Education Ministry Openings

Teacher opening at St. Peter's ECEC Edina. Calling inspired teachers! If you are looking for a relationship-based school that is committed to your success, we invite you to St. Peter’s Early Childhood Education Center (ECEC)! We understand that our teachers are a vital influence on our community’s families, so we nurture our team to equip them to teach at their best. Our Christian-based, dually-accredited center (NAEYC and NLSA) provides a quality landscape for a joyful, family-oriented early care and education environment.

We ensure our teachers have:

  • Three weeks of paid time off annually

  • Health, dental, and vision insurance – with the employee’s full monthly premium paid

  • Opportunities for professional development including T.E.A.C.H. scholarships and paid conferences

  • Disability insurance and retirement plans

  • A mentor director who encourages and supports the teaching team – and enjoys spending time alongside the teachers in all the classrooms

  • Terrific school families that are well-invested in the center

  • A faith-based environment of Biblical support and prayer for the school

St. Peter’s Edina continues to grow and has room for additional teachers. Please connect with us if you are ready to step to the next level in your early childhood education ministry! Submit your resume to Tosca Grimm at tgrimm@stpetersedina.org. To learn more about our school family: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mBBLvSCgufw.


Shepherd’s Care Child Care Center, Maple Grove, MN, is looking for teachers, assistant teachers and aides. 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 to grow professionally. If you would like to join our fun and friendly team, please send your resume to shepherds-care@comcast.net 


Berea Lutheran Church in Richfield, MN is looking for someone with leadership skills to work with children (ages 5-12) in their Before & After School program. This position asks the person to supervise and prepare materials for the week, support the program staff, and follow directions given by the program director. This position also requires you to be physically able and willing to play and keep up with the children during the two hour period that they are present. The Before and After Care program runs from the beginning of September through the first week of June. Average hours for the leader are 15 hours a week (schedule can be flexible; 6-9:00am or 3-6:00pm), M-F. Those who are hired must be willing to have a background check and be CPR and first aid trained. For more information or an application please call Berea Lutheran at 612-861-7121 or email at beforeandaftercare@berealutheran.org Qualifications: Must have graduated high school and have an Associate degree with at least one year of experience or Bachelor’s degree.


Berea Lutheran Church in Richfield, MN is looking for someone to work with children (ages 5-12) in their Before & After School program. Aide must be physically able to play and keep up with children during the two hour period they are present. Aide 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. The Before and After Care program runs from the beginning of September through the first week of June. Average hours for this position are about 10 hours/wk: approx. 3:45-5:45pm, M-F. Those who are hired must be willing to have a background check and be CPR and first aid trained. For more information or an application please call Berea Lutheran at 612-861-7121 or email at beforeandaftercare@berealutheran.org Qualifications: One year of child development at the high school or college level. (16 or older)


St. Paul’s Lutheran Church & School in Prior Lake, MN, is looking for a Director for their Little Saints Early Childhood Center (ECC). Little Saints provides childcare for children from 6 weeks to school age as well as preschool options with childcare and traditional morning and afternoon preschool.  Candidate should have degree in early childhood and/or administration. Position is full time. 

The Little Saints Director is responsible for the overall operations of the program and ensuring that MN licensing standards are met and/or exceeded. An ideal candidate will have experience working as a director or assistant director of a child care center. Applicants should be able to work with minimal oversight, but support implementing the center’s philosophy and mission. Please send resume to Sue Brown (sueb@stpaulspriorlake.org) or call 952-447-2117. 


Hope Christian Preschool in Hastings, MN is seeking a Lead Teacher (Half-time position) for our 3 year old Preschool classes. These classes have enrollment of up to 12 students per session, with one session meeting on Mon/Wed mornings and the other on Tues/Thurs mornings.

Duties include: preparing developmentally appropriate lesson plans according to program curriculum, implementing lessons in a loving, compassionate manner, communicating with parents regarding their child’s progress throughout the school year, working in tandem with classroom Aide and other Hope Staff to create and sustain a safe, fun and loving Christian atmosphere in the classroom, and other duties as assigned.

Minimum Early Childhood Associate’s degree or equivalent education/experience necessary. Compensation based on experience and credentials. Additional hours as a classroom Aide on Friday mornings are also available.

Please contact Stephanie Girgen, Preschool Administrator, for more information.
Email: preschool@hopeofhastings.com
Phone: 651-480-2417


Lutheran Special Education Ministries, in partnership with St. John Lutheran School in Elk River, MN, is looking to hire a part-time resource room teacher. The position would be two mornings/week. If you or someone you know is interested, please contact Richard Schumacher at (734) 748-5253 or by email at rschumacher@luthsped.org


Trinity Lone Oak Lutheran School, Eagan, is seeking a part-time physical education teacher. Position is for 3.5 hours/day (8:30am -12:00pm - but could consider shifting to afternoon hours.) If you love working with children, sharing your love for Jesus and building life-skills through physical education, please contact Kathy Jones, principal, at kathryn.jones@tloschool.org or 651-454-1139.


Trinity Early Childhood Academy, Hudson, WI, has an opening for a PreK Teacher  beginning August 15, 2018.  This position is a full day position.  The morning time is in partnership with Hudson School District as a district 4K site.  The afternoon session will be focused on a faith based curriculum. Must have Christian values and be able to integrate faith into the classroom learning experience.  Must have understanding of academic standards, demonstrate initiative and possess knowledge of current best practices in education.   The candidate will also have the ability to teach pre-literacy, social skills and prepare children for kindergarten within a program of excellence. Organizational skills and initiative is critical. Technology experience is expected. Basic understanding of   the Responsive Classroom, Creative Curriculum and Second Step Social Skills Curriculum is a plus.  Teamwork, flexibility, classroom management and the ability to work   collaboratively is a must. Strong people  skills, verbal and written  communication is necessary.   

Benefits and salary commensurate with experience. Qualifications:   Wisconsin DPI license is preferred.  Out of state license will be considered.    License must be current.                           

How to Apply:     Required application materials include letter of interest, resume, credential file or letters of reference, copy of  WI teaching license/license.    Submit all paper work to Ms. Amanda Lloyd, Director,  614 Badlands Road, Hudson WI  54016 or email to alloyd@trinityhudson.org by July 30, 2018


Rochester Central Lutheran School is seeking a third grade teacher. Preparation and commitment to providing for the individual learning needs of students; ability to create a positive, grace-filled learning environment.  Ability to organize and plan for student learning; familiarity with current teaching/ learning theories; skill in establishing and maintaining positive relationships with students, parents, and colleagues. If interested kindly e-mail a resume and a cover letter to Suzanne Lagerwaard at sulagerwaard@rcls.net or call 507.261-6919. 


Trinity Lutheran School in Janesville, MN, has a Teaching Position Opening.  We are a top-quality, accredited program (NLSA) with excellent, dedicated teachers who serve Pre-school through 8th grade students. While we pride ourselves in providing an excellent traditional educational program, our main focus is laying a solid Christ-filled foundation for both the children and families we serve. We work hard to build strong relationships with our families - and among our faculty! We are a small school that has been open for 125+ years. Teamwork, flexibility, classroom management and the ability to work collaboratively is a must. Strong people skills, verbal and written communication is necessary. Please send a resume to Wade Stockman, principal, at wstockman@trinityjanesville.com  or call 507-231-6646 for further information


Redeemer Christian Academy, Wayzata, offers PS - Gr. 8 in an academically challenging, Christian, environment. We are looking for a half-time (mornings) kindergarten teacher.

Applicants need to be:

  • Licensed to teach Kindergarten in the State of MN or able to be licensed

  • A recipient of a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university

  • Comfortable with sharing their Christian faith in an educational setting

  • Willing to submit to a background check

  • Interested in a one year contract, with a possibility for future employment

If interested, please contact School Administrator Linda Wiebold at lwiebold@redeemerwayzata.org or 952/473-5356, ext. 219.


Due to center growth, St. Peter's Early Childhood Education Center (ECEC) is interviewing candidates for infant and toddler faculty to join our team. We are a top-quality, accredited program (NLSA & NAEYC) with excellent, dedicated teachers who serve infants through PreK-aged students. While we pride ourselves in providing an excellent play-based education, our main focus is laying a solid Christ-filled foundation for both the children and families we serve. We work hard to build strong relationships with our families - and among our faculty! St. Peter's offers a full benefits package, including fully-paid health/dental/vision insurance premiums for the employee, as well as three weeks paid time off annually! If the thought of working in a positive, supportive, and outreach-focused ministry setting fits your passion as a quality early childhood educator, please send your résumé via email to tgrimm@stpetersedina.org


JOY Academy Lutheran School, St. Paul, MN is hiring a full time Early Childhood teacher.  Will be working with students from 33 months - 5 year olds.  Prefer AA Degree or equivalent in Early Childhood Development.  Experience working with children from ages 3-5 is preferred.  This person will be responsible for overseeing all the planning and daily learning activities of the students.  Will also be expected to assist in the meeting of EC standards and regulations.  Start date Aug.1st.  If interested, please contact Principal Orr, for more information at rorr@joyacademystpaul.org or 612-281-6314.


Faribault Lutheran School is growing, and we're adding a 2nd Kindergarten Classroom!  Faribault Lutheran School is in Faribault, MN and houses grades K-8 in an academically challenging, Christian, environment.  Applicants do need to:

  • Be licensed to teach Kindergarten in the State of MN or able to be licensed

  • Have a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university

  • Be comfortable with sharing their Christian faith in an educational setting

  • Be willing to submit to a background check

This is a one year contract, with a possibility for future employment. If interested, please contact Principal Winter, for more information at administrator@flsweb.org or 507-334-7982.


Our Savior's Lutheran School, Hutchinson, is seeking a part-time administrator for 16 hours per week (2 days) with flexible hours. Requirements are a background in either Education or Business Administration. The primary role will not be curriculum management, but rather office paperwork, marketing, and admissions.  Interested persons can contact Andrew Boll at oslprincipal@yahoo.com or 320-587-3319


Immanuel Lutheran School, Plainview, MN,  is seeking a teacher for Pre-K for the 2018-2019 school year and beyond.  We have a state certified Pre-K program that has been highly successful.  Immanuel is a Pre-K through 8th grade school.  The Pre-K teacher is also the director of the program.  If interested, please contact Al Lutringer, Principal,  alutringer@immanuelplainview.org  (507-534-2108) or Lisa Hoekstra, Board of Christian Education  gldnchrun@aol.com (507-251-3998).


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 provider 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 for more information or to apply. 507-354-1220. 


St. Paul's Little Saints Early Childhood Center, Prior Lake, MN, is looking for teachers, assistant teachers and aides. The ideal candidate would like to work in a loving, Christian environment teaching and caring for children. We care for children from 6 weeks - kindergarten.  Part time positions are available early morning and late afternoon, 2-5 days per week.  For more information or to submit your resume, please contact Jane Fier jfier@spls-pl.org

 

Parish Position Openings

King of Glory Lutheran Church in Blaine is looking for a part time office secretary. Please contact Jim Oletzke at 763-784-4229 for further details

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!


St. Michael's Lutheran Church in Bloomington is looking for a Part-time Music Ministry Director. This is a part-time, .5 FTE position. This position is responsible for the development and presentation of music for worship services celebrating the work of the Lord and in support of the broader mission of St. Michael’s. It includes both contemporary and traditional worship: adult choir, contemporary worship teams, playing organ and piano, leading brass and orchestra groups. Meets regularly with church staff to coordinate services. Recruits, trains, and schedules musicians and vocalists to serve. Determines and maintains budget for worship and the arts. Supervises selection of the music presented in services and administers St. Michael’s copyright license. EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: Bachelors degree in a related field or 3 years related experience or the equivalent combination of education and experience.

If interested, please send resume and cover letter to: lnemcek@smlcb.org.


Mt Olive Lutheran Church in Anoka, MN; 700 Western Street Anoka, MN 55303; 763-421-3223 ext 126. Full time with benefits is looking for a Building Maintenance Supervisor. We are looking for a hardworking, conscientious, dependable, capable of performing physical and mental labor necessary to prepare rooms and the ability to supervise the custodial staff / volunteers. Has a passion for good stewardship of the facilities God has given the church, a desire to present a positive physical appearance of the church and to the community. Ability to maintain confidentiality and personal information, handle criticism, and respond in positive ways toward needed objectives. If this is YOU please call or email resume jonholtz@mtolive-anoka.org


St. Paul's Lutheran Church and School, Prior Lake, MN, is looking for an individual to grow their music ministry who has a passion for music and love for worship of Jesus Christ. For more information and job description click here.  Send resume and any supporting materials to Rachel Beitlich at rachel.beitlich@gmail.com


Victory Lutheran Church (16200 Berger Drive, Eden Prairie) is looking for a pianist. Services are held at 9:00 am Sunday mornings. In addition, pianist will accompany choir, be a member of the Praise band, and play for Advent, Lenten, Christmas and Easter services. Salary is negotiable.  If interested, call the church office at 952-934-0956 or  email admin@victorylcms.org.


Church Accountant - Cross View Lutheran Church in Edina is hiring a part-time (24 hr/week) accountant. The preferred candidate will have an accounting degree, QuickBooks or other computerized accounting experience. Duties include payroll administration, A/P, A/R, monthly budget reports and end of year audit reports. For complete job description: http://www.crossview.net/editoruploads/files/JobDiscription-Bookeeper1-19-18.pdf
Process: Submit an electronic letter of application and resume incl three references to: Scott D. Douglas, Chair – Personnel Committee at sldouglas1@icloud.com


Our Saviour's Lutheran Church (674 Johnson Pkwy in St. Paul) is seeking an organist/pianist/choir director to serve as our Director of Music. Services are held on Sunday morning at 9:15am and on Wednesday evenings at 6:45pm. Candidates should possess knowledge of Lutheran liturgical practices and hymnody. Applicants should also possess skills necessary for effective choral leadership. This is a 3/8 times position. Compensation is $25,000 a year, depending on experience. For a complete job description, please contact Pastor Brian Scoles at brian@oursaviourslutheran.org


Redeemer Lutheran Church of Wayzata is looking for a Youth Director (Grades 6-12), approximately 10 hours per week, salary based on experience, to plan, coordinate, communicate and conduct Redeemer Youth Ministry activities.  Please contact Pastor Steve Ferber at (w)952-473-1281 or (c)763-777-2001.  Click here for ajob 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, having 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


Golden Valley Lutheran Church, Golden Valley, MN, is seeking a Worship Leader whose passion is to develop Christ-centered worship through both traditional and contemporary music, drama and technology.  This is a part-time position .  For more information click here for Qualifications and Responsibilities.  Contact Pastor Kurt Weber kurtw@gvlc.net to apply.

Free Items

After 125 years of serving southern Minnesota and northern Iowa, Trinity of Elmore is closing its doors.  The final service is slated for November 4, 2018 at 2:00 PM.  Members of the church do not wish to leave sacred items behind in the building and are offering them for free to churches who can use them,  Several items have already been promised but here is a list of what remains:

Processional cross, two hymn boards, large cross over altar, missal stand, eternal light (electric), baptismal bowl, cover and flagon (baptismal font cannot be moved), assorted banners, set of LSB altar books, various religious pictures, American and Christian chancel flags, the bell outside, the cross on top of the church, organ books, fixed lectern and pulpit, two wrought iron railings up to chancel with cross in them, offering plates.

Generally, these items will be available beginning November 5.

Any questions or interest please contact Rev. Joel Lintner: joellintner@gmail.com

 

Rev. Kurt Lehmkuhl has several past issues of Concordia Theological Quarterly and Concordia Journal that he will bring to the upcoming District Convention for anyone that would like them.  

 

Rev. Richard Kothe is donating clerical shawls to anyone that would like to pick them up. They are in great condition.  Please contact him at 651-434-1259.  He lives in Eagan, MN

 

St. John's, Norwood Young America, has 55 H2Oh! God Keeps His Promises (2014 edition) Student leaflets and 3 Teacher guides for a children's Sunday School.  Arrangements for pick-up or delivery by contacting Joyce at 952-467-3317

 

Spirit of Christ in Ham Lake has 14 free pews available. Each pew is 16.5 feet long, dark oak with maroon seat cushions. We need your pick up date to match the delivery date of our new seating, which will take place in the next couple of weeks. Please contact Gerry Anderson at (763) 267-8909, or leave a message with our secretary at (763) 755-7234.

 

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 with the trays. If you are interested contact Deaconess Cindy Inselmann at 763-544-2810 or cindyi@gvlc.net.

 

New/Like New copies TLH - Several boxes of TLH are available for free to any congregation that would use them. I'll even deliver them to the Fall Pastoral Conference. Let me know if you want them.  Contact Rev. Timothy Vaughan at tvaughan@trinitysf.org

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Crisis Pregnancy Center Director, St. Michael, MN

Seeking Executive Director at Options for Women – Cornerstone

Options for Women – Cornerstone is a life-affirming pregnancy resource and medical center located in St. Michael, MN. We are seeking candidates for the Executive Director position, a part-time, paid position. Full job description and application details can be obtained by emailing cellis@cornerstoneoptions.org.

For Sale

Dear Pastors and Churches of the MN. South District:  This hymnbook is not a replacement for your current hymnal, but rather it is a supplemental hymnbook. Please read the book’s explanation on the back cover below. The cost is $6.00. It can be purchased at...Amazon.com, Barnes and Noble, Lighthouse Publishing, Ingram Christian Publishing House (prices may vary). For other books see pastorlylekath.com

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Our Savior's Lutheran Church, Eyota, MN, will be moving into a new sanctuary/building March 1.  They have several items for sale.  Prices are negotiable.  Please contact Bill or Judy at 507-254-1774 or 507-254-3770 for more information.  Some items available are:

196 large plates                                      silver plated communion flagon

11 platters                                                tea set

276 coffee cups                                     blender

119 glass glasses

202 small salad plates

56 salad bowls

72 cereal bowls

115 custard bowels

 

Crossways International is downsizing their office area and have several desks, cupboards, side tables, bookshelves, and file cabinets plus more. Prices range from $10-$30.   Contact Crossways for more information at 952-832-5454 or email info@crossways.org.

The office is located at 7930 Computer Avenue, Bloomington, MN.

Click HERE to see pictures of a few items they have.