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Employment opportunities in Florida-Bahamas Synod and in Region 9

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Gateway Trinity Lutheran Church, Fort Myers, Florida

Seeking a DIRECTOR OF YOUTH AND FAMILY (full time)


Gateway Trinity Lutheran Church in Fort Myers, FL is seeking to hire a faithful, passionate individual who loves to work with children, youth and families. This person should have a heart for nurturing faith in children as well as strong planning and organizational skills in order to implement all aspects of a balanced Youth & Family ministry including spiritual formation, worship, fellowship and service. This position is full time and will require flexibility to work nights and weekends. Submit resume and three references (two professional, one personal) to Gateway Trinity Lutheran Church, 11381 Gateway Blvd, Fort Myers, FL 33913 or Minister of Discipleship, Jess Bunger at  A full job description can be downloaded at

Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Spring Hill, Florida


Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Spring Hill, Florida is seeking a part time (10 hours per week) Contemporary Music leader for the 9am Contemporary worship service.

Responsibilities include worship planning with the pastor, playing the piano/keyboard, recruiting volunteer instrumentalists and singers for the praise band and conducting weekly rehearsals.  Interested persons should contact the church at 352 683-9016.

Zion Lutheran Church, Groveland, Florida


The position of organist at Zion will entail playing organ/piano at our weekly service on Sunday mornings at 11:00 am.  We would wish that all applicants be familiar with the Lutheran liturgy and hymnody.  It is desired that the organist will gather with our small choir at 10:30 am prior to worship to rehearse any special music or anthems-but that expectation is at the applicant’s discretion.  Weekly remuneration would be $125 which could be raised to $150 depending on ability and qualifications. Vacation time will be negotiable. The applicant would be welcome to play at any weddings or funerals and any special liturgical events especially during Holy Week.

Candidates interested in this position should contact John Renn (Cell: 352-552-3860, Email: