Guidelines and Form for Job Postings

Click here for guidelines to posting jobs on the RSO/affiliated organizations open positions page.

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Positions requiring a called worker must be submitted to the District Office. We are unable to post such positions on this site.
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RSO/Affiliated Organizations - Job Entry Form
Name of the Position
Your Organization
Contact Name
Address 1
Address 2
Telephone Number
Email Address
DescriptionPlease enter a brief description of the main qualifications needed for this position
Date Posting Expires

I have read the guidelines for posting and understand them. This posting complies with those guidelines and I agree to comply with them. Pressing "Submit" signifies your acceptance and will post your job when approved by the Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod.

Guidelines for Posting Positions
  1. Congregations, RSO's, affiliated organizations of the LCMS, and other synod entities and agencies are eligible to request to post positions that do not require an LCMS certified or rostered worker.
  2. Called positions for LCMS certified and rostered workers (pastors, teachers, DCE's, DCO's, deaconesses, parish directors of music, family life ministers, lay ministers and parish assistants) should be directed to the district president who provides ecclesiastical supervision for your congregation, school, or RSO or agency. Click here for district contact information.
  3. Job postings must have a deadline for submission of resumes and letters of interest. Postings may be extended from deadline; all that needs to be done is to ask that the listing be continued.
  4. All postings must have complete contact information for the organization posting the open position, including an email address. The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod cannot answer inquiries from interested parties or candidates about any position posted on this page.
  5. Posting of open positions will be based on a review by the Department of Human Resources of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod.
  6. The Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod will not be held liable for claims arising from use of this service, either from employers, candidates, employees or any other party.

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What is a Recognized Service Organization? Recognized Services Organizations are organizations described in and subject to the conditions set forth in Bylaw 14.03 of the Synod Bylaws. The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod makes no representations or guarantees about the fiscal solvency of financial responsibility of any recognized organization or for any services expressly or implicitly offered by it.

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