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:

Church Secretary – Hope Lutheran Church, Fostoria

Hope Lutheran Church in Fostoria , Ohio is accepting applications for a part time secretary.

Responsibilities would include being pastors’ secretary, church payroll, typing and assembling bulletins, newsletters, and council minutes. The secretary also helps count, deposit, and record all church offerings. Applicants must have good computer and clerical skills.

Interested applicants may send a resume to: 

Posted: 4/5/19

Office Manager – Faith, Toledo

Faith Lutheran Church in Toledo is looking for a part time Office Manager. Duties include answering phones, helping to coordinate the building use calendar, and preparing the weekly bulletin and monthly newsletter. Knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and Publisher a must.

Please send resume to:

Posted: 3/29/19

Organist/Accompanist – First St. John, Toledo

First St. John Lutheran Church of Toledo, Ohio is seeking a flexible and accomplished organist/accompanist to join our Music and Worship Team. Qualifications include being proficient at piano and organ with ability to play both contemporary and traditional hymns, anthems, and other liturgy, in addition to accompanying the choirs.

Responsibilities would include playing at all regularly scheduled worship services on Sunday and weekly services for Lent, Holy Week, Advent, and Christmas.  There are two services (7:45am and 10:15am) September through May, and one service (9:00am) during the months June through August. Availability to accompany chancel choir rehearsal during the week and on Sundays and assist the Praise Team on piano during Celebratory services is also desired. Salary is competitive and negotiable. 

Please send a cover letter and resume to Pastor Rayl at his email:; or, Annette Slater, Director of Music, First St. John Lutheran Church 2471 Seaman St. Toledo, Ohio 43605. You may contact Pastor Rayl at 567-395-0143, or the Director of Music, Annette Slater, at 419-262-0880.  Visit our website to learn more about our church!

Posted: 3/26/19

Assistant Director of Admission (Seminary Recruiter) – Trinity Lutheran Seminary

Under the direction of the Director of Adult, Graduate, and Seminary Admission, this position is responsible for high skill level recruitment activities for Trinity Lutheran Seminary.

This individual will recruit targeted populations to increase diversity and inclusion among the student body.

Responsibilities also include working with all admissions staff on application review, student and family meetings and communications, events and other marketing and recruitment related initiatives.

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Posted: 3/26/19

School Administrator – First St. John, Toledo

First St. John Lutheran Day School, 2471 Seaman St., Toledo, Ohio is accepting applications for the full-time position of School Administrator.

Responsibilities include managing all aspects of this quality faith based Christian Day School in partnership with the Board, Staff and Congregation Bachelors’ degree in ECE required, with administrative experience in an early childhood center and in the Step Up To Quality program. Competitive compensation offered.

Send resume or request a copy of the full job description at

Posted: 3/21/19

Director of Discipleship for Children and Youth – Resurrection Lutheran Church, Indianapolis

The Director of Discipleship for Children and Youth will provide dynamic leadership to Resurrection’s ministry to and with children, youth, and their families, thereby enabling the congregation to fulfill its calling to welcome, nurture, equip, and serve.

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Posted: 3/21/19

Youth Ministry Coordinator – St. Paul, Jenera

One to two motivated individuals to coordinate programming for toddlers through young adults and families of St. Paul Lutheran Church, Jenera. Needed to lead 7-12 grade youth and young adults and assist in activities involving children and families. No more than 35 hours per week. For more information contact the church at (419) 365-3535 or or

Posted: 3/21/19

Organist – St Paul, Pemberville

St Paul Lutheran Church, Pemberville is looking for an Organist for Sunday Morning Worship Only (Hymns, Liturgy, Preludes)

St Paul Lutheran Church
14545 New Rochester Road
Pemberville Ohio
Phone: 419-308-3524

Posted: 2/13/19