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 X San Diego, CA First UU Church of San Diego Full Minister of Music and Worship Arts; For the full job description, please visit http://www.firstuusandiego.org/minister-of-music-and-worship-arts-job-posting July 2015 Kent, OH UU Church of Kent, Ohio 75% Assistant Minister for Lifespan Faith Development, start date negotiable. For more information, contact Melissa at email@example.com July 2015 X Santa Barbara, CA Unitarian Society of Santa Barbara Full (Julia Hamilton) August 2015 X Geneva, IL Unitarian Universalist Society of Geneva C Full Seeking Assistant Minister August 2015 Wellesley Hills, MA UU Society of Welllesley Hills Full Assistant Minister for Lifespan Faith Development Programming. For more information, see http://uuwellesley.org/open-position and contact Rev. Sarah Ascher firstname.lastname@example.org August 2015 Rockville, MD UU Church of Rockville 50% Assistant Ministry - For more information see http://uucr.org/employment-opportunities August 2015 X Raleigh, NC UU Fellowship of Raleigh E Full August 2015 2nd Rnd Seattle, WA University Unitarian Church E Full (Matt Cockrum) August 2015 Brookfield, WI Unitarian Universalist Church West P 50% For more information see congregational record and contact Rev. Suzelle Lynch at email@example.com August 2015 Atlanta, GA UU Congregation of Atlanta, Assistant E Full Jane Thickstun August 2016
City and State Congregation S&H (if known) Percent of Time Current Interim or (newly Settled Minister) Date Open Berkeley, CA Starr King School for the Ministry Full Seeking Vice President for Advancement - For more information see http://www.sksm.edu/contact-starr-king/job-opportunities/ Application deadline May 11, 2015 May 15, 2015 Grand Haven, MI C3Exchange TBD Seeking a part-time leader for an inclusive spiritual community. For more information see http://www.c3exchange.org/governance/leader-position/ July 2015 Boston, MA Church of the Larger Fellowship (CLF) Full Seeking Executive Director - for more information see //www.clfuu.org/clf-executive-director August 2, 2015 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
City and State Congregation S&H (if known) Percent of Time Current Interim or (newly Settled Minister) Date Open Brooklyn, NY Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture 50% For more information please see http://media.wix.com/ugd/e20d54_7eb70fc29b644fb1a5700120600999e3.pdf June 2015 Monson, MA UU Parish of Monson 33% 1/3 or 1/4 time contract ministry For more information contact Mary Gelezunas at firstname.lastname@example.org July 2015 Raleigh, NC UU Peace Fellowship 25% July 2015 Greeley, CO UU Church of Greeley 50% For more information contact Hollis Berendt at email@example.com August 2015 Lakeland, FL UU Congregation of Lakeland Full Janet Onnie; please contact Transitions Office @ firstname.lastname@example.org for more information (and see CR in settlement system) August 2015 Tarpon Springs, FL UU Church of Tarpon Springs 3/4 75% For more information, please see congregational record August 2015 Quincy, IL Unitarian Church of Quincy 50% Please see congregational record and contact Lisa Presley (email@example.com) for more information August 2015 Danvers, MA Northshore UU Church 50% To access the recruiting package for Half-Time Contract Minister, email firstname.lastname@example.org. See our Congregational Record. August 2015 Finksburg, MD Cedarhurst Unitarian Universalists 50% Bruce Marshall August 2015 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 August 2015 Durham, NC Eno River UU Fellowship Full Seeking Director or Minister of Programs for Children. For more information //www.eruuf.org and click on Now Hiring August 2015 X Kitty Hawk, NC UU Congregation of the Outer Banks 50% For more information please see congregational record and contact Douglas Kent Zimmerman at firstname.lastname@example.org August 2015 @ Southold, NY First Universalist Church of Southold 50% For more information, see Congregational Record and contact District Executive Andrea Lerner at email@example.com August 2015 Bellville, OH All Souls UU Church 25% For more information, contact Art O'Leary at firstname.lastname@example.org August 2015 Pottstown, PA Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Pottstown P 25% inquiries to Linda Pallay, email@example.com August 2015 Kerrville, TX UU Church of the Hill Country TBD For more information call Ellen Jackson at (830) 895-4148 or (830) 357-1234 or email Bob Lentner. 1/2 to 3/4 time position firstname.lastname@example.org. August 2015 Woodinville, WA Woodinville UU Church 80% Director of Lifelong Learning - For more information, see https://docs.google.com/document/d/1IxLUke7aKoInA60bRwUsIOAReBvRUShztw1VBiIqNCA/edit August 2015 X Laramie, WY Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Laramie 50% For more information, please see congregational record August 2015 Oakland, CA First Unitarian Church of Oakland 50% For more information please see http://www.uuoakland.org/jobs/ August 15, 2015 Concord, MA First Parish in Concord Full Director of Religious Education/ Minister of Religious Education (January 3, 2015 through June 30, 2015.) Contact Rev. Howard Dana email@example.com. See http://www.firstparish.org/cms/about-first-parish/job-openings August 15, 2015 X St. Augustine, FL UU Fellowship of St. Augustine, Inc 50% For more information, contact Beverly Cree (firstname.lastname@example.org). Deadline for application is 2/28/2015. September 2015 Franklin, NH UU Congregation of Franklin 25% For more information, please contact Joel Anderson at email@example.com September 2015 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 firstname.lastname@example.org September 2015 Spartanburg, SC UU Church of Spartanburg Full September 2015 X Pasco, WA Community UU Church 50% For more information, contact the Rev. Sarah Schurr (email@example.com), PNWD Ministerial Transitions Team September 2015 Kamloops, BC UU Fellowship of Kamloops 25% Ministry may be combined with Unitarian Fellowship of Kelowna, BC; for more information, contact Barbara Bowmar firstname.lastname@example.org and Janet Kusler email@example.com TBD Kelowna, BC Unitarian Fellowship of Kelowna 25% Ministry may be combined with UU Fellowship of Kamloops, BC; for more information, see //www.unitariancongregation.org/kelowna/ and contact the UFK Search Committee at Unitarian@telus.net TBD New Bern, NC UU Fellowship of New Bern 50% For more information contact Sam Love at email: Minister@uufnb.org TBD
City and State Congregation S&H (if known) Percent of Time Current Interim or (newly Settled Minister) Date Open X Ellensburg, WA Kittitas Valley UU Congregation P 25% For more information, contact the Rev. Sarah Schurr (firstname.lastname@example.org), PNWD Ministerial Transitions Team. January 2015 Bridgehampton, NY UU Congregation of the South Fork 75% Nancy Arnold February 2015 Austin, TX Wildflower Church Full February 2015 Laguna Beach, CA UU Fellowship of Laguna Beach 50% Donald Cameron August 2015 North Hills, CA Sepulveda Unitarian Universalist Society Full August 2015 Wilmington, DE First Unitarian Church of Wilmington Full August 2015 Manhattan, KS UU Fellowship of Manhattan Full August 2015 Las Vegas, NV Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Las Vegas Full Ian Riddell, developmental August 2015 Williamsville, NY UU Church of Amherst Full August 2015 College Station, TX UU Church of the Brazos Valley Full Sam Schaal August 2015 Norfolk, VA Unitarian Church of Norfolk Full August 2015 Barre, VT First Church Universalist of Barre Full August 2015 West Brattleboro, VT All Souls UU Church 50% Ann Willever August 2015
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 24 months September 2013 West Vancouver, BC North Shore Unitarian Church Full 12 - 24 months August 2015 Solana Beach, CA UU Fellowship of San Dieguito Full 24 months August 2015 Ventura, CA UU Church of Ventura Full 12 months August 2015 Carbondale, CO Two Rivers Unitarian Universalists 75% 12 - 24 months August 2015 Fort Collins, CO Foothills Unitarian Church Full 12 months August 2015 West Hartford, CT The Universalist Church of West Hartford Full 24 months August 2015 Lewes, DE UU Society of Southern Delaware Full 24 months August 2015 Miami, FL UU Congregation of Miami Full 12 months August 2015 Decatur, IL UU Fellowship of Decatur Full August 2015 Urbana, IL UU Church of Urbana-Champaign, Illinois Full 24 months August 2015 Columbus, IN UU Congregation of Columbus Full 24 months August 2015 Grafton, MA UU Society of Grafton and Upton Full 12 months August 2015 Harvard, MA Harvard UU Church Full 24 months August 2015 Lexington, MA First Parish of Lexington Full 12 months August 2015 Littleton, MA First Church Unitarian Littleton Full 24 months August 2015 Malden, MA First Parish in Malden, Universalist Full 24 months August 2015 Reading, MA UU Church of Reading Full 24 months August 2015 Wakefield, MA First Univerisalist Society of Wakefield 50% For more information contact Joe Cresta, President, at email@example.com August 2015 Winnipeg, MB First UU Church of Winnipeg Full 24 months August 2015 Adelphi, MD Paint Branch UU Congregation Full 24 months August 2015 Bethesda, MD Cedar Lane UU Church Full Interim Minister of Congregational Life & Social Justice, 1 year with option for a second August 2015 Camp Springs, MD Davies Memorial Unitarian Universalist Church 75% 24 months August 2015 Castine, ME UU Congregation of Castine Full 12 months August 2015 Ann Arbor, MI First UU Congregation Full Assistant Interim for 12 months August 2015 Detroit, MI First U-U Church of Detroit 50% 24 months August 2015 Portage, MI UU Community Church of Southwest Michigan 75% 24 months August 2015 Mankato, MN UU Fellowship of Mankato Full 24 months August 2015 Rochester, MN First Unitarian Universalist Church Full 24 months August 2015 Ellisville, MO Emerson UU Chapel Full 24 months August 2015 Brevard, NC UUs of Transylvania County Full 24 months August 2015 Lincoln, NE Unitarian Church of Lincoln Full 24 months August 2015 Montclair, NJ UU Congregation at Montclair Full 24 months August 2015 Ridgewood, NJ Unitarian Society of Ridgewood Full 24 months August 2015 Ithaca, NY First Unitarian Society of Ithaca Full 24 months August 2015 Columbus, OH First UU Church of Columbus Full 24 months August 2015 Kingston, ONT Kingston Unitarian Fellowship Full 24 months August 2015 Erie, PA UU Congregation of Erie 50% Full time ministry shared with Meadville PA for 24 months August 2015 Harrisburg, PA Unitarian Church of Harrisburg Full 12 months August 2015 Meadville, PA UU Church of Meadville 50% Full time ministry shared with Erie PA for 24 months August 2015 Media, PA UU Church of Delaware County Full Interim Director Of Lifespan Religious Education. For more information http://www.uucdc.org/sites/default/files/pdf/interim_dre_position_description_final.pdf August 2015 State College, PA UU Fellowship of Centre County Full 24 months August 2015 York, PA UU Congregation of York Full 24 months August 2015 Providence, RI First Unitarian Church Full 12 months August 2015 Columbia, SC UU of Columbia SC Full 18 months August 2015 Memphis, TN First Unitarian Church of Memphis (River) Full 12 - 24 months August 2015 Corpus Christi, TX UU Church of Corpus Christi Full 12 months August 2015 Midland, TX UU Church of Midland Full 24 months August 2015 The Woodlands, TX Northwoods UU Church Full 24 months August 2015 Stephens City, VA UU Church of Shenandoah Valley Full 24 months August 2015 Williamsburg, VA WIlliamsburg Unitarian Universalists Full 24 months August 2015 Woodstock, VT North Universalist Chapel Society Full 24 months August 2015 Vancouver, WA UU Church of Vancouver Full 24 months August 2015 West Seattle, WA Westside Unitarian Universalist Congregation Full 24 months August 2015 Appleton, WI Fox Valley UU Fellowship Full 24 months August 2015 Rancho Palos Verdes, CA Pacific Unitarian Church 75% 24 months September 2015 Ormond Beach, FL Unitarian Universalists Daytona Beach Full Craig Roshaven September 2015 Honolulu, HI First Unitarian Church of Honolulu Full September 2015 Falmouth, MA UU Fellowship Full 18 - 24 months September 2015 Cambridge, MA First Parish in Cambridge, Unitarian Universalist Full 24 months September 28, 2015
City and State Congregation S&H (if known) Percent of Time Current Interim or (newly Settled Minister) Date Open Pasadena, CA Neighborhood UU Church of Pasadena Full (Lissa Gundlach) February 2015 X Fairbanks, AK UU Fellowship of Fairbanks P 75% Tracy Springberry August 2015 X Little Rock, AR UU Church of Little Rock B Full Jennie Barrington August 2015 X Prescott, AZ Granite Peak UU Congregation B Full Jacqueline Ziegler August 2015 2nd Rnd Carmel, CA UU Church of the Monterey Peninsula C Full Dennis Hamilton August 2015 X Chico, CA UU Fellowship in Chico * 75% August 2015 X Fresno, CA UU Church of Fresno D Full Sofia Betencourt August 2015 X La Crescenta, CA UU Church of the Verdugo Hills A Full August 2015 X Boulder, CO Unitarian Universalist Church of Boulder C Full Howell Lind ( as Developmental Minister) August 2015 X Hamden, CT Unitarian Society of New Haven D Full Emily Melcher/Fritz Hudson August 2015 X Westport, CT The Unitarian Church in Westport F Full Roberta Finkelstein August 2015 X Clearwater, FL UUs of Clearwater C Full Anthony Johnson August 2015 X Tampa, FL UU Church B Full Doak Mansfield August 2015 X Boise, ID Boise UU Fellowship C Full Dana Worsnop August 2015 2nd Rnd Elgin, IL UU Church of Elgin A Full Lise Adams Sherry August 2015 X Lexington, KY UU Church of Lexington KY C Full Gretchen Woods August 2015 X Gloucester, MA Gloucester UU Church P 75% Jenny Rankin August 2015 X Hopedale, MA Hopedale Unitarian Parish A Full Beverly Waring August 2015 X Lincoln, MA First Parish Church D Full John Nichols August 2015 X Norwell, MA First Parish Norwell UU B Full Leonard DeRoche August 2015 X Westborough, MA UU Congregational Society of Westborough A Full J. Mark Worth August 2015 X Winchester, MA Winchester Unitarian Society D Full Trica Brennan and Cricket Potter August 2015 X Houghton, MI Keweenaw UU Fellowship A Full August 2015 X Kalamazoo, MI People's Church A Full Pam Allen-Thompson/Dave Johnson (KS) August 2015 X Nashua, NH UU Church of Nashua C Full Olivia Holmes/Janet Newman August 2015 X Buffalo, NY UU Church of Buffalo D Full Mary Hnottavange-Telleen, AIM August 2015 X Dayton, OH Miami Valley UU Fellowship B Full Mary Moore August 2015 X Oregon City, OR Atkinson Memorial Church B Full Craig Moro August 2015 X Devon, PA Main Line Unitarian Church E Full Evan Keely August 2015 X Nashville, TN Greater Nashville UU Congregation A Full Rachel Lonberg August 2015 X San Antonio, TX First UU Church of San Antonio D Full Maureen Killoran August 2015 X Fredericksburg, VA Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Fredericksburg B Full Walter Braman (part-time, contract) August 2015 X Oakton, VA UU Congregation of Fairfax F Full Jennifer Brooks August 2015 X Roanoke, VA UU Church of Roanoke B Full David Owen-O'Quill August 2015 X Waynesboro, VA UU Fellowship of Waynesboro B Full Alex Richardson August 2015 X Montpelier, VT Unitarian Church of Montpelier B Full Steve Edington August 2015 Flagstaff, AZ Beacon Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Full Joanne Giannino August 2016 Berkeley, CA UU Church of Berkeley Full Greg Ward August 2016 Canoga Park, CA Emerson UU Church Full Mike Young August 2016 Fullerton, CA UU Church in Fullerton Full Steve Furrer August 2016 Grass Valley, CA UU Community of the Mountains Full David Usher August 2016 Hayward, CA Starr King UU Church Full Joy Atkinson August 2016 Madison, CT Shoreline UU Society Full Lyn Oglesby August 2016 Roswell, GA UU Metro Atlanta North Full Cynthia Prescott August 2016 Cedar Rapids, IA The Peoples Church UU Full Jeff Briere August 2016 Sioux City, IA First Unitarian Church of Sioux City 50% Full time ministry shared with Sioux Falls, SD August 2016 Alton, IL First Unitarian Church Full Sunshine Wolfe August 2016 Chicago, IL Third Unitarian Church of Chicago Full Jennifer Nordstrom August 2016 Deerfield, IL North Shore Unitarian Church Full Marlene Walker August 2016 Bloomington, IN UU Church of Bloomington Inc Full Doug Wadkins August 2016 Lenexa, KS Shawnee Mission UU Church Full Benjamin Maucere August 2016 Fairhaven, MA Unitarian Memorial Church Full Bob McKetchnie August 2016 Milton, MA First Parish Milton Full Hank Peirce August 2016 Northboro, MA First Parish Church UU Full Anita Farber-Robertson August 2016 Stoughton, MA First Parish Universalist Full Stephen Cook August 2016 Bangor, ME UU Society Full Art Vaeni August 2016 Farmington Hills, MI UU Church of Farmington Full Leonetta Bugleisi August 2016 Fridley, MN Michael Servetus Unitarian Society Full Karen Gustafson August 2016 Omaha, NE 2nd Unitarian Full Frieda Gillespie August 2016 Peterborough, NH Peterborough UU Church Full Shayna Appel and Olivia Holmes August 2016 Plymouth, NH Starr King UU Fellowship Full Judith Smith-Valley August 2016 Tamworth, NH UU Fellowship of the Eastern Slopes 75% David Chandler August 2016 Baptistown, NJ First UU Fellowship of Hunterdon County Full Larry Smith August 2016 East Brunswick, NJ The Unitarian Society of East Brunswick Full Carol Cissel Thomas August 2016 Galloway, NJ UU Congregation of the South Jersey Shore 75% Cynthia Cain August 2016 Summit, NJ Unitarian Church in Summit Full Terry Sweetser August 2016 Canton, NY UU Church of Canton Full Joel Miller August 2016 New York City, NY Fourth Universalist Society Full Susan Milnor August 2016 Schenectady, NY UU Society Full Margret O'Neall August 2016 Philadelphia, PA First Unitarian Church of Philadelphia Full Susan Rak August 2016 West Chester, PA Unitarian Fellowship of West Chester Full Bill Zelazny August 2016 Peace Dale, RI UU Congregation of South County 75% Jan Knost August 2016 Beaufort, SC UU Fellowship of Beaufort Full Kevin Tarsa August 2016 Sioux Falls, SD All Souls Church UU 50% Full time ministry shared with Sioux City, IA. August 2016 Carrollton, TX Horizon UU Church Full Helen Carroll August 2016 Fort Worth, TX Westside UU Church Full Alex Holt August 2016 Ogden, UT UU Church of Ogden Full Shelley Page August 2016 Reston, VA The UU Church in Reston Full Barbara Coeyman August 2016 Olympia, WA Olympia UU Congregation Full Emily Melcher August 2016 Kenosha, WI Bradford Community Church UU Full Lillie Mae Henley August 2016 Milwaukee, WI First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee Full Elaine Peresluha August 2016 Charleston, WV UU Congregation of Charleston Full Tricia Hart August 20, 2016 Jamaica Plain, MA First Church in Jamaica Plain UU Full Tracey Robinson-Harris August 2017 Wausau, WI First UU Church of Wausau Full Laurie Bushbaum August 2017
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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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