As ELCA Lutherans, we faithfully steward the gifts God has so abundantly given to us. Stewardship is so much more than money. It is about how we use all that God has entrusted to our care — our time, our talents and our treasures — to love God and love our neighbors, both inside and outside of the church walls and our homes.
Below are some stewardship resources you are invited to look at, also please contact Rev. Walter Baires, the Director of Evangelical Mission in the synod, to help with your stewardship conversations (firstname.lastname@example.org).
This position is responsible for our state-licensed locations in both Madison and Verona. The Director is responsible for the school’s management, operations, planning and implementation of preschool curriculum. Responsibilities include supervision and hiring of staff, licensing renewal, working with the church accountant, developing balanced budget and ordering supplies. Director will also teach as needed in the classrooms. Salaried position totaling 30 hours a week year-round. Must be at least 21 years of age, familiar with state licensing rules, have a Registry certificate or Educator’s license to verify education, meet qualifications outlined in WI Licensing Rules DCF 251, certified in CPR, Child CPR, AED and Shaken Baby Syndrome prevention training and pass a health and fingerprint check.
Position is 25 hours/week; $11-13/hour, commensurate with experience and skills. The job provides administrative support to the ministry of the pastor, staff and congregation and includes general office reception and administration duties, creating publications (weekly bulletins, monthly newsletter, etc.), managing church calendar and member information. Preferred candidates will be welcoming and organized, have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and Google applications and an ability to learn church database software. Knowledge of liturgical church calendar and practices extremely helpful.
ELCA rostered ministers are invited to join colleagues at the second Rostered Ministers Gathering, July 20-23 in Phoenix, Ariz., under the theme “Rekindle the Gift Within You” (2 Timothy 1:6).
Let this gathering be an opportunity for you to remember, reclaim, rekindle and revive yourself. Mark your calendars; early registration opens on Feb. 20. We welcome you to take part in this gathering with colleagues across the church for fellowship, renewal, continuing education, worship, Bible study and refreshment of your spirit.