Entries by Jason Xiong

Property Manager (Middleton)

St. Luke’s in Middleton is looking for a new Property Manager who has experience with cleaning and maintaining the mechanical features of the church building; this includes the grounds surrounding the building and the cemetery. This involves working with other staff and volunteers, purchasing supplies, problem solving, and supervision of part-time custodial staff. They will also be responsible for room set ups and take downs for both the worshiping community and groups external to the church. Please contact Pastor Martha Butzier at mbutzier@stlukes-elca.org by submitting your resume.

Keyboardist (McFarland)

McFarland Lutheran Church is seeking an organist/pianist to provide music for 3 weekend worship services. This person would also accompany choir rehearsals one evening a week, and accompany choir performances on Sunday morning. The position is approximately 10-12 hours/week. Please contact Pastor Tim Dean at 608-838-3184 or tdean@mcfarlandlutheran.org for more information and to apply. 

Bell Choir Director (Beloit)

Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, Beloit, WI is looking for a part-time bell choir director. This individual would conduct weekly bell choir rehearsals from late August to early May and direct the bell choir in worship services once-a-month from September to May. Included is responsibility for working with staff in planning and organizing this ministry in line with the congregation’s mission. To apply or learn more about this position, compensation, and hours, please contact Pastor Tony Dusso at pastortony@oursaviorsbeloitwi.org or 608-362-0716.

Director of Youth Ministries (Madison)

Bethel Lutheran Youth Ministry (Middle and High School) exists to help young people live lives centered in Jesus Christ that is nurtured by engaging worship, service for peace and justice, development of friends and community, recreation and fun, varied spiritual practices, and exploration of relevant Biblical themes, characters and events. The goal of Bethel Youth Ministry is to enable young people to discover their own spiritual and religious voices, express their views and commitments, act in the world for peace and justice, and discover a sense of purpose in the good news of Jesus Christ. Interested people should submit a resume and references to Pastor Mike Brown at pastormike@bethel-madison.org.

Mission Moment: Young Adults in Global Mission

The ELCA encourages us to refer to this in a more meaningful way by calling it Mission Support. YOU are supporting the missions of the ELCA at all three expressions…your congregation, your synod and churchwide and we THANK YOU for your offerings. This mission moment shows how you are helping to raise up leaders through Young Adults in Global Mission (YAGM) through ELCA HUNGER FELLOWSHIPS.

Equipping the Saints: Sabbath

One of the tenets of the mission of the South-Central Synod of Wisconsin is to equip our leaders to carry out the work of the church.   As a part of that effort, we want to share resource material either recommended by synod council, synod staff or team leaders of our synod.  Each month we will […]

2019 ELCA Churchwide Assembly

The Churchwide Assembly is the primary decision-making body of the ELCA and gathers every three years. Nineteen leaders in our synod were elected at last year’s synod assembly to be voting members at the ELCA Churchwide Assembly to be held August 5 – 10 at the Wisconsin Center in Milwaukee. Learn more about the assembly by clicking below.

Administrative Assistant (Baraboo)

St. Paul’s is looking for an experienced office professional to cover administrative and secretarial duties.  This is a part time (30 hrs/ week) position with regular office hours: Monday – Thursday (9am-12; 1-4pm) and Fridays (9am-12).  Please contact Pastor Karen Hofstad @ pastor@stpaulslutheranchurch.us or 608-434-3397 with any inquiries or questions.  A detailed job description can be provided upon request.  Application deadline: Friday, August 16th.

Mission Moment: God’s Love Lets Us Retire!

Don’t let the word, “retirement,” fool you. In our beloved community of our synod, our retired clergy hardly stop moving when they retire. Retirement seems more like a state of mind than a slowing down. In fact, retired rostered ministers in our synod continue to serve in many different capacities and we are very grateful for that. But to them, it is about serving in a gentler way…taking sabbath as they need it…and choosing to serve in ways that feed their souls the most.