Chaplain and Job Opportunities 2020-06-08T16:50:52-04:00

Chaplain Opportunities

Chaplain- Virginia Lutheran Homes

The Chaplain is responsible for providing spiritual care, short-term counseling, worship leadership, education and other religious support to residents, families and staff at all Virginia Lutheran Homes facilities.
For a complete position description, click here.

If you are interested in this position and rostered in the Virginia Synod, please contact Rebecca Walls directly at 540-389-1000.

Chaplain- The Legacy at North Augusta

National Lutheran Communities and Services (NLCS) offers a comprehensive suite of benefits to promote health and financial security for you and your family. We believe that taking care of our staff is the best way to take care of our residents, guests and clients. The Chaplain provides a full ministry of pastoral care and spiritual support within NLCS community. This includes performing a full range of professional chaplain assignments in a full-functioning capacity. Considerable independent judgment is used to make decisions in carrying out assignments that have significant impact on services or programs provided to residents, families and staff.
For a complete position description, click here.
If you are interested in this position and rostered in the Virginia Synod, please contact Rebecca Walls directly at 540-389-1000.

Job Opportunities

Communications Minister- Muhlenberg, Harriosnburg

Muhlenberg Lutheran Church is seeking a creative individual to develop and align all communications to reflect Muhlenberg’s “brand” and vision in ways that are culturally relevant and mission-focused.  The Communication Minister will provide effective and relevant communications clearly reflecting God’s story and the story of Muhlenberg. The position will serve as Muhlenberg’s digital representative to the congregation and wider community, including overseeing the Wellstream ministry of live-streaming worship services on Sunday morning.

Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Competitive applicants will have skills in creative writing, editing, graphic design, and social media.  The position includes benefits:  health, dental and vision insurance; paid vacation, holidays, and sick leave; pension contribution; and continuing education.  The application review process begins June 17.

To view a full position description, visit:  www.muhlenberglutheran.org/jobs

To apply, submit a resume and cover letter to communication@muhlenberglutheran.org

Organist- Salem, Mt. Sidney

Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church in Mount Sidney, VA is seeking an organist. Music is an integral part of our worship each Sunday and we look forward to finding the right person to join us in our mission. The approximate start date would be August 2020. For more information or to submit a resume please email: prderek@gmail.com.

Corpsmembers- Lutheran Episcopal Volunteer Network (LEVN)

LEVN, the Lutheran Episcopal Volunteer Network, is looking for young adults (age 21-30) for an 11-month program of non-profit volunteer service and learning about social justice. From the end of August 2020 to the end of July 2021, our corps members will be provided housing, utilities, health coverage, spiritual direction, and a $535/month living stipend. We also offer a $1000 re-entry grant at the completion of the program.

The placement sites for the upcoming program year include faith-based non-profits, secular non-profits, congregations, outdoor ministry, and our campus ministry at UC Davis. These service sites address issues of homelessness, food insecurity, unemployment, children and youth ministries, and other important social justice issues facing our communities.

We gather each week for evening prayer, dinner, and formation. The corps members live in an intentional community in an apartment attached to our campus ministry center in Davis, CA. We’re an ecumenical program in the Episcopal Service Corps network; applicants needn’t be either Lutheran or Episcopal to apply—interest in Christian spirituality is the only expectation. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis until July 31, 2020.

Visit levn.org or contact Program Director Casey Dunsworth at 530-756-1550 or pastor@thebelfry.org for more information!

Part-time Director of Faith Formation Ministries- Epiphany Lutheran, Richmond

Epiphany Lutheran Church, a vibrant and growing congregation in Richmond, VA, is in search of a part-time Director of Faith Formation Ministries. This person will work with other staff to coordinate our thriving children’s and youth Sunday School programs, facilitate Adult Christian Education opportunities, and assist our Vacation Bible School directors. More information and a detailed job description can be found on our website, www.epiphanyelca.org/learn or by emailing EpiphanyFFD@gmail.com.

Coordinator of Children, Youth, and Family Ministries- College Lutheran, Salem

College Evangelical Lutheran Church (Salem, Virginia) seeks applications for a part-time Coordinator of Children, Youth, and Family Ministries. The weekly working hours will average 20 hours per week with the understanding that some weeks may require more than 25 hours and some weeks fewer than 20 hours. Scheduling will be determined by the Coordinator of Children, Youth, and Family Ministries in consultation with the Pastor.
For a complete position description, click here.
To apply, please submit a cover letter, résumé, and names and contact information of three (3) references to LuAnn Yates electronically to: LuAnn Yates, Personnel Ministry Team Chair yateslax@comcast.net. Applications are currently being reviewed. For additional information about College Lutheran Church, go to www.collegelutheran.org.

ELCA Career Listings

Explore and apply for opportunities available with the churchwide organization or global service on the ELCA Job Board at elca.atsondemand.com