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Christian Education - Part-time

Director of Christian Education/ Youth Director
Congregational Church UCC, Rochester MN

Posted 2/2/15

The Congregational Church UCC Children’s Christian Education Director position has the overall responsibility to plan and implement the educational program of the church. The Christian Education Director provides vital, fun, creative and safe faith based learning and spiritual growth experiences for our Children's Programs. This person is part of the church staff and is responsible for Sunday morning and weekly activities for our Christian Education program. The Christian Education Director is part of the church staff and is responsible to create a welcoming educational setting and recruit, direct, train and support the volunteer teachers for Sunday morning Christian Education Hour, worship experiences and seasonal events. As CE Director, this person will work with the Pastoral Staff, Christian Education Committee and volunteer leaders to engage the children and teens in Sunday worship, gatherings and the life and ministry of the church.

Congregational Church, United Church of Christ
974 Skyline Drive
Rochester, MN  55902
For more information, contact 507.289.4581

Youth Ministry - Part-time

Children and Youth Coordinator
Judson Memorial Baptist Church, Minneapolis, MN

Posted 1/8/15

Reports to: Personnel Committee, Christian Education Committee and Pastor
Position Overview: Alongside the support of the Children's Education Committee and staff, the Children and Youth Coordinator is responsible for creating and implementing stimulating, creative and faith-based spiritual programming for Judson children and youth. This is a 20 hour/week salaried position with flexible hours.



Expectations and Requirements:

Judson Memorial Baptist Church is a liberal American Baptist Church which describes itself as Relational, Inclusive, and Creative congregation. Although welcomed, neither advanced theological education nor membership in an American Baptist Church are prerequisites.
Please send a cover letter and resume to Bob Clague, Personnel Committee chair: rclague@comcast.net

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

Director of Music Ministry
Cherokee Park United Church, St. Paul MN
Posted 1/26/15

Position Description: Cherokee Park United Church is seeking a person to serve as a part time Director of Music Ministry/Accompanist who is enthusiastic about a creative blend of traditional and contemporary/world music. The director will work with a choir of approximately 18 members and support volunteer cantors in leading the congregation in a variety of sung responses and other service music. We are seeking a candidate who embraces the congregation’s commitment to theological openness, justice commitment, gender inclusiveness, antiracism and a full welcome of LGBT members and friends.

Worship is at 10:15 a.m. from September through May and 9:30 during the summer. Choir rehearsals are on Wed. eve. Cherokee Park United Church, located on St. Paul’s West Side, is affiliated with the United Church of Christ and the Presbyterian Church U.S.A.  Cherokee Park United Church welcomes the applications of persons of any ethnic origin, race, gender or sexual orientation. The position is open until filled. Salary is commensurate with qualifications & responsibilities.

Qualifications:  Must be able to direct a choir and provide leadership for congregational singing.  Strong accompanist and able to play organ for congregational hymns. B/A./B.S. Music or equivalent level of proficiency.    

Send resumes to Pastor Tim Johnson - Cherokee Park United Church, 371 W. Baker St., St. Paul, MN 55107. References are requested.  For more information please call Pastor Tim Johnson at 651-227-4275 or email at cpuc@usfamily.net. For more information about Cherokee Park United Church go to www.cherokeeparkunited.org. Deadline to apply: May 1, 2015.

Pastoral Ministry - Part-time

Director of Worship and Outreach
Forest Hills United Methodist Church, Forest Lake MN

Posted 3/20/15

Forest Hills United Methodist Church (FHUMC) in Forest Lake (a northern suburb of the Twin Cities) is seeking to hire a three-quarter time Director of Worship and Outreach.

The position will have primary responsibility over the ways our congregation engages in worship. This includes crafting worship experiences–in conjunction with the pastor and worship team; supervising, training, and cultivating individual musicians and groups; providing leadership, vision, and ministry direction as a person on staff; and oversight of the resources of worship, such as budgets, technology, and ministry plans. It is our church’s belief that corporate worship is both essential for the congregation and an important way our congregation engages with the wider community. Therefore we also want this person to help our congregation with outreach. This component of the position will be crafted around the talents and abilities of the person hired.

FHUMC is a Bible-based United Methodist congregation in Forest Lake, MN. We worship about 110 on Sundays in one worship service. We are seeking to grow our corporate worship experiences to multiple services, perhaps not all on Sunday mornings. Currently a praise-style worship team (“Sanctify”) leads worship each week. It consists of two paid musicians, four regular volunteers, and a number of other rotating volunteers. The worship team currently rehearses Wednesday evenings for an hour and a half, and Sunday mornings for an hour before worship. We also host a number of special worship services, such as on Thanksgiving Eve, Christmas Eve, Ash Wednesday, Holy Week, and other occasions.

We wish to consider a student who is nearing the end of his or her degree program. We are planning to offer a three-quarter time position from May 2015 through May of 2016. By summer of 2016 we would consider expanding this to a full-time position if the person is a good fit and the worship ministries are growing.

Qualifications we are looking for include

Those seeking to open a discussion about this ministry position are invited to send a resume and letter of interest to Rev. David Werner at foresthills.pastor@gmail.com, or call at 651-464-5249.
Job posting open until April 30, 2015

For the contract: 
33 Hours per week expected
$25,200 Annual salary, paid out twice a month, on the 15th and last day of the month
$2,600 Benefit: either tax sheltered retirement benefit or non-tax sheltered health insurance
$400 Continuing Education
$300 Mileage
Office on site
Expected attendance: 50 Sundays per year, all special services, and most rehearsals

Pastoral Care Associate
Saint Therese of New Hope, 8000 Bass Lake Rd, New Hope MN 55428

Posted 2/26/15

Saint Therese of New Hope is looking for someone who would be willing to lead worship at 10:30 on Sunday mornings. This could be a "job share" with at least two others. Saint Therese of New Hope serves seniors of all faiths and would like to continue to provide an ecumencial worship service for those who are Christian, but not of the Catholic Faith. In the past, the Pastoral Care Associate coordinated a rotation schedule for Northbridge and St. Therese of New Hope, offering a Protestant worship service on Thursday mornings, led by a variety of pastors from surrounding congregations. If you are interested, please contact Sister Shirley Nohner, Manager of Campus Pastoral Care, shirleyn@sttheresemn.org or call 763.531.5024.

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

Miscellaneous - Part-time

CSC Coordinator
Mounds View Community Support Center, New Brighton MN
Posted 2/25/15

The Community Support Center (CSC) is a network of faith partners, social service workers, and businesses working together to prevent homelessness by connecting neighbors to existing resources and providing them with long term support. The Coordinator and volunteers meet one‐on‐one with individuals and families who reach out to, or are referred to, the MV-CSC; create a welcoming space for participants to share their story, and help them find sustainable solutions.

Essential Characteristics:


Minimum requirements:

Contact:  E-mail resume to Community Support Center at cscnewbrighton@gmail.com.  No phone calls, please.
Hours and Location:
Full-time Non-Exempt .8FTE (32 hours – some occasional evening/weekend hours)
Located at Faith Christian Reformed Church
1600 Silver Lake Road NW
New Brighton, MN 55112

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

Ebenezer Minneapolis Campus
Posted 4/6/15

Ebenezer Minneapolis Campus currently has an opening for a fulltime Chaplain. This position is responsible for providing spiritual care and counsel for tenants and families, as well as providing Inter-faith religious services and small group devotions/Bible study.

The successful candidate will be Board Certified with 4 units of CPE with a minimum of one year experience.

If you are interested in joining our dedicated, dynamic team please submit your resume to jsich1@fairview.org, or fax to 612-879-2316 or mail to 2545 Portland Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55404.

The position involves chaplain care at two independent living 62+ apartments and one assisted living apartment on the Ebenezer Minneapolis Campus near 27th and Park Avenue in south Minneapolis. Some are HUD housing and some are market rate. The population represents the urban population of the neighborhood. Compassion, leadership, initiative and being a team player are core competencies needed.

Spiritual Care Coordinator
Heartland Hospice, Brainerd Lakes Area

Posted 1/27/15

There will be a full-time chaplaincy position opening in mid-February in the Brainerd Lakes Area (A.K.A. "Lake Woebegon"). Heartland Hospice (Brainerd Office) is a small agency serving a range of 30-60 clients. They will be looking for a full-time "Spiritual Care Coordinator" (40hrs/wk with benefits). The agency does not require BCC certification, but does require a MDiv or equivalent degree, and prefers a minimum of 2 Units of CPE. Contact Paul R. Anderson, Spiritual Care Coordinator/Chaplain, Heartland Hospice, Brainerd Office, prapilgrim@yahoo.com with questions about the position and direct those interested to the appropriate application process.

Organizational Chaplain
Goodwill, Menasha Wisconsin campus

Posted 1/5/15

Dottie Mathews (United alum, MDiv 2006) has been the Organizational Chaplain for Goodwill of North Central Wisconsin and the Leader of Goodwill's Circles of Care program since 2011 (after serving five years as the Associate Minister of the Fox Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship). Her work involves leading a team of five folks who support holistic workplace wellness for the 1400 team members working for Goodwill NCW. As she gets ready to retire next summer, Goodwill will be expanding the team and they will be hiring a full time workplace chaplain (who will cover the region offering spiritual care and emotional support at the various work sites). The "Power of My Work" document (job description) has more information about the position. If anyone is interested in learning more about this position, please contact Dottie at dmathews_gw@gwicc.org or 920-659-0106.   

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

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

Program Director
Glen Lake Camp and Retreat Center, 1102 Barnard St., Glen Rose, TX 76043
Posted 3/10/15

Glen Lake Camp and Retreat Center seeks a Program Director. Resumes will be accepted through April 01, 2015. Please send to employment@glenlake.org, Attention: Natalie Davidson.

Staff Purpose: The Program Director seeks to lead and serve as a faithful part of God’s work in and through the Ministry of Glen Lake. The Program Director serves on a ministry team dedicated and committed to a team approach to the ministry entrusted to us.

Job Summary: The Program Director seeks to provide expertise in the field of Christian Education and camp ministry. The Program Director leads a team of dedicated persons in order to provide safe, fun, and Christ- centered camp experiences.

Duties: (include but not limited to:)

Required qualifications:

Preferred qualifications:


The Program Director will adhere to the principles of confidentiality concerning the business of this ministry.

Glen Lake Camp and Retreat Center creates experiences where all people can encounter God’s love through teaching faith, restoring hope, and inspiring love for the transformation of the world.    


CSC Coordinator
Mounds View Community Support Center, New Brighton MN
Posted 2/25/15

The Community Support Center (CSC) is a network of faith partners, social service workers, and businesses working together to prevent homelessness by connecting neighbors to existing resources and providing them with long term support. The Coordinator and volunteers meet one‐on‐one with individuals and families who reach out to, or are referred to, the MV-CSC; create a welcoming space for participants to share their story, and help them find sustainable solutions.

Essential Characteristics:


Minimum requirements:

Contact:  E-mail resume to Community Support Center at cscnewbrighton@gmail.com.  No phone calls, please.
Hours and Location:
Full-time Non-Exempt .8FTE (32 hours – some occasional evening/weekend hours)
Located at Faith Christian Reformed Church
1600 Silver Lake Road NW
New Brighton, MN 55112

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