|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 email@example.com 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.
Full-time with benefits.
Global Health Ministries (GHM) is now accepting applications for Executive Director. We are a highly volunteer 501(c)(3) organization supporting Lutheran-based health care in over 30 countries. Twenty five years ago GHM started shipping medical equipment and supplies to international partners as well as granting funds to projects for Lutheran health programs. Increasingly, we are expanding our focus to help our partners build their capacity to sustain their health programs and deliver lasting, measurable improvements to community health. We have an annual income of over 3 million dollars from our donor base. Employee salaries and benefits, administration, and fundraising costs are a small percent of our income. With a paid staff of 6, we rely heavily on volunteers to accomplish our mission with 2,981 volunteers contributing nearly 13,000 volunteer hours in 2013. There is a board of 24 elected members. GHM has a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator.
Salary commensurate with experience; full benefits. Start date second quarter of 2015.
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