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 firstname.lastname@example.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
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 New York, NY All Souls F Full August 2017
City and State Congregation S&H (if known) Percent of Time Current Interim or (newly Settled Minister) Date Open New York, NY Intersections International Full Executive Director - For more information, please visit http://www.intersections.org and/or www.collegiatechurch.org. Contact Kevin Chase,Managing Partner Kevin@kevinchasesearch.com or Catie DiFelice, Senior Associate Catie@kevinchasesearch.com Boston, MA UUA Stewardship and Development - Legacy Challenge Manager Full New position. Will report to Director of Stewardship and Development (in collaboration with the UUSC Chief Development Officer) For more information see http://www.uua.org/sites/live-new.uua.org/files/dev_-_legacy_challenge_manager_20160721.pdf negotiable
City and State Congregation S&H (if known) Percent of Time Current Interim or (newly Settled Minister) Date Open St. Cloud, MN St. Cloud UU Fellowship 50% 3 years - For more information see congregational record. Also contact Lisa Presley email@example.com and see http://www.uufstcloud.org/minister.html Start Date Negotiable Studio City, CA UU Church of Studio City Full 1 year. For more information contact Brian Bielanski at firstname.lastname@example.org August 2016 Greeley, CO UU Church of Greeley 50% For more information see https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ld9Y-qSzUG3cdQ-fpJf0mxB5Xp3-O_e9QLpARIbdqqc/edit?usp=sharing and contact Marcia Free at email@example.com August 2016 Chicago, IL Beverly Unitarian Church 50% For more information, please see http://www.beverlyunitarian.org/sites/default/files/buc_minister_search_summary_0.pdf and our congregational record. Contact Amanda Price at Mandyasp@yahoo.com August 2016 Salina, KS The UU Fellowship of Salina 25% For more information see congregational record and contact Linda Lakes at firstname.lastname@example.org August 2016 Deerfield, MA First Church of Deerfield TBD 25 - 30 hours For more information see http://www.newenglanduua.org/job_openings August 2016 Pittsfield, ME First Universalist Church of Pittsfield, ME 25% For more information see http://www.newenglanduua.org/employment_opportunities/part-time-transitional-minister August 2016 Erie, PA UU Congregation of Erie 50% 2 Years - contract for one year with option to renew. For more information contact Doug Russell at email@example.com August 2016 Leesburg, VA UU Church of Loudoun 50% For more information contact Chair of Search Committee; Richard Keech, firstname.lastname@example.org August 2016 Springfield, MO First UU Church of Springfield 75% For more information see Congregational Record and contact Lynn Dalton at email@example.com August 2016 - negotiable Hobart, IN First Unitarian Church of Hobart P 50% For more information contact Tim Cook at firstname.lastname@example.org 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 15, 2016 Woodbury, CT Mattatuck Unitarian Universalist Society 50% For more information contact Tom Oakes at firstname.lastname@example.org September 2016 Hickory, NC Unitarian Universalist Church of Catawba Valley 25% Application deadline is August 12, 2016. For more information see http://www.uuhickory.org/ September 2016 Canton, OH UU Congregation of Greater Canton 25% One Year Contract - For more information please contact Lauri Molnar at email@example.com September 2016 River Falls, WI UU Society of River Falls 50% For more information contact Brad Moore at firstname.lastname@example.org or UUTF2016@gmail.com. Please express interest by September 5 September 2016 Rockton, IL UU Congregation of Rock Valley 50% For more information contact Linda at Busker@charter.net or Linda.email@example.com August 2017 Detroit, MI First U-U Church of Detroit Full August 2017 Marysville, WA Evergreen UU Fellowship Full For more information contact Michelle Valentine at firstname.lastname@example.org. Application is available through Transitions Office. August 2017
City and State Congregation S&H (if known) Percent of Time Current Interim or (newly Settled Minister) Date Open Pocatello, ID Pocatello UU Fellowship 75% August 2016
City and State Congregation S&H (if known) Percent of Time Current Interim or (newly Settled Minister) Date Open Cherry Hill, NJ UU Church in Cherry Hill Full One year September 15, 2016 Hot Springs Village, AR UU Village Church 50% 2 - 3 years (percent of time negotiable) For more information see http://www.uuvc.org and contact Bob McCleskey at email@example.com July 2017 - negotiable
City and State Congregation S&H (if known) Percent of Time Current Interim or (newly Settled Minister) Date Open 2nd Rnd - Sioux City, IA yoked with Sioux Falls SD First Unitarian Church of Sioux City A Full 3/4 time ministry shared with All Souls Church UU in Sioux Falls, SD August 2016 2nd Rnd - Sioux Falls, SD yoked with Sioux City, IA All Souls Church UU A Full 3/4 time ministry shared with First Unitarian Church of Sioux City, IA. August 2016 Rancho Palos Verdes, CA Pacific Unitarian Church Full Stephen Furrer August 2017 San Rafael, CA UU Congregation of Marin Full Joy Atkinson August 2017 Solana Beach, CA UU Fellowship of San Dieguito Full Meghan Cefalu August 2017 West Hartford, CT The Universalist Church of West Hartford Full Len DeRoche August 2017 Lewes, DE UU Society of Southern Delaware Full Paula Maiorano August 2017 Alton, IL First Unitarian Church Full Dawn Fortune August 2017 Deerfield, IL North Shore Unitarian Church Full Marlene Walker August 2017 Urbana, IL UU Church of Urbana-Champaign, Illinois Full Joanne Giannino August 2017 Columbus, IN UU Congregation of Columbus Full Mary Moore August 2017 Brewster, MA First Parish Brewster UU Church Full Developmental Minister - Thomas Bozeman August 2017 Cambridge, MA First Parish in Cambridge, Unitarian Universalist Full Clyde Grubbs August 2017 Falmouth, MA UU Fellowship Full Laurel Hallman August 2017 Harvard, MA Harvard UU Church Full Mark Worth August 2017 Jamaica Plain, MA First Church in Jamaica Plain UU Full Tracey Robinson-Harris August 2017 Littleton, MA First Church Unitarian Littleton Full Steve Edington August 2017 Malden, MA First Parish in Malden, Universalist Full Wendy Bell August 2017 Reading, MA UU Church of Reading Full Catherine Senghas August 2017 Winnipeg, MB First UU Church of Winnipeg Full Nicoline Guerrier August 2017 Adelphi, MD Paint Branch UU Church Full Evan Keely August 2017 Bethesda, MD Cedar Lane UU Church Full Michelle Collins August 2017 Mankato, MN UU Fellowship of Mankato Full Don Cameron August 2017 Rochester, MN First Unitarian Universalist Church Full Fritz Hudson August 2017 Ellisville, MO Emerson UU Chapel Full Dawn Fortune August 2017 Brevard, NC UUs of Transylvania County Full Ian White Maher August 2017 Lincoln, NE Unitarian Church of Lincoln Full Gretchen Woods August 2017 Montclair, NJ UU Congregation at Montclair Full Justin Osterman August 2017 Ridgewood, NJ Unitarian Society of Ridgewood Full Tony Johnson August 2017 Ithaca, NY First Unitarian Society of Ithaca Full Jane Thickstun August 2017 Schenectady, NY UU Society Full Margret O'Neall August 2017 Columbus, OH First UU Church of Columbus Full Jennifer Brooks August 2017 Kingston, ONT Kingston Unitarian Fellowship Full Carol Strecker August 2017 Bend, OR UU Fellowship of Central Oregon Full Antonia Won August 2017 Harrisburg, PA Unitarian Church of Harrisburg Full Michael Walker August 2017 State College, PA UU Fellowship of Centre County Full Gabi Parks August 2017 York, PA UU Congregation of York Full Lyn Cox August 2017 Providence, RI First Unitarian Church D Full Charlie Ortman August 2017 Columbia, SC UU of Columbia SC Full Jennie Barrington August 2017 Memphis, TN First Unitarian Church of Memphis (River) Full Eric Posa August 2017 Amarillo, TX Amarillo UU Fellowship Full Addae Kraba August 2017 The Woodlands, TX Northwoods UU Church Full Donna Renfro August 2017 Blacksburg, VA UU Congregation of Blacksburg Full Don Rollins August 2017 Williamsburg, VA WIlliamsburg Unitarian Universalists Full David Johnson August 2017 Woodstock, VT North Universalist Chapel Society Full August 2017 Bellevue, WA East Shore Unitarian Church Full Elaine Peresluha August 2017 Vancouver, WA UU Church of Vancouver Full Lee Bond-Upson August 2017 West Seattle, WA Westside Unitarian Universalist Congregation Full Alex Holt August 2017 Appleton, WI Fox Valley UU Fellowship Full Kathleen Rolenz August 2017 Wausau, WI First UU Church of Wausau Full Laurie Bushbaum August 2017 Auburn, AL Auburn UU Fellowship Full Pam Gehrke August 2018 Birmingham, AL UU Church of Birmingham Full Ed Brock August 2018 Tucson, AZ UU Church of Tucson Full Lyn Oglesby August 2018 Montclair, CA Monte Vista UU Congregation Full Susan Manker-Seale August 2018 Danbury, CT UU Congregation of Danbury Full Nancy Arnold August 2018 Tallahassee, FL UU Church of Tallahassee Full Charlotte Lehman August 2018 Chicago, IL Third Unitarian Church of Chicago Full Lillie Mae Henley August 2018 Amherst, MA UU Society of Amherst Full Cynthia Frado August 2018 Berlin, MA First Parish Church, Federated Full Freida Gillespie August 2018 Brookline, MA First Parish in Brookline Full Rebecca Bryan August 2018 Dorchester, MA First Parish Church of Dorchester Full Tricia Brennan August 2018 Franklin, MA First Universalist Society of Franklin Full Jenny Rankin August 2018 Kingston, MA First Congregational Parish Kingston, UU Full Art Lavoie August 2018 Medfield, MA First Parish UU of Medfield 66% David Chandler August 2018 Melrose, MA Melrose UU Church Full Anita Farber-Robertson August 2018 Newburyport, MA First Religious Society UU Full Susan Milnor August 2018 Wellesley, MA UU Society of Welllesley Hills Full Terry Sweetser August 2018 Churchville, MD UU Fellowship of Harford County Full Carol Cissel August 2018 Ellicott City, MD Channing Memorial Church Full Bob Renjillian August 2018 Saco, ME UU Church of Saco and Biddeford Full Stephen Cook August 2018 Sanford, ME Sanford UU Church Full Stephen Cook August 2018 Ann Arbor, MI First UU Congregation Full Doug Wadkins August 2018 Flint, MI UU Congregation of Flint 75% Theresa Soto August 2018 St. Louis, MO First Unitarian Church of St. Louis Full Gary James August 2018 Greensboro, NC UU Church of Greensboro Full Diane Dowgiert August 2018 Galloway, NJ UU Congregation of the South Jersey Shore 75% John Marsh August 2018 Rochester, NY First Unitarian Church of Rochester Full Joel Miller August 2018 Syracuse, NY May Memorial Unitarian Universalist Society Full Sunshine Wolfe August 2018 Cincinnati, OH First Unitarian Church of Cincinnati Full Benjamin Maucere August 2018 Rocky River, OH West Shore Unitarian Universalist Church Full Patricia Hart August 2018 Oklahoma City, OK First Unitarian Church of Oklahoma City Full Greg Stewart August 2018 Ottawa, ON First Unitarian Congregation of Ottawa Full Paula Gable August 2018 Ruthven, ONT UU Church of Olinda Full Fran Dearman August 2018 Meadville, PA UU Church of Meadville 50% Robin Zucker August 2018 Warrington, PA BuxMont Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Full Susan Rak August 2018 Manassas, VA Bull Run UUs Full Madelyn Campbell August 2018 Des Moines, WA Saltwater UU Church Full Helen Carroll August 2018
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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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