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Youth Director
Korean Presbyterian Church of MN, Brooklyn Center, MN
Posted 11/20/14

Korean Presbyterian Church of MN is looking for a Youth group director who can:

1. Perform spiritual duties of worship leadership, preaching and administration, bible study for the youth group
2. Administer the Christian education program such as curriculum development, coordination, discipleship training, teacher training
3. Administer the youth program of the church such as mission and outreach, retreats and revival meetings, prayer meetings, etc.*

1. Seminary student or graduate
2. Energetic and enthusiastic leader
3. Good interpersonal skills, particularly with youth
(no need to know how to speak Korean language)* Work hours:
About 6 hours per week at the church regular base, plus special occasions such as lock-in's, outings, and retreats. *

$1,500/month, fixed amount* Application instructions:

Please submit a completed application to: cha-chiro@hotmail.comKorean Presbyterian Church of MN is mid-sized church with 350-400 adult congregational members. The youth group has 35-45 members. Youth group meets every Sunday at 11:00am and Friday 7:30pm. All Youth meetings are run in English.Korean Presbyterian Church of Minnesota
5840 Humboldt Ave N.
Brooklyn Center, MN 55430
website: www.kpcm.org

Youth Minister
Cedar United Methodist Church, Ham Lake, MN
Posted 11/14/14

Cedar United Methodist Church in Ham Lake is looking for a seminary student to be their youth minister. Work on Sunday mornings into the early afternoons. Denominational affiliation is not important. Pastor Grant Tanner is currently working on securing money for the paid position; compensation is yet to be determined. If interested, please call Pastor Grant Tanner, 651.355.4994.

Music Ministry - Part-time

Music Director
Living Spirit United Methodist Church, Bloomington MN
Posted 11/25/14

Living Spirit United Methodist Church, a multi-racial, urban congregation, is seeking an experienced part-time Music Director. Primary responsibilities include accompanying Sunday morning and special services, directing ensembles of varied level of experience, and collaborating with the pastor to plan energetic, vibrant worship. The ideal candidate is a gifted pianist/keyboardist with vocal skills who is able to play a variety of music (spirituals, gospels, traditional hymns, praise songs) and work with people from a variety of cultural and musical backgrounds.

For more information and a detailed job description, please contact Living Spirit at sprt@livingspiritumc.org or call the church office at 612-721-5025. Deadline to apply: January 15, 2015.

Contemporary Worship Team Leader
St. John's Lutheran Church, Kasson MN
Posted 10/28/14

St. John's Lutheran Church of Kasson, MN is looking for a contemporary worship team leader/keyboardist for youth and adults with the following qualifications:

Community worship services are held on Wednesday nights and Sunday mornings.For more details on this position contact Pastor Randy Fett, 507.634.7110, rfett@stjohnskasson.org

Pastoral Ministry - Part-time

Casual-call Chaplain
Northfield Hospital & Clinics, Northfield MN
Posted 11/4/14

Northfield Hospital & Clinics in Northfield, Minnesota is seeking a casual-call chaplain to provide ongoing backup to meet spiritual care needs when our staff chaplain is unavailable. The chaplain provides or facilitates regular spiritual care in our 40-bed skilled nursing facility, home hospice program, and oncology setting, and as needed in any of the hospital departments.

While casual-call positions have no regular schedule or guaranteed hours, in the spring of 2015 our staff chaplain will be on a leave for a period of 3 months (March, April, and May, 2015). During that period, the casual-call chaplain will increase hours (up to 20 hours/week) to fill in for the leave. The work schedule can be flexible, as long as the chaplain is available to provide a Sunday service in our skilled nursing facility. (Currently the Sunday service is held in the later afternoon.)

Click for the full job description.

If you have questions about the position, you may contact me directly. To learn more about Northfield Hospital & Clinics, please visit our website at www.northfieldhospital.org. To apply or to view the posted position online, click on the “careers” tab on the website, then click on “current opportunities/online application.”

If you have questions about the position contact:
Susan Lohmann, MSW, LICSW
Director of Social Services
Northfield Hospital & Clinics
2000 North Avenue
Northfield, MN 55057

Namekagon Congregational Church (UCC), Earl (Springbrook) Wisconsin
Posted 6/30/14

Namekagon Congregational Church in Earl/Springbrook, Wisconsin, seeks a part-time pastor for their congregation of about 20 members. The church would consider hiring a seminary student for this interim, part-time position.

They seek a pastor to:

Overnite accommodations can be arranged. Pay is $16,000 per year and travel expenses are paid.

Please contact Rebecca Johnston, Interim Associate Conference Minister to the North, Wisconsin UCC, with questions or to apply: 920.918.3654 or email rjohnston@wcucc.org.

Peace and St. Paul's UCC, Minnesota Lake MN

Posted 6/26/14

Peace and St. Paul's UCC are seeking a Pastor to fill their yoked churches. Peace UCCis in the town of Minnesota Lake; St.Paul’s UCC is 3 ½ miles southeast of Minnesota Lake in the country. A town of 690, located about 30 miles south of Mankato on Highway 22. They are small churches, with attendance in each church any where from 25 to 40, but have around 100 active members in each church. Peace has a parsonage that is vacant and is available to the pastor.
Salary to be determined.

For more information, or to apply, please contact Ardis Grunzke, President of Peace UCC, by email, grandmag@bevcomm.net

Maple Grove Hospital, Maple Grove MN

Posted 6/24/14

Maple Grove Hospital is recruiting for a part-time chaplain position. This is an exempt, .6, benefit eligible position primarily scheduled to work afternoons/evenings and alternating weekends. Click for a complete job description (PDF).

All interested candidates should apply online

Questions should be directed to:
Joel Jueckstock | Spiritual Care Supervisor
Maple Grove Hospital
9875 Hospital Drive
Maple Grove, MN 55126
O: 763-581-1552 | P: 612-264-5168

Chaplain - Casual
Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC), Minneapolis MN
Posted 4/4/14

Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) offer employment opportunities in a variety of settings, including our downtwon Minneapolis hospital and clincis, and neighborhood clinics throughout the metro area. We are commited to creating a culturally competent and inclusive work and care environment for patients, families, and staff, and we encourage interested applicants with bilinugal and bicultural skills to apply for positions at HCMC.

Current opening is casual/on-call; not-benefit eligible



More information is available on HCMC's careers page.

Miscellaneous - Part-time

Church Office Support Person
St. Peter's United Church of Christ, 111 Orleans St E, Stillwater
Posted 11/21/14

Church Office Support Person wanted immediately at St. Peter’s United Church of Christ, 111 Orleans St. E. in Stillwater.

Experience with Microsoft Word, Publisher and Excel expected; knowledge of computerized accounting programs and OneDrive a plus. Ability to operate copier and scanner, create promotional flyers and do updates of church website desired. Averages four hours/week, schedule to be negotiated with qualified individual (no weekends). Ability to work independently and flexibility needed.

Please send resume to office@stpetersstillwater.org. by Nov. 26, 2014.

Program Coordinator
Twin Cities Houses of Hospitality, Minneapolis/St. Paul MN
Posted 11/21/14

Twin Cities Houses of Hospitality (TCHH) seeks a Program Coordinator. The Program Coordinator manages the housing, provides support and mentoring to the participants including attending to interpersonal needs, recruits and coordinates volunteers and participants, coordinates community programming and is a key voice in fundraising and strategic planning efforts.

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Please send resume and cover letter to tchousesofhospitality@gmail.com. Applications accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled, with a priority deadline of December 10, 2015.

Hospice Companion
St. Croix Hospice - various locations throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin
Posted 10/22/14

Do you enjoy visiting with others and making a difference? St. Croix Hospice is looking for compassionate people to spend time with terminally-ill patients. Training is provided! Flexible visiting options. Have a therapy animal? Pet Therapy Opportunities are available. Various locations to choose from throughout Minnesota and Western Wisconsin. Click for a complete job description.
Contact Amanda Shold, Volunteer Coordinator
ashold@stcroixhospice.com, 612.718.7653

Occasional Childcare Worker
Michael Servetus Unitarian Society, 6565 Oakley Drive NE, Fridley, MN 55432

Posted 10/14/14

Part-time nursery care attendant wanted for Sunday church services and other weekend and evening church events as needed in Fridley.
$10.00 per hour to start.
Contact Laurie Young for more information or to apply: 651.269.0362

Hospice Volunteer
Brighton Hospice, St. Louis Park, MN
Posted 8/12/14

Be a Hospice volunteer and make a difference! Brighton Hospice is looking for more volunteers to visit with our families. You too can offer your gift of compassion and presence at a very poignant moment in people’s lives. Only a few hours of training is
required and the schedule is flexible.

Chaplain Howard Dotson 612.666.3277
Brighton Hospice
5775 Wayzata Blvd
St Louis Park, MN 55416

Private home in Maple Grove, MN
Posted 5/27/14

Caregiver needed for sweet, humorous, kind 89 year old male senior living in daughter's home. Client is mobile, but needs assistance in transfer, toileting and showering.

Regular 12 hour shifts (9 pm to 9 am/9am-9pm) and 24 hour shifts needed (Wed., Fri, and Sundays - 9 am-9pm) as well as need for on call assistance when possible.


Professional, organized structure in comfortable home in Maple Grove

Send resume and letter of interest to knottayachta@gmail.com

Administrative Assistant
Thompson & Associates, Fridley, MN

Posted 5/21/14

Part-time administrative assistant, flexible hours, competitive salary. Proficient with Outlook 2014, Office 365, Office 2014, Dropbox (or other cloud software), Adobe, computer / software organization and management, office organizing, scanning, printing, filing, writing, preparing reports and tracking with a strong orientation for and attention to details. Must treat and keep large volumes of information confidential.

Computer tech background along with administrative assistance experience and good writing skills are strong pluses. Experience working in a law or planned giving office a plus but not required.

Thompson & Associates provides values-based estate and charitable planning for friends, volunteers and donors of nonprofit organizations. This is a comprehensive and detailed process. This position is responsible for providing the support and administrative services, systems and tracking for this work.

Estimated hours at the start, 4 to 10 hours per week. This could grow as business grows. Work in my home office or yours. If your office, you will need to currier materials between your office and my office. Location, Fridley / Columbia Heights, ½ mile south of 694 and between Silver Lake Road and Central Avenue. Contact Gary Hargroves at: gary@ceplan.com or 763.242.2228.

Christian Education - Full-time
Youth Ministry - Full-time

Director of Families with Youth
Advent United Methodist Church, Eagan MN

Posted 9/16/14

Position Purpose:
The Director of Families with Youth will support and enable youth and families to grow spiritually and foster lifelong discipleship. Primary responsibilities include coordinating all events and activities with youth grades 6- 12.



Compensation: Based on experience and qualifications.

Please send a resume and cover letter, including experience, and four references to:

Advent United Methodist Church
Attn. Rev. Rory Swenson
3944 Lexington Avenue
Eagan MN 55123

Music Ministry - Full-time
Pastoral Ministry - Full-time

Senior Pastor
Zion Evangelical United Church of Christ, St. Joseph, Michigan

Posted 11/14/15

Zion Evangelical United Church of Christ, located in St Joseph, Michigan is looking for a fulltime senior pastor. This position is an excellent opportunity for a compassionate, visionary leader who truly appreciates a very passionate, team oriented, hard-working congregation. With over 100 years of history, Zion offers a unique opportunity for an individual with energy and enthusiasm to lead us in growing our congregation and serving our community.

The church and parsonage is located in the beautiful community of St Joseph in southwest Michigan on the southeastern shore of Lake Michigan. Membership last year was 157.

If you are an individual who has self-confidence in your faith and leadership abilities to help us leave a legacy that our congregation can proudly pass on to the next generation, then we want to talk to you about your calling. More information about the position can be obtained by contacting Carol Dent.

Contact Person: Carol Dent
Email carolmdent@hotmail.com
Phone 269.849.3483

Ministry Opportunity: Youth, Young Adults and Modern Worship
First United Church of Christ, Quakertown, Pennsylvania
Posted 10/6/14

First UCC, Quakertown seeks a person called, gifted, and trained to work with youth, young adults, and modern worship. Deep faith in Jesus Christ as savior, teacher, and example is vital.

We prefer someone who is recently graduated, available full time, and who, either now or in the future, desires to seek ordination. There is a great opportunity to grow and create in a supportive, encouraging, and exciting environment.

Theologically, we are Bible centered with a strong commitment to grow in faith and numbers as Jesus commissioned us. We take a moderate position on areas of strong social debate, we discourage political advocacy, and we honor diverse opinions among individuals. In preaching, teaching, and practice we emphasize love, faith, service, and Christ-like behavior - attributes that churches are uniquely called upon to proclaim and provide. Please visit our web site, www.firstucc.net, for more detailed information.

We have about 450 members with 145 in our Sunday worship. We have a central location in Quakertown, one block from the high school, and excellent physical facilities. We have a husband and wife as senior co-pastors, a full time administrative assistant, and 11 part time staff.

Our youth group, 7th through 12th grade, has about a dozen active members and an equal number of sometimes-participating members. Responsibilities for youth will include regular group meetings, Christian teaching, mission trips, retreats, bonding, planning, individual growth in faith and practice, and spiritual guidance during the transition from youth into adulthood.
Responsibilities for young adults will include creating programs for college students, those beginning careers, and those beginning families. This person will be able to initiate such programs, create small groups, and provide spiritual guidance during this time of challenge and transition into adult roles.

We have begun a monthly Saturday worship service that is informal, intimate, modern, and interactive. The music is upbeat and contemporary. Responsibility in this area will be to help us increase frequency to every Saturday and to initiate similar worship at other times. This person will be able to be a worship leader and will feel a strong call to bring in the young and the unchurched. Ability to participate in music and to use technology are strong pluses.

If you see a possible fit with your goals, we would very much like to be in contact with you. Give us a call or send an e-mail. Or, if you prefer, you can send a cover letter and resume, either hard copy or e-mail, to [Douglas Donigian, First UCC, 151 South 4th Street, Quakertown, PA 18951] or [pastordoug@firstucc.net]. Phone inquiries can be made at 215.536.4447.

Friendship Village of Bloomington, 8100 Highwood Drive, Bloomington, MN 55438
Posted 9/30/14

Friendship Village of Bloomington, a premier continuing care retirement community, seeks a FT Chaplain to plan, coordinate and facilitate spiritual care. We are a vibrant community where residents enjoy connecting and learning. Position conducts/coordinates a broad range of spiritual programs to serve all denominations and faith expressions. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: leading services, Bible studies, Memorial services, support groups, and counseling. Schedule is Sunday – Thursday and comprehensive benefits are available. Masters of Divinity or Masters in Theology, and Ecclesiastical Endorsement required, CPE units completed or in progress, Board certified Chaplain preferred. Must have a minimum of three years of pastoral ministry in a senior environment and spiritual counseling experience. For consideration, please apply on-line at Friendshipvillagemn.com. E.O.E.

Senior Minister
North Shore Congregational Church, Fox Point Wisconsin

Posted 9/16/14

North Shore Congregational Church seeks a Senior Minister. Their current Senior Minister, Karl Schimpf is retiring after over 30 years of serving North Shore Congregational Church. The church, founded in 1949, is an active, vibrant congregation pursuing their mission "to grow and deepen Christian discipleship in a faith community guided by the Holy Spirit". Membership of over 500 allows NSCC to have significant Youth and Adult Ministry programs, including Summer Bible Camp, Sunday School, Movie Nights, Advent Festival, Confiramtion and Stephen Ministry. Benevolence programs assist national and international missions, and their outreach programs touch the lives of hundreds, even thousands in the local community. Worship is held in a beautiful, well-maintained complex in a wooded area of Fox Point, located on Milwaukee County's North Shore, bordered on the east by Lake Michigan, the west by Interstate 43, the north by the Village of Bayside, and the south by the Village of Whitefish Bay. They have a very strong existing ministerial, music, support and custodial stff, and a long list of volunteers, which round out a wonderful well-respected church home.

Contact Mellisa Block, Corresponding Secretary, with interest in the position: BBlock1@wi.rr.com

Miscellaneous - Full-time

Congregational Engagement Coordinator
Beacon Interfaith Housing Collaborative, St. Paul MN
Posted 11-12-14

Beacon Interfaith Housing Collaborative (Beacon) has posted a new full-time position for a Congregational Engagement Coordinator at their Administrative Office in St. Paul. The best way to see the position and a detailed description of what they are looking for is through their website careers page:


Beacon Interfaith Housing Collaborative
2610 University Avenue West, Suite 100,
St. Paul, MN 55114

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