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 Gainesville, FL United Church of Gainesville (UCC) Full Asst Ministry position at liberal UCC church. For more information email Sally Simonis at email@example.com (http://www.ucgainesville.org) Start date negotiable. January 2017 Boston, MA King's Chapel Full Asst. minister, for more information see http://www.kings-chapel.org/employment-opportunities.html and contact Gretchen Horton <firstname.lastname@example.org> (studio apt available as parsonage) March 2017 New York, NY All Souls F Full August 2017 Walnut Creek, CA Mount Diablo Unitarian Universalist Congregation Full August 15, 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 Syracuse, NY Hendricks Chapel, Syracuse University Full For more information see http://www.wittkieffer.com and contact SyracuseHendricksDean@wittkieffer.com Open until filled Somerville, MA Somerville-Cambridge Elder Services, Inc. 25% Seeking Part-time Spiritual Caregiving Coordinator. For more information, see https://eldercare.org/join-us/job-opportunities/ negotiable Orono, ME The Wilson Center for Spiritual Exploration and Multifaith Dialogue at The University of Maine 50% Seeking a director. For more information see http://umaine.edu/wilsoncenter/position-open-at-the-wilson-center-director/ July 2017 Framingham, MA OUT MetroWest Full Seeking Executive Director. For more information see http://outmetrowest.org/job-openings/
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 Hobart, IN First Unitarian Church of Hobart P 50% For more information contact Tim Cook at email@example.com 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 15, 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 Eustis, FL UU Congregation of Lake County 50% For more inforrmation, please contact the Southern Region of the UUA through Kenn Hurto at firstname.lastname@example.org or UUCLC President of the Board, Chris Higgins at email@example.com Position open immediately; start negotiable Leominster, MA First Church UU Leominster 50% For more information, contact Betsy Moran, President, at Bam36uu@gmail.com February 2017 Springfield, MO First UU Church of Springfield 50% For more information see Congregational Record and contact Doug Hill at Doug6hill@gmail.com. February 2017 - negotiable Northfield, MA First Parish of Northfield, Unitarian 25% For more information contact Stephanie Ciccarello at firstname.lastname@example.org July 2017 Pocatello, ID Pocatello UU Fellowship 75% August 2017 Alton, IL First Unitarian Church 50% For more information contact Tracey Koch at email@example.com August 2017 Rockton, IL UU Congregation of Rock Valley 50% For more information contact Leroy at Busker@charter.net or Linda.firstname.lastname@example.org August 2017 Staten Island, NY Unitarian Church of Staten Island 50% For more information contact Stanley Hellman at email@example.com August 2017 Houston/Lake Chapala, TX/MX First Unitarian Houston/Lake Chapala UU Fellowship P 50% Half-time position in Mexico associated with 1st Unitarian in Houston. For more information please contact Rev. Daniel O'Connell at firstname.lastname@example.org August 2017 Marysville, WA Evergreen UU Fellowship 75% For more information contact Michelle Valentine at email@example.com. August 2017 Brooklyn, NY All Souls Bethlehem Church 50% For more information see http://www.allsoulsbethlehem.org/ and contact Joseph Indelicato at firstname.lastname@example.org negotiable Gettysburg, PA UU's of Gettysburg 25% For more information see Congregational Record and contact Bonnie Overholtzer at email@example.com negotiable New Braunfels, TX Unitarian Universalists of New Braunfels 25% For more information, contact Bob Keyser. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org negotiable
City and State Congregation S&H (if known) Percent of Time Current Interim or (newly Settled Minister) Date Open Santa Monica, CA UU Community Church of Santa Monica Full July 2017 San Francisco, CA First UU Society of San Francisco Full John Buehrens (Developmental) August 2017 North Palm Beach, FL First UU Congregation of the Palm Beaches Full August 2017 Mankato, MN UU Fellowship of Mankato Full Don Cameron August 2017 Freeport, NY South Nassau UU Congregation 50% Laurie Stuart August 2017 Southold, NY First Universalist Church of Southold 50% August 2017 Raleigh, NC UU Fellowship of Raleigh Full September 2017
City and State Congregation S&H (if known) Percent of Time Current Interim or (newly Settled Minister) Date Open Evanston, IL Lake Street Church of Evanston - American Baptist affiliation Full For more information see http://lakestreet.org/interim-minister. Contact search committee chair George Rounds at email@example.com February 2017 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 firstname.lastname@example.org July 2017 - negotiable
City and State Congregation S&H (if known) Percent of Time Current Interim or (newly Settled Minister) Date Open Rancho Palos Verdes, CA Pacific Unitarian Church C Full Stephen Furrer August 2017 X Solana Beach, CA UU Fellowship of San Dieguito D Full Meghan Cefalu August 2017 West Hartford, CT The Universalist Church of West Hartford E Full Len DeRoche August 2017 Lewes, DE UU Society of Southern Delaware A Full Paula Maiorano August 2017 Chicago, IL Third Unitarian Church of Chicago A Full Lillie Mae Henley August 2017 Deerfield, IL North Shore Unitarian Church C Full Marlene Walker August 2017 # Urbana, IL UU Church of Urbana-Champaign, Illinois C Full Joanne Giannino August 2017 Columbus, IN UU Congregation of Columbus A Full Mary Moore August 2017 # Brewster, MA First Parish Brewster UU Church C Full Developmental Minister - Thomas Bozeman August 2017 Cambridge, MA First Parish in Cambridge, Unitarian Universalist C Full Clyde Grubbs August 2017 Falmouth, MA UU Fellowship B Full Laurel Hallman August 2017 Harvard, MA Harvard UU Church C Full Mark Worth August 2017 Jamaica Plain, MA First Church in Jamaica Plain UU A Full Tracey Robinson-Harris August 2017 Littleton, MA First Church Unitarian Littleton A Full Steve Edington August 2017 Malden, MA First Parish in Malden, Universalist B Full Wendy Bell August 2017 Reading, MA UU Church of Reading C Full Catherine Senghas August 2017 Winnipeg, MB First UU Church of Winnipeg B Full Nicoline Guerrier August 2017 Adelphi, MD Paint Branch UU Church B Full Evan Keely August 2017 Churchville, MD UU Fellowship of Harford County A Full Carol Cissel August 2017 # Rochester, MN First Unitarian Universalist Church D Full Fritz Hudson August 2017 Brevard, NC UUs of Transylvania County B Full Ian White Maher August 2017 # Lincoln, NE Unitarian Church of Lincoln C Full Gretchen Woods August 2017 Galloway, NJ UU Congregation of the South Jersey Shore A 75% John Marsh August 2017 # Montclair, NJ UU Congregation at Montclair D Full Justin Osterman August 2017 Ridgewood, NJ Unitarian Society of Ridgewood C Full Tony Johnson August 2017 Ithaca, NY First Unitarian Society of Ithaca C Full Jane Thickstun August 2017 Schenectady, NY UU Society E Full Margret O'Neall August 2017 Columbus, OH First UU Church of Columbus E Full Jennifer Brooks August 2017 Kingston, ONT Kingston Unitarian Fellowship A Full Carol Strecker August 2017 Bend, OR UU Fellowship of Central Oregon B Full Antonia Won August 2017 State College, PA UU Fellowship of Centre County D Full Gabi Parks August 2017 York, PA UU Congregation of York B Full Lyn Cox August 2017 Providence, RI First Unitarian Church D Full Charlie Ortman August 2017 Columbia, SC UU of Columbia SC B Full Jennie Barrington August 2017 Spartanburg, SC UU Church of Spartanburg B Full August 2017 Memphis, TN First Unitarian Church of Memphis (River) C Full Eric Posa August 2017 Amarillo, TX Amarillo UU Fellowship A Full Addae Kraba August 2017 Blacksburg, VA UU Congregation of Blacksburg B Full Don Rollins August 2017 Williamsburg, VA WIlliamsburg Unitarian Universalists B Full David Johnson August 2017 Woodstock, VT North Universalist Chapel Society A Full August 2017 # Bellevue, WA East Shore Unitarian Church D Full Elaine Peresluha August 2017 # Vancouver, WA UU Church of Vancouver D Full Greg Ward August 2017 West Seattle, WA Westside Unitarian Universalist Congregation B Full Alex Holt August 2017 Appleton, WI Fox Valley UU Fellowship E Full Kathleen Rolenz August 2017 Wausau, WI First UU Church of Wausau B Full Laurie Bushbaum August 2017 Cheyenne, WY UU Church of Cheyenne A Full Audette Fulbright Fulson 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 Lehmann 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 Bethesda, MD Cedar Lane UU Church Full Michelle Collins August 2018 Ellicott City, MD Channing Memorial Church Full Bob Renjilian 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 Cherry Hill, NJ UU Church in Cherry Hill Full Larry Smith, AIM 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 Kent, OH UU Church of Kent, Ohio Full Anya Drew Johnston 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 Kingsville, ONT UU Church of Olinda Full Fran Dearman August 2018 Harrisburg, PA Unitarian Church of Harrisburg Full Michael Walker August 2018 Meadville, PA UU Church of Meadville 50% Robin Zucker August 2018 Warrington, PA BuxMont Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Full Susan Rak August 2018 The Woodlands, TX Northwoods UU Church Full Donna Renfro August 2018 Manassas, VA Bull Run UUs Full Madelyn Campbell August 2018 Bainbridge, WA Cedars UU Church Full 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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