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:

Organist/Choir Director – Zion, Gibsonburg

Zion Lutheran in Gibsonburg is searching for an organist/choir director, to play at worship on Sundays at 9:00 AM, and mid-week services during Holy Week. Piano skills are also desired.

Salary is negotiable, though current contract is $6700 per year. Please contact Linda at Zion, 419-637-2812.

Posted: 3/23/20

Director of Music for Praise Service – Zion, Waterville

Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church in Waterville, OH is a “Family on a Mission.”  Our goal is to form disciples of Jesus Christ who make disciples who make disciples who make disciples………

We are currently seeking a part time “Director of Praise Service Music” position.  The purpose of this position is to serve God through Zion Lutheran Church; discipling the Praise Band, playing a musical instrument/ and or singing, Lead practice once a week, and recruiting new members.  It also would include coordinating all digital music such as worship media graphics, presentation software play lists, video editing, etc.

Please send resume’s to by March 13, 2020. 

For more information about Zion Lutheran Church, Waterville, OH, please visit our website:

Posted: 3/15/20

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: 1/25/20

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