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Posted: 6/1/2022
Organization: Evangelical Lutheran Church in America — Lutheran Advocacy Ministry in Pennsylania
Position: Advocacy Engagement Manager — Full-Time
Description: Through the Service and Justice unit, the ELCA Churchwide Organization shall foster and facilitate this church’s engagement in service with and among communities and promote efforts to call and act for justice. Its work includes engaging in mission, service, and justice in accompaniment with churches and organizations in other countries [serving as the means through which churches in other countries engage in mission to this church and society]; engaging with communities, coalitions and networks, congregations, and synods in service and justice work within the territorial jurisdiction of this church; and providing guidance to members on matters of social justice.

Witness in Society encompasses some of the work and ministry the ELCA does in the public sphere, advancing justice and shining a light on peace and dignity. Dignity. Witness in Society equips advocates across the ecology of the ELCA and engages them in advocacy activity coordinated from the ELCA’s federal hub in Washington, D.C. alongside the Lutheran Office for World Community at the United Nations in New York City; Lutheran state public policy offices (SPPOs) in California, Minnesota, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin; and more than 15 directly affiliated locations serving even more states; and through the ELCA Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program.

Lutheran Advocacy Ministry is a State Public Policy Office within Witness in Society, a partnership of the ELCA, Pennsylvania’s synods, congregations, seminary and social ministry organizations. Its mission: In response to God’s love in Jesus Christ, LAMPa advocates for wise and just public policies in Pennsylvania that promote the common good.

The LAMPa Advocacy Engagement Manager will play a key role in both equipping ELCA advocates in Pennsylvania and in advocacy activity coordinated by LAMPa at the state level as well as supporting work of the Witness in Society team. Find full job description and application at https://recruiting.paylocity.com/Recruiting/Jobs/Details/1069457

Posted: 5/26/2022
Organization: Zion Lutheran Church, Leola, PA
Position: Part-time Office Administrator
Description: Zion Leola is seeking a self-motivated, people oriented, organized individual for a 20 – 25 hour position. The best candidates will possess mastery of the Microsoft Office Suite. Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience and ability. Call the office to leave a message if you have questions, or email resume to Pastor Karen at pastor_karen@zionleola.org.

Posted: 5/24/2022
Organization: Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, Camp Hill
Position: Director of Finance (Full Time)
Description: Trinity Lutheran Church is seeking to hire a permanent, full-time Director of Finance. This is a 40- hour per week role. Additional hours may also be required for the role for the first month of employment for job training. The Director of Finance provides leadership and oversight for the administration of the congregation’s financial resources. Job responsibilities include administration of all aspects of finance including accounting records, payroll records, year-end financials, statements and reporting, and accounting related functions for a non-profit organization. Other requirements will include maintaining payroll and benefit records, assisting with budget preparation, generating monthly financial reports, and processing all aspects of finance including contributions, credit cards, bank deposits, petty cash, and AP/AR. The successful candidate for this role will have experience in most of these areas. A degree or certificate in business or accounting is preferred. Click here for a complete job description, and visit our website for more information. Contact Rev. Dr. Jack Horner at jack.horner@trinitycamphill.org learn more.

Posted: 5/18/2022
Organization: Holy Trinity, Hershey
Position: Administrative Assistant – Part-time
Description: The Administrative Assistant supports the Pastor, Staff, and members of church through the execution of administrative and clerical tasks using a variety of skillsets. This position is the primary contact for church members and visitors, and a key team member in a small office environment. The position is Monday thur Friday (25 hours per week). Click here to find the full job description. For more information, contact Pastor Cindy Brommer at pastorbrommer@comcast.net

Posted: 5/18/2022
Organization: Holy Trinity, Hershey
Position: Part Time Communications and IT Specialist
Description: This position supports the Social Media, Communications and IT activities of the church, along with some support to the Administrative Assistant. Click here to find the full job description. For more information, contact Pastor Cindy Brommer at pastorbrommer@comcast.net

Posted: 5/4/2022
Organization: Christ Inner Harbor Lutheran Church, Baltimore, MD
Position: Parish Administrator
Description: Christ Inner Harbor Lutheran Church in Baltimore, MD is looking for a Parish Administrator. You can find a complete job description here. Interested candidates please send cover letter and resume to: Humanresources@christinnerharbor.org

Posted: 5/4/2022
Organization: Trinity Lutheran Church, Mount Joy
Position: Director of Children’s and Youth Choirs (Part Time)
Description:Position involves leadership of rehearsals and performances. Children’s Choir rehearses early Wednesday evening during the school year, Youth Choir rehearsals vary. Position also includes leading a one-week choir camp in August and music for younger children during the ROC (Sunday School) year. Degree/experience in music and in working with children preferred. Contact Pastor Mike Martine at martinemike07@gmail.com for position description and further details.

Posted: 4/21/2022
Organization: Memorial Lutheran Church, Shippensburg
Position: Part-Time Director of Vocal Music
Description: Memorial Lutheran Church, Shippensburg, PA, is seeking a part-time Director of Vocal Music. The function of this position is to oversee and direct the Adult Choir for weekly rehearsals, one traditional Lutheran service and other services during the church year. Previous musical experience helpful. We hope to be rehearsing by September. Compensation to be determined by experience. If interested, send a cover letter and resume to Amy Piper, Parish Coordinator at office@memluth.org.

Posted: 4/13/2022
Organization: St. Luke Evangelical Lutheran Church, Chambersburg
Position: Part-Time Choir Director
Description: Would you like to join our St. Luke Family and assist us with our musical worship? We are hiring a part-time Choir Director at St. Luke Evangelical Lutheran Church in Chambersburg, PA. The Choir Director at St. Luke Lutheran Church will perform all duties/functions relevant to the choir music program. This includes working to coordinate all aspects of music for worship services of the congregation through the Worship and Music Committee, and consulting with the pastor as necessary in carrying out these duties for the smooth functioning of relevant parish activities. This is a 9 month position with summers off.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES:

  • Plan/implement all aspects of the music for the choir in the liturgical services.
  • Conduct the Sunday choir
  • Encourage members to recruit new members.
  • Handle organizational matters.
  • Plan music, procure sufficient music copies as needed for choir.
  • Conduct rehearsals, or arrange for substitute when unable to be present.

Job Type: Part-time (approximately 6-9 hours per week)

Salary:  approximately $8000-8500 per year depending upon experience.

Please send Resume and/or letter of interest to:  Personnel Committee at corwellanne@gmail.com.

Learn More about St. Luke here.

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 Marsha Roscoe at mroscoe@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.