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 2nd Rnd - Fort Collins, CO Foothills Unitarian Church Full Assistant Minister. For more information, see congregational record and contact Gretchen Haley [firstname.lastname@example.org] July 2016 Davis, CA UU Church of Davis Full For more information see http://www.uudavis.org/PDFs/2016_01_JobOpening_aMinCongLife.pdf Application due April 30 August 2016 X Bloomington, IN UU Church of Bloomington Inc D Full Doug Wadkins August 2016 Rochester, NY 1st Unitarian of Rochester Full 2 Years - contract for one year with option to renew; contact email@example.com if interested August 2016 X Seattle, WA University Unitarian Church E Full August 2016 Napa, CA Napa Valley Unitarian Universalists P 50% For more information contact Ministerial Search Chairs: David Lindsay, at firstname.lastname@example.org and Mary Lu Kennelly, at email@example.com. August 2016 - flexible New York, NY All Souls F Full Nancy Arnold August 2017
City and State Congregation S&H (if known) Percent of Time Current Interim or (newly Settled Minister) Date Open telecommute International Council of Unitarians and Universalists Full Executive Director - Application Deadline is March 1, 2016. For more information see http://www.icuu.net/ July or August 2016 Chicago, IL UU Prison Ministry of Illinois 25% For more information contact Marcia Curtis firstname.lastname@example.org. Also see https://www.facebook.com/UUPrisonMinistryofIllinois/?fref=ts July 2016 Washington, DC Northern Virginia Ethical Society 50% Seeks non-theistic, humanist clergy leader. For more information see http://www.noves.org/article/209/about-noves/committees/leader-search-committee and send email to email@example.com August 2016 - negotiable Berkeley, CA The Chaplaincy Institute 50% For more information see http://chaplaincyinstitute.org/welcome/jobs/ Annapolis, MD US Naval Academy Full Seeking a Chaplain. Complete information can be found at: https://www.usna.edu/HRO/jobinfo/Chaplain.php. The application period will end on January 6, 2015 Appleton, WI Lawrence University Full Dean of Spiritual Life - For more information, see http://www.imsearch.com/searches/details/content/S5-752 Dartmouth, NH Dartmouth College - Chaplain and Dean at the Tucker Center for Spiritual Life Full The complete Chaplain and Dean Search Profile may be viewed at http://agbsearch.com/searches/chaplain-and-dean-tucker-center-spiritual-life-dartmouth-college App Deadline - Nov 30, 2015
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 firstname.lastname@example.org and see http://www.uufstcloud.org/minister.html Start Date Negotiable Aiken, SC Aiken Unitarian Universalist Church P 50% For more information see http://aikenuu.org/we-are-seeking-a-new-minister/ and contact Julie Evonna email@example.com Start Date Negotiable Raleigh, NC UU Peace Fellowship 25% For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org January 2016 Pomona, NY Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Rockland 50% For more information contact Melissa Schroeter, Head of Search Committee email@example.com January 2016 or sooner Palo Alto, CA UU Church of Palo Alto 50% Seeking Sabbatical Minister - 6 month position. For more information see http://uucpa.org/main/sabbaticalposting.html and contact SabbaticalSeek@uucpa.org July 2016 Philadelphia, PA UU Church of the Restoration 50% For more information see http://www.uurestoration.us/search.php and contact firstname.lastname@example.org July 2016 Ludington, MI West Shore UU Congregation (People's Church) 50% For more information see congregational record and contact Jane Carpenter at email@example.com and Kent Gage at KHGage@aol.com July 2016 - negotiable Walpole, NH Walpole Unitarian Church 50% 2 years with option to call. For more information contact Dorothy Read at firstname.lastname@example.org August 1, 2016 - negotiable Surrey, BC South Fraser Unitarian Congregation P 75% For more information see congregational record and contact Ann Bryce at email@example.com August 2016 Studio City, CA UU Church of Studio City Full 1 year. For more information contact Brian Bielanski at firstname.lastname@example.org August 2016 Carbondale, CO Two Rivers Unitarian Universalists Full For more information, see congregational record and contact Sue Coyle at email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 Hobart, IN First Unitarian Church of Hobart P 50% For more information contact Tim Cook at email@example.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 Boston, MA Community Church of Boston, MA TBD For more information, contact Ron J. Escobar Shapiro email@example.com August 2016 Cambridge, MA First Parish in Cambridge, Unitarian Universalist TBD For more information see http://firstparishcambridge.org/contact-us/job-opportunities/ and contact Rev. Clyde Grubbs at firstname.lastname@example.org August 2016 Cohasset, MA First Parish Cohasset TBD August 2016 Deerfield, MA First Church of Deerfield TBD 25 - 30 hours For more information see http://www.newenglanduua.org/job_openings August 2016 Weymouth, MA UU Church of Weymouth 50% 1 year - For more information contact Ann DeYoung at email@example.com August 2016 Portage, MI UU Community Church of Southwest Michigan 75% 2 Years - contract for one year with option to renew. For more information contact Lauren Ritter at firstname.lastname@example.org August 2016 Athens, OH Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Athens 25% For more information contact Barbara Harrison at email@example.com. Also, see congregational record. August 2016 Portland, OR West Hills UU Fellowship 50% 2 Years - contract for one year with option to renew. For more information contact Rick Tangeman at firstname.lastname@example.org 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 Leesburg 50% For more information contact Chair of Search Committee; Richard Keech, firstname.lastname@example.org August 2016 Stephens City, VA UU Church of Shenandoah Valley Full August 2016 West Brattleboro, VT All Souls UU Church 50% 2 Years - contract for one year with option to renew For more information contact Carla Fogg at email@example.com August 2016 Marysville, WA Evergreen UU Fellowship Full For more information contact Michelle Valentine at firstname.lastname@example.org. Application is available through Transitions Office. August 2016 Springfield, MO First UU Church of Springfield 50% For more information see Congregational Record and contact Lynn Dalton at email@example.com August 2016 - 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 contact Debbie Goodman firstname.lastname@example.org August 15, 2016 Petaluma, CA U U s of Petaluma 50% 2 years. For more information contact Mary Bevins at email@example.com September 2016 Woodbury, CT Mattatuck Unitarian Universalist Society 50% For more information contact Tom Oakes at firstname.lastname@example.org September 2016 St. Johnsbury, VT UU Congregation of St. Johnsbury Full 3 to 5 years with option to renew September 2016 Waukesha, WI United Unitarian Universalist Congregation 75% 2 Years - contract for one year with option to renew. For more information see congregational record and contact Meg Whaley at email@example.com September 2016 La Crosse, WI UU Fellowship of La Crosse 25% For more information see congregational record and http://www.uulacrosse.org/home-2/forms-and-document-archive/consulting-minister/. Contact Ingrid Iverson firstname.lastname@example.org negotiable
City and State Congregation S&H (if known) Percent of Time Current Interim or (newly Settled Minister) Date Open Ft. Lauderdale, FL Unitarian Universalist Church of Fort Lauderdale Full August 2016 Cedar Rapids, IA The Peoples Church UU Full Jeff Briere August 2016 Pocatello, ID Pocatello UU Fellowship 75% August 2016 Brewster, MA First Parish Brewster UU Church Full 1 year with option for renewal (this will be 3rd year of this developmental ministry) August 2016 Omaha, NE 2nd Unitarian Full Frieda Gillespie August 2016 Plainfield, NJ First Unitarian Society of Plainfield Full 3 years August 2016 Ottawa, ON UU Fellowship of Ottawa 50% August 2016 Lancaster, PA UU Church of Lancaster Full August 2016 Gray, TN Holston Valley UU Church Full September 2016 Stuart, FL Treasure Coast UU Church 75% negotiable, between June and September 2016
City and State Congregation S&H (if known) Percent of Time Current Interim or (newly Settled Minister) Date Open Hot Springs Village, AR UU Village Church 50% 2 - 3 years July 2016 St. Louis, MO First Unitarian Church of St. Louis Full 2 Years - contract for one year with option to renew July 2016 negotiable Birmingham, AL UU Church of Birmingham Full 2 Years - contract for one year with option to renew August 2016 Tucson, AZ UU Church of Tucson Full 2 Years - contract for one year with option to renew August 2016 Montclair, CA Monte Vista UU Congregation Full 2 Years - contract for one year with option to renew August 2016 Rancho Palos Verdes, CA Pacific Unitarian Church Full 1 year (2nd year of 2 year interim) August 2016 Tallahassee, FL UU Church of Tallahassee Full 2 Years - contract for one year with option to renew August 2016 Alton, IL First Unitarian Church Full 1 year August 2016 Amherst, MA UU Society of Amherst Full Duration of ministry: 2 Years - contract for one year with option to renew August 2016 Franklin, MA First Universalist Society of Franklin Full 2 Years - contract for one year with option to renew August 2016 Kingston, MA First Congregational Parish Kingston, UU Full 2 Years - contract for one year with option to renew August 2016 Medfield, MA First Parish UU of Medfield 66% 2 Years - contract for one year with option to renew August 2016 Newburyport, MA First Religious Society UU Full 2 Years - contract for one year with option to renew August 2016 Wellesley, MA UU Society of Welllesley Hills Full 2 Years - contract for one year with option to renew August 2016 Churchville, MD UU Fellowship of Harford County Full 2 Years - contract for one year with option to renew August 2016 Saco, ME UU Church of Saco and Biddeford Full 2 Years - contract for one year with option to renew. Ministry to be shared with Sanford Congregation August 2016 Sanford, ME Sanford UU Church Full 2 Years - contract for one year with option to renew. Ministry to be shared with Saco/Biddeford Congregation August 2016 Ann Arbor, MI First UU Congregation Full 2 Years - contract for one year with option to renew August 2016 Brighton, MI Community UUs in Brighton 50% 2 Years - contract for one year with option to renew August 2016 Flint, MI UU Congregation of Flint 75% 1 year August 2016 Brevard, NC UUs of Transylvania County Full 1 year renewable (2nd year of 2 year interim) August 2016 Greensboro, NC UU Church of Greensboro Full 2 Years - contract for one year with option to renew August 2016 Cincinnati, OH First Unitarian Church of Cincinnati Full 2 Years - contract for one year with option to renew August 2016 Rocky River, OH West Shore Unitarian Universalist Church Full 2 Years - contract for one year with option to renew August 2016 Oklahoma City, OK First Unitarian Church of Oklahoma City Full 2 Years - contract for one year with option to renew August 2016 Ottawa, ON First Unitarian Congregation of Ottawa Full 2 Years - contract for one year with option to renew August 2016 Ruthven, ONT UU Church of Olinda Full 2 Years - contract for one year with option to renew August 2016 Meadville, PA UU Church of Meadville 50% 1 year contract with option to renew. For more information contact David Anderson at email@example.com August 2016 Warrington, PA BuxMont Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Full 2 Years - contract for one year with option to renew August 2016 Blacksburg, VA UU Congregation of Blacksburg Full 2 Years - contract for one year with option to renew August 2016 Manassas, VA Bull Run UUs Full 1 year August 2016 West Seattle, WA Westside Unitarian Universalist Congregation Full 1 year August 2016 Des Moines, WA Saltwater UU Church Full 2 Years - contract for one year with option to renew August 2016 or September 2016 San Rafael, CA UU Congregation of Marin Full 1 year August 15, 2016 Danbury, CT UU Congregation of Danbury Full 2 years August 15, 2016 Urbana, IL UU Church of Urbana-Champaign, Illinois Full 1 year (2nd year of 2 year interim) August 15, 2016 Melrose, MA Melrose UU Church Full 2 Years - contract for one year with option to renew August 15, 2016 Syracuse, NY May Memorial Unitarian Universalist Society Full 2 Years - contract for one year with option to renew August 15, 2016 Manhasset, NY UU Congregation at Shelter Rock Full 3 years August 16, 2016 Berlin, MA First Parish Church, Federated Full 2 Years - contract for one year with option to renew. Open to a part-time contract. September 2016 Ellicott City, MD Channing Memorial Church Full 2 Years - contract for one year with option to renew September 2016 Auburn, AL Auburn UU Fellowship Full 2 years October 2016
City and State Congregation S&H (if known) Percent of Time Current Interim or (newly Settled Minister) Date Open 2nd Rnd - Flagstaff, AZ Beacon Unitarian Universalist Fellowship A Full Joanne Giannino August 2016 X West Vancouver, BC North Shore Unitarian Church C Full Fran Dearman August 2016 2nd Rnd - Kensington, CA UU Church of Berkeley E Full Greg Ward August 2016 X Canoga Park, CA Emerson UU Church B Full Mike Young August 2016 X Fullerton, CA UU Church in Fullerton A Full Steve Furrer August 2016 X Grass Valley, CA UU Community of the Mountains B Full David Usher August 2016 X Hayward, CA Starr King UU Church A Full Joy Atkinson August 2016 X Thousand Oaks, CA Conejo Valley UU Fellowship C Full Anne Hines August 2016 X Ventura, CA UU Church of Ventura C Full Ed Brock August 2016 X Madison, CT Shoreline UU Society A Full Lyn Oglesby August 2016 X Ormond Beach, FL Unitarian Universalist Congregation Ormond Beach B Full Lyn Plumb August 2016 X Roswell, GA UU Metro Atlanta North B Full Cynthia Prescott August 2016 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 - Chicago, IL Third Unitarian Church of Chicago A Full Jennifer Nordstrom August 2016 X Lenexa, KS Shawnee Mission UU Church D Full Benjamin Maucere August 2016 2nd Rnd - Carlisle, MA First Religious Society in Carlisle B Full August 2016 2nd Rnd - Grafton, MA UU Society of Grafton and Upton A Full Tom Bozeman August 2016 2nd Rnd - Northboro, MA First Parish Church UU B Full Anita Farber-Robertson August 2016 X Fairhaven, MA Unitarian Universalist Society of Fairhaven B Full Bob McKetchnie August 2016 X Lexington, MA First Parish of Lexington C Full Jenny Rankin August 2016 X Milton, MA First Parish Milton C Full Hank Peirce August 2016 X Stoughton, MA First Parish Universalist A Full Stephen Cook August 2016 X Bangor, ME UU Society B Full Art Vaeni August 2016 X Castine, ME UU Congregation of Castine A Full August 2016 X Fridley, MN Michael Servetus Unitarian Society A Full Karen Gustafson August 2016 X Bozeman, MT UU Fellowship of Bozeman P 75% August 2016 2nd Rnd - Peterborough, NH Peterborough UU Church A Full Shayna Appel and Olivia Holmes August 2016 X Plymouth, NH Starr King UU Fellowship A Full Judith Smith-Valley August 2016 X Tamworth, NH UU Fellowship of the Eastern Slopes P 75% David Chandler August 2016 2nd Rnd - Galloway, NJ UU Congregation of the South Jersey Shore P 75% Cynthia Cain August 2016 X Baptistown, NJ First UU Fellowship of Hunterdon County A Full Larry Smith August 2016 X East Brunswick, NJ The Unitarian Society of East Brunswick C Full Carol Cissel Thomas August 2016 X Summit, NJ Unitarian Church in Summit D Full Terry Sweetser August 2016 X Canton, NY UU Church of Canton B Full Joel Miller August 2016 X New York City, NY Fourth Universalist Society F Full Susan Milnor August 2016 X Philadelphia, PA First Unitarian Church of Philadelphia B Full Susan Rak August 2016 X West Chester, PA Unitarian Fellowship of West Chester B Full Bill Zelazny August 2016 2nd Rnd - South Kingstown, RI UU Congregation of South County P 75% Jan Knost August 2016 X Beaufort, SC UU Fellowship of Beaufort A Full Kevin Tarsa 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 X Carrollton, TX Horizon UU Church C Full Helen Carroll August 2016 X Corpus Christi, TX UU Church of Corpus Christi B Full Roger Mohr August 2016 X Fort Worth, TX Westside UU Church B Full Alex Holt August 2016 X Reston, VA The UU Church in Reston B Full Barbara Coeyman August 2016 X Olympia, WA Olympia UU Congregation C Full Emily Melcher August 2016 X Kenosha, WI Bradford Community Church UU A Full Lillie Mae Henley August 2016 X Milwaukee, WI First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee F Full Elaine Peresluha August 2016 2nd Rnd - Charleston, WV UU Congregation of Charleston A Full Tricia Hart August 20, 2016 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 Deerfield, IL North Shore Unitarian Church Full Marlene Walker August 2017 Columbus, IN UU Congregation of Columbus Full Mary Moore 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 Congregation 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 Lincoln, NE Unitarian Church of Lincoln Full Gretchen Woods August 2017 Cherry Hill, NJ UU Church in Cherry Hill Full Christian and Kristin Schmidt 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 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 Williamsburg, VA WIlliamsburg Unitarian Universalists Full David Johnson August 2017 Woodstock, VT North Universalist Chapel Society Full August 2017 Vancouver, WA UU Church of Vancouver Full Lee Bond-Upson 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 Brookline, MA First Parish in Brookline Full Rebecca Bryan 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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