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 Accompanist – Christ, Carey

Christ Lutheran Church in Carey, Ohio is seeking a part-time accompanist for a Sunday morning worship service.

We have a full pipe organ for an organist, but also are accustomed to being accompanied by piano alone. We could make either work.

The Worship happens every Sunday at 9:30 am.

This IS a paid position, and would provide the opportunity to evolve into greater responsibilities for the right person.

Please refer all questions to Pastor Bill Schultz at 419 396-7636, or by e-mail:

Posted: 12/16/19

Community Outreach Director and Development Coordinator – Augsburg, Toledo

Summary of Position (Part-time – 20 hours per week)

Responsible for exploring and engaging opportunities to strengthen and expand Augsburg’s mission and identity as a progressive, inclusive and creative community of faith located in the heart of and responding to the needs of the Five Points neighborhood and surrounding area.

Send cover letter and resume to Pastor Kelley Ketcham, Augsburg Lutheran Church, 1342 W. Sylvania Avenue, Toledo, OH 43612 or by email at with “Resume” in the subject line.

Posted: 1/25/20

Music Director – Olivet, Sylvania

Part-Time Contemporary Worship Music Director needed for Olivet Lutheran Church in Sylvania, an ELCA church.

Lead a praise band for a Congregation that walks the walk in the local & global community. Our mission we live by: “Celebrating the power of the Holy Spirit by inviting ALL people to become fully devoted followers of Jesus.”


  • Praise God while leading a team of musicians
  • Coordinate worship music & communicate with the PowerPoint Team
  • Recruit, Retain, & Lead a group of musicians including but not limited to bass, guitar, vocalists, drums, and keyboard
  • Participate with the band during worship playing keyboard or guitar


  • Ability to play keyboard or guitar
  • 2 years’ experience leading a praise band
  • Experience with worship setting in a Lutheran, Methodist, Episcopal, United Church of Christ, or similar Protestant church
  • Participate with band at 11 am Sunday worship weekly

Send Resume c/o Shannon at Olivet Lutheran Church 5840 Monroe St. Sylvania, Ohio, 43560 or by e-mail to with “Resume” in the subject line

Posted: 12/16/19