|Faculty position in homiletics|
The Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago
The successful candidate will have a solid record in the teaching and practice of preaching, and possess a compelling research agenda in the area of preaching or a related field (e.g. Bible, practical theology, etc.). Active involvement in the church is an essential criterion, with preferential consideration given to ordained and rostered leaders of the ELCA and its ecumenical partners. LSTC seeks to foster gender, racial-ethnic and international diversity within its faculty. Women and representatives of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. Candidates should hold a PhD or its equivalent. Rank is open.
Responsibilities include teaching courses in preaching and other areas of expertise; preparing and advising students in candidacy for rostered ministries in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and in other church bodies; and working with students in all degree programs, including the ecumenical DMin and ACTS DMin in Preaching Program. This seminary values a collegial and collaborative approach to teaching, governance, and community life.
Please send a letter of application, CV, and three letters of recommendation to Dr. Benjamin M. Stewart, chair of the search committee, at firstname.lastname@example.org by Nov. 14, 2014. All materials should be submitted electronically.
|Associate Pastor Opportunity|
Holy Spirit Lutheran Church, a 29-year-old growing, relational and vital ELCA congregation in Palm Beach County, Florida, is seeking candidates for the position of Associate Pastor. This person will partner with the Lead Pastor in serving the church with fresh energy into its desired future by assuming significant leadership roles and responsibilities.
• 0-10 years of demonstrated leadership and ministry as an ordained pastor.
• Excellent communicator in preaching, teaching, speaking and writing.
• Masters of divinity degree from an accredited seminary or theological school accepted by the ELCA.
Please contact Connie Schmucker, Assistant to the Bishop for Leadership, Florida-Bahamas Synod, ELCA, at 407-620-8564 or Connies@fbsynod.org.
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