Ministerial Settlement System
Opportunities for Ministry
Below are listed all UUA congregations in which a ministry position is in some stage of transition, according to information received by the Transitions Office. Ministers may find the list of those congregations now actively seeking to fill a ministry position, together with links to their Congregational Records, by entering the UUA Settlement System.
The S&H code of a congregation which does not meet the UUA-recommended benefits and expenses will receive an asterisk. Criteria for qualification are listed in the Compensation (PDF) section of the Settlement Handbook.
Contact the Transitions Office at email@example.com, the Rev. Keith Kron, Ministerial Transitions Director 617/948-6409.
Symbol Meaning + committee has received names X committee has selected a candidate # no more names wanted @ contact District Executive % multi-denominational & not in UUA
I. Small (under 150 members)
II. Midsize I (150-249 members)
III. Midsize II (250-349)
IV. Midsize III (350-499)
V. Large I (500-749)
VI. Large II (750 and over)
Note: "S" indicates S & H less than UUA-recommended minimum for the geographic area, "P" indicates part-time ministry offered, and an "*" next to any letter indicates that the recommended benefits and professional expenses are not being offered.
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City and State Congregation S&H (if known) Percent of Time Current Interim or (newly Settled Minister) Date Open Chestnut Hill, MA First Church in Chestnut Hill 50% Minister of Religious Education. For more information see http://firstchurchchestnuthill.org/2017/04/20/part-time-minister-of-religious-education/ August 2017 Asheville, NC UU Congregation of Asheville E Full Minister of Faith Development. For more information see http://uuasheville.org/job-opening-minister-faith-development/ and contact Rev. Mark Ward at firstname.lastname@example.org July 2018 Paradise Valley, AZ UU Congregation of Phoenix C Full Assistant Minister for Congregational Life. For more information, contact Rev. Margret A. O'Neall at email@example.com August 2018 Denver, CO First Universalist Church of Denver E Full Assistant Minister August 2018 Indianapolis, IN All Souls Unitarian Church P 75% Congregational Life Minister August 2018 Northampton, MA Unitarian Society of Northampton and Florence P 75% Community Engagement Minister (apply through the settlement system) August 2018 Mahtomedi, MN White Bear UU Church E Full Assistant Minister (apply through the settlement system) August 2018 Houston, TX First UU Church of Houston Full For more information please contact Rev. Daniel O'Connell at firstname.lastname@example.org August 2018 Bethesda, MD River Road UU Congregation Full Minister (or Director) of Justice and Community Building. For more information, contact Rev. Nancy McDonald Ladd at email@example.com August 15, 2018
City and State Congregation S&H (if known) Percent of Time Current Interim or (newly Settled Minister) Date Open Vienna, VA Northern Virginia Ethical Society 25% Director of Ethical Education. For more information see http://www.noves.org/article/7/director-of-ethical-education-job-opening August 2017 or earlier Chicago, IL Meadville Lombard Theological School Full Director of Development. For more information see http://www.meadville.edu/job-postings.php January 2018 - negotiable Cambridge, MA Friends Meeting at Cambridge Full Youth Ministries and Education Coordinator - For more information see http://fmcquaker.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/Youth-Ministries-Education-Coordinator_Sept2017.pdf. Applications due by October 18, 2017. January 2, 2018 Washington, DC National Religious Campaign Against Torture (NRCAT) Full Director of U.S. Prisons Program - Further details are available at http://www.nrcat.org/jobs and https://www.idealist.org/en/nonprofit-job/1e5175c735474e16abd2ea6ea20e35a0-director-of-us-prisons-program-national-religious-campaign-against-torture-washington Application deadline 8/18/2017 Washington, DC Faith in Public Life Full Organizing and Outreach Director - For more information see http://www.faithinpubliclife.org/organizing-outreach-director Posted 10/6/2017 - Immediate opening
City and State Congregation S&H (if known) Percent of Time Current Interim or (newly Settled Minister) Date Open Northfield, MA First Parish of Northfield, Unitarian 25% For more information contact Stephanie Ciccarello at firstname.lastname@example.org July 2017 Southold, NY First Universalist Church of Southold 75% Parsonage available. For more information see congregational record and contact Cecilia Loucka at email@example.com August 2017 - flexible Ashby, MA First Parish Church, UU 25% For more information contact Ward Clark at firstname.lastname@example.org September 2017 Cortland, NY UU Church of Cortland TBD Approximately 25 hours per month. For more information contact Marion Lutz at email@example.com September 2017 White Stone, VA UU Fellowship of the Rappahannock 25% For more information see http://www.uufrappahannock.org/201709_UUFR-VA_Solicitation.pdf and contact Ruth Micklem: firstname.lastname@example.org September 2017 Shaker Heights, OH First Unitarian Church of Cleveland TBD Acting DRE/MRE/DLL - 1 Full Time or 2 Part Time positions - For more information contact Mary Ellen McNulty at email@example.com January 2018 Valparaiso, FL UU Fellowship of the Emerald Coast 50% For more information see https://www.uufec.com/wordpress/ministerial-search/welcome/ and contact Jane Park MSCchair@uufec.com January 2018 - flexible Rockledge, FL Friendship Fellowship at Pineda Full For more information see http://www.uuspacecoast.com/home/ and contact Andy Petruska at firstname.lastname@example.org January 2018 - negotiable Cincinnati, OH St. John's Unitarian Universalist - Director of Lifespan Religious Education Full For more information see http://stjohnsuu.org/job-description-director-lifespan-religious-education/ and contact Mitra Jafarzadeh at email@example.com January 18, 2018 - Flexible North Palm Beach, FL First UU Congregation of the Palm Beaches Full For more information please contact Nickie Albert at firstname.lastname@example.org and see http://wp.me/P8a4bW-121 May 2018 Murrysville, PA East Suburban (Pittsburgh) UU Church 25% For more information contact the search committee at email@example.com June 2018 Portland, OR First Unitarian Church Full Interim DRE - For more information see http://www.firstunitarianportland.org/learning/seeking-interim-dre/ - Application Deadline March 15, 2018 July 2018 Sierra Vista, AZ Sky Island UU Church 75% For more information see http://skyisland2.skyislanduu.org/about-us/minister-search/ and contact Tricia Gerrodette at firstname.lastname@example.org July 2018 - negotiable Nanaimo, BC First Unitarian Fellowship of Nanaimo 50% Potential to add 1/4 time postion as Director of Fellowship's Winter Weather Shelter. For more information see Congregational Record and contact Robert Goodman at email@example.com August 2018 Decatur, IL UU Fellowship of Decatur Full For more information contact Search Chairman Patricia(Pat) Rossiter firstname.lastname@example.org and Co-Chair Mark Sorensen email@example.com August 2018 New Bern, NC UU Fellowship of New Bern 50% For more information see https://www.uufnb.org/ministerial-search August 2018 Canandaigua, NY UU Church of Canandaigua 50% For more information see congregational record and contact William Mehls at firstname.lastname@example.org August 2018 Erie, PA UU Congregation of Erie 50% For more information see congregational record and express interest in the settlement system August 2018 Philadelphia, PA UU Church of the Restoration Full For more information see congregational record and express interest in the settlement system August 2018 Pasco, WA Community UU Church 50% For more information contact Teri Robertson at email@example.com August 2018 Kelowna, BC Unitarian Fellowship of Kelowna 66% For more Information contact Kim Dawson at firstname.lastname@example.org You can find more information at http://www.kelownaunitarians.ca (minister search tab) September 2018 Watertown, NY All Souls UU Church 50% September 2018 Ellensburg, WA Kittitas Valley UU Congregation 25% For more information, contact Jim Schwing at Schwing@fairpoint.net September 2018 Shaker Heights, OH First Unitarian Church of Cleveland Full Paula Gable August 2019 Meadville, PA UU Church of Meadville 50% Robin Zucker August 2019 San Miguel de Allende, MX UU Fellowship of San Miguel de Allende, Mexico 20% For more information see http://www.uufsma.org/minister-search.html and contact Steve Singer at email@example.com flexible start New Braunfels, TX Unitarian Universalists of New Braunfels 25% For more information, contact Bob Keyser. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org negotiable
City and State Congregation S&H (if known) Percent of Time Current Interim or (newly Settled Minister) Date Open Greenville, SC Greenville UU Fellowship Full March 2018 - negotiable Bradenton, FL Manatee UU Fellowship Full July 2018 San Rafael, CA UU Congregation of Marin 75% Joy Atkinson August 2018 Freeport, NY South Nassau UU Congregation 50% August 2018 Ottawa, ON First Unitarian Congregation of Ottawa Full Len De Roche August 2018 The Woodlands, TX Northwoods UU Church Full Donna Renfro August 2018
City and State Congregation S&H (if known) Percent of Time Current Interim or (newly Settled Minister) Date Open Providence, RI Religious Society of Bell Street Chapel 50% 2 year interim September 2017 Anchorage, AK Anchorage UU Fellowship Full 18 month interim January 2018 Long Beach, CA Unitarian Universalist Church of Long Beach Full 18 - 30 month interim January 2018 Sandy Springs, GA Northwest UU Congregation Full 18 month interim January 2018 Annapolis, MD UU Church of Annapolis Full 30 month interim January 2018 Dallas, TX UU Church of Oak Cliff Full 18 month interim January 2018 Idaho Falls, ID UU Church in Idaho Falls Full 2 year interim September 2018
City and State Congregation S&H (if known) Percent of Time Current Interim or (newly Settled Minister) Date Open Birmingham, AL UU Church of Birmingham B Full Ed Brock August 2018 Tucson, AZ UU Church of Tucson C Full Lyn Oglesby August 2018 Montclair, CA Monte Vista UU Congregation B Full Susan Manker-Seale August 2018 Danbury, CT UU Congregation of Danbury A Full Nancy Arnold August 2018 Tallahassee, FL UU Church of Tallahassee B Full Charlotte Lehmann August 2018 Amherst, MA UU Society of Amherst B Full Cynthia Frado August 2018 Berlin, MA First Parish Church, Federated A 75% Freida Gillespie August 2018 Brookline, MA First Parish in Brookline C Full Rebecca Bryan August 2018 # Essex, MA First Universalist Church of Essex A Full Justine Sullivan August 2018 Franklin, MA First Universalist Society of Franklin B Full Jenny Rankin August 2018 Kingston, MA First Congregational Parish Kingston, UU B Full Art Lavoie August 2018 Littleton, MA First Church Unitarian Littleton B Full Steve Edington August 2018 Medfield, MA First Parish UU of Medfield P 66% David Chandler August 2018 Melrose, MA Melrose UU Church B Full Anita Farber-Robertson August 2018 Newburyport, MA First Religious Society UU E Full Susan Milnor August 2018 Stow, MA First Parish Church of Stow & Acton C Full Tracey Robinson-Harris August 2018 Wellesley, MA UU Society of Welllesley Hills C Full Terry Sweetser August 2018 Weston, MA First Parish Church in Weston D Full August 2018 X Churchville, MD UU Fellowship of Harford County Full August 2018 Ellicott City, MD Channing Memorial Church A Full Bob Renjilian August 2018 Saco, ME UU Church of Saco and Biddeford - shared ministry with Sanford, ME A Full Stephen Cook August 2018 Sanford, ME Sanford UU Church - shared ministry with Saco and Biddeford, ME A Full Stephen Cook August 2018 # Ann Arbor, MI First UU Congregation F Full Doug Wadkins August 2018 Bloomfield Hills, MI Birmingham Unitarian Church D Full Daniel Budd and Patricia Shelden August 2018 Flint, MI UU Congregation of Flint A 75% Theresa Soto August 2018 Troy, MI Beacon UU Congregation P 75% August 2018 Greensboro, NC UU Church of Greensboro B Full Diane Dowgiert August 2018 Cherry Hill, NJ UU Church in Cherry Hill Full Larry Smith, AIM August 2018 Las Cruces, NM UU Church of Las Cruces, NM C Full Sue Redfern-Campbell August 2018 Rochester, NY First Universalist Church A Full Peggy Meeker August 2018 Syracuse, NY May Memorial Unitarian Universalist Society B Full Sunshine Wolfe August 2018 Utica, NY UU Church of Utica P 75% August 2018 Cincinnati, OH First Unitarian Church of Cincinnati C Full Benjamin Maucere August 2018 Dayton, OH Miami Valley UU Fellowship B Full Holly Horn August 2018 Kent, OH UU Church of Kent, Ohio B Full August 2018 Oklahoma City, OK First Unitarian Church of Oklahoma City C Full Greg Stewart August 2018 Kingsville, ON UU Church of Olinda A Full Fran Dearman August 2018 Harrisburg, PA Unitarian Church of Harrisburg C Full Lyn Cox August 2018 Warrington, PA BuxMont Unitarian Universalist Fellowship A Full Susan Rak August 2018 Manassas, VA Bull Run UUs B Full Madelyn Campbell August 2018 Stephens City, VA UU Church of Shenandoah Valley B Full August 2018 Norwich, VT UU Congregation of the Upper Valley A TBD August 2018 Des Moines, WA Saltwater UU Church C Full Helen Carroll August 2018 Charleston, WV UU Congregation of Charleston A Full August 2018 Mankato, MN UU Fellowship of Mankato A Full Karen Gustafson (part-time) August 2018 - or sooner, if available Auburn, CA Sierra Foothills Uus Full Mike Walker August 2019 Fremont, CA Mission Peak Unitarian Universalist Congregation Full JD Benson August 2019 Livermore, CA UU Church in Livermore Full Steve Furrer August 2019 Redwood City, CA UU Fellowship of Redwood City Full Gretchen Woods August 2019 Marietta, GA Emerson UU Congregation Full Don Cameron August 2019 Des Moines, IA First Unitarian Church of Des Moines Full Jennifer Brooks August 2019 Chicago, IL Second Unitarian Church Full Jennie Barrington August 2019 Bowling Green, KY UU Church of Bowling Green Full Roger Mohr August 2019 Louisville, KY First Unitarian Church of Louisville Full Kathy Hurt August 2019 Dorchester, MA First Parish Church of Dorchester Full Tricia Brennan August 2019 Sharon, MA Unitarian Church of Sharon Full Wendy Bell August 2019 Silver Spring, MD UU Church of Silver Spring Full Evan Keely August 2019 Lansing, MI UU Church of Greater Lansing Full John Marsh August 2019 Midland, MI UU Fellowship of Midland Full Connie Grant August 2019 St. Louis, MO First Unitarian Church of St. Louis Full Gary James August 2019 Milford, NH UU Congregation in Milford Full Carol Strecker August 2019 Croton-on-Hudson, NY UU Congregation of the Hudson Valley Full Jane Thickstun August 2019 Manhasset, NY UU Congregation at Shelter Rock Full Ned Wight August 2019 New York, NY The Community Church of NY UU Full Carlos Martinez August 2019 Rochester, NY First Unitarian Church of Rochester Full Joel Miller August 2019 Rocky River, OH West Shore Unitarian Universalist Church Full Patricia Hart August 2019 Pittsburgh, PA UU Church of the North Hills Full Don Rollins August 2019 Burke, VA Accotink Unitarian Universalist Church Full Linda Peebles August 2019 Sterling, VA UU Congregation of Sterling Full Wayne Arneson August 2019 Bainbridge Island, WA Cedars UU Church Full Thomas Perchlik August 2019 Bellevue, WA East Shore Unitarian Church Full Elaine Peresluha August 2019 Kirkland, WA Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church Full James VanderWeele August 2019 Olympia, WA Olympia UU Congregation Full Eric Posa August 2019 West Seattle, WA Westside Unitarian Universalist Congregation Full Alex Holt August 2019
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For general information about international settlement opportunities contact Keith Kron, and for a letter of good standing required to be on recommended lists for international positions, contact Sarah Lammert.
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