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:

Office Administrator – Memorial, Toledo

Memorial Luther Church in Toledo is currently looking for a part-time Office Administrator position. Memorial Lutheran is a mid-size long-standing church located in Toledo. We strive to provide worship and support to our community.

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Posted: 6/27/21

Director of Children, Youth and Family Ministries – Olivet, Sylvania

Olivet Lutheran Church in Sylvania is inviting applicants for Director of Children, Youth and Family Ministries. This is a full-time position with benefits which is focused on children’s and middle school ministries, and the broader living out of our vision of inviting all people to become fully devoted followers of Jesus.

If you wish to engage in an active and vibrant ministry with a team of people joyfully committed to collaboration and creativity, please contact Olivet by submitting a resume and cover letter to Shannon Walker at or mailing one to:

Olivet Lutheran Church
5840 Monroe St.
Sylvania, OH, 43560.

General requirements:

  • Preferred Lutheran or protestant person with significant biblical literacy.
  • College degree preferred.
  • Demonstrable experience with team leadership in a church setting.
  • Sunday availability.
  • Occasional overnight travel.

Other contact information can be found at

Posted: 6/27/21

Family and Community Life Director – St. Paul, Dearborn, Michigan

St. Paul Lutheran Church, Dearborn, Michigan, is looking for a Family and Community Life Director to coordinate the engagement of all congregational missions within the church and the community at large.

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Send resume and inquiries to: “ATTN: Family & Community Life Director Search Committee Chair” in the subject line


St. Paul Lutheran Church
ATTN: Family & Community Life Director Search Committee Chair
21915 Beech St
Dearborn, MI 48124

Posted: 5/5/21

Worship Musician  – St. Paul, Haskins

St. Paul Lutheran Church, 17050 Middleton Pike, rural Bowling Green, Ohio is seeking a pianist or organist to play for worship services beginning June 6, 2021. (The church is due west of Haskins, Ohio on S.R. 582.)

Duties include:

  • Playing for Sunday mornings at 10:15 worship service
  • Playing once per week for evening choir practice when choir resumes after pandemic restrictions are lifted and/or playing for evening Wednesday Lenten worship services (September through May)
  • Playing for special worship services on Ash Wednesday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and Christmas Eve.

Preference will be given to a musician that can provide piano, organ, and keyboard accompaniment for liturgy settings and a broad range of hymns (traditional and contemporary).

Other duties include attendance at scheduled Worship and Music committee meetings (usually virtual), overseeing maintenance of piano and organ, and providing accompaniments for soloists or instrumentalists as needed. Opportunity to play at weddings and funerals at additional compensation may be offered. Interested persons are asked to contact the church office at 419-823-1731. Deadline: April 30, 2021.

Posted: 4/27/21