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:

Part-time Visitation Ministry Leader – St John’s, Stony Ridge

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

The Visitation Ministry Leader will serve St. John’s Lutheran Church by coordinating a ministry of visitation and assisting in the senior ministries program.

This is a part time position of approximately 45 – 50 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.

Job Description

Posted: 5/18/18

Part-time Organist/Pianist –First English, Wapakoneta

First English Lutheran Church, in Wapakoneta, Ohio, is seeking a part-time Organist/Pianist for a position available August 1, 2018. Please download the attached job description for details on this position, including salary and benefits.

Job Description

Posted: 5/8/18

Part-time Chaplain/Spiritual Care Coordinator – Heartland Hospice, Fremont

Immediate Opening for Part-time Chaplain/Spiritual Care Coordinator with Heartland Hospice. Office is located in Fremont, Ohio and serves these counties: Ottawa, Sandusky, Erie, Huron, Seneca, Hancock, Wyandot, and Crawford. Training available. This is an excellent opportunity for a retired pastor, or a part-time pastor.

If you have questions, contact Chaplain Cheri Holdridge at or 419-341-9412. Or for more information on how to apply, go to: Spiritual Care Coordinator.

Posted: 5/3/18

Chaplain and Director of Campus Ministries – Gustavus Adolphus College

Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for a full-time chaplain and director of campus ministries. This is an 11-month position reporting to the chaplain of the college. Review of applications will begin on May 14, 2018.

Job Description

Posted: 5/2/18

Public Policy Coordinator – Ohio Council of Churches

The Ohio Council of Churches is also looking for a part-time Public Policy Coordinator. Responsibilities here are to write a monthly Legislative Brief, build relationships with Ohio legislators, work with the Council’s policies in giving testimony. An understanding of the legislative and governmental processes are key. The position is posted on our webpage: Send resume to Bishop Marvin Thomas at by May 18. Find out more about the Council by visiting

Posted: 4/26/18

Interim Executive Director – Ohio Council of Churches

The Ohio Council of Churches is looking for a full-time Interim Executive Director. Connecting with 23 judicatories, other organizations in the state, implementing policies, providing collegial leadership, building networks, and guiding the Council for the future are key responsibilities. The position is posted on our webpage: If interested send resume to Bishop Marvin Thomas at by May 18. Find out more about the Council by visiting

Posted: 4/26/18

Part-time Church Secretary/Office Manager – St. Mark, Toledo

Part-time Church Secretary/Office Manager position needed for 20-35 hours per week due to employee’s retirement. This position may be filled with 1 or possibly 2 candidates. New employee(s) will be a self-starter for fast-paced environment, work with little supervision, be able to work harmoniously with team, have exceptional customer service skills, have excellent computer skills with knowledge of basic Office and Word, and facility in learning new digital technologies. For consideration, please email a resume to

Posted: 4/16/18

Youth and Family Life Director – St. Mark, Toledo

Youth and Family Life Director needed to provide leadership in children, family and youth ministries. This will entail discerning needs for ministry, planning/organizing/recruiting to fill those needs, and equipping volunteers. Organizational and communication skills are paramount, as is the ability to self-start and work with minimal day-to-day supervision. Worship leadership skills a plus. This is a significant part-time position (approximately 35 hours/week. Please email for a job description and to submit your resume.

Posted: 4/16/18

Director of Youth & Education – St. John, Celina

St. John Lutheran Church, in Celina, Ohio is seeking a Director of Youth and Education., a full time, salaried position. Salary is negotiable, based on education and/or experience. This position oversees education for all ages and leads high school youth.

Please contact Pastor Gramza ( with resume, references, or questions.

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Posted: 4/16/18