Job Openings

Position Opening: Choral Scholar at Gethsemane Church

Gethsemane Church in downtown Minneapolis is now recruiting a choral scholar (Bass) to enhance and strengthen the church's choir. Gethsemane is one of the oldest churches in Minneapolis and has a long history of excellent music in worship. We currently have choral scholars for two stipended positions, alto and tenor, and now are seeking a bass choral scholar. The commitment would be from September through Pentecost, and will involve two Wednesday evening rehearsals per month (7:00-9:00 PM), and, typically, three or four Sunday mornings per month that would include a rehearsal (8:45-9:45 AM) followed by the service from 10:00-11:15 AM. The stipend is $40.00 per Wed. rehearsal or Sunday rehearsal/service.

Singers with strong musical independence, superior sight-reading skill, and an appreciation for choral singing are invited to apply.

For further information or to schedule an audition, please contact David Lesniaski, Director of Music, at or at 612-206- 0729.


Position Opening: Rector, Calvary Episcopal Church, Rochester

Names are now being received for those feeling called to be the next Rector at Calvary Episcopal Church, Rochester 

Please visit the Office for Transition Ministry site for their portfolio and their website at for a wide array of further information about Calvary and who they are looking for as their next Rector.


To apply for this position, please send a cover letter articulating your sense of call and fit for the position, along with yourr resume and Transition Ministry Portfolio by November 4, 2016 to:

Canon Karen Olson
Missioner for Ministry
Episcopal Church in Minnesota
1730 Clifton Place, Suite 201
Minneapolis, MN 55403


Position Opening: Part-Time Director of Children's Ministries, St. Stephens Episcopal Church

Do you love children? Do you feel called to help families reclaim the transformative power of following the way of Jesus? Do you want to learn as much from children as you teach them? Would you like to walk with a faith community actively seeking to discern a new vision for ministries to children? St. Stephens is ready to do the deep, collaborative work of listening to God’s Spirit, who is constantly bringing new life among us. You can be a key leader in that visioning process, in addition to the important incarnational work of teaching and administering children’s programs. This person directs, administers, and teaches children’s programs on Sunday mornings and Wednesday nights. S/he will also be centrally involved in leading a team of lay people through discerning a new vision for children’s ministries.  See the full job description here.

To apply: Send resume to The Rev. Lisa Wiens Heinsohn, Assistant Rector, at  


Position Opening: Part-Time Children, Youth, and Family Faith Formation Assistant, St. John the Evangelist, St. Paul

This is the administrative, coordinating, and communications function of the Children, Youth, and Family Ministry. The CYF Assistant helps the ministry by establishing strong organizational systems and practices.To apply: Send resume to Children, Youth, and Family Minister Jean Hansen at, or mail to the church office at 60 Kent St., Saint Paul MN 55102.

Find the full job description here.


Position Opening: Director of Faith Formation, St. James on the Parkway, Minneapolis

The Faith Formation Director position at The Episcopal Church of St. James on the Parkway is a part-time lay staff position created to support the faith development of children ages pre-school through 12th grade in our church community. This position requires a flexible schedule with evening and weekend hours. Our church is a vibrant, welcoming, and inclusive home to diverse families, couples and individuals, all of whom are seeking a spiritual center. The position reports to the Rector of St. James and will work along with the Education Committee to provide a strong foundation in the Episcopal faith and to help foster in them wonder, curiosity and interest in learning about Christ and in themselves as Christians through numerous and diverse activities.

Find the full job description here. 

TO APPLY Please send a resume and letter of interest by September 30, 2016

Direct Mail: The Episcopal Church of St. James on the Parkway 3225 East Minnehaha Parkway Minneapolis, MN 55417 ATTN: Director Faith Formation Position



Position Opening: Faith Formation Director, St. Luke's, Rochester

We are seeking a Part-time Faith Formation Director (15 hours/week) who will grow and develop our Children’s and Youth Faith Formation programs. This is a salaried position, requiring a flexible schedule with evening and weekend hours. Our current Faith Formation Director will be available through August 31, 2016, to help train and work with the new part-time Faith Formation Director.

The position will be open until filled. To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to Karen Gould at

Job summary located here.