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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Assistant/Second (Contract or Settled)
City and State Congregation S&H (if known) Percent of Time Current Interim or (newly Settled Minister) Date Open 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 Sarasota, FL UU Church of Sarasota 50% For more information: https://www.uucsarasota.com/assistantassociate-minister.html August 2019
City and State Congregation S&H (if known) Percent of Time Current Interim or (newly Settled Minister) Date Open Northbrook, IL UU Military Ministry Great Lakes TBD UUMGLC seeks Part Time Ministry Coordinator, for more information please see the job description at https://uummgl.org/employment-opportunity/ September 2018 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 Shelburne, VT All Souls Interfaith Gathering Full Immediate opening for Lead Pastor to be filled by 6/1/2019. For more information: http://www.allsoulsinterfaith.org/apply immediate opening New York, NY New York Society for Ethical Culture Full NYSEC seeks a Leader. For more information please see the job description: http://bit.ly/NYSECLeader September 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 Sioux Falls, SD All Souls Church UU 50% For more information contact Linda Hallstrom at email@example.com April 2018 Murrysville, PA East Suburban (Pittsburgh) UU Church 25% For more information contact the search committee at firstname.lastname@example.org June 2018 Garden City, NY UU Congregation of Central Nassau 50% For more information, please see https://bit.ly/2K6vnUE July 2018 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 La Crescenta, CA UU Church of the Verdugo Hills 75% For more information contact Marty Barrett at firstname.lastname@example.org August 2018 Ashby, MA First Parish Church, UU 25% For more information contact email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com Also see https://uuweymouthministerialsearch.weebly.com/ August 2018 Auburn, NY Auburn Unitarian Universalist Society TBD part time ministry position Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org August 2018 Mohegan Lake, NY Fourth Unitarian Society of Westchester 50% Two year contract ministry. For more information contact Harold Stillman at email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org August 2018 St. Croix, USVI St. Croix Unitarian Universalist Fellowship P 25% For more information and positions description, email email@example.com. August 2018 Colorado Springs, CO High Plains Church UU 50% (contact search@HPCUU.org to apply, or for more information see hpcuu.org 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 Flint, MI UU Congregation of Flint A 75% contract firstname.lastname@example.org September 15, 2018 Nanaimo, BC First Unitarian Fellowship of Nanaimo 66% POSITION INCREASED TO 2/3 TIME as Director of Fellowship's Winter Weather Shelter. For more information see Congregational Record and contact Robert Goodman at email@example.com August 2019 Napa, CA Napa Valley Unitarian Universalists P 75% . August 2019 Dover/Newark, DE Uus of Central Delaware/UU Fellowship of Newark Full Two congregations looking for one full-time minister August 2019 Bowling Green, KY UU Church of Bowling Green P 50% Roger Mohr 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 Cherry Hill, NJ UU Church in Cherry Hill Full August 2019
City and State Congregation S&H (if known) Percent of Time Current Interim or (newly Settled Minister) Date Open Elgin, IL UU Church of Elgin Full one year interim with option to renew August 2018 Peoria, IL Universalist Unitarian Church of Peoria Full January 2019 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 Auburn, AL Auburn UU Fellowship Full Marti Keller August 2019 Prescott, AZ Granite Peak UU Congregation Full Terry Cummings August 2019 Auburn, CA Sierra Foothills Uus Full Mike Walker August 2019 Livermore, CA UU Church in Livermore Full Jade Benson August 2019 Oakland, CA First Unitarian Church of Oakland Full Jacqueline Duhart August 2019 Danbury, CT UU Congregation of Danbury A Full 2ND ROUND - Nancy Arnold August 2019 Wilmington, DE First Unitarian Church of Wilmington Full Roberta Finkelstein August 2019 Gainesville, FL UU Fellowship of Gainesville Full Cathy Harrington August 2019 Marietta, GA Emerson UU Congregation Full Don Cameron August 2019 Sandy Springs, GA Northwest UU Congregation Full Jonathan Rogers 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 Louisville, KY First Unitarian Church of Louisville Full Kathy Hurt August 2019 Amherst, MA UU Society of Amherst Full Stephen Cook August 2019 Belmont, MA The First Church in Belmont Full August 2019 Berlin, MA First Parish Church, Federated A 75% 2ND ROUND - Freida Gillespie August 2019 Dorchester, MA First Parish Church of Dorchester Full Tricia Brennan August 2019 Medfield, MA First Parish UU of Medfield P Full 2ND ROUND - David Chandler August 2019 Salem, MA First Congregational Society in Salem Unitarian Full Terry Sweetser August 2019 Sharon, MA Unitarian Church of Sharon Full Wendy Bell August 2019 Ellicott City, MD Channing Memorial Church A Full 2ND ROUND - Bob Renjilian 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 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 Chattanooga, Tennessee Unitarian Universalist Church of Chattanooga Full 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 Redwood City, CA UU Fellowship of Redwood City Full Gretchen Woods August 2020
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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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