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.

Church Music

Association of Lutheran Church Musicians (ALCM)  
Guidelines for the Employment of Musicians in the Lutheran Church

ELCA Worship 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


Synod offices of the ELCA  

Youth and Family

Youth Ministry Network  
Strengthening and empowering youth ministry leaders in service to Christ.