Resources for Congregations
Congregations who are looking to add staff may have many questions about how to determine what their staffing needs are and how to adequately provide for these new staff people. Below is a short list of possible resources. If you know of others, please email the Student Resource Center and we’ll get it added to our resource list.
Association of Lutheran Church Musicians (ALCM)
Guidelines for the Employment of Musicians in the Lutheran Church
ELCA Worship and Liturgical Resources
National Association of Pastoral Musicians
Available publications such as “Hiring a Director of Music” and sample contracts or hiring related issues
The American Guild of Organists (AGO)
National Chapter Salary Guidelines
Mobility for Lay Rostered Leaders in the ELCA
for congregations looking to add Associates in Ministry, Deaconesses or Diaconal Ministers to their staff.
Synod offices of the ELCA
Youth Ministry Network
Strengthening and empowering youth ministry leaders in service to Christ.