Employment Listing

Organist available to supply: Contact Don Deitzel at 717-421-2624.

Can’t find an organist? Visit the Church Music Solutions website for information about the SOS (digital substitute organist service).

Posted 8/15/17
Congregation:  St. Peter’s, Middletown
Position:  Coordinator of Community, Youth, and Family Ministry (full-time)
Description:  The candidate should feel a call to a mission position in a small town with urban issues.  In addition, be a facilitator for inter-faith spiritual, social, and educational growth from the Lutheran tradition for the congregation and community’s youth and families.  For a position description please send a request to parish.secretary@stpetersmiddletown.org.  The position closes Friday, September 1.

Posted 8/3/17
Agency:  Pennsylvania Council of Churches (PCC)
Position:  PCC Campground Ministry Coordinator (Part-time)
Description:  This is a part-time position involving approximately 650 hours per year. In addition to a competitive salary, based on experience and ability, mileage reimbursement will be made at the current IRS rate.  The Coordinator will report to the Campground Ministry Committee which is responsible for managing the Pennsylvania Council of Churches Chaplains in the Parks program. Questions can be addressed to Pr. Glenn Simmons, Chair of the Campground Ministry Committee, at 610-928-0125 or  glsim@ptd.net.  Resumes or letters of application should be sent to the PA Council of Churches office at 900 S. Arlington Ave., Suite 211A, Harrisburg, PA 17109-5024.  The deadline for applications is August 20, 2017.  For more information about the position, please click here.

Posted 8/2/17
Congregation:  St. Peter, Mechanicsburg
Position:  Youth Ministry Associate (part-time)
Description:  St. Peter Lutheran Church is seeking a part-time youth ministry associate who will work with youth in grades 6-12.  Interested applicants should send resume to stpeter@epix.net or 130 Nittany Drive, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055.  Please feel free to contact the church office at 717-766-2701 with any questions.

Posted 8/1/17
Agency:  Lutheran Advocacy Ministry in Pennsylvania (LAMPa)
Position:  Program Director
Lutheran Advocacy Ministry in Pennsylvania (LAMPa) is searching for a program director to be based in our Harrisburg area office.  Those interested in advocacy ministry should apply here by August 30.

Posted 7/25/17
Congregation:  Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 212 Cocoa Avenue, Hershey 17033
Position:  Director of Faith Formation
Description:  Primary focus will be to nurture the spiritual growth of individuals and families of all ages.  This is a part-time position requiring 32 hours per month based on 10 months per year.  
Requirements:  Bachelors degree or other related degree is preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience plus a demonstrated knowledge of Lutheran theology  For more information or a detailed job description, please contact the Rev. Cindy Brommer at PastorBrommer@comcast.net or 717-533-2467.

Posted 7/15/17
Congregation: St. Paul Lutheran Church, 200 West Orange St., Lititz
Position: Part-time Bell Choir Director
St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lititz, PA, announces a search for a Bell Choir Director for our traditional music ministry.
Description: Part-time Position to start in September, 2017
Director of Adult Bell Choir; Possible addition of a new Youth Bell Choir
The Adult Bell Choir, known as the Jubilate Bells, rehearses one evening a week and performs twice a month during Sunday morning traditional services. The Adult Bell Choir consists of long-time and newer members who are very dedicated to the group. The church is also interested in starting a bell choir for the youth of the church. The church owns 5 octaves of Schulmerich bells and 4 octaves of chimes.
Applicants who are passionate about music, have a deep faith, and a capacity for team-work.
It is preferred that applicants have a bachelor in music or equivalent experience.
Compensation: Compensation will be based on the extent of the position and the applicant’s experience.
Application: Interested applicants should submit resume and cover letter to office@stpaullititz.net, attention, Jane Brye. You may also submit your materials by mail to St. Paul Lutheran Church, 200 W Orange St, Lititz, PA 17543. Please feel free to contact the church office at 717-626-4709 with any questions. Application Deadline: August 1, 2017

St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church is a growing church located in Lititz, PA. You can learn more about our congregation through our website, www.stpaullititz.net, or our Facebook page (@StPaulLititz). Reverend Robert J. Myallis, Lead Pastor

Posted: 7/7/17
Congregation: Zion Lutheran Church, 2215 Brandywine Lane, York
Position: Director of Contemporary Music
Zion Lutheran Church is seeking to fill the position of Saturday Evening Contemporary Music Director to be responsible for the Saturday Evening music program involving multimedia services within the Church. This position works closely with the Sunday Contemporary Music Director to coordinate vocal and instrumental music for the multimedia service that is consistent with the theme of the service.Zion is a vibrant congregation with four services each weekend. This is a part-time position with about 8- 10 hours a week for 40 weeks a year (one weekend off each month).

Salary and benefits would be determined based on education and experience. Qualified candidates should demonstrate proficiency in musical skills specifically in the areas associated with contemporary Christian music with the ability to play multiple instruments.

Qualified candidates would possess knowledge of ELCA’s religious beliefs, general understanding of Christian concepts, teaching and Lutheran liturgy. The responsibilities would include but not be limited to:
— Lead and perform music at multimedia worship services on Saturdays and Sundays on a regularly scheduled basis
— Schedule and lead rehearsals of the bands and musicians
— Lead the singing of songs and hymns at all Contemporary services through the bands
— Carry out assigned duties related to Easter and Christmas worship services
— Maintain schedule flexibility to provide leadership for music during worship services in Advent and Lenten services
— Organize and file all Contemporary church music in an orderly fashion
If you have strong skills in the above areas, and are looking to join a dedicated staff and exciting congregation, please submit your resume to the attention of Denise Moyer, Parish Administrator, through either of the following methods:
Mail: Zion Lutheran Church, 2215 Brandywine Lane, York, PA 17404 or E-Mail: dmoyer@zionyork.org
Zion Lutheran Church is an equal employment opportunity employer.

Posted 6/23/17
Congregation: St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, 111 Walnut St., P.O. Box 46, Boiling Springs
Position: Youth and Worship Leader
St. John is a rural/suburban church wanting to add an informal Saturday evening service to its current Sunday morning traditional service. It needs a leader for the new service and its youth ministry program, to assist the Pastor with making Jesus know in the Greater Boiling Springs community. Candidates may apply for Youth Leader or Worship Leader; or both depending on vocation.
Youth Leader Responsibilities
· Oversee youth programs for 2nd – 6th graders and senior youth for 7th – 12th graders
· Nurture relationships with church youth
· Reach out to youth in surrounding neighborhoods, growing the ministry.
Worship Leader Responsibilities
· Facilitate and assist in Contemporary Worship services, sharing responsibilities with the Pastor.
· Help the Pastor develop worship service content with focus on 20-40 year old demographics.
· Help the Pastor identify ways to attract new members to church and the alternative service, specifically.
· Work with group of volunteer musicians and singers from the church
Education: Bachelor’s or Associate’s Degree in music or youth or other relevant field preferred
· A vital Christian faith, preferably Lutheran or exhibit a willingness to learn about Lutheranism.
· Past worship or youth leadership experience.
· Singing or other musical performance
Hours: 15 – 20 per week
Competitive salary commensurate with job experience and schedule. If interested, please send cover letter and resume to Pastor Kevin Stout at kstout6@outlook.com or Pastor Kevin Stout, 111 Walnut Street, PO Box 46, Boling Springs PA 17007.

Posted 6/20/17
Congregation: Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church, 30 Chambersburg St., Gettysburg
Position: Lay Ministry Coordinator
Christ Lutheran Church is seeking to hire, on a part-time basis, an individual who possess interpersonal communicative skills for the position of Lay Ministry Coordinator. The successful candidate will develop and maintain a volunteer recruitment system that enhances the ways people can be involved in God’s work in and through the ministries of Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church. Application, on the web site, along with a resume should be submitted to the church office, attention Bill Chantelau, Chair, Personnel Committee.  The final date for receipt of applications is close of business, 30 June 2017.

Posted 6/14/17
Congregation: St. John’s Lutheran Church, 44 W. Main St., Shiremanstown
Position: Part-time Sexton
Cleaning and maintenance person needed for 12-15 hours/week. Clearances are required. Visit the congregation’s website to learn more. Click here for a complete job description.

Posted 6/12/17
Congregation: St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, 947 N. George St., York
Position: Part-time Music Director
St. Peter’s Lutheran Church is seeking a PT Music Director. This is a quarter-time position with weekly rehearsals, Sunday worship, and seasonal special services. In addition to playing the Möller pipe organ and piano for worship services, the Music Director will direct the adult vocal choir and hand bell choir. Current background clearances required.

Please send résumés to: pastorschlegel@live.com or St. Peter’s Lutheran Church 947 N. George St. York, PA 17404. For more information call (717) 495-8894.

Posted 4/17/17
Congregation: Christ Lutheran Church, 46 W. High St., New Bloomfield
Position: Pianist for Voice Choir
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Position: Hand Bell Choir Director
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Position: Choir Director
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If interested in any of these positions, please contact Kim Hummel, Worship & Music Chairperson, Christ Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 448, New Bloomfield, PA 17068 or email clnb@embarqmail.com.

Posted 4/17/17
Congregation: Zion Lutheran Church, 100 W. Main St., Hummelstown
Positions: Preschool Teacher and Aides
Zion Lutheran Preschool has teacher and aide openings for the 2017-1018 school year. Zion Preschool uses Christian-based teaching. Details are available at zionlutheranpreschool.org. Send resume to Cherie L. Pedersen, Director at zluthpreschool@gmail.com or mail to Zion Lutheran Preschool C/O Cherie L. Pedersen, 100 West. Main Street, Hummelstown, PA 17036.

Posted: 3/28/17
Congregation: Zion Lutheran Church, 47 Hanover St., Glen Rock
Position: Director of Music
Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, ELCA is in search of a Director of Music to lead a mid-sized congregation in song. This person will be responsible for playing the organ and leading the music for one 9am Sunday Liturgy from the green Lutheran Book of Worship (Settings 1 and 2) or the blue With One Voice Hymnal (Setting 5). Zion is blessed with a 20 voice intergenerational choir named the Gethsemane Choir. Zion also has a bell ensemble that aims to play monthly. The Director of Music would direct both of these musical groups and choose hymns, anthems, and service music according to the liturgical year. Zion has access to the ELCA resource Sundays and Seasons for worship planning. In the last two years, Zion purchased a new two manual Allen Bravura Digital Church Organ complete with a touchscreen MIDI console controller. We invite you to visit our church website to become familiar with our parish and look at the organ/music page. We expect this position to be 10-15 hours/week, with 5-7 spent in worship, rehearsals, or meetings. This position would be made available sometime in June 2017. The salary is set competitively at $14,500 and is negotiable based on experience and duties (such as starting a children’s choir). Please send resumes and references to Zion Lutheran Church, 47 Hanover St. Glen Rock, PA 17327 or email them to office@zionglenrock.org.

Posted 2/14/17
Congregation: Trindle Spring Lutheran Church, 14 State Rd., Mechanicsburg
Position: Organist/Choir Director(s)
The positions have the possibility of being split, depending on applicant interest. We have a Moeller Pipe Organ, which was rebuilt by Zimmer in 1993 and enlarged to 17 ranks; it was also re-voiced by Dobson in 2013. We offer two liturgical worship services on Sunday; one at 8:00 am and one at 10:30 am. We also offer worship on Wednesday evenings during the Advent and Lenten seasons, and the customary additional holidays. A job description is available upon request. If interested, please send your resumé and references to office@trindlespringlutheran.org.

Posted 10/10/16
Congregation: Trinity Lutheran Church, 221 S. 2nd St., Steelton, PA
Position: Director of Music
Interested candidates should review the position description found here, and send inquiries and applications to trinitysteelton@yahoo.com.


Posted 8/15/17
Congregation:  St. Peter’s, Middletown
Position:  Coordinator of Community, Youth and Family Ministry (full-time)
See posting above.

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Employment listings are provided to synod congregations and related agencies free of charge. This service is made possible by your Mission Support of Lower Susquehanna Synod and ELCA. Please provide a brief position description and contact information (as below) and a link to a complete position description on your web site (if desired). Send information to Cathy Deitrich at cdeitrich@lss-elca.org. Positions are posted for 60 days unless extended. Please contact us if the position is filled before the 60 day period expires.