Pastor Support

Shepherd of the Lakes Evangelical Lutheran Church - Wolverine Lake, MI


Pastoral Support; Providing leadership that will strengthen the congregation’s relationship with Christ and one another through new and existing programs for faith formation.

Part Time, up to 20 hours per week

Cover Letter and local references required.

$15 per hour maximum w/quarterly reviews by Pastor w input from youth and education committee and council.

While hours are flexible, consistency is vital to building trusting relationships with congregation. Hours include a set weekly time onsite determined in advance and in cooperation with pastor.

Requirements: Responsible for and subject to ELCA doctrine and congregational policies.

Demonstrates consistent commitment to Christ and His church.

Possess organizational and leadership skills to facilitate family and youth programs including educational group activities.

Experience organizing fundraising activities.

Ability to work in a team environment.

Representation required at: Staff, Youth, Education Committee Meetings.

Must undergo Michigan CA/NR (child abuse/neglect central registry clearance) and youth protection training as determined by SOTL Council

Job Description: Adhere to guidelines as stated in SOTL Child Protection Policies and Procedures.

General Duties

  • Submit requests for supplies needed and any other expenses following the guidelines.
  • Meet weekly w Pastor and program staff to analyze and evaluate programs to maintain, create, encourage vibrant ministries.
  • Recruitment and training of volunteer leaders.
  • Assist in creation and administration of Christian education programs from a Lutheran perspective.
  • Good Interpersonal skills.
  • Aid the pastor in leading a vibrant family and youth ministry within the congregation.
  • Job focus includes areas of administration of Christian education, mission and outreach.

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $12.00 to $17.50 /hour