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:

Organist/Choir Director – St Paul’s, Toledo

St Paul’s Lutheran Church, Toledo is looking for an Organist/Choir Director. 

Three manual Reuter pipe organ.

Part-time position


Posted: 12/4/18

Director of Development – Oesterlen Services For Youth, Inc.

Since 1903 Oesterlen Services For Youth, Inc., in witness to Christ, has served children and families across the region. Now, in preparation for the expansion of their ministries, they have opened a search for a Director of Development to lead fundraising and give strategic direction and management to staff in Church relations, and communications.

Initially, this position will work closely with outside counsel to strengthen annual fund support for the agency and prepare for the needed campaign.

Full details and application instructions are included in the attached position description. Questions and applications can be sent to

Job Description

Posted: 12/4/18

Director of Youth & Family Ministry – Solomon, Woodville

Solomon Lutheran Church & School in Woodville, Ohio is looking for a Director of Youth & Family Ministry.

The purpose of the position is to provide spiritual, educational, and recreational programs for Solomon Lutheran Church youth and families.  This position plans, organizes, and implements youth programs and activities that will uphold the Christian faith, provide a supportive environment, and offer activities that help the youth live their faith.  The Director also participates in weekly chapel at Solomon Lutheran School and supports other School activities as needed.  The fulfillment of the duties of the Director of Youth & Family Ministry are accomplished through being a team member, developing team relationships, and cooperating in a common purpose and ministry for Christ.

Please send cover letters & resumes to Sarah Rewoldt @

Job Description

Posted: 10/31/18

Maintenance Custodian – St. John’s, Stony Ridge

St. John’s Lutheran Church located at 5520 Fremont Pike, Stony Ridge Ohio is now hiring a Maintenance Custodian.

The Maintenance Custodian will serve St. John’s Lutheran Church by providing custodial care and maintenance to the Church owned buildings and surrounding grounds.

This is a part time position of approximately 80 hours per month.

Resumes can be emailed to

For more information about St. John’s, visit our webpage.

If you have questions concerning this position, please contact the church office at 419-837-5115.

Posted: 10/16/18