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Children, Youth, & Family 

Trinity Lutheran Church in Hayfield, MN
Director of Christian Education
Posted until July 7, 2017

Thriving Lutheran church looking for a self motivated and creative individual to lead Christian Education programming for all ages. Responsibilities include facilitating programming for Sunday School, Vacation Bible School, Wednesday After School Ministry, 5th – 6th grade youth group and 7th – 9th Grade Confirmation, as well as recruiting volunteers and collaborative leadership in youth and family ministry. Full-time position with a college degree and/or infield experience preferred.Salary begins at $32,000 with full health, dental and pension benefits. Position open until filled.  Send resumes to Pastor Paul at  Job Description can be viewed at


Mount Olive Lutheran Church, Rochester, MN 
Director of Music Ministry
Full-time, salaried with full benefits

Posted until June 30, 2017

Mount Olive Lutheran Church, ELCA, in Rochester, Minn., invites applications for the full-time Director of Music Ministry. We seek a creative, energetic and pastoral musician to shepherd our vision for a vibrant, forward-looking music ministry. The congregation, formed in 1961, has a current membership of approximately 900.  We worship 300 over 3 services (one on Saturday evening and two on Sunday morning).

Please see the Mount Olive website ( for complete job description and application form.  On the website, click on “Contacts” and then click on “Job Openings and Applications.” Send cover letter, resume and application to Rev. Dr. Glenn Monson, Senior Pastor.

Saint Paul Lutheran Church, Pine Island, MN
Posted until June 23, 2017

Responsibilities/Duties: Reinforce our worship ministry with excellence in playing, Accompaniment for two Sunday Services, Accompany the Chancel Choir & Praise Team, Midweek choir rehearsals, Available for extra church services as needed

Requirements: Preferred experience in a liturgical setting, Must be able to navigate stairs, Preferred but not required organist experience. Interested applicants should contact St. Paul Lutheran Church @ 507-356-8925 or via email @

Saint Paul Lutheran Church, Pine Island, MN
Director of Music
Posted until June 23, 2017

Responsibilites/Duties: Direct the Chancel Choir & Praise Team, Rehearsals – weekly (September – May) at 7pm, Monthly performances during two Sunday Worship Services, Some additional rehearsals as needed, Oversee all vocal and instrumental programs, Promote active participation of the congregation through music

 Requirements: Knowledge of conducting and leading others through music, Must be creative and organized, Piano proficiency preferred. Interested applicants should contact St. Paul Lutheran Church @ 507-356-8925 or via email @

Bethel Lutheran Church, Rochester, MN
Director of High School Youth Ministry
Posted until filled

Bethel Lutheran is seeking an individual to develop, expand, and nurture a ministry rooted in God’s Word for youth and families at Bethel, and to communicate and promote this ministry within the congregation and the Rochester community. This exciting and rewarding work will focus on high school youth; nurturing our youth and families in creative and innovative ways to experience God’s Word, and showing how God is using all of us to serve the world. This position will also provide leadership and supervision for volunteers. The position reports to the Youth and Family Pastor, and works collaboratively with the Children’s, Youth, and Family (CYF) staff, Youth Ministry Team, and Christian Education Representative of the Church Council. Learn more and apply at

First Lutheran Church, Kenyon, MN
Posted indefinitely

Part-time position. First Lutheran Church in Kenyon is looking for a part-time organist to assist with worship services on Sunday morning, Wednesday evening, and weddings and funerals. For information, please contact Rev. Mathsen at 507-789-6770. 


Bethel Lutheran Church, Rochester, MN
Business Administrator
Posted until filled

Bethel Lutheran Church is seeking a well-qualified candidate responsible for the day-to-day operation of a broad variety of church functions. The Business Administrator reports to and works closely with the Executive Pastor. Areas of responsibility include, but are not limited to: finance and general bookkeeping, budget preparation, human resources and supervision of staff, technology, and strategic planning. Please see application steps at


Chaplaincy Coordinator
St. Mark’s Living 
Austin, MN
Posted until filled

Part-time position. St. Mark’s Living, a Senior Housing Community in Austin is looking for a Chaplaincy Coordinator to direct and coordinate its Spiritual Care Program. For information, please contact Murray Finger, Executive Director at 507 437-4594 or

Gustavus Adolphus College
Assistant Director of Church Relations and Assistant to the Chaplains.
Posted until June 12, 2017

Guided by the College’s mission and strategic plan, this position supports the mission of the Office of Church Relations and Office of the Chaplains to strengthen the presence of the church in the college and the college in the church, and to equip students to live and lead in a religiously diverse world.

The entire job posting can be found  on our website, To apply, please complete an application and submit a cover letter, resume and contact information of three professional references to the Office of Human Resources at Gustavus Adolphus College. The application is available on our website,  Applications should be submitted electronically to

Gustavus Adolphus College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, disability, religion, age, sexual orientation, or veteran status in its education or employment programs or activities.

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