NWOS Job Postings

Program Assistant for Mission Advancement, NWOS

The Northwestern Ohio Synod is looking for a Program Assistant to serve God and share in the mission of the Northwestern Ohio Synod by providing coordination and administrative support services that enhance and grow servant leadership and volunteer opportunities across the synod, manage synodical events, and provide specialized administrative support for the Professional staff

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As a part of the application process, you will need to take a spiritual gifts assessment. While there are no right or wrong answers, your results will help us gain a better understanding of your gifts and how you might fit with our team. Please follow the link below to take the assessment; the results will be available immediately to both you and NWOS.

Spiritual Gifts Discovery Assessment

Applications accepted through May 12, 2017.

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.

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: web@nwos-elca.org

Coordinator for Shared Youth & Family – St. Paul and Zion, Sandusky

St. Paul and Zion Lutheran Churches of Sandusky, OH are seeking an individual to serve as Coordinator of Youth and Family Ministries for joint Christian educational opportunities in a part-time capacity (20-25 hours a week).  Please submit resume by April 30.  For more information contact Carolyn Steinfeldt @ csteinaim@zionsandusky.org or 419-625-2112.

Send resume to:

Carolyn Steinfeldt
503 Columbus Ave.
Sandusky, OH 44870

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Full time Director of Music and Art – St Paul’s, Toledo


Part time Director of Music

Part time Director of Art Gallery

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in downtown Toledo, Ohio is seeking someone who enjoys working with volunteers.  Qualities presented by applicants should include being a self-starter with creative vision for worship and the importance of music and arts to a community. We have a 3 manual Reuter organ and wide range of additional instruments including Orff.  We have one Sunday service, one bell choir and one adult choir. We have an art gallery, art studios and a performance space as well as rooms for practice. From our location in the heart of downtown Toledo, we envision the position growing to include outreach to the entire music and arts community.  We seek applicants who are excited by the possibility of empowering people through the message of the Gospel and the expression of the arts to find St. Paul’s a welcoming home.

Pastor Pete Bowmer
St Paul’s Lutheran Church
428 N. Erie St, Toledo OH
Email: pastor.pete@stpaulstoledo.org


Pastoral Counselor – Grand Lake Health Systems

Grand Lake Health Systems has a full time opportunity available for a Pastoral Counselor. Education related to spiritual and/or other counseling required. This may include chaplaincy, a degree in religion, education/experience as a minister or other education as appropriate to the religious vocation.
This position will require listening to patients, caregivers, and staff as they deal with advances disease, end of life issues, or traumatic occurrences and providing counseling to help them meet their spiritual goals.
Position requires leadership and oversight of bereavement services. May require working outside normal hours for bereavement support group, funeral home visitation, funerals, etc. Computer skills required.
Please apply online at www.grandlakehealth.org.

Christian Learning Director – St John’s Stony Ridge

St. John’s Lutheran Church located at 5520 Fremont Pike, Stony Ridge Ohio is now hiring a Christian Learning Director. The Christian Learning Director will serve St. John’s Lutheran Church by developing, coordinating and administrating the Christian Learning Ministries aligned to our mission and vision.  Primary duties include providing leadership to Children’s Ministry, Student Ministry, Adult Ministry and Dayschool programs.

This is a part time position of approximately 120 hours per month. 

Resumes will be accepted through May 1, 2017 and can be emailed to officeadmin@StJohnsStonyRidge.net

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