Career Opportunities

LCMS Human Resources

  • LCMS Career Opportunities: Chapel
  • LCMS Career Opportunities: Fitness Center
  • LCMS Career Opportunities: Mission Grille

Positions with The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod are normally located at the International Center in suburban St. Louis, and some positions are occasionally deployed around the country. Regardless of the occupational specialty or location, the LCMS shares the basic task of serving our 2.2 million members in more than 6,000 congregations.

Open Positions

  • Lutheran Church Extension Fund Lutheran Church Extension Fund
    • There are no current openings. Please check back soon.
  • Concordia University System Concordia University System
    • There are no current openings. Please check back soon.
  • Lutheran Center for Religious Liberty Lutheran Center for Religious Liberty
    • There are no current openings. Please check back soon.

The Lutheran Church Extension Fund and Concordia Plan Services were honored as Top Work Places by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch in 2017. The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod was awarded a 2016 Top Work Places honor by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

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At a glance


Hours spent annually by employees getting healthy in our on-site exercise room


Employees participating in run/walk events annually



Hours spent annually by 102 employees volunteering in the community


Voluntary employee turnover rate



Missionaries dedicating themselves
to spreading the Gospel worldwide


Pounds of meat smoked
annually by the IC Smokers

Benefits and Extras

Put money away for retirement with
our 403(b) and pension plan


Enjoy work-life balance with our
vacation and personal leave policies


Stay active in our employee fitness center,
which offers cardio equipment and weights


Eat well at our Mission Grille cafeteria,
which is open for breakfast and lunch


Use our tuition reimbursement 
benefit to continue your education


Attend daily worship service at 10 a.m.
in the International Center chapel


Stay healthy with our outstanding
health and wellness benefits


Enjoy dressing down with
jeans on casual Fridays


Grow your skills in our training
and development classes


View Partner Job Postings

View job postings submitted by other Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod entities, including congregations, Recognized Service Organizations, Districts, etc.

Please note: Questions about the open positions listed on the linked page should be directed to the contact organization listed with the posting. The LCMS does not hire for these positions, and, as such, cannot answer any questions you may have about them.

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Submit Job Posting Request

Requests to post open positions for Recognized Service Organizations and affiliated organizations are processed by the Department of Human Resources of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, if the posting guidelines are met.

If you are with an RSO or LCMS affiliate and would like to see guidelines for applying to post your position, please read our guideline and applications.

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Volunteer Connection fosters relationships between volunteers and LCMS staff to promote engagement in the mission of the church.

We strive to offer a fulfilling volunteer experience by matching your interests to ministry needs.

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