewed, nor approved the positions, and their appearance here does not represent synodical endorsement of the positions or posting entities. The positions will be posted on this webpage for up to 45 days.

Any and all questions and resumes about these congregational positions should be directed to the contact info provided by the congregation.

Do not contact the Synod office with questions about these positions. If you are a congregation looking to post a position, please email all necessary information here:

Bell Choir Director – First Lutheran, Findlay

First Lutheran, Findlay, is looking for a Director for the congregation’s bell choir. It is a part-time position.

Please contact the church office at 419 422-2638

Posted: 2/22/18

Christian Education Director (Half Time) – Hope Lutheran, Toledo

Hope Lutheran Church has a vibrant children’s ministry that includes Sunday morning faith formation, a Vacation Bible School provided free of charge and open to the community, and activities throughout the year such as an annual Harvest Festival. A strong component of Hope’s children’s ministry is that of servant love, one of Hope’s core values.

In order to continue the growth of Hope’s children’s ministry we are accepting resumes for a half time Children & Family Ministry Director. This person will be primarily responsible for coordinating a team of volunteers to continue our existing opportunities for children from birth through 6th grade. Additionally, this person will have excitement in developing new opportunities for both the families and other members of Hope to grow in faith through intergenerational experiences.

The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years successful experience developing programming for children in a religious educational setting or a Degree in Christian Education/Formation.

Preference would be shown for a person who is on the ELCA Roster of Word and Service (Deacon). Resumes should be submitted to Hope Lutheran Church, 2201 Secor Rd., Toledo, OH 43606 or

Posted: 2/1/18

Full Time Mental Health Therapist – LSS of Northwest Ohio

Lutheran Social Services of Northwestern Ohio has an immediate opening for a Full Time Mental Health Therapist to provide individual, family, and child therapy to meet growing program demands in our Toledo office. LPCC or LISW required. Su­pervisory designation preferred.

Please submit cover letter, re­sume & salary requirements to: or to Human Resources, Lutheran Social Services, 2149 Collingwood Blvd., Toledo, Ohio 43620. EOE

Posted: 1/25/18

Organist – Zion, Gibsonburg

Zion Lutheran, Gibsonburg is presently searching for someone to serve as our regular organist for Sunday 9:00 a.m. Worship. In additional to our Allen Digital three manual organ, we have a very fine piano that our congregation appreciates as a part of our worship experience.

For further information, please contact Pastor Blair Miller at 419-307-3521 (cell) or 419-637-2812 (church).

Posted: 1/25/18