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 Edmonds, WA Edmonds UU Church 50% Minister of Family and Faith Development - See http://euuc.org/careers/ for position description. For more information or to apply, contact the Rev. Eric Kaminetzky at firstname.lastname@example.org. July 2014 Geneva, IL (2nd Round) Unitarian Universalist Society of Geneva C Full Seeking Assistant Minister August 2014 Brookline, MA (2nd Round) First Parish in Brookline, Assistant P 75% (Maria Cristina Vlassidis Burgoa) August 2014 Houston, TX First Unitarian Universalist Church Full Acting Assistant position August 2014
City and State Congregation S&H (if known) Percent of Time Current Interim or (newly Settled Minister) Date Open Roxbury, MA UU Urban Ministry, Director of Congregational and Volunteer Engagement Full For more information see http://www.uuum.org/dcve July 2014 (negotiable start between May and mid-August) Cambridge, MA Unitarian Univesalist Service Committee Full Assoc. Dir. Advocacy Activism and Engagement, go to //www.uusc.org for more details August 2014 Boston, MA UUA - Massachusetts Bay District Full Director of Congregational Development - for more information see http://www.uua.org/documents/hr/jobdescriptions/cl_dir_cong_dev.pdf. Application deadline is April 22, 2014 Open
City and State Congregation S&H (if known) Percent of Time Current Interim or (newly Settled Minister) Date Open Terre Haute, IN First UU Congregation of Terre Haute 50% August 2013 @ New Orleans, LA First UU Church of New Orleans 50% August 2013 Marlborough, NH The Federated Church of Marlborough A Full For more information see Congregational Record August 2013 Kelseyville, CA UU Community of Lake County 25% For more information, contact Board President, Cathy Thorburn Wilson email@example.com September 2013 Boston, MA King's Chapel 50% Asst. minister, applications (letter of interest, resume, sermon) to: firstname.lastname@example.org October 2013 Norton, MA First Unitarian Church of Norton 50% For more information contact Al Falzone email@example.com November 2013 Clinton, NC First Universalist Church 50% For more information, contact Billy Peterson at firstname.lastname@example.org November 2013 Washington, DC Universalist National Memorial Church 60% For more information contact Donna Simonton at email@example.com. July 2014 Decatur, IL UU Fellowship of Decatur P 75% For more information, please see Congregational Record July 2014 Chicago, IL Beverly Unitarian Church 50% For more information, see congregational record and please contact Pam Carlson at firstname.lastname@example.org August 2014 Joliet, IL Universalist Unitarian Church of Joliet 50% For more information, please see Congregational Record August 2014 Medford, MA Unitarian Universalist Church of Medford 50% Send paragraph of interest to email@example.com August 2014 Wellesley Hills, MA UU Society of Welllesley Hills B Full Assistant Ministry Position, contact Rev. Sarah Ascher firstname.lastname@example.org August 2014 Weymouth, MA UU Church of Weymouth 75% Anne Bancroft August 2014 Camp Springs, MD Davies Memorial Unitarian Universalist Church Full For more information please contact the UUA Transitions Office at email@example.com August 2014 Rochester, MI Paint Creek UU Church 50% Seeking a contract minister jointly with Troy MI. For more information, contact Mary Lousie Parker at firstname.lastname@example.org and see congregational records for both congregations. August 2014 Troy, MI Emerson Church UU 50% Seeking a contract minister jointly with Rochester MI. For more information contact Benjamin Allen at email@example.com and see congregational records for both congregations. August 2014 Walpole, NH Walpole Unitarian Church 50% For more information contact Karen Walter at firstname.lastname@example.org. August 2014 Saranac Lake, NY Adirondack Unitarian Universalist Community 25% Contact Jean Chamberlain for further information: email@example.com August 2014 Syracuse, NY UU Society of Syracuse 75% For more information please see congregational record and contact Dennis Killian-Benigno at firstname.lastname@example.org August 2014 Utica, NY UU Church of Utica 75% August 2014 Athens, OH Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Athens 25% For more information contact Barbara Harrison at email@example.com August 2014 Roseburg, OR Umpqua UU Church P 60% 5/8 time (62.5%) August 2014 Langhorne, PA UU Fellowship of Lower Bucks 25% For more information, please contact Scott Thompson at firstname.lastname@example.org. August 2014 Harrisburg, PA (2nd Round) Unitarian Church of Harrisburg Full Assistant Minister - See Congregational Record, and/or contact Rev. Eric Posa, Interim (Sr.) Minister, at email@example.com 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 Washington, DC All Souls Full Seeking Chief Program Officer, //www.all-souls.org/job-postings --for more information Apply by 4/30/14 August 15, 2014 Sonora, CA Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Tuolumne County P 25% please contact PCD Office for more information September 2014 Waukesha, WI United Unitarian Universalist Congregation P 50% See Congregational Record September 2014 South Strafford, VT Universalist Society of Strafford 25% For more information see Congregational Record. October 2014
City and State Congregation S&H (if known) Percent of Time Current Interim or (newly Settled Minister) Date Open Kirtland, OH East Shore UU Church 75% Application is complete. For more information please contact the UUA Transitions Office at firstname.lastname@example.org July 2014 Berkeley, CA Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists 75% Application is complete. For more information please contact the UUA Transitions Office at email@example.com. August 2014 X San Francisco, CA First UU Society of San Francisco Full (Dave Sammons) August 2014 Durango, CO Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Durango Full Application is complete. For more information please contact the UUA Transitions Office at firstname.lastname@example.org August 2014 Greenville, NC UU Congregation of Greenville NC Full Application is complete. For more information please contact the UUA Transitions Office at email@example.com August 2014 Ashland, OR Rogue Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Full Application is complete. For more information please contact the UUA Transitions Office at firstname.lastname@example.org. August 2014 Bend, OR UU Fellowship of Central Oregon Full August 2014 Providence, RI Religious Society of Bell Street Chapel Full August 2014 Chattanooga, TN UU Church of Chattanooga Full August 2014 Tacoma, WA Tahoma UU Congregation Full August 2014 Bridgehampton, NY UU Congregation of the South Fork 75% (Nancy Arnold) February 2015
City and State Congregation S&H (if known) Percent of Time Current Interim or (newly Settled Minister) Date Open Flagstaff, AZ Beacon Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Full August 2014 Berkeley, CA UU Church of Berkeley Full August 2014 Canoga Park, CA Emerson UU Church Full August 2014 Carmel, CA UU Church of the Monterey Peninsula Full August 2014 Fullerton, CA UU Church in Fullerton Full August 2014 Grass Valley, CA UU Community of the Mountains Full August 2014 Hayward, CA Starr King UU Church Full August 2014 Fort Collins, CO Foothills Unitarian Church Full August 2014 Madison, CT Shoreline UU Society Full August 2014 Valparaiso, FL UU Fellowship of the Emerald Coast 66% August 2014 Roswell, GA UU Metro Atlanta North Full August 2014 Cedar Rapids, IA The Peoples Church UU Full August 2014 Alton, IL First Unitarian Church Full August 2014 Deerfield, IL North Shore Unitarian Church Full August 2014 Bloomington, IN UU Church of Bloomington Inc Full August 2014 Lenexa, KS Shawnee Mission UU Church Full August 2014 Fairhaven, MA Unitarian Memorial Church Full August 2014 Jamaica Plain, MA First Church in Jamaica Plain UU Full August 2014 Lincoln, MA First Parish Church Full August 2014 Northboro, MA First Parish Church UU Full August 2014 Bangor, ME UU Society Full August 2014 Brighton, MI Community UUs in Brighton 50% August 2014 Kalamazoo, MI Full August 2014 Fridley, MN Michael Servetus Unitarian Society 75% August 2014 Lincoln, NE Unitarian Church of Lincoln Full August 2014 Plymouth, NH Starr King UU Fellowship Full August 2014 Tamworth, NH UU Fellowship of the Eastern Slopes 75% August 2014 Baptistown, NJ First UU Fellowship of Hunterdon County Full August 2014 Summit, NJ Unitarian Church in Summit Full August 2014 Freeport, NY South Nassau UU Congregation 50% August 2014 New York City, NY Fourth Universalist Society Full August 2014 Schenectady, NY UU Society Full August 2014 Oregon City, OR Atkinson Memorial Church 50% August 2014 Erie, PA UU Congregation of Erie Full August 2014 Philadelphia, PA First Unitarian Church of Philadelphia Full August 2014 West Chester, PA Unitarian Fellowship of West Chester Full August 2014 Beaufort, SC UU Fellowship of Beaufort Full August 2014 Carrollton, TX Horizon UU Church Full August 2014 Corpus Christi, TX UU Church of Corpus Christi Full August 2014 Fort Worth, TX Westside UU Church Full August 2014 Ogden, UT UU Church of Ogden Full August 2014 Oakton, VA UU Congregation of Fairfax Full August 2014 Brattleboro, VT All Souls UU Church 75% August 2014 Chester/Springfield, VT First Universalist Parish and UU Church in Springfield Full seeking a full-time interim minister for two congregations, 8 miles apart August 2014 Olympia, WA Olympia UU Congregation Full August 2014 Milwaukee, WI First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee Full August 2014 Chicago, IL Third Unitarian Church of Chicago Full August 15, 2014
City and State Congregation S&H (if known) Percent of Time Current Interim or (newly Settled Minister) Date Open Indianapolis, IN (2nd Round) All Souls Unitarian Church Full Assistant Minister of Lifespan Faith Formation. For more information, see congregational record and contact Rev. Anastassia Zinke at email@example.com June 2014 Montgomery, AL (2nd Round) 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 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 Modesto, CA (2nd Round) UU Fellowship of Stanislaus County A Full Joe Cherry August 2014 Santa Paula, CA (2nd Round) 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 Hartford, CT Unitarian Society of Hartford B Full Dave Johnson (KS), AIM August 2014 Hamden, CT (2nd Round) Unitarian Society of New Haven D Full Emily Melcher, AIMIT 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 # 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 (2nd Round) UU Fellowship of Topeka A Full Jim Parrish August 2014 Bridgewater, MA First Parish Church, UU P 50% Anita Farber-Robertson, AIM August 2014 # Needham, MA First Parish in Needham UU C Full Katie Lee Crane 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 # Worcester, MA The First Unitarian Church of Worcester, Second Parish D Full (Tracy Robinson-Harris) August 2014 Attleboro, MA (2nd Round) Murray Unitarian Universalist Church B Full Robert McKetchnie August 2014 Hopedale, MA (2nd Round) Hopedale Unitarian Parish A Full (Beverly Waring) August 2014 # Westford, MA (2nd Round) First Parish Church United of Westford (Federated) B Full Hank Peirce 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 (2nd Round) 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 (2nd Round) UU Church of Nashua B Full Olivia Holmes, AIM August 2014 Titusville, NJ UU Church at Washington Crossing C Full Jennifer Brooks 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 Buffalo, NY (2nd Round) UU Church of Buffalo D Full Margret O"Neall, AIMIT 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 Pittsburgh, PA UU Church of the South Hills B Full Jay Abernathy 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 Richmond, VA First UU of Richmond VA Full assistant minister August 2014 # Manassas, VA (2nd Round) Bull Run UUs B Full Greg Ward 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 Pasadena, CA Neighborhood UU Church of Pasadena Full 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 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 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 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 Grafton, MA UU Society of Grafton and Upton Full (Dacia Reid) 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 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 Fredericksburg, VA Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Fredericksburg Full Walter Braman (part-time, contract) 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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