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 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 5/21/17
Congregation: Luther Memorial Lutheran Church, 1907 Hollywood Dr., York
Position: Part-time Music Director
Luther Memorial Lutheran Church in York, PA is seeking a Part-time Music Director.  This position includes one weekly Sunday worship service, weekly choir rehearsals and seasonal special services.
For more information or a complete job description, please call the church office (717)854-1219.  Interested candidates may send a resume to Luther Memorial Church, 1907 Hollywood Drive, York, PA 17403 or email your resume to info@lutherpeople.org.

Posted 5/17/17
Congregation: St. Paul Lutheran Church, 200 West Orange St., Lititz
Positions: Part-time Leadership Position(s) for Traditional Music Ministry
Organist: Worship includes both hymns and sung liturgy. Organ is the primary instrument, with piano and other instruments being welcome supplements. Paul has two services each Sunday throughout the year.
Director of choirs: Choral and instrumental choirs (bells) for people of various ages.
Music ministry leadership includes selection of hymns, development of worship liturgies and services, and management of St. Paul Concert series. The positions may be filled by either two individuals (Organist and Director of Choirs) or one person for all duties listed above. Because these positions are part-time, we intend to be flexible in working with perspective candidates.
Requirements: 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 job and the applicant’s experience, consistent with AGO guidelines.
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: June 7, 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 5/10/17
Congregation: St. Michael Lutheran Church, 118 State St., Harrisburg
Position: Director of Music
St. Michael Lutheran Church, Harrisburg, is seeking an enthusiastic and talented person for the position of Director of Music. This is a part time position averaging 10 hours per week. St. Michael is a a vibrant and affirming congregation made up of a diverse group of devoted members welcoming all to our community located on historic State Street near the State Capitol.

Responsibilities include one Sunday morning worship service per week, Wednesday evening choir rehearsals as needed, and special worship services throughout the year (e.g. Ash Wednesday, Ascension, Christmas Eve, Epiphany, and the services of Holy Week.) Additionally, the Director of Music will need to attend monthly meetings of the Worship and Music Committee. Candidates shall demonstrate the ability to sight read music, reverent liturgical practices, and the use of music to enrich worship. The successful candidate will also have the ability to function well as part of a team. The Director of Music will collaborate with the pastor and the Worship and Music Committee in selecting music for worship services. The Director of Music may be asked to accompany weddings and funerals, as available with additional compensation provided. Salary range for this position is negotiable based on education, experience, and the final negotiation of responsibilities. A complete job description is available from the church office at 717-234-0092. Interested persons should send a hard copy of their resume including references to St. Michael Lutheran Church, 118 State Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101, or electronic copies can be emailed to pastor@stmikehbg.com.

Posted 5/10/17
Congregation: St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 839 West Market St., York
Position: Discipleship Connector
St. Matthew Lutheran Church seeks to fill the new staff position of Discipleship Connector. The Discipleship Connector will assist members and friends of all ages in discerning their spiritual gifts and effectively engaging those gifts in the life and ministry of the church and community. Responsibilities include coordinating ongoing opportunities for ministry, service and outreach with ministry team leaders; developing and maintaining relevant databases; providing support, training and guidance for ministry leaders to recruit new team members; assisting individuals in seeking volunteer opportunities; publicizing ministry opportunities; and planning various recognition and celebration events.

The successful candidate will have excellent organizational skills; excellent people/communication skills; be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and other related computer skills; be willing to work a varied schedule and motivated to work independently. A minimum bachelor’s degree is required and a strong Lutheran theological background is essential. This position is salaried and part time of approximately 20-25 hours per week.

Letters of interest and resumes may be sent to the Rev. Kevin T. Shively, St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 839 West Market Street, York, PA 17401; or kshively@stmatt.org. no later than May 22, 2017.

Posted 5/10/17
Congregation: St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, 947 N. George St., York
Position: PT Music Director
St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in York, PA, 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 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 5/1/17
Congregation: St. Peter Lutheran Church, 130 Nittany Dr., Mechanicsburg
Position: Choir Director
St. Peter Lutheran Church, Mechanicsburg,  is seeking a choir director for Sunday morning services. This is a part time position. Call 717-766-2701 to obtain a job description. Send resume to stpeter@epix.net or to 130 Nittany Drive, Mechanicsburg 17055.

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 4/15/17
Organization: The Middletown Home, 999 W. Harrisburg Pike, Middletown
Position: Chaplain’s Assistant
The Middletown Home is seeking applications for Chaplain’s Assistant, to focus primarily on spiritual support / care in skilled nursing for residents and their families. The Assistant Chaplain will work directly with the Chaplain. Duties will also involve time with residents in personal care and independent living. The position requires ordination and 5 years pastoral experience. This position will seek employment for 2 days (8 hrs. each) and potential times being on call. Send inquiries to Beth Gilbert, Assistant Director of Human Resources, 717-944-3351 ext. 4157 or bgilbert@middletownhome.org.

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 12/10/16
Congregation: Trinity Lutheran Church, East Berlin
Position: Youth Director
Trinity Lutheran Church has an immediate opening for a Youth Director. This part-time ministry position (approximately 10 hours/week) will plan, coordinate, and lead selected programs and activities for youth in grades 6-12 as part of Trinity’s faith formation, establishing positive, supportive, caring relationships with youth and their families. To view the full job description, please go to
For additional information, please contact Pastor George Scott at 717-259-9125, or pastor@trinitylutheraneb.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 12/10/16
Congregation: Trinity Lutheran Church, East Berlin
Position: Youth Director
(See above listing for details)

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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 Sharron Blezard at sblezard@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.