Careers

To post an opening on this page, please e-mail a short paragraph to neal@scsynod.com. Please notify us when the position is filled. Positions posts will be removed after one month.

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. All South Carolina congregations should have official guidelines in place (the deadline was the 2005 synod assembly) to safeguard members against abuse. Here’s a link to some helpful information for you.

Part-time Office Manager/Administrative Assistant – Bethlehem, Irmo

Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 10000 Broad River Road, Irmo, SC is seeking an individual to work with its ministerial staff and Church Office operations. This is a part-time hourly position averaging 16 hours per week. Compensation range, will be based on skills, qualifications and experience. This person must be able to work well with other staff as a team member in ministry, as well as relating well with congregational members and welcoming visitors. The applicant must have proficiency in office procedures, knowledge of office computers and copy equipment, software including Microsoft Office Word and Publisher, and experience with social media. Applicants will be self-motivated with a positive attitude, solid work ethic, and excellent written, verbal and organizational skills.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter outlining their interest in the position and the skills they possess along with a resume to Pastor Scott Holland at pastorscott@sc.rr.com. The description line for the email should read Office manager/Administrative Assistant.

(12/31/2017)

Full-time Coordinator of Disciple & Parish Services – Joy, Moore

Joy Lutheran Church in Moore, SC is seeking a full time Coordinator of Disciple & Parish Services. The position is responsible for using independent judgement to handle key day-to-day administrative, finance and Information Technology duties, as well as lead volunteer disciples in organizing multiple fellowship activities and events. This position coordinates the communication, office administration, and logistical duties to support the church. In addition, this position promotes hospitality and a welcoming spirit during Sunday mornings, week-day office hours, and other special events and services. Position is Full-Time, Sunday-Thursday. Medical Benefits provided. Submit resumes to Marla Rapley; mrapley@hkaa.com

(12/31/2017)

Part-time Organist – Pilgrim, Lexington

Pilgrim Lutheran Church, Lexington, SC, is seeking a part time organist. Responsibilities include one Sunday morning worship service (9AM) plus usual seasonal services. Instrument is a 3-manual Allen Renaissance. For additional information or to submit a resume, email Nancy Gibbons at nancy@wearepilgrim.com.

(12/31/2017)

Part-time Administrative Assistant/Bookkeeper – Faith, Batesburg-Leesville

Administrative Assistant/Bookkeeper Wanted. Seeking mature and organized individual with basic computer skills, good people skills, detail-oriented and able to handle confidential information. 20 hours per week, salary negotiable, background check required. Send resumé and references to Personnel Team, Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church, PO Box 2267, Batesburg-Leesville, SC 29070 or email to faithevangelicalpastor@gmail.com.

(12/31/2017)

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