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 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 email@example.com July 2018 Boulder, CO Unitarian Universalist Church of Boulder Full Acting Assistant Minister. For more information see http://uuchurchofboulder.org/uucb-is-hiring/ July or August 2018 Santa Rosa, CA The Unitarian Universalist Congregation, Santa Rosa 50% For more information see https://web.uusantarosa.org/jobs-at-uucsr/ and contact Rev. Christopher Bell at firstname.lastname@example.org August 2018 Denver, CO First Universalist Church of Denver E Full Assistant Minister August 2018 Westport, CT The Unitarian Church in Westport Full Assistant Minister for Faith Formation. For more information see https://uuwestport.org/lifespan/job-title-assistant-minister-for-faith-formation August 2018 Indianapolis, IN All Souls Unitarian Church P 75% 2ND ROUND--Congregational Life Minister August 2018 Mahtomedi, MN White Bear UU Church E Full Assistant Minister (apply through the settlement system) August 2018 Rochester, NY First Unitarian of Rochester Full Interim Associate Minister. 2 Year interim August 2018 Rochester, NY First Unitarian Church of Rochester Full For more information contact Rev. Joel Miller, Interim Senior Minister, by email: email@example.com August 2018 Brookfield, WI Unitarian Universalist Church West Full Acting Assistant Minister for Lifespan Religious Education. For more information see http://uucw.org/acting-assistant-minister-for-lifespan-religious-education/ 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 firstname.lastname@example.org August 15, 2018
City and State Congregation S&H (if known) Percent of Time Current Interim or (newly Settled Minister) Date Open Chicago, IL Community Renewal Society Full Executive Director position, for more information visit: https://www.kittlemansearch.com/news/current-searches/community-renewal-society/ January 2, 2019
City and State Congregation S&H (if known) Percent of Time Current Interim or (newly Settled Minister) Date Open Cambridge, MA First Parish in Cambridge, Unitarian Universalist 50% Homeless Ministry Coordinator - For more information see http://firstparishcambridge.org/testing/contact-us/job-opportunities/ immediate opening 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 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com or Sue Holland 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 Fairfax, VA UU Congregation of Fairfax - Young Adult Community Leader 50% For more information see https://uucf.org/new-to-uucf/about-us/jobs/ Apply by March 30, 2018 Sioux Falls, SD All Souls Church UU 50% For more information contact Linda Hallstrom at firstname.lastname@example.org April 2018 San Marcos, TX San Marcos UU Fellowship 75% For more information see http://www.smuuf.org/ministry May 2018 Murrysville, PA East Suburban (Pittsburgh) UU Church 25% For more information contact the search committee at email@example.com June 2018 Garden City, NY UU Congregation of Central Nassau 50% For more information contact John Roleke at firstname.lastname@example.org. July 2018 - flexible 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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org August 2018 La Crescenta, CA UU Church of the Verdugo Hills 75% For more information contact Marty Barrett at email@example.com August 2018 Decatur, IL UU Fellowship of Decatur Full For more information see http://www.uufd.org/job-opening-contract-minister/ and contact Search Chairman Patricia(Pat) Rossiter firstname.lastname@example.org and Co-Chair Mark Sorensen email@example.com August 2018 Ashby, MA First Parish Church, UU 25% For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org August 2018 Duxbury, MA First Parish Church UU Full Director of Community Life and Learning - For more information see http://www.uudux.org/employment-opportunities/ August 2018 Plymouth, MA First Parish in Plymouth Full For more information see http://firstparishplymouth.org/about/our-staff and contact Anne-marie Harnett at email@example.com or call Anne-marie at 1-617-750-9140 August 2018 Weymouth, MA UU Church of Weymouth 50% For more information contact Theresa Szymczuk at firstname.lastname@example.org Also see https://uuweymouthministerialsearch.weebly.com/ August 2018 Troy, MI Beacon UU Congregation 75% For more information see congregational record and contact Erica Giorda at email@example.com August 2018 Mahtomedi, MN White Bear UU Church Full Minister – or Director – of Congregational Community. For more information see http://wbuuc.org/employment/ August 2018 New Bern, NC UU Fellowship of New Bern 50% For more information see https://www.uufnb.org/ministerial-search August 2018 Mohegan Lake, NY Fourth Unitarian Society of Westchester 50% Two year contract ministry. For more information contact Harold Stillman at firstname.lastname@example.org August 2018 Columbus, OH First UU Church of Columbus Full Acting Director or Minister of Religious Exploration. For more information see http://www.firstuucolumbus.org/dremre-search and contact email@example.com August 2018 Erie, PA UU Congregation of Erie 50% For more information see congregational record and express interest in the settlement system August 2018 Harrisburg, PA Unitarian Church of Harrisburg Full For more information and for the password to the search site (https://unitarian-church-of-harrisburg-ministerial-search.site123.me/), contact Debbie Reihart at firstname.lastname@example.org August 2018 Philadelphia, PA UU Church of the Restoration Full 2ND ROUND - Updated two-year contract. See congregational record for more information. Express interest in the settlement system or by contacting Allen Radway or Annabel Grote at email@example.com. Also see https://uucrministersearch.squarespace.com August 2018 State College, PA UU Fellowship of Centre County Full Director of Lifespan Relgious Education (and open to ministers applying). See job descriptions at http://www.uufcc.com/ August 2018 St. Croix, USVI St. Croix Unitarian Universalist Fellowship P 25% For more information and positions description, email firstname.lastname@example.org. August 2018 Pasco, WA Community UU Church 50% Possibility of combining with the ministry at Kittitas Valley UU Congregation in Ellensburg, WA to create a 3/4 time position. For more information contact Teri Robertson at email@example.com August 2018 McHenry, IL Tree of Life UU Congregation 50% Contract ministry for two years. For more information contact Carol Alfus at firstname.lastname@example.org August 19, 2018 Kelowna, BC Unitarian Fellowship of Kelowna 66% For more Information contact Kim Dawson at email@example.com You can find more information at http://www.kelownaunitarians.ca (minister search tab) September 2018 Cortland, NY UU Church of Cortland TBD Approximately 25 hours per month (1 Sunday). For more information contact Marion Lutz at firstname.lastname@example.org September 2018 Queens, NY UU Congregation of Queens 50% For more information contact email@example.com September 2018 Watertown, NY All Souls UU Church 50% For more information see congregational record and contact Sarah O'Connell at firstname.lastname@example.org September 2018 Collegeville, PA Thomas Paine UU Fellowship 50% For more information contact Christine Perry at email@example.com September 2018 Ellensburg, WA Kittitas Valley UU Congregation 25% Possibility of combining with the ministry at Community UU in Pasco, WA, to create a 3/4 time position. For more information, contact Cindy Coe at firstname.lastname@example.org September 2018 Freeland, WA UU Congregation of Whidbey Island 50% For more information see http://uucwi.org/ministry/new-minister-position/ and contact Denise McIntyre-Workman at email@example.com September 2018 - flexible Shaker Heights, OH First Unitarian Church of Cleveland Full Paula Gable August 2019 Meadville, PA UU Church of Meadville 50% Robin Zucker August 2019 Anaheim, CA UU Church in Anaheim TBD 1/4 to 1/2 time contract ministry position. For more information contact Kat Bodnar at firstname.lastname@example.org flexible - after June 30 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
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 Rancho Mirage, CA Unitarian Universalist Church of the Desert 75% July 2018 Bradenton, FL Manatee UU Fellowship Full July 2018 San Rafael, CA UU Congregation of Marin 75% Joy Atkinson August 2018 Gainesville, FL UU Fellowship of Gainesville Full 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 Bellevue, WA East Shore Unitarian Church Full August 2018 Eugene, OR UU Church in Eugene Full August 15, 2018
City and State Congregation S&H (if known) Percent of Time Current Interim or (newly Settled Minister) Date Open Dallas, TX UU Church of Oak Cliff Full 18 month interim January 2018 Auburn, AL Auburn UU Fellowship Full one year interim August 2018 Huntsville, AL UU Church of Huntsville Full two year interim August 2018 Tuscaloosa, AL UU Congregation of Tuscaloosa Full August 2018 Prescott, AZ Granite Peak UU Congregation Full one year interim August 2018 Fremont, CA Mission Peak Unitarian Universalist Congregation Full two year interim August 2018 Pensacola, FL UU Church of Pensacola Full two year interim August 2018 Coralville - Iowa City, IA UU Society of Iowa City Full 1 year with option to renew August 2018 Bloomington, IL UU Church of Bloomington Normal Full two year interim August 2018 Elgin, IL UU Church of Elgin Full one year interim with option to renew August 2018 Evanston, IL Unitarian Church of Evanston Full one year interim with option to renew August 2018 Geneva, IL Unitarian Universalist Society of Geneva Full one year with option to renew August 2018 West Lafayette, IN UU Church of Tippecanoe County Full two year interim August 2018 Lawrence, KS UU Congregation of Lawrence Full two year interim August 2018 Louisville, KY Thomas Jefferson Unitarian Church Full Two year interim August 2018 Amherst, MA UU Society of Amherst Full August 2018 Framingham, MA First Parish in Framingham UU Full two year interim August 2018 Lincoln, MA First Parish Church Full one year with option to renew August 2018 Silver Spring, MD UU Church of Silver Spring Full 1 year interim with option to renew August 2018 Belfast, ME UU Church of Belfast Full 1 year interim with option to renew August 2018 Portland, ME Allen Avenue UU Church Full one-year position with the option to renew August 2018 Yarmouth, ME First Universalist Church Full Two year interim - one year contract with an option to renew August 2018 Wayzata, MN UU Church of Minnetonka Full August 2018 Omaha, NE First Unitarian Church Full August 2018 Somerville, NJ UU Congregation of Somerset Hills Full one year interim with optiion to renew August 2018 Denton, TX Denton UU Fellowship Full two year interim August 2018 Houston, TX First Unitarian Universalist Church Full 1 year interim with option to renew August 2018 Plano, TX Community UU Church Full two yaer interim August 2018 Arlington, VA UU Church of Arlington Full one year interim - potentially renewable August 2018 Norfolk, VA Unitarian Church of Norfolk Full two year interim August 2018 Burlington, VT First UU Society Full two year interim August 2018 Port Townsend, WA Quimper UU Fellowship Full two year interim August 2018 Madison, WI First Unitarian Society of Madison Full Two year interim - one year contract with an option to renew August 2018 Idaho Falls, ID UU Church in Idaho Falls Full 2 year interim September 2018 Baton Rouge, LA Unitarian Church of Baton Rouge Full 18 month interim January 2019 Pittsburgh, PA 1st Unitarian Church of Pittsburgh Full January 15, 2019
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 2ND ROUND - Susan Manker-Seale August 2018 Danbury, CT UU Congregation of Danbury A Full 2ND ROUND - Nancy Arnold August 2018 Tallahassee, FL UU Church of Tallahassee B Full Charlotte Lehmann August 2018 Berlin, MA First Parish Church, Federated A 75% 2ND ROUND - 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% 2ND ROUND - 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 Ellicott City, MD Channing Memorial Church A Full 2ND ROUND - 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 2ND ROUND - Daniel Budd and Patricia Shelden August 2018 Flint, MI UU Congregation of Flint A 75% 2ND ROUND August 2018 Greensboro, NC UU Church of Greensboro B Full Diane Dowgiert 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 2ND ROUND - Holly Horn August 2018 Kent, OH UU Church of Kent, Ohio B Full 2ND ROUND 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 Warrington, PA BuxMont Unitarian Universalist Fellowship A Full Susan Rak August 2018 Manassas, VA Bull Run UUs B Full 2ND ROUND - 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 2ND ROUND August 2018 Mankato, MN UU Fellowship of Mankato A Full Karen Gustafson (part-time) August 2018 - or sooner, if available Prescott, AZ Granite Peak UU Congregation Full August 2019 Auburn, CA Sierra Foothills Uus Full Mike Walker 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 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 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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