The following are job opportunities available at congregations and ministry partners throughout the South Dakota Synod. If you would like to add a job opening to the list, please email it to news@sdsynod.org.

Job Postings

Receptionist – First Lutheran Church, Sioux Falls

The Receptionist serves the church as an ambassador of goodwill for the congregation as the first contact for guests and/or callers to the church, maintains and oversees the facility calendar, and supports the administrative functions of all ministry areas. For more details and information on how to apply, see the full job description here.

Business Administrative Assistant – Lutheran Church of Our Redeemer, Watertown

This position serves as the church office receptionist and is responsible for carrying out timely communication in various methods. Excellent face-to-face communication skills and a working knowledge with Microsoft Office are a necessity, with a willingness to learn other computer programs utilized by the church.This is a full-time position Monday through Friday with a competitive salary and benefits.Applications can be picked up in the church office or printed off of our website: www.lcoorwatertown.org/jobopenings . Return completed application and resume to LCOOR 2001 2nd St NW, Watertown, SD 57201 Attention: Jodi Spilde. Position is open until filled.

Ministry Associate – Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Sioux Falls

Holy Cross Lutheran Church is looking for a vibrant individual who will relate to and faithfully lead youth, parents, staff, congregation members, and friends with respect, trust, open communication, confidentiality, and professionalism as a Ministry Associate. The Ministry Associate will work closely with pastors to create, implement, and lead faith formation experiences for youth. The Ministry Associate will also provide administrative support to pastors, staff, church council, and ministry teams by conducting and organizing administrative duties and activities including receiving and handling of information. As a full-time employee, the expectation is to have a set schedule of office hours Monday through Thursday with an emphasis on hours during church youth programs.

For more information, please contact Pastor Lando Anderson (605-362-1947 or landoa@holycrosslutheranchurch.org).

Financial and Facility Support Staff – Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, Sioux Falls

Gloria Dei Lutheran Church is a dynamic ministry. We are seeking an individual who is passionate about ministry and working on a team to accomplish the mission of Christ. We are seeking a part-time support staff member to assist in finance, accounting, and office duties. Good organizational and computer skills, attention to detail and accuracy, and ability to maintain confidentiality are required. General accounting and accounts payable experience preferred. This individual will work with the Business/Facility Administrator and Office Administrator, 14-20 hours per week. Is this part-time position for you? Check out www.gloriadei-sd.org/employment, your resume constitutes an application.

Email resume or questions to holly.brunick@gloriadei-sd.org.

Pianist and/or Organist – St. John’s American Lutheran Church, Sioux Falls

St. John’s is seeking a part-time Organist and/or Pianist for its Saturday evening worship service, starting immediately.   If you are interested, or know of someone who could play for this weekly service, please contact the church office at 605-336-3253.   Pay will be dependent on experience.

Faith Community Nurse – Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, Sioux Falls

Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Sioux Falls, SD, is currently accepting applications for the position of Faith Community Nurse.  This is part-time position, approximately 24 hours per week, with a flexible schedule and occasional weekend hours.  The Faith Community Nurse will work closely with the Pastor of Spiritual Care and the Spiritual Care team to facilitate a whole-person approach to the spiritual, emotional, and physical wellbeing of those in our care.  We seek to hire a Licensed Registered Nurse with at least three years nursing experience to work within a large ELCA congregation with an established Faith Community Nursing program.  Bachelor’s Degree preferred.  For more information contact Pr. Timothy Lemme at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church at 605-336-2942, or by email to, tlemme@oslchurch.com.

Director of Youth and Family Ministry – West Nidaros Lutheran Church, Crooks

West Nidaros Lutheran Church is looking for a faith filled person to connect our youth & families to Christ, our congregation and one another. We are hiring a 10-15 hour Director of Youth & Family Ministry to work primarily Wednesday & Sundays, with otherwise flexible hours. Resumes can be sent jared@westnidaros.org. Full job description can be found at westnidaros.org.

Sunday School Superintendent – Scandia Lutheran, Centerville

Scandia Lutheran is looking for a new Sunday School Superintendent. Please contact Courtney Blake at 605-212-3446 or Pastor Elan at 605-563-2458 for more details.