January 2013 / February
Important reminder about background checks: Congregations are called to be safe places for all members, and every ELCA congregation is responsible to have established guidelines and policies protecting all members. When hiring church workers, please remember the importance of background checks. Your congregation should have official guidelines in place to safeguard members against abuse. For more information about background checks and guidelines: www.elca.org/backgroundchecks/
Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry (LMM), a not-for-profit social justice organization in Cleveland seeks a President/CEO. LMM serves and advocates with persons currently and previously involved in the criminal justice system, youth at risk, persons with disabilities, persons dealing with long-term care needs, and persons who are homeless. Position requires 15+ years social service experience in a non-profit/social services organization and 5+ years strategic leadership experience, demonstrated experience in strategic business planning and development, and expert leadership in working with and servicing diverse groups and individuals. Bachelor degree in social service or related field is required, Master degree preferred. Expressions of personal interest, and recommendations, held in strict confidence, may be directed to: Dan Deffet, Deffet Group, Inc., email: email@example.com.
Choir Accompanist. First, Strongsville is seeking an accompanist for its adult choir. Piano skills necessary, organ skills preferred. Responsibilities include a Wednesday night rehearsal and Sunday morning worship, autumn through spring. Inquiries with resume, cover letter and references may be sent to FirstMusicSearch@gmail.com. Submissions via US mail should be sent to First Lutheran Church, Attn: Music Search Team, 19419 Royalton Road, Strongsville, OH 44149. Questions should be directed to Pastor Chuck Knerem at 440-238-7890.
Choir Director. Trinity, Girard is seeking a person to direct, accompany and/or write CDs for their choir. Contact Carole at 330-766-2927 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Director of Music. Bethel, Boardman is seeking a director of music. Please send resume to Bethel Lutheran Church, 425 Crestview Drive, Boardman, OH 44512, Attention: Worship Committee.
Coordinator of Youth and Children’s Ministries. Holy Trinity, Canton is seeking a faithful and qualified person to serve as Coordinator of Youth and Children’s Ministries. This is presently a part-time position. Interested persons are invited to send a resume to Pastor Mark Williams, Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 2551 55th St. NE, Canton, OH 44721 or to email@example.com.
Organist Substitute Available. Matt Grittner, 13977 Trenton Oval, Strongsville 44136; 440-846-1006.