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  Regional Manager-Colorado
 Deployed / CO

Closing date: open until filled

Job Context Information

The Mission Investment Fund’s primary purpose is to support the establishment and growth of ELCA congregations, synods, and affiliated ministries. This is accomplished by providing loans, income producing investment opportunities and consultative services via the various products offered by the Mission Investment Fund

Job Purpose

The primary responsibility...

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Regional Manager-Colorado Religious Deployed / CO Regional Manager
  Coordinator for Global Service
 Chicago / ID

Job Context Information

On behalf of the ELCA, Global Mission stewards relationships with companions in every corner of the globe; funds long-term, sustainable health and development projects; responds to international disasters; listens to companion church bodies and supports companion priorities by sending global personnel and through program grants and leadership development opportunities; and receives the gifts of Christian

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Coordinator for Global Service Religious Chicago / ID Coordinator for Global Service
  Director, Gift Planning
 Chicago / IL

Job Context Information

The ELCA Foundation is a separately incorporated ministry of the ELCA that provides comprehensive giving opportunities for individuals and educational and support services in current gifts and deferred giving programs to congregations, synods and institutions of this church toward the goal of increasing resources for all the ministries of the ELCA.  The Foundation also offers opportunities for congregations and institutions of the ELCA to i...

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Director, Gift Planning Religious Chicago / IL Director, Gift Planning
  Accounting Manager – Endowment and Deferred Gifts Program
 Chicago / IL

Job Context Information

The ELCA Foundation works with the Mission Advancement (MA) unit of the churchwide organization to sustain and grow ministries of the ELCA. With the MA it is responsible for major gifts and deferred giving programs for individual donors and pooled investment opportunities for ELCA related ministries.

Job Purpose

This position is primarily responsible for managing the administration and accounting functions of t...

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Accounting Manager – Endowment and Deferred Gifts Program Religious Chicago / IL Accounting Manager – Endowment and Deferred Gifts Program
  Ecumenical & Inter-Religious Relations Coordinator
 Chicago / IL

This position is part of the Ecumenical and Inter-Religious Relations staff team in the Office of the Presiding Bishop.

Ecumenical and inter-religious relations shall be exercised by the Office of the Presiding Bishop. An executive for ecumenical and inter-religious relations, appointed by the presiding bishop, shall coordinate the ecumenical, inter-Lutheran, and inter-religious activities of this church, and shall recommend, through the presiding bishop, policies to...

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Ecumenical & Inter-Religious Relations Coordinator Religious Chicago / IL Ecumenical & Inter-Religious Relations Coordinator
  Manager of Donor Relations
 Chicago / IL

Job Context Information

The Mission Advancement unit is responsible for communicating with constituents and donors, handling marketing and public relations, and directing our current, deferred and major fund appeals in order to most effectively communicate around a clear identity and mission, while also motivating donors to respond with financial gifts.The work of the Mission Funding team includes: Global Church Sponsorship; ELCA World Hunger a...

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Manager of Donor Relations Religious Chicago / IL Manager of Donor Relations
  Sales and Marketing Coordinator
 Chicago / IL

Job Context Information

Strategic Communications is a team within the Mission Advancement unit responsible for planning and implementing effective and integrated communications, publications, public relations, marketing and digital media strategies for the churchwide expression of the ELCA.

The Content team within Strategic Communications is responsible for creating a unified storytelling platform for the...

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Sales and Marketing Coordinator Religious Chicago / IL Sales and Marketing Coordinator
  Accounting Manager – Operations & Budget
 Chicago / IL

Job Context Information

The ELCA Foundation works with the Mission Advancement (MA) unit of the churchwide organization to sustain and grow ministries of the ELCA. With the MA it is responsible for major gifts and deferred giving programs for individual donors and pooled investment opportunities for ELCA related ministries.

Job Purpose

This position is primarily responsible for managing the financial reporting and accounting functions ...

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Accounting Manager – Operations & Budget Religious Chicago / IL Accounting Manager – Operations & Budget
  Communications Specialist
 Chicago / IL

Job Context Information

Strategic Communications is a team within the Mission Advancement unit responsible for designing, planning and executing effective and integrated marketing, public relations and digital media strategies for the churchwide expression of the ELCA.

Job Purpose

Working as part of the Strategic Communications team in the ELCA, the Communications Specialist supports the growing base of major, mid-level, and regular do...

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Communications Specialist Religious Chicago / IL Communications Specialist
  Director for Meeting Management
 Chicago / IL

Job Context Information

The Director for Meeting Management serves as a member of the Management Team within the Office of the Secretary.

Job Purpose

The Director for Meeting Management supervises a Meetings Team of three staff that arranges and/or supports over 100 meetings hosted by the churchwide organization annually. The Director for Meeting Management is the organization’s primary contact and negotiator with travel, hotel and oth...

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Director for Meeting Management Religious Chicago / IL Director for Meeting Management
  Program Director for Events
 Chicago / IL

Job Purpose

Working in collaboration with seminaries, synods and ecumenical partners, this ELCA Global Mission position will lead the implementation of Glocal and other global mission educational events. This position also provides hands-on leadership for planning, monitoring and evaluation of missionary orientation and re-entry. This position assists with the development of mission formation educational materials.

Job Responsibilities

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Program Director for Events Religious Chicago / IL Program Director for Events
  Program Associate for ELCA Youth Gathering Communication and Administration
 Chicago / IL

Job Context Information

The ELCA Youth Gathering team and this position is part of the Domestic Mission Unit of the ELCA. Working with Lutheran and ecumenical partners, the Domestic Mission unit of the ELCA will accompany new and renewed congregations as centers for evangelical mission as they help bring people to a richer understanding of their baptismal vocational call to serve God’s mission in the world. It will partner with synodical and local systems to support t...

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Program Associate for ELCA Youth Gathering Communication and Administration Religious Chicago / IL Program Associate for ELCA Youth Gathering Communication and Administration
  IT Operations Technician
 Chicago / IL

Job Context Information

Information Technology (IT) provides technology services, support and solutions to drive the mission of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) and ensure that the data sources of the enterprise systems inform and support the strategic direction and intent of the churchwide organization.

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IT Operations Technician Help Desk / Technical Support Chicago / IL IT Operations Technician
  Program Director for Education and Curriculum Development
 Chicago / IL

Job Purpose

This ELCA Global Mission position directs the implementation of a new programmatic area that develops diversity and intercultural competencies for leaders identified by congregational and synodical partners. This position ensures the translation of existing educational content into curriculum and online learning platforms and drives the over...

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Program Director for Education and Curriculum Development Religious Chicago / IL Program Director for Education and Curriculum Development
  Manager for Events
 Chicago / IL

Job Purpose

This position is responsible for the production of ELCA Global Mission formation events from conception through to completion, including Glocal Gatherings. This person in this position relates to staff from across the organization as a manager of contracts for approximately 200 members of the global mission educator network members who resource these events.

Job Responsibilities

1. Manages thelogistics processes for each even...

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Manager for Events Religious Chicago / IL Manager for Events
  Budget and Accounting Analyst
 Chicago / IL

Job Context Information

On behalf of the ELCA, Global Mission stewards relationships with companions in every corner of the globe; funds long-term, sustainable health and development projects; responds to international disasters; listens to companion church bodies and supports companion priorities by sending global personnel and through program grants and leadership development opportunities; and receives the gifts of Christian witness from the global church to build ...

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Budget and Accounting Analyst Religious Chicago / IL Budget and Accounting Analyst
  Loan Closer/Processor
 Chicago / IL

Job Context Information

The Mission Investment Fund’s primary purpose is to support the establishment and growth of ELCA congregations, synods, and affiliated ministries. This is accomplished by proving loans, income-producing investment opportunities and consultative services via the various products offered by the Mission Investment Fund.

Job Purpose

The Loan Closer/Processor guides congregations and other ELCA ministries through the...

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Loan Closer/Processor Loan / Mortgage Chicago / IL Loan Closer/Processor
  Executive for Mission Funding and Gift Planning
 Chicago / IL

Job Context Information

The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) is currently finishing a successful five-year, $198-million campaign, the first of its kind in the church’s history. The campaign has allowed us to invest in infrastructure, build a major gifts program and strengthen our planned giving efforts. The new position of Executive for Mission Funding and Gift Planning will build on this momentum to develop a comprehensive mid-level, major and planned gi...

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Executive for Mission Funding and Gift Planning Religious Chicago / IL Executive for Mission Funding and Gift Planning
  Director for Evangelical Mission- Southeastern Pennsylvania Synod, ELCA
 Southeastern PA Synod / PA

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position represents the Domestic Mission (DM) unit in the territory of the Southeastern Pennsylvania Synod, and is responsible for engaging synodical leaders, structures and strategies in the formation and development of Congregational Vitality: "Communities of Jesus that nurture life-changing relationships with God, one another and the world," and reflects the purposes, principles and commitments of the synod, DM and the ELCA ...

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Director for Evangelical Mission- Southeastern Pennsylvania Synod, ELCA Religious Southeastern PA Synod / PA Director for Evangelical Mission
  Director for Evangelical Mission-Allegheny Synod
 Altoona / PA

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position represents the Domestic Mission (DM) unit in the territory of the Allegheny Synod, and is responsible for engaging synodical leaders, structures and strategies in the formation and development of Congregational Vitality: "Communities of Jesus that nurture life-changing relationships with God, one another and the world," and reflects the purposes, principles and commitments of the synod, DM and the ELCA as a whole. This...

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Director for Evangelical Mission-Allegheny Synod Religious Altoona / PA Director for Evangelical Mission
  Director for Evangelical Mission- South-Central Synod of Wisconsin
 South-Central Synod of WI / WI

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position represents the Domestic Mission (DM) unit in the territory of the South-Central Synod of Wisconsin - ELCA, and is responsible for engaging synodical leaders, structures and strategies in the formation and development of Congregational Vitality: "Communities of Jesus that nurture life-changing relationships with God, one another and the world," and reflects the purposes, principles and commitments of the synod, DM and t...

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Director for Evangelical Mission- South-Central Synod of Wisconsin Religious South-Central Synod of WI / WI Director for Evangelical Mission
  ELCA Coaching Coordinator
 Deployed / USA

Job Context Information

This position relates to the Congregational Vitality Team, Faith Formation Team and reports to the Director, DEM Relationships for a two-year term contract.

Working with Lutheran and ecumenical partners, the Domestic Mission unit of the ELCA will accompany new and renewed c...

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ELCA Coaching Coordinator Religious Deployed / USA ELCA Coaching Coordinator
  Pastor - Bratislava International Church
 Bratislava / Other

Location:

  • Bratislava, Slovakia

Assignment Includes:

Serving as pastor of Bratislava International Church

  • Hold English-language worship services and provide appropriate congregational ministries for the international and expatriate community, university and seminary, and the Evangelical Lyceum
  • Be available for pastoral care for those in the various groups who desire it
  • Establish pastoral relati...
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Pastor - Bratislava International Church Religious Bratislava / Other Pastor, ELCA, Slovakia, Missionary, Clergy, Ordained
  Central Europe Teacher Program
 Slovakia, Poland, Hungary / Other

Location:

  • Slovakia, Poland, Hungary

Assignment Includes:

  • Teach in a bilingual junior/senior high school. Emphasis is for conversational English teachers but math, science, and geography teachers are needed also. All instruction is in the English language.
  • Interpret and implement national and school mandated curriculum through personalized lesson plans
  • Prepare students for the end-of-school com...
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Central Europe Teacher Program Religious Slovakia, Poland, Hungary / Other ELCA, Teach, Global, Slovakia, Poland, Hungary
  LGHV - Dental Professionals - Tanzania
 Various / Intl

Lutheran Global Health Volunteers

Specialties:

  • Dentist
  • Dental Therapist
  • Dental Laboratory Technician

Assignment Includes:

  • Work alon...
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LGHV - Dental Professionals - Tanzania Dentist Various / Intl Dentist, Lutheran, Global, Health, Volunteers, LGHV, Tanzania, Dental Therapist, Healthcare
  LGHV - English Teacher - India
 Padhar / Intl

Lutheran Global Health Volunteers

Locations:

  • Padhar Hospital

Assignment Includes:

  • Work alongside Indian counterparts to teach English at College of Nursing and/or local community school for primary and secondary students.
  • Se...
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LGHV - English Teacher - India Education Padhar / Intl India, Lutheran, Global, Health, Volunteers, Healthcare, English, Teacher
  GMV - Teaching Assistant - Thailand
 Various / Intl

Global Mission Volunteer

Location:

  • Varied, Thailand

Assignment Includes:

  • Serve alongside a Thai teacher to teach basic English or other subjects, such as math or science, to K-12 grade students in one of 26 schools of the
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GMV - Teaching Assistant - Thailand Religious Various / Intl Teaching Assistant, volunteer, Thailand
  GMV - Agricultural Volunteer - Japan
 Nasushiobara / Intl

Global Mission Volunteer

Location:

  • Nasushiobara, Japan

Assignment Includes:

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GMV - Agricultural Volunteer - Japan Religious Nasushiobara / Intl Japan, Asia, volunteer, agricultural
  LGHV - Administrative and Healthcare Information Systems Consultant – India, Tanzania, Liberia
 India, Liberia, Tanzania / Intl

Lutheran Global Health Volunteers

Locations:

  • Mohulpahari Christian Hospital, India
  • Curran Lutheran Hospital, Zorzor, Liberia
  • Bunda Designated District Hospital, Tanzania
  • Ndolage Lutheran Hospital, Tanz...
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LGHV - Administrative and Healthcare Information Systems Consultant – India, Tanzania, Liberia RN or Healthcare Supervisor India, Liberia, Tanzania / Intl IT, Consultant, Administrative, Liberia, Tanzania, India
  LGHV - Physician (Various Specialties) - India and Tanzania
 Various / Intl

Lutheran Global Health Volunteers

Specialties:

  • Internal
  • Anesthesiology
  • Critical/Emergency Care
  • ENT
  • Surgery
  • OB/GYN
  • Pediatrics
  • Radiology

Assignment Includes:

  • Work alongside local counterparts in providing medical and surgical care to patients.
  • Assist medical staff as necessary to improve skills and enhance the care of patients ...
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LGHV - Physician (Various Specialties) - India and Tanzania Physician Various / Intl doctor, medical, ELCA, Tanzania, India, volunteer, LGHV, Lutheran
  Young Adults in Global Mission
 International / Intl

Application due February 15, 2019 for service beginning August 13, 2019.

A one-year, international service-learning and faith-formation opportunity in churches and social service ministries for young adults, ages 21-29.

Young adults serve alongside Lutheran companion church bodies and organizations in one of eleven country programs around the world, being shaped by the witness of our global neighbors in a cross-cultural journey of faith. For 2019, country programs are projecte...

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Young Adults in Global Mission Religious International / Intl Young, Adults, Global, Mission, YAGM
  Pastoral Associate to StARS & Pastor of St. Andrew's Congregation
 Cairo / Intl

Location:

  • Cairo, Egypt

Assignment Includes:

  • Congregational Duties

    • Leading regular worship services
    • Congregational leadership
    • Work toward the spiritual formation of all members
    • Church, financial, and property management, including staff supervision
    • Strengthening Word & Sacrament ministry among all congregations at St. Andrew’s
    • Working cl...
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Pastoral Associate to StARS & Pastor of St. Andrew's Congregation Religious Cairo / Intl Pastor, Slovakia, Europe, Church
  Pastor - Nairobi International Lutheran Congregation
 Nairobi / Intl

Location:

  • Nairobi, Kenya

Assignment Includes:

The major assignment of the Nairobi International Lutheran Congregation (NILC) Pastor is to serve with undivided spirit to both the Kiswahili and the English speaking groups with a wide knowledge of their background and self interests. They must be a uniting force in terms of service and attitude to the two groups.

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Pastor - Nairobi International Lutheran Congregation Religious Nairobi / Intl Pastor, ELCA, Kenya, Africa, Missionary, Clergy, Ordained
  English Teacher - Lutheran Theological Seminary
 Hong Kong SAR / Intl

Location:

  • Hong Kong SAR, China

Assignment Includes:

  • Assign incoming students to the appropriate English class(es) according to their levels of proficiency
  • Create lesson plans and teach classes at various levels
  • Assist with guidance on theological ...
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English Teacher - Lutheran Theological Seminary Religious Hong Kong SAR / Intl Missionary, Hong Kong, English, Teacher, Education, TEFL, ESL, Seminary, Asia
  ESL Teachers - Japan
 Kumamoto and Tokyo / Intl

Location: 

  • Kumamoto and Tokyo, Japan

Assignment in Kumamoto Includes: 

  • Co-teach with Japanese teachers in various classes, with a focus on English conversation.
  • Prepare lesson plans and teach classes full-time, up to 25 - 30 hours per week.
  • Parti...
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ESL Teachers - Japan Religious Kumamoto and Tokyo / Intl ESL, Teacher, Education, Japan, Asia, Church
  Communications Consultant - Kenya
 Nairobi / Intl

Location:

  • Nairobi, Kenya

Assignment Includes:

The Communications Consultant is responsible for fostering and maintaining relationships with the media, partner organizations, national ,and international institutions, governmental officials, staff of the Kenya Evangelical Lutheran Church (KELC) and membership. They are fostering greater awareness about KELC and facilitating opportunities for KELC to increase its visibili...

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Communications Consultant - Kenya Religious Nairobi / Intl Kenya, Africa, Communications, ELCA
  Regional Representative - Southeast Asia
 Hong Kong / Intl

Location:

  • Hong Kong with possibilities in Malaysia, Thailand, or Taiwan 
  • Work areas are China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Malaysia and Singapore; and beyond as assigned

Assignment Includes:

  • Steward ELCA’s relationships with companion churches and partners in Chinese language areas of Asia. Geographic and subject areas of responsibility may extend beyond this at a later stage. 
  • Extend theological ed...
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Regional Representative - Southeast Asia Religious Hong Kong / Intl ELCA, Church, Asia, China, Chinese, Malaysia
  GMV - College Professor - Theology Department
 Managua / Intl

Global Mission Volunteer

Location:

  • Managua, Nicaragua - Inter-Ecclesial Center of Theological and Social Studies (CIEETS)

Assignment Includes:

  • Give classes in ei...
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GMV - College Professor - Theology Department Religious Managua / Intl volunteer, Nicaragua, Managua, professor
  LGHV - Nurse (Various Specialties) - India and Tanzania
 Various / Intl

Lutheran Global Health Volunteers

Specialties:

  • Nursing Education
  • Critical/Emergency Care
  • Outpatient
  • Medical Wards

Assignment Includes:

  • Assist nursing department to improve skills and enhance the care of patients throughout the hospital and ...
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LGHV - Nurse (Various Specialties) - India and Tanzania RN or Healthcare Supervisor Various / Intl Nursing, Tanzania, India, LGHV, Lutheran, Volunteers
  LGHV - Medical Professionals - India and Tanzania
 Various / Intl

Lutheran Global Health Volunteers

Specialties:

  • Biomedical Equipment Engineer
  • Laboratory Technician

Assignment Includes:

  • Training and management of laboratory services within the hospital.
  • Assist laboratory department to improve skills and enhance the care of pat...
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LGHV - Medical Professionals - India and Tanzania Skilled Trades Various / Intl Lutheran, Volunteers, Engineer, Laboratory
  GMV - Seminary Professor - Various Locations
 Various / Intl

Global Mission Volunteer

Locations and Specialties:

  • Cairo, Egypt - Christian History or Christian-Muslim Encounters
  • West Beirut, Lebanon - Old Testament
  • Pematangsiantar, Indonesia - Missiology and Practical Theology
  • Lae, Papua New Guinea - Church History, Dogmatics/Theology, Bible
  • Chennai, India - Chu...
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GMV - Seminary Professor - Various Locations Education Various / Intl Professor, Seminary, Education, Volunteer, India, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, Lebanon, Egypt
  GMV - College Professor or Staff - Lithuania
 Klaipeda / Intl

Global Mission Volunteer

Location:

  • Klaipeda, Lithuania

Assignment Includes:

  • Serve as a teacher at the Lithuanian Christian College. Possible needs include English, business, economics, history, philosophy, sociology, psychology or German.
  • Serve as staff at the Lithuanian Christian Coll...
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GMV - College Professor or Staff - Lithuania Education Klaipeda / Intl Lithuania, Volunteer, College, Professor, Administration,
  GMV - English Teacher - Papua New Guinea and El Salvador
 Various / Intl

Global Mission Volunteer

Location:

  • Mt. Hagen, Papua New Guinea
  • San Salvador, El Salvador

Assignment Includes:

  • Mt. Hagen, Papua New Guinea: Serve as an English teacher at a school for training lay church workers.
  • San Salvador, El Salvador: Provide English language ...
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GMV - English Teacher - Papua New Guinea and El Salvador Education Various / Intl Teacher, English, ESL, El Salvador, Volunteer, Papua New Guinea, PNG
  Professor - Lutheran Study Center
 Pematangsiantar / Intl

Location:

  • Pematangsiantar, Indonesia: Sekolah Tinggi Theologia, Huria Kristen Batak Prostestan (STT-HKBP)

Assignment Includes:

  • Work closely and consult with Indonesian theologians (and beyond) in shaping Lutheran identity programs, projects, and processes.
  • Assist with the administration and implementation of Lutheran identity program...
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Professor - Lutheran Study Center Religious Pematangsiantar / Intl Professor, ELCA, Indonesia, Missionary, Clergy,
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