chalice 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 transitions@uua.org, 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

Congregation
Size

Typically
Recommended Salary

I. Small (under 150 members)

A

II. Midsize I (150-249 members)

B

III. Midsize II (250-349)

C

IV. Midsize III (350-499)

D

V. Large I (500-749)

E

VI. Large II (750 and over)

F

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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Assistant/Second (Contract or Settled)

City and StateCongregationS&H (if known)Percent of TimeCurrent Interim or (newly Settled Minister)Date Open
San Diego, CAFirst UU Church of San Diego FullMinister of Music and Worship Arts; For the full job description, please visit http://www.firstuusandiego.org/minister-of-music-and-worship-arts-job-postingJuly 2015
Atlanta, GAUU Congregation of Atlanta, Assistant FullJane ThickstunAugust 2015
Geneva, ILUnitarian Universalist Society of GenevaCFullSeeking Assistant MinisterAugust 2015
Brookline, MAFirst Parish in Brookline, AssistantP75%(Maria Cristina Vlassidis Burgoa)August 2015
Seattle, WAUniversity Unitarian Church Full(Matt Cockrum)August 2015

Community

City and StateCongregationS&H (if known)Percent of TimeCurrent Interim or (newly Settled Minister)Date Open
Cambridge, MAUnitarian Univesalist Service Committee FullAssoc. Dir. Advocacy Activism and Engagement, go to //www.uusc.org for more detailsAugust 2014
Worcester, MACollege of the Holy Cross FullAssistant Chaplain position. For more information see http://holycross.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=48323August 2014
Tulsa, OKThe University of Tulsa FullSeeking Executive Director at United Campus Ministry at the University of Tulsa. For more information https://ucmattu.wordpress.com/ Application deadline September 26th, 2014November 2014
Detroit, MIBreathe Life Healing Centers FullSpiritual Director - For more information, http://www.breathelhc.org/job/spiritual-director/January 2015

Contract

City and StateCongregationS&H (if known)Percent of TimeCurrent Interim or (newly Settled Minister)Date Open
Lakeland, FLUU Congregation of Lakeland FullJanet Onnie; please contact Transitions Office @ transitions@uua.org for more information (and see CR in settlement system)August 2014
Tarpon Springs, FLUU Church of Tarpon Springs3/475% September 2014
Hamilton, ONTFirst Unitarian Church of Hamilton 50%Assistant Minister (Outreach/Social Justice). For more information see http://www.firstunitarianhamilton.org/administration/2014May15OM_Recruitment_Announcement.pdf Application deadline June 1, 2014September 2014
Aiken, SCAiken Unitarian Universalist ChurchP50%For more information see http://aikenuu.org/we-are-seeking-a-new-minister/ and contact Julie Evonna julieevonna@gmail.comSeptember 2014
Concord, MAFirst Parish in Concord FullSeeking Interim Director of Religious Education/Interim Minister of Religious Education (January 3, 2015 through June 30, 2015.) For more information contact Rev. Howard Dana hdana@firstparish.orgJanuary 2015
Kerrville, TXUU Church of the Hill Country TBDFor more information call Ellen Jackson at (830) 895-4148 or (830) 357-1234 or email Bob Lentner. 1/2 to 3/4 time position rwlinthewest@yahoo.com.January 2015
Chester, VTFirst Universalist Parish 50% January 2015
Pasco, WACommunity UU Church 50%For more information, please contact Janine Larsen, District Executive, at jlarsen@uua.orgJanuary 2015
Brooklyn, NYBrooklyn Society for Ethical Culture 50%For a job description please email requests.bsec@gmail.com, application review process begins in Oct 2014June 2015
St. Cloud, MNSt. Cloud UU Fellowship 50% August 2015

Developmental

City and StateCongregationS&H (if known)Percent of TimeCurrent Interim or (newly Settled Minister)Date Open
Bridgehampton, NYUU Congregation of the South Fork 75%Nancy ArnoldFebruary 2015
Austin, TXWildflower Church Full February 2015
Gainesville, FLUU Fellowship of Gainesville Full August 2015
Weymouth, MAUU Church of Weymouth 75%Danielle DiBonaAugust 2015

Interim

City and StateCongregationS&H (if known)Percent of TimeCurrent Interim or (newly Settled Minister)Date Open
Brighton, MICommunity UUs in Brighton 50% August 2014
Mankato, MNUU Fellowship of Mankato Full2 1/2 year interimJanuary 2015
Ithaca, New YorkFirst Unitarian Society of Ithaca Full18 month interimJanuary 2015
Peterborough, NHPeterborough UU Church Full18 month interimJanuary 2015
Erie, PAUU Congregation of Erie Full August 2015

Settled

City and StateCongregationS&H (if known)Percent of TimeCurrent Interim or (newly Settled Minister)Date Open
X Knoxville, TNWestside UU Church FullMorris HudginsJanuary 2015
# Pasadena, CANeighborhood UU Church of Pasadena Full February 2015
Fairbanks, AKUU Fellowship of Fairbanks 75%Tracy SpringberryAugust 2015
Little Rock, ARUU Church of Little Rock FullJennie BarringtonAugust 2015
Prescott, AZGranite Peak UU Congregation FullJacqueline ZieglerAugust 2015
Carmel, CAUU Church of the Monterey Peninsula FullDennis HamiltonAugust 2015
Chico, CAUU Fellowship in Chico*Full August 2015
Fresno, CAUU Church of Fresno FullSofia BetencourtAugust 2015
La Crescenta, CAUU Church of the Verdugo Hills Full August 2015
Laguna Beach, CAUU Fellowship of Laguna Beach FullDonald CameronAugust 2015
Oakland, CAFirst Unitarian Church of Oakland FullEd BrockAugust 2015
Santa Barbara, CAUnitarian Society of Santa Barbara Full August 2015
Boulder, COUnitarian Universalist Church of Boulder FullHowell Lind ( as Developmental Minister)August 2015
Hamden, CTUnitarian Society of New Haven FullEmily Melcher/Fritz HudsonAugust 2015
Westport, CTThe Unitarian Church in Westport FullRoberta FinkelsteinAugust 2015
Clearwater, FLUUs of Clearwater FullAnthony JohnsonAugust 2015
Ormond Beach, FLUnitarian Universalists Daytona Beach FullCraig RoshavenAugust 2015
Tampa, FLUU Church FullDoak MansfieldAugust 2015
Boise, IDBoise UU Fellowship FullDana WorsnopAugust 2015
Elgin, ILUU Church of Elgin FullLise Adams SherryAugust 2015
Lexington, KYUU Church of Lexington KY FullGretchen WoodsAugust 2015
Gloucester, MAGloucester UU Church 75%Jenny RankinAugust 2015
Grafton, MAUU Society of Grafton and Upton FullDacia ReidAugust 2015
Hopedale, MAHopedale Unitarian ParishAFullBeverly WaringAugust 2015
Lincoln, MAFirst Parish Church FullJohn NicholsAugust 2015
Norwell, MAFirst Parish Norwell UU FullLeonard DeRocheAugust 2015
Westborough, MAUU Congregational Society of Westborough FullJ. Mark WorthAugust 2015
Winchester, MAWinchester Unitarian Society FullTrica Brennan and Cricket PotterAugust 2015
Finksburg, MDCedarhurst Unitarian Universalists 75%Bruce MarshallAugust 2015
Castine, MEUU Congregation of Castine FullCharles StephensAugust 2015
Houghton, MIKeweenaw UU Fellowship Full August 2015
Kalamazoo, MIPeople's Church FullPam Allen-Thompson/Dave Johnson (KS)August 2015
Kalispell, MTGlacier UU Fellowship 50%Mary WellemeyerAugust 2015
Nashua, NHUU Church of Nashua FullOlivia Holmes/Janet NewmanAugust 2015
Las Cruces, NMUU Church of Las Cruces, NM FullSue Redfern-CampbellAugust 2015
Buffalo, NYUU Church of Buffalo FullMargret O'Neall, AIMAugust 2015
Dayton, OHMiami Valley UU Fellowship FullMary MooreAugust 2015
Oregon City, ORAtkinson Memorial Church FullCraig MoroAugust 2015
Devon, PAMain Line Unitarian Church FullEvan KeelyAugust 2015
Harrisburg, PAUnitarian Church of Harrisburg FullEric PosaAugust 2015
Peace Dale, RIUU Congregation of South County 75%Jan KnostAugust 2015
Nashville, TNGreater Nashville UU Congregation FullRachel LonbergAugust 2015
College Station, TXUU Church of the Brazos Valley FullSam SchaalAugust 2015
San Antonio, TXFirst UU Church of San Antonio FullMaureen KilloranAugust 2015
Fredericksburg, VAUnitarian Universalist Fellowship of Fredericksburg FullWalter Braman (part-time, contract)August 2015
Oakton, VAUU Congregation of Fairfax FullJennifer BrooksAugust 2015
Reston, VAThe UU Church in Reston FullBarbara CoeymanAugust 2015
Roanoke, VAUU Church of Roanoke FullDavid Owen-O'QuillAugust 2015
Waynesboro, VAUU Fellowship of Waynesboro FullAlex RichardsonAugust 2015
Montpelier, VTUnitarian Church of Montpelier FullSteve EdingtonAugust 2015
Summit, NJUnitarian Church in Summit FullTerry SweetserJanuary 2016
Flagstaff, AZBeacon Unitarian Universalist Fellowship FullJoanne GianninoAugust 2016
Berkeley, CAUU Church of Berkeley FullGreg WardAugust 2016
Canoga Park, CAEmerson UU Church FullMike YoungAugust 2016
Fullerton, CAUU Church in Fullerton FullSteve FurrerAugust 2016
Grass Valley, CAUU Community of the Mountains FullDavid UsherAugust 2016
Hayward, CAStarr King UU Church FullJoy AtkinsonAugust 2016
Fort Collins, COFoothills Unitarian Church FullDavid KeyesAugust 2016
Madison, CTShoreline UU Society FullLyn OglesbyAugust 2016
Roswell, GAUU Metro Atlanta North FullCynthia PrescottAugust 2016
Cedar Rapids, IAThe Peoples Church UU FullJeff BriereAugust 2016
Alton, ILFirst Unitarian Church FullSunshine WolfeAugust 2016
Chicago, ILThird Unitarian Church of Chicago FullJennifer NordstromAugust 2016
Deerfield, ILNorth Shore Unitarian Church FullMarlene WalkerAugust 2016
Bloomington, INUU Church of Bloomington Inc FullDoug WadkinsAugust 2016
Lenexa, KSShawnee Mission UU Church FullBenjamin MaucereAugust 2016
Fairhaven, MAUnitarian Memorial Church FullBob McKetchnieAugust 2016
Jamaica Plain, MAFirst Church in Jamaica Plain UU FullTracey Robinson-HarrisAugust 2016
Milton, MAFirst Parish Milton FullHank PeirceAugust 2016
Northboro, MAFirst Parish Church UU FullAnita Farber-RobertsonAugust 2016
Stoughton, MAFirst Parish Universalist FullStephen CookAugust 2016
Bangor, MEUU Society FullArt VaeniAugust 2016
Fridley, MNMichael Servetus Unitarian Society 75%Karen GustafsonAugust 2016
Lincoln, NEUnitarian Church of Lincoln FullJustin OstermanAugust 2016
Plymouth, NHStarr King UU Fellowship FullJudith Smith-ValleyAugust 2016
Tamworth, NHUU Fellowship of the Eastern Slopes 75%David ChandlerAugust 2016
Baptistown, NJFirst UU Fellowship of Hunterdon County FullLarry SmithAugust 2016
Galloway, NJUU Congregation of the South Jersey Shore 75%Cynthia CainAugust 2016
New York City, NYFourth Universalist Society FullSusan MilnorAugust 2016
Schenectady, NYUU Society FullMargret O'NeallAugust 2016
Philadelphia, PAFirst Unitarian Church of Philadelphia FullSusan RakAugust 2016
West Chester, PAUnitarian Fellowship of West Chester FullBill ZelaznyAugust 2016
Beaufort, SCUU Fellowship of Beaufort FullKevin TarsaAugust 2016
Carrollton, TXHorizon UU Church FullHelen CarrollAugust 2016
Corpus Christi, TXUU Church of Corpus Christi FullPam Allen-ThompsonAugust 2016
Fort Worth, TXWestside UU Church FullAlex HoltAugust 2016
Ogden, UTUU Church of Ogden FullShelley PageAugust 2016
Brattleboro, VTAll Souls UU Church 75%Ann WilleverAugust 2016
Olympia, WAOlympia UU Congregation FullEmily MelcherAugust 2016
Milwaukee, WIFirst Unitarian Society of Milwaukee FullElaine PeresluhaAugust 2016
Charleston, WVUU Congregation of Charleston Full August 20, 2016

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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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