Opportunities in our Synod and beyond

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How to add an open position

We will post your open positions for 6 weeks (or less if you let us know...) If you would like to add a listing, please email Susan the following:

  • name of position 
  • full time or part time
  • name of church/ministry and city
  • a link to your website where position description/how to apply may be found
  • application deadline 

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Organist / Pianist

  • Part time at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Issaquah
  • Weekly Sunday Service at 10 AM, plus 6 services per year in a senior living facility, 4 Seasonal Holidays, and 5 Lenten Midweek Services.
  • The church has an Allen Digital Computer Organ and a 6 ft. Samick Grand Piano. 
  • Salary range is $15-16,000 annually with four weeks of paid vacation.
  • To apply, send resume, contact info. for two references, and audio/video links to Cynthia Delaney, office@oslcissaquah.org, or call 425-392-4169 for more information.

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Worship Accompanist

  • Part time at Grace Lutheran Church, Des Moines, (www.gotgrace.com)
  • Grace has a vitalized music ministry with musicians serving and leading together in various capacities, including traditional/blended and contemporary/blended worship, choir and band, bell choir, and children’s music. We are looking to hire a musician to be our worship accompanist for our traditional/blended worship ministry.  Included job responsibilities in this role, is to assist the pastor and choir director in planning liturgies, selecting hymnody and playing for the 8:30 am worship service, and accompanying the choir both Sundays and Wednesday rehearsals.  In addition, serving during memorial services, Lent Wednesdays, Holy Week, and Christmas worship experiences.  Both piano and organ ability is desired.
  • You will be blessed by working with Geoffrey Boers, Director of Choral Activities as the Ruth Sutton Waters Endowed Professor at UW ( see link https://music.washington.edu/people/geoffrey-boers), who is responsible for directing the Grace Choir and choosing all music for them.  He works directly with you in shaping the choir’s participation within worship, including introducing new hymns, liturgies, providing anthems, etc.
  • We are looking for someone who will form a dynamic partnership with Geoffrey and the great people of GLC in elevating our music worship ministry to be the very best here in Des Moines, WA. 
  • To submit your cover letter and resume, please email to Geoffrey@gotgrace.com and pastorchad@gotgrace.com.  

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Choir Director

  • Part time ( +/- 10 hours per week) at Trinity Lutheran Church in Freeland WA
  • Choir director of a thriving, adult church choir at a vibrant, inclusive ELCA church on Whidbey Island, Washington, 40 miles northwest of Seattle. A 10-month position involving planning, rehearsing and directing a 30-voice choir for a congregation worshipping approximately 400 per week. Preaching/music themes are usually in concert with the three-year lectionary, with healthy, occasional variations to accommodate various occasions or pastoral preferences. 
  • The choir sings for two morning services, three to four Sundays per month. Large music library, with a modest music budget. The choir has sung large major works, much “traditional” repertoire and a wide musical variety of more contemporary works—gospel, folk and eclectic musical styles. The choir is a valued partner in the work of proclaiming the gospel of love and grace to the congregation. There is an accompanist for the choir.
  • Send letter of interest to karl@trinityfreeland.org or call the church office 360 331-5191 and ask for Karl Olsen. The application deadline is 31.
  • Learn more about the congregation here: trinitylutheranfreeland.org

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Church Administrator

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  • Part -time at Grace Chinese Lutheran Church, Seattle
  • We are searching for a skilled and dependable pianist to join our music ministry team. Work closely with the pastor to develop, plan, and implement worship services. Work and communicate with the music coordinators and other musicians. See full position description HERE. 
  • Please reach out to Pastor Jade at the church to apply (630) 664-7891 or pastor.yi.jade@gmail.com 
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Youth Leader
  • Part-time at Edmonds United Methodist Church in Edmonds, WA
  • Read more about the positionand how to apply here: https://www.edmondsumc.org/new-page-5
  • application deadline: open until filled
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Director of Music Ministry

Part-time (25 hours/week) at Grace Episcopal Church on Bainbridge Island

  • The Director of Music works collaboratively to creatively express the Grace community’s faith through music; leads the Grace Music Circle, a group of volunteer vocalists and instrumentalists, in support of the congregation’s singing assembly; work(s) closely with the Rector to plan and direct vocal and instrumental music appropriate to all weekly and seasonal worship, and to carry out related administrative duties.
  • Supervised by the Rector, the Music Director works closely with musicians, online audio and visual team, Grace staff members, and the Rector to provide leadership in worship at Grace Church. Compensation: $32 per hour plus benefits. 
  • Application deadline: May 20, 2024.  Complete details here: www.gracehere.org/employment

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Coach Coordinator 

  • Part time with Coach Northwest - the NWWA Synod's Coaching Ministry
  • Seeking a collaborative and organized individual to serve as our next Coach Coordinator. The Synod Coach Coordinator will work with Synod Staff and the Coach Northwest Steering Team to cultivate coaching pathways and partnerships in the Synod.
  • More information about the position and how to apply can be found in the job description HERE 
  • Questions about this position, as well as applications can be sent to Cara Tanis at pastor@7400woodlawn.org. Please submit a resume and cover letter by April 15th for consideration.

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Camp Lutherwood in Beautiful Bellingham is Hiring!

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Preschool Director

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Live Stream Production Technician

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Worship Accompianist

  • Part time at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in SeaTac
  • Provide piano/organ music for assigned Sunday morning services, seasonal services of the church, and for weddings and funerals held at the church when available. Accompany the Adult Choir for Sunday morning rehearsal and worship, plus occasional special services as noted above. Typical service timing is one hour prior to worship/service start and through the end of each service (typical service run time is 1-1.5 hours in length).
  • Learn more about this position and how to apply HERE

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Christian Minister of Permaculture

  • Part time at Gift of Grace Lutheran Church, Seattle
  • Learn more about this position, the application process, and how to apply HERE
  • Learn more about Gift of Grace here:  https://giftofgrace.org 

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Director of Community Engagement

  • Full time at Bethel Lutheran Church in Shoreline
  • The first point of contact for community groups and individuals, the DCE oversees Bethel’s community engagement and day-to-day operations including (but not limited to): Helping lead congregational outreach and evangelism; Communications and social media; Facility management; General office duties; 
  • Interested applicants should review the full job listing at http://www.bethellutheranchurch.org/job-opening/ 
  • Send resume and cover letter to pastor@bethel4all.org and minisong2@comcast.net.
  • Open until position is filled.

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Various Positions at Compass Housing Alliance

At Compass, our team is deeply driven by our mission, vision, and values and we seek to offer stability, growth, and community in all we do. Whether we work in direct service or in support of the mission in administration and operations, we’re all seeking to better our community. We’re looking to welcome people to our team that are passionate, skilled, and enjoy a little light-heartedness in their work environment. Consider joining our team - find a current listing of openings here: https://www.compasshousingalliance.org/employment/