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:

Contemporary Music Director – Grace, Fremont

Grace Lutheran Church in Fremont, Ohio is currently seeking an individual to fill the position of Contemporary Music Director.

If interested, please send resume to:

Grace Lutheran Church
705 West State St.
Fremont, OH 43420
Attn: Linda

Posted: 10/17/17

Office Manger – Hope, Toledo

Hope Lutheran Church is currently seeking an Office Manager to assist the church in implementing four core values of hospitality, worship, servant love, and generosity.

The Office Manager serves as the leader of the support staff team including the financial secretary and custodians. Primary functions of the office manager are related to communications and support of the staff, congregational leadership, and members.

The ideal candidate will have three years of experience in a religious or not for profit setting, excel without direct supervision, and be proficient in the use of technology including Publisher.

Resumes should be submitted to Hope Lutheran Church, 2201 Secor Rd., Toledo, OH 43606 or

Posted: 10/09/17

Director of Children’s Ministry – Hope, 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 part 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: 9/25/17

Nursery Care Providers – Hope, Toledo

Hope Lutheran Church is seeking nursery care providers for our infants through 3 year olds on Sunday mornings.

The Sunday morning responsibilities (from 8:30-12:00) will be shared amongst the team of care providers allowing for at least one Sunday off each month. The goal of our nursery is to provide a safe, loving, Christian environment for the children.

Applicants must enjoy interacting with children, be at least 18 years old, and pass a background check. Resumes can be sent to: Hope Lutheran Church, 2201 Secor Road, Toledo, Ohio 43606 or email to

Posted: 9/06/17

Choir Director (Part-time) – St. John, Port Clinton

St. John Lutheran Church in Port Clinton, OH is receiving applications for the part-time position of Choir Director.

We are seeking a gifted person to inspire, oversee, rehearse and direct our Senior Choir. Position can begin immediately. The choir season begins each year in September and concludes at the end of May. A ministry description is available upon request.

Inquiries and resumes may be sent to or call 419.734.5548.

Posted: 9/6/17

Part-time Choral and/or Handbell Director / Choral Accompanist – St. Matthew, Lima

St. Matthew Lutheran Church is seeking part time, salaried Choral and/or Handbell Director and a Choral Accompanist.

For information call: 419-999-5329 or contact the church at 5050 St. Matthews Dr., Lima OH 45806.

Applications must be submitted by September 14, 2017.

Posted: 9/01/17