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 (newly placed interim or settled minister) Date Open Sacramento, CA Public Policy & Mobilization Director, UU Legislative Ministry California Full For more information http://uulmca.org/about/jobs.html September 2013 Aspen, CO Aspen Chapel Full Seeking spiritual director/CEO send inquiries to either firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com for more information. Application deadline is November 15, 2013 May 2014
City and State Congregation S&H (if known) Percent of Time Current Interim (newly placed interim or settled minister) Date Open West Hartford, CT The Universalist Church 50% For more information contact Patricia Lee firstname.lastname@example.org August 2013 Terre Haute, IN First UU Congregation of Terre Haute 50% August 2013 @ New Orleans, LA First UU Church of New Orleans 50% August 2013 Troy, MI Emerson Church UU P 25% 25-50% August 2013 Marlborough, NH The Federated Church of Marlborough A Full For more information see Congregational Record August 2013 Rutland, VT Rutland Unitarian Universalist Church 25% For more information see Congregational Record August 2013 Stevens Point, WI Stevens Point UU Fellowship P 33% See Congregational Record August 2013 Orange, MA Community Church of North Orange and Tully (Federated UCC) P 50% For more info please contact Deborah Karan - email@example.com August 2013 or sooner, if possible Kelseyville, CA UU Community of Lake County 25% For more information, contact Board President, Cathy Thorburn Wilson firstname.lastname@example.org September 2013 Boston, MA King's Chapel 50% Asst. minister, applications (letter of interest, resume, sermon) to: email@example.com October 2013 Norton, MA First Unitarian Church of Norton 50% For more information contact Al Falzone firstname.lastname@example.org November 2013 Clinton, NC First Universalist Church 50% For more information, contact Billy Peterson at email@example.com November 2013 Denver, CO 1st Unitarian Society of Denver P 50% Seeking Assistant Minister - For more information see Congregational Record and contact Rev. Mike Moran at firstname.lastname@example.org. Full description of position can be found at //www.fusden.org/sites/default/files/Assistant%20Minister%20JD%208-1-13.pdf January 2014 Medford, MA Unitarian Universalist Church of Medford 50% Susan Milnor August 2014 Weymouth, MA UU Church of Weymouth 50% Anne Bancroft August 2014 Houston/Huntsville, TX Unitarian Fellowship of Houston/Thoreau Woods Unitarian Universalist Church Full two congregations jointly seeking to share a full time minister; contact Transitions Office for more information August 2014 Sonora, CA Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Tuolumne County P 25% please contact PCD Office for more information September 2014
City and State Congregation S&H (if known) Percent of Time Current Interim (newly placed interim or settled minister) Date Open Durango, CO Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Durango Full For more information please contact the UUA Transitions Office at email@example.com August 2013 Camp Springs, MD Davies Memorial Unitarian Universalist Church Full For more information please contact the UUA Transitions Office at firstname.lastname@example.org September 2013 Kirtland, OH East Shore UU Church 75% Judy Bagley-Bonner, For more information please contact the UUA Transitions Office at email@example.com July 2014 Greenville, NC UU Congregation of Greenville NC Full For more information please contact the UUA Transitions Office at firstname.lastname@example.org August 2014 Bend, OR UU Fellowship of Central Oregon Full For more information please contact the UUA Transitions Office at email@example.com August 2014 Chattanooga, TN UU Church of Chattenooga Full For more information please contact the UUA Transitions Office at firstname.lastname@example.org August 2014
City and State Congregation S&H (if known) Percent of Time Current Interim (newly placed interim or settled minister) Date Open Grand Junction, CO UU Congregation of the Grand Valley TBD August 2013 Springfield, VT UU Church in Springfield 50% August 2013 Kitty Hawk, NC UU Congregation of the Outer Banks 50% For more information please see http://www.uucob.org/bmcms/index.shtml September 2013 Madison, CT Shoreline UU Society Full November 2013 Grass Valley, CA UU Community of the Mountains Full February 2014 Houghton, MI Keweenaw UU Fellowship Full February 2014 Tamworth, NH UU Fellowship of the Eastern Slopes Full February 2014 Fort Worth, TX Westside UU Church Full February 2014 Charleston, WV UU Congregation of Charleston Full February 2014
City and State Congregation S&H (if known) Percent of Time Current Interim (newly placed interim or settled minister) Date Open Rochester/Canandaigua, NY First Unitarian Church/UU Church of Canandaigua Full Minister to work with Rev. Kaaren Anderson, email email@example.com for more information January 2013 Sterling, MA The First Church in Sterling (Federated) C Full January 2014 Traverse City, MI UU Congregation of Grand Traverse Full Start date is negotiable, either March 2014 or September 2014 March 2014 Montgomery, AL UU Fellowship of Montgomery B Full Sunshine Wolfe August 2014 Fayetteville, AR UU Fellowship of Fayetteville B Full August 2014 Goleta, CA Live Oak UU Congregation of Goleta B Full Thomas Anastasi August 2014 Modesto, CA UU Fellowship of Stanislaus County A Full Joe Cherry August 2014 Redwood City, CA UU Fellowship of Redwood City B Full (Stephen Furrer) August 2014 San Diego, CA First UU Church of San Diego E Full Assistant Minister - Hire August 2014 San Francisco, CA First UU Society of San Francisco Full (Dave Sammons) August 2014 Santa Paula, CA UU Church of Santa Paula A Full Kristen Rohm August 2014 Colorado Springs, CO High Plains Church UU Full Beatrice Hitchcock, AIMIT August 2014 Golden, CO Jefferson Unitarian Church E Full Assistant Ministry Position - hire to call August 2014 Hamden, CT Unitarian Society of New Haven D Full Emily Melcher, AIMIT August 2014 Hartford, CT Unitarian Society of Hartford B Full Dave Johnson (KS), AIM August 2014 Naples, FL UU Congregation of Greater Naples D Full Lyn Plumb, AIMIT August 2014 Venice, FL UU Congregation of Venice B Full Mike Young August 2014 Macon, GA High Street UU Church A Full Cynthia Prescott August 2014 Des Moines, IA First Unitarian Church of Des Moines D Full Seeking Associate Minister August 2014 Carbondale, IL Carbondale Unitarian Fellowship B Full Don Vaughn-Foerster August 2014 Geneva, IL Unitarian Universalist Society of Geneva C Full Seeking Assistant Minister August 2014 Hinsdale, IL Unitarian Church of Hinsdale C Full Helen Carroll, AIMIT August 2014 Naperville, IL DuPage UU Church D Full August 2014 Danville, IN UU Community Church of Hendricks County A 75% Lynda Smith August 2014 Topeka, KS UU Fellowship of Topeka Full Jim Parrish August 2014 Attleboro, MA Murray Unitarian Universalist Church Full Robert McKetchnie August 2014 Bridgewater, MA First Parish Church, UU P 50% Anita Farber-Robertson, AIM August 2014 Brookline, MA First Parish in Brookline, Assistant P 75% (Maria Cristina Vlassidis Burgoa) August 2014 Hopedale, MA Hopedale Unitarian Parish A Full (Beverly Waring) August 2014 Needham, MA First Parish in Needham UU C Full Katie Lee Crane August 2014 Plymouth, MA First Parish in Plymouth Full Robert Ross, AIM August 2014 Quincy, MA United First Parish Church B Full David Johnson (RI), AIMIT August 2014 Sherborn, MA UU Church at First Parish C 75% Assistant Minister for Youth and Family Ministries - Hire August 2014 Wayland, MA First Parish in Wayland D Full John Nichols, AIM August 2014 West Roxbury, MA Theodore Parker UU Church A 75% Phyllis O'Connell, AIMIT August 2014 Westford, MA First Parish Church United of Westford (Federated) B Full Hank Peirce August 2014 Worcester, MA The First Unitarian Church of Worcester, Second Parish D Full (Tracy Robinson-Harris) August 2014 Bethesda, MD Cedar Lane UU Church E Full Seeking Minister or Director of Lifespan Religious Education. For more information see http://cluucresearch.wordpress.com or contact Abhi Janamanchi at email - firstname.lastname@example.org. August 2014 Kennebunk, ME First Parish UU of Kennebunk A 75% Marcel Duhamel, AIMIT August 2014 Bloomington, MN Minnesota Valley UU Fellowship B Full (Janet Newman) August 2014 Chapel Hill, NC The Community Church of Chapel Hill D Full (Gary Kowalski) August 2014 Nashua, NH UU Church of Nashua B Full Olivia Holmes, AIMIT August 2014 Titusville, NJ UU Church at Washington Crossing C Full Jennifer Brooks August 2014 Buffalo, NY UU Church of Buffalo D Full Margret O"Neall, AIMIT August 2014 Rochester, NY First Universalist B Full Martha Munson, AIM August 2014 Saratoga Springs, NY UU Congregation of Saratoga Springs A Full Thomas Mikelson August 2014 Cleveland, OH UU Society of Cleveland A Full Doug Wadkins August 2014 North Royalton, OH SouthWest UU Church A Full Evin Carvill-Ziemer August 2014 Mississauga, ONT The Unitarian Congregation in Mississauga B Full (Fran Dearman, AIMIT) August 2014 Hood River, OR Mid Columbia UU Fellowship P 50% Ken Jones August 2014 Roseburg, OR Umpqua UU Church A* Full August 2014 Pittsburgh, PA UU Church of the South Hills B Full Jay Abernathy August 2014 Providence, RI Religious Society of Bell Street Chapel 50% Ann Willever August 2014 Cedar Park, TX Live Oak UU Church C Full Linda Bunyard, AIM August 2014 Waco, TX UU Fellowship of Waco Full August 2014 Arlington, VA UU Church of Arlington Full David Keyes, AIM August 2014 Glen Allen, VA UU Community Church B Full Jeff Briere August 2014 Manassas, VA Bull Run UUs B Full Greg Ward August 2014 Richmond, VA First UU of Richmond VA Full assistant minister August 2014 Bellingham, WA Bellingham Unitarian Fellowship C Full Lee Bond-Upson, AIMIT August 2014 Marysville, WA Evergreen UU Fellowship B Full Linda Hart August 2014 Madison, WI James Reeb UU Congregation A Full Marlene Walker, AIM August 2014 @ Portland, OR Eastrose Fellowship UU P 50% Heather Lynn Hanson, AIM TBD Bridgehampton, NY UU Congregation of the South Fork 75% (Nancy Arnold) February 2015 Austin, TX Wildflower Church Full Kate Rohde February 2015 Little Rock, AR UU Church of Little Rock Full (Jennie Barrington) August 2015 Prescott, AZ Granite Peak UU Congregation Full (Jacqueline Ziegler) August 2015 Berkeley, CA Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists 75% (Joy Atkinson) August 2015 Carmel, CA UU Church of the Monterey Peninsula Full John Buehrens August 2015 Fresno, CA UU Church of Fresno Full (Sofia Betencourt) August 2015 Laguna Beach, CA UU Fellowship of Laguna Beach Full (Donald Cameron) August 2015 Oakland, CA First Unitarian Church of Oakland Full (Ed Brock) August 2015 Westport, CT The Unitarian Church in Westport Full (Roberta Finkelstein) August 2015 Clearwater, FL UUs of Clearwater Full (Anthony Johnson) August 2015 Fort Myers, FL All Faiths Unitarian Congregation Full (Margaret Beard) August 2015 Gainesville, FL UU Fellowship of Gainesville Full (Benjamin Maucere) August 2015 Ormond Beach, FL Unitarian Universalists Daytona Beach Full (Craig Roshaven) August 2015 Tampa, FL UU Church Full (Doak Mansfield) August 2015 Atlanta, GA UU Congregation of Atlanta, Assistant Full Jane Thickstun August 2015 Boise, ID Boise UU Fellowship Full (Dana Worsnop) August 2015 Elgin, IL UU Church of Elgin Full (Lise Adams Sherry) August 2015 Lexington, KY UU Church of Lexington KY Full (Gretchen Woods) August 2015 Gloucester, MA Gloucester UU Church 66% (Jenny Rankin) August 2015 Norwell, MA First Parish Norwell UU Full (Leonard DeRoche) August 2015 Stoughton, MA First Parish Universalist Full (Stephen Cook) August 2015 Westborough, MA UU Congregational Society of Westborough 75% (J. Mark Worth) August 2015 Winchester, MA Winchester Unitarian Society Full (Trica Brennan and Cricket Potter) August 2015 Finksburg, MD Cedarhurst Unitarian Universalists Full (Bruce Marshall) August 2015 Castine, ME UU Congregation of Castine Full (Charles Stephens) August 2015 Kalamazoo, MI People's Church Full (Pam Allen-Thompson) August 2015 Mt. Pleasant, MI UU Fellowship of Central Michigan Full (Joseph Cleveland) August 2015 Kalispell, MT Glacier UU Fellowship 75% (Mary Wellemeyer) August 2015 Las Cruces, NM UU Church of Las Cruces, NM Full (Sue Redfern-Campbell) August 2015 Queens, NY UU Congregation of Queens 50% (Orlanda Brugnola) August 2015 Dayton, OH Miami Valley UU Fellowship Full (Mary Moore) August 2015 Oregon City, OR Atkinson Memorial Church Full (Alicia Forsey) August 2015 Devon, PA Main Line Unitarian Church Full (Evan Keely) August 2015 Harrisburg, PA Unitarian Church of Harrisburg Full (Eric Posa) August 2015 Peace Dale, RI UU Congregation of South County 75% (Judith Smith-Valley) August 2015 Knoxville, TN Westside UU Church Full (Morris Hudgins) August 2015 Nashville, TN Greater Nashville UU Congregation Full (Rachel Lonberg) August 2015 College Station, TX UU Church of the Brazos Valley Full (Sam Schaal) August 2015 San Antonio, TX First UU Church of San Antonio Full (Maureen Killoran) August 2015 Reston, VA The UU Church in Reston Full (Barbara Coeyman) August 2015 Roanoke, VA UU Church of Roanoke Full David Owen-O'Quill August 2015 Waynesboro, VA UU Fellowship of Waynesboro Full (Alex Richardson) August 2015 Barre, VT 1st Church Universalist of Barre Full (Cynthia Simpson) August 2015 Montpelier, VT Unitarian Church of Montpelier Full (Steve Edington) August 2015 St. Johnsbury, VT UU Congregation of St. Johnsbury 50% August 2015 Seattle, WA University Unitarian Church Full (Matt Cockrum) August 2015
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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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