Positions (date posted)
P/T Sexton (9-10)
Part-time sexton needed by St. Paul, Reading. Approximately 12-15 hours per week. Upstairs nave must be cleaned once a week. Downstairs fellowship hall is heavily used by congregation and community and must be cleaned thoroughly once a week, bathrooms at least twice a week. Child Protection clearances are necessary. St. Paul’s is a non-smoking campus. Call (610-373-3135) or email (firstname.lastname@example.org) the Church for an application and a copy of the job description.
P/T Organist/ Choir Director (9-7)
Lutheran church in Scranton PA is seeking a part-time (8 hours/week) organist/choir director. Please submit a letter of application and resume with salary requirement to email@example.com. Substitute organists / pianists are also being sought.
P/T Secretary (9-7)
St. John, Whitehall (Fullerton), is looking for a Part-time Secretary for 15 hours per week at $12 per hour. Responsible for administrative operation of the church: typing, telephone and electronic correspondence, maintaining church activity calendar, telephone lists, and similar.Position requires attendance at monthly Church Council meeting (2nd Tuesday of month) to take minutes. Requires Microsoft Word and Excel; knowledge of Shepherd’s Staff (church software) a plus, but can be trained. Respond with cover letter and resume to Alison Boor at firstname.lastname@example.org.
P/T Secretary (9-5)
St, Mark’s Community, Reeders, is seeking a part-time Secretary for 4-6 hours per week. Duties will include preparing bulletins, newsletters, maintaining directory information, and helping with general correspondence. Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint required. Other qualifications include: being personable and courteous, good communication and organizational skills, ability to work independently and maintain confidentiality. Previous office experience required. Respond with cover letter and resume to Michelle Allison at email@example.com.
P/T Social Media Ministry Director (9-5)
Zion Spies, Reading is looking for a Social Media Ministry Director for our new Young Ministry initiative. You’d be hired for eight hours a week for up to three years. You’ll be working with church teams, the administrative assistant, the pastor, and you’ll be working inspired by your calling to ministry and fueled by your creativity. Your objective will be to extend, establish, and develop practices for being Christ’s community in the virtual spaces. Up-to-date social media platforms are your tools to reach out to folk of our congregation, develop new networks and ministry practices, and also to organize a few face-to-face events to ground your work in the here and now. We imagine you to be tech and social media savvy, conversant in the basics of Lutheran theology, mission oriented, with a heart for ministry, a team player ready to interlink with other folk’s ministries, and a good and fun communicator with people of all generations. We do not want to simply add content, but we want to use social media tools to create relationships through Christ with the community and beyond. If that’s for you, please apply by October 10 sending your application and your résumé to both Pastor Anja firstname.lastname@example.org and to David email@example.com.
P/T Office Administrator (9-5)
Zion’s, Old Zionsville, is seeking an office administrator. 15-20 hours a week; Monday- Friday. Experience with Microsoft Office Suite needed; Publisher/Desktop Publishing helpful. Responsible for church communication including bulletins, newsletters, annual reports, church correspondence, and general office duties. Job description upon request. Cover letter, resume, references, and clearances required. Please send to firstname.lastname@example.org or Zion’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, PO Box 200, Old Zionsville, PA 18068. No calls please. Serious inquiries before October 1.
P/T Organist/Choir Director (8-28)
Bern Evangelical Lutheran Church seeks qualified applicants for the position of part-time time Organist/Choir Director with 12 Sundays off per year. Interested applicants may submit a resume to the church at 820 West Leesport Road, Leesport, PA 19533 Attn: Selection Committee or by email to email@example.com.
P/T Church Treasurer (8-27)
St. John, Williams Township seeks a church treasurer. The annual salary is $1,122. Should be familiar with Microsoft Office, Word, Excel and payroll. Anyone interested in the position is invited to contact Jack Helm, 610-258-5779 or firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
F/T ELCA Foundation Director of Gift Planning (8-13)
The ELCA Foundation is searching for a Director of Gift Planning. Click here for a copy of the Position Profile. There are two key responsibilities for this leadership position: (1) Through the direct supervision of a national staff of about 20 regional gift planners (coaching and managing), lead and manage a robust fund-raising program to identify, cultivate, solicit and steward prospective donors of current and planned gifts; and (2) Manage the business relationships with ministry partner organizations through on-site visits. This position is located in Chicago and reports to the Executive Vice President of the Foundation. It requires about 30% travel, visiting regional gift planners, donors, and ministry partnerships. Application, resume and cover letter should be submitted through the ELCA job board. Inquiries about the position may be directed, in confidence, to Gaye Lindfors of Significant Solutions, Inc., the consultant assisting with this search.
F/T ELCA Executive Director for Domestic Mission (8-13)
The ELCA is searching for an Executive Director for Domestic Mission. Click here for a copy of the Position Profile. This senior leadership position brings decisive and visionary leadership to this unit charged with wide-ranging work and relationships with churchwide units, synods, congregations, and other partners. The work involves equipping synods and congregations; developing new ministries, seeking to renew strategic ministries; and working with synods and congregations in programs and strategies for evangelical outreach. Reporting to the presiding bishop, this position requires about 25% travel. It is located in Chicago. Application, resume and cover letter should be submitted through the ELCA job board. Inquiries about the position may be directed, in confidence, to Gaye Lindfors of Significant Solutions, Inc., the consultant assisting with this search.
P/T Organist/ Keyboardist (7-18)
Faith, Blakeslee is looking for an organist/keyboardist and some choir work to serve two services (liturgy and hymns) each Sunday and select special services. Send letters of interest to Mr. Phil Newlander, President at email@example.com or mail to P. O. Box 228, Blakeslee, PA. Phone inquiries can be made to (570) 646-0309. Salary is competitive for the area. Those interested can check us out on Facebook or our website at FaithLutheranBlakeslee.org.
F/T Chaplain (7-18)
Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Hospital located in Allentown, PA is seeking a compassionate and caring Chaplain to help connect clients, patients, and long-term care residents with their chosen source(s) of spiritual nurture and to provide individual pastoral care and ecumenical worship services. The Chaplain will provide spiritual support at Good Shepherd’s 2 Long Term Care Facilities and 1 Specialty Unit. We are looking for a Chaplain who is (E.L.C.A.) ordained and Board Certified by A.P.C. This rewarding role is a full-time staff position. Interested candidates can apply online or send resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org.
P/T Administrative Assistant (7-9)
St. John, Kutztown, is seeking an administrative assistant whose duties will include preparing bulletins, newsletters, printed material, maintaining data, and working with accounts payable, and payroll. Strong computer skills required in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Church Windows. Other skills would include: personable, courteous, excellent communication and organizational skills, ability to work independently and maintain confidentiality. State clearances will also be mandatory. 30+ hours per week, hourly rate based upon experience. Email resume to email@example.com or mail to St. John’s Lutheran church, 201 East Main Street, Kutztown, PA 19530.
P/T Business Secretary (7-5)
St. John, Easton is looking for a part-time Business Secretary for 10 hours per week at $15 per hour. Monthly bill-paying and semi-monthly staff payroll are the major duties. Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel are required, and knowledge of sound banking practices are needed. You will be trained on the use of Shepherd’s Staff, the church’s software program. Respond with cover letter and resume to C. Moyer at firstname.lastname@example.org.”
P/T Preschool Teacher (6-20)
Light of Christ, Bethlehem is seeking a PT Preschool Teacher for three-year old children for our Christian Preschool. Responsibilities include planning and implementing a developmentally appropriate curriculum which covers a child’s cognitive, spiritual, social, emotional and physical development. Minimum requirement is an Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education. Also desired are early childhood experience, a life filled with Christian love, patience, care, and understanding of young children. Start date: August 28, 2018. Contact Lynn Terry 610-861-0645 or email@example.com for an application. For more information about our preschool go to http://www.lightofchristlutheran.org/child-center/.
Free Items; Items for Sale; Looking for… (date posted
Set of Bells Wanted (9-11)
St. Mark, Allentown, is starting a bell choir and is looking to purchase a set of bells from a congregation that may no longer need them. If you can help, please contact John Harkins at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Free Duplicator Supplies (9-4)
Christ, Allentown has replaced their duplicator and offers the following free to anyone who wants them: One A3 master roll. Ink cartridges of type VI box inks. There are: 4 – blue, 1 – green, 1 – maroon, and 2 – brown. If interested, please contact Lisa at 610-433-4271 or LisaS@christ.atown.org.
Wanted: Two straight church pews (8-8)
The Lutheran Center at Kutztown University would like 2 straight church pews for their Into the Light Outreach Ministry room. An 8 ft. and a 6 ft. pew would fit in the space. Please contact Seth Noggle (email@example.com ) if you are willing to donate to this cause.
Free Banners & Green Hymnals (8-8)
Reformation, Reiffton is offering two banners to anyone who could use them as well as 25 Lutheran Books of Worship (Green Hymnal). The hymnals have Reformation Lutheran Church listed on the front. Please call the church office if interested at 610-779-0534.