Education Ministry Openings

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April 16, 2019

St. Michael’s Lutheran Church & Preschool in Bloomington, MN, is seeking a part-time early childhood director. St. Michael’s Preschool began in 1968 and today enrolls 50 students in three different classes. They have an excellent reputation in the community. St. Michael’s is a Christian preschool, and the spiritual aspect is included in the entire day’s curriculum. They have a head teacher and a teacher’s aide who have been with the preschool for a number of years.

This part-time role will run year-round, averaging 16 hours per week, beginning July 1. Salary will be determined based on educational background and years of service. Post-high school education preferred.

For more information or application information contact Lois via email or at 952-941-5372. Application deadline is May 17.


March 15, 2019

St. James Lutheran Church & School in Howard Lake, MN, is seeking a part-time middle school / upper elementary generalist teacher for the 2019-2020 school year. St. James Lutheran School uses a modified schedule that ensures core academic instruction occurs in small groups. So this position could teach, for example, 7/8 grade social studies, 4/5 physical education, or 5/6 science. Courses taught will be determined by the teacher’s strengths in relation to the current teaching staff’s expertise. The position will be paid half the Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod / Minnesota South District guidelines using St. James Lutheran Church & School’s pay formula.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume, copy of teaching certificate or plan to obtain, teaching certification, copy of transcript, and letters of reference to Principal Jason Roslkansky by May 1, 2019.


March 12, 2019

Trinity Lutheran School in Waconia, MN, is seeking a dynamic and dedicated professional to fill a middle school teaching position for the 2019-2020 school year. We are seeking candidates with credentials and / or experience in the areas of math and religion. The position is part-time (up to .6 FTE) and would involve teaching grades 6-8 in a departmentalized setting. Applicants must possess a current teaching license. LCMS synodical training and experience in Lutheran education with technology integration are preferred. Interested candidates should send a letter of interest and resume to Dan Maser, School Administrator, at dan.maser@trintiywaconia.org. If you have questions or would like additional information, please call 952-856-1641.


Feb. 26, 2019

Peace Lutheran Preschool in Faribault, MN, is looking for a preschool director. The director will be the lead staff person in coordinating, furthering, equipping, and encouraging preschool families in a comprehensive preschool ministry system. This position includes leadership of marketing and advertising, state licensing, staff recruitment, child enrollment processes, curriculum development, classroom management, and staff development. Full job description here. To apply, send a resume and cover letter Attn: JoAnna Lane to Peace Lutheran Church, 213 6th Ave. SW, Faribault, MN 55021.


Feb. 6, 2019

Shepherd’s Care Child Care Center in Maple Grove, MN, is looking for teachers, assistant teachers, and aids. We are committed to providing a quality education (NAEYC accredited) and a solid Christian foundation for children 6 weeks through Pre-K. We are also committed to providing an enjoyable place to work, and we invest in our staff and teachers and help them grow professionally. If you would like to join our fun and friendly team, please send your resume to shepherds-care@comcast.net.


Jan. 14, 2019

David’s Christian Learning Center in Columbia Heights, MN, is looking for an infant teacher or assistant teacher and afternoon aids. David’s CLC is committed to providing a quality education working with Parent Aware. a solid Christian foundation for children six weeks through kindergarten. We are looking for someone who is loving, dependable, and a team player. If you are interested, fill out an application for employment online here. Contact Julie Sventek at 763-789-4030 with any questions.


Ongoing 2019

Berea Lutheran Church in Richfield, MN, is looking for a couple Before & After Care program aids to work with children (ages 5-12) in their Before & After Care program. The Before & After Care program runs from the beginning of September through the first week of June. Those who are hired must be willing to have a background check and be CPR and first aid trained. Must be physically able and willing to play and keep up with the children during the two-hour period that they are present.

Program aids will help assist in keeping on schedule, leading or assisting in activities for that day, and follow instructions given from the program leader or director. Must be willing to be a team player. Average hours for this position are about 10 hours/wk: approx. 3:45 to 5:45 p.m., M-F. Qualifications: One year of child development at the high school or college level. (16 or older).

For more information or an application please call Berea Lutheran at 612-861-7121 or email at beforeandaftercare@berealutheran.org.


Kinder Haus Daycare and Preschool, a mission project of Redeemer Lutheran Church in New Ulm, is hiring a full-time or part-time Assistant Director to provide childcare and day-to-day management at one of Kinder Haus's two daycare houses (each licensed as a family child care home). Call Kinder Haus at 507-354-1220 for more information or to apply.

Parish & Ministry Position Openings

April 16, 2019

UpWorks, an LCMS recognized service organization that celebrates and develops each person's God-given potential to contribute to our world, is looking for an executive director. The executive director is responsible for the organization's vision, strategic leadership, fundraising, partnership development, and new site / mission expansion. For more information, please review the job description here. Qualified candidates should send their resume and a cover letter to nina@upworksmn.org no later than April 30.


April 3, 2019

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Prior Lake is looking for a part-time church secretary (ours is moving to Iowa). Gain some familiarity by training with Stacy if you are able to start prior to May 24th. Applicants should be proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Publisher. Knowledge of Excel and social media platforms is preferred. Click here for a job description.

For additional information or questions, please contact our office manager, Wendy, via email or at 952-447-2117 extension 16. Please send your resume to Wendy by Wednesday, April 24th. 


March 19, 2019

Redeemer Lutheran Church in New Ulm is seeking a part-time director of education and youth ministries. This part-time position is responsible for organizing and implementing Christian education and youth ministries, including Sunday school, Vacation Bible School (VBS), confirmation, and other youth-related activities.

Interested individuals should contact the church office at 507-233-3470 or email redeemer@newulmtel.net with any questions and to request application information. Application deadline is May 10.


Peace Lutheran Church of Hutchinson is looking for a Youth Director (Grades 6-12). Peace Lutheran is looking for a passionate, hardworking and dependable Youth Director who desires to teach and share their love for Christ to the youth of our congregation and community. The position is to plan, coordinate, communicate and conduct Peace Youth Ministry activities. Please contact Pastor John Pasche at (w)320-587-3031 or (c)320-296-9877. Click here for a job description. We look forward to hearing from you!


Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Prior Lake has an immediate opening for an Office Ministry Assistant position. Applicant must have a high school diploma or equivalent and be a member in good standing of a Christian congregation. Candidate should have a "can do" attitude, be friendly and people oriented, and have strong written and oral communication skills. Responsibilities also include computer skills, including MS Office and social media. Duties will entail being the receptionist, data entry, purchasing supplies, scheduling, technology, and assisting the Pastor. This position will require 18-24 hours per week. Please contact Pastor Jim Jobst at pjjobst@gmail.com or 952-445-1779.

Free Items

Rochester. 20 adult-size choir robes. They’re light blue with navy blue stoles and machine washable and dryable. Call Karen Meyer at 507-282-7079 if interested. (1/23/2019)


St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Edina, has commercial kitchen items available for free: a large mixer, an upright freezer, and a Bunn single brew coffee maker with two warming stations. Call 952-927-8400 if interested. (12/27/2018)


Trinity Lutheran Church, Hudson, WI has two metal chair racks available for free. They are like new. Each holds approx. 25 chairs. Please contact Neil Fredrick at 715-381-7973 if interested.


Golden Valley Lutheran Church is looking to donate 9 silver communion trays plus a cover to a good church home. They are in good condition and even have some glass communion cups to go with the trays. If you are interested, contact Deaconess Cindy Inselmann at 763-544-2810 or cindyi@gvlc.net.


Good Shepherd, North Mankato, has about 150 LW hymnals in good shape for anyone who can pick them up or pay shipping costs. Contact 507-388-4336 or goodshepherd57@juno.com.

For Sale

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