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:

Community Engagement Minister – Good Hope, Bucyrus

  • Intergenerational with Youth Focus connecting Church and Community
  • Full time position (Immediate opening)
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Strong Christian Faith, ELCA Denomination
  • Experience with organizing and working with people
  • Experience with computers and technology

Please send complete resume to by May 27, 2022

Good Hope Lutheran Church
Attn: Melinda Crall-Cauley
129 W. Charles Street
Bucyrus, Ohio 44820

Posted: 5/11/2022

Adult Choir Director – Grace Lutheran Church, Toledo

Grace Lutheran Church in Toledo, Ohio is currently seeking an Adult Choir Director who would lead a small choir weekly (September – May) at a rehearsal and at a traditional worship service.

The choir may be asked to perform at special evening services throughout the year.

The director could also periodically arrange for additional music (vocal or instrumental soloists or groups) at the traditional worship service.

The leading of a bell choir or a children’s choir may be a possibility for the future.

For a complete job description, to apply, or for questions, please email Grace Lutheran Church at

Posted: 4/11/2022

Youth Network Coordinator and/or Youth Team Leader – St Martin’s, Archbold

St. Martin’s Lutheran Church (SMLC) of Archbold, Ohio is excited to announce the creation of two new positions in its Youth Ministry Network. The ideal candidate for each position will be a motivated self-starter who can creatively lead church youth in their spiritual development, provide safe social activities and uplift service and mission work. Although it is not required that candidates be members of SMLC, a regular church presence and participation in the life of the church is expected. Each position is part time with the ability to have a flexible schedule.

**One candidate may apply for and fill both positions creating one full-time position. Appropriate benefits would then be made available.**

Position Postings at St. Martin’s! – St. Martin’s Lutheran Church Archbold, Ohio (

The two positions are: Youth Network Coordinator and Youth Team Leader. Submission details for each follow:

Submit Cover Letter and Resume to:

St. Martin’s Lutheran Church
Attn: Stan Schmidt
203 S. Defiance St.
Archbold, Ohio 43502

or email Stan Schmidt:

Deadline: May 15, 2022

St. Martin’s Lutheran Church is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted: 3/15/2022