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 (newly placed interim or settled minister) Date Open Lawrence, KS University of Kansas 50% http://ecmku.org/half-time-campus-minister-opening-july-1-2013/ July 1, 2013 Roxbury, MA UU Urban Ministry, Director of Congregational and Volunteer Engagement Full For more information http://www.uuum.org/jobopening July 15, 2013 (negotiable) Sacramento, CA Executive Director, California UU Legislative Ministry Full For more information: http://www.uulmca.org/about/jobs.html September 1, 2013 (negotiable) Denver, CO Iliff School of Theology Full For more information: http://www.iliff.edu/index/connect/job-openings/
City and State Congregation S&H (if known) Percent of Time Current Interim (newly placed interim or settled minister) Date Open + Comox, BC, Canada Comox Valley Unitarian Fellowship P 25% contact Rev. Antonia Won at firstname.lastname@example.org or 604-980-1530 January 2013 Grand Rapids, MI Fountain Street Church (non-deniminational) Full Pastor, Lifespan Learning Ministries (contact Rev. Fred Wooden email@example.com) to apply April-July 2013 Charlotte, NC (Assistant) Piedmont Unitarian Universalist Church P 50% Deadline April 1, 2013. For more information see the Congregational Record July 1, 2013 Fairbanks, AK UU Fellowship of Fairbanks P 25% District hire, PNWD Developmental Ministry. See http://www.pnwd.org/aboutus/districtjobs.aspx. Applications deadline May 20, 2013 August 2013 Hobart, IN First Unitarian Church of Hobart P 50% Chip Roush (For more info see Congregational Record) August 2013 Terre Haute, IN First UU Congregation of Terre Haute 50% August 2013 @ Fitchburg, MA First Parish 50% August 2013 @ Vineyard Haven, MA UU Society of Martha's Vineyard 50% August 2013 Newton, MA (Assistant) First Unitarian Society in Newton Full Application deadline April 22nd, 2013. For more information contact Rev. Erin Splaine at firstname.lastname@example.org August 2013 Easton, MD UU Fellowship at Easton 50% August 2013 Damariscotta, ME Midcoast UU Fellowship 50% For more information, contact Stephen Cole email@example.com August 2013 Ludington, MI West Shore UU Congregation (People's Church) 33% 1/3 to 2/3 time, possible hire-to-call August 2013 Portage, MI UU Community Church of Southwest Michigan Full August 2013 Franklin, NH UU Congregation of Franklin 25% August 2013 Brooklyn, NY First Unitarian Congregational Society Full MRE - Open to ministers and religous educators August 2013 Tulsa, OK Hope Unitarian Church Full August 2013 Rutland, VT Rutland Unitarian Universalist Church 25% For more information see Congregational Record August 2013 Madison, WI Prairie Unitarian Universalist Society 50% see Congregational Record August 2013 Stevens Point, WI Stevens Point UU Fellowship P 33% See Congregational Record August 2013 Orange, MA Community Church of North Orange and Tully (Federated UCC) P 50% For more info please contact Deborah Karan - firstname.lastname@example.org August 2013 or sooner, if possible X Laramie, WY Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Laramie 1/2 Full Penny Rather (retiring called) Fall 2013 @ Langhorne, PA UU Fellowship of Lower Bucks 50% @ Lakeland, FL UU Congregation of Lakeland 50% September 2013 North Easton, MA Unity Church of North Easton P 50% For more information see Congregational Record September 2013 @ Southold, NY First Universalist Church of Southold 50% See Congregational Record September 2013
City and State Congregation S&H (if known) Percent of Time Current Interim (newly placed interim or settled minister) Date Open X Paramus, NJ Central Unitarian in Parmaus Full Spring/Fall 2013 Fayetteville, AR UU Fellowship of Fayetteville Full For more info: please contact email@example.com August 2013 Nanaimo, BC First Unitarian Fellowship of Nanaimo 50% For more info: please contact firstname.lastname@example.org August 2013 Aptos, CA UU Fellowship of Santa Cruz County 75% For more info: please contact email@example.com August 2013 North Palm Beach, FL First UU Congregation Full For more info: please contact firstname.lastname@example.org August 2013 Augusta, GA UU Church of Augusta Full Dacia Reid, AIMIT For more info: please contact email@example.com August 2013 Pocatello, ID Pocatello UU Fellowship P 75% For more info: please contact firstname.lastname@example.org August 2013 Greensboro, NC UU Church of Greensboro Full Eric Posa, AIMIT For more info: please contact email@example.com August 2013 Kingston, NY UU Congregation of the Catskills Full For more info: please contact firstname.lastname@example.org August 2013 Williamsville, NY UU Church of Amherst Full Len DeRoche, for more info: please contact email@example.com August 2013 Eugene, OR UU Church in Eugene Full Don Rollins, AIM August 2013 Norfolk, VA Unitarian Church of Norfolk Full For more info: please contact firstname.lastname@example.org August 2013
City and State Congregation S&H (if known) Percent of Time Current Interim (newly placed interim or settled minister) Date Open Little Rock, AR UU Church of Little Rock Full August 2013 Prescott, AZ Granite Peak UU Congregation Full August 2013 Berkeley, CA Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists 75% 3/4 time at least - to be negotiated August 2013 Fresno, CA UU Church of Fresno Full August 2013 Laguna Beach, CA UU Fellowship of Laguna Beach Full August 2013 Oakland, CA First Unitarian Church of Oakland Full August 2013 Redwood City, CA UU Fellowship of Redwood City Full August 2013 Grand Junction, CO UU Congregation of the Grand Valley TBD August 2013 Westport, CT The Unitarian Church in Westport Full August 2013 Clearwater, FL UUs of Clearwater Full August 2013 Fort Myers, FL All Faiths Unitarian Congregation Full August 2013 Gainesville, FL UU Fellowship of Gainesville Full August 2013 Ormond Beach, FL Unitarian Universalists Daytona Beach Full August 2013 Tampa, FL UU Church Full August 2013 Atlanta, GA UU Congregation of Atlanta Full interim assistant August 2013 Boise, ID Boise UU Fellowship Full August 2013 Elgin, IL UU Church of Elgin Full August 2013 Lexington, KY UU Church of Lexington KY Full August 2013 @ New Orleans, LA First UU Church of New Orleans 50% August 2013 Brookline, MA First Parish in Brookline P 50% assistant interim position for 10 months; contact Rev. Jim Sherbloom at First Parish directly August 2013 Gloucester, MA Gloucester UU Church 66% August 2013 Hingham, MA 2nd Parish Full August 2013 Lincoln, MA First Parish Full Assistant Minister posiiton August 2013 Norwell, MA First Parish Norwell UU Full August 2013 Stoughton, MA First Parish Universalist Full August 2013 Westborough, MA UU Congregational Society of Westborough 75% August 2013 Winchester, MA Winchester Unitarian Society Full August 2013 Worcester, MA The First Unitarian Church of Worcester, Second Parish Full (Gary Kowalski, contract) August 2013 Finksburg, MD Cedarhurst Unitarian Universalists Full August 2013 Hagerstown, MD UU Church of Hagerstown Full August 2013 Castine, ME UU Congregation of Castine Full August 2013 Kalamazoo, MI People's Church Full August 2013 Mt. Pleasant, MI UU Fellowship of Central Michigan 75% August 2013 Traverse City, MI UU Congregation of Grand Traverse Full Leisa Huyck August 2013 Troy, MI Emerson Church UU 25% 25-50% August 2013 Bloomington, MN Minnesota Valley UU Fellowship Full August 2013 Kalispell, MT Glacier UU Fellowship 75% August 2013 Chapel Hill, NC The Community Church of Chapel Hill Full August 2013 Kitty Hawk, NC UU Congregation of the Outer Banks 50% August 2013 Las Cruces, NM UU Church of Las Cruces, NM Full August 2013 Bridgehampton, NY UU Congregation of the South Fork 75% August 2013 Canton, NY UU Church of Canton Full August 2013 Queens, NY UU Congregation of Queens 50% August 2013 Dayton, OH Miami Valley UU Fellowship Full August 2013 Oregon City, OR Atkinson Memorial Church Full August 2013 Devon, PA Main Line Unitarian Church Full August 2013 Harrisburg, PA Unitarian Church of Harrisburg Full August 2013 Peace Dale, RI UU Congregation of South County 75% August 2013 Knoxville, TN Westside UU Church Full August 2013 Nashville, TN Greater Nashville UU Congregation Full August 2013 College Station, TX UU Church of the Brazos Valley Full August 2013 San Antonio, TX First UU Church of San Antonio Full August 2013 Reston, VA The UU Church in Reston Full August 2013 Waynesboro, VA UU Fellowship of Waynesboro Full August 2013 Barre, VT 1st Church Universalist of Barre Full August 2013 Bennington, VT UU Fellowship 50% (open also to contract ministry) August 2013 Montpelier, VT Unitarian Church of Montpelier Full August 2013 Springfield, VT UU Church in Springfield 50% August 2013 St. Johnsbury, VT UU Congregation of St. Johnsbury 50% August 2013 Seattle, WA University Unitarian Church Full interim assistant August 2013 Charleston, WV UU Congregation of Charleston Full February 2014
City and State Congregation S&H (if known) Percent of Time Current Interim (newly placed interim or settled minister) Date Open X Cincinnati, OH St. John's Unitarian Universalist B Full Helen Carroll, AIMIT (Mitra Jafarzedah) February 2013 Berkeley, CA UU Church of Berkeley Full For more information see http://www.uucb.org/index.php/jobs-at-uucb/1094-family-minister-director-of-family-ministry. Contact Paul Hudson, email@example.com. 6/15/2013 Rochester, NY 1st Unitarian of Rochester F Full July 2013 X Chicago, IL 1st Unitarian Church of Chicago B Full Barbara Gadon Aug 2013 X Evanston, IL Unitarian Church of Evanston E Full Aug 2013 Burlington, VT (2nd Round) First UU Society D Full Roberta Finkelstein, AIMIT August 2013 X Minneapolis, MN First Universalist Church of Minneapolis Full Minister of Membership and Adult Ministries, contact Rev. Jennifer Crowe for more information-- firstname.lastname@example.org August 1, 2013 X Raleigh, NC UU Fellowship of Raleigh E Full For more information, see Congregational Record August 1, 2013 @ Mohegan Lake, NY Fourth Unitarian Society of Westchester P 50% Jef Gamblee August 1, 2013 X Costa Mesa, CA Orange Coast UU Church D Full Ed Brock August 2013 X San Mateo, CA UUs of San Mateo B Full Alicia Forsey, AIM August 2013 X Stockton, CA First UU Church of Stockton A Full Art Severance August 2013 X Littleton, CO Columbine UU Church A Full Mary Wellemeyer, AIMIT August 2013 Newark, DE (2nd round) UU Fellowship of Newark B Full Larry Smith, AIM August 2013 X Tarpon Springs, FL UU Church of Tarpon Springs 3/4 Full Marni Harmony AIMIT August 2013 X Indianapolis, IN All Souls Unitarian Church C Full Gretchen Woods August 2013 X Muncie, IN UU Church of Muncie B Full Mary Moore, AIMIT August 2013 X South Bend, IN First Unitarian Church of South Bend B Full Sian Wiltshire August 2013 X Concord, MA First Parish in Concord F Full Elaine Peresluha, AIMIT August 2013 X Lexington, MA Follen Church Society, UU D Full Cricket Potter/Tricia Brennan August 2013 X Malden, MA First Parish in Malden, Universalist 3/4 Full Joanne Giannino August 2013 X Medfield, MA First Parish UU Church 4/5 Full Rich Stower August 2013 X Nantucket, MA Second Congregational Meeting House Society A Full David Horst August 2013 X Scituate, MA First Parish UU Church of Scituate MA A Full Stephen Cook, AIMIT August 2013 X Sudbury, MA First Parish of Sudbury UU B Full Tracey Robinson-Harris, AIMIT August 2013 X Swampscott, MA UU Church of Greater Lynn and Swampscott D Full Judith Smith-Valley, AIM August 2013 Brookfield, MA (2nd Round) Brookfield UU Church 50% Georganne Greene August 2013 X Bethesda, MD Cedar Lane UU Church E Full Evan Keely, AIMIT August 2013 X Minneapolis, MN First Unitarian Society of Minneapolis D Full Pam Allen-Thompson August 2013 X Kirkwood, MO Eliot Unitarian Chapel F Full Maureen Killoran, AIM August 2013 X Manchester, NH UU Church of Manchester A Full Steve Edington August 2013 X Somerville, NJ UU Congregation of Somerset Hills A Full Marcia Marino, AIMIT August 2013 X Huntington, NY UU Fellowship of Huntington B Full Nancy Arnold August 2013 X White Plains, NY Community Unitarian Church at White Plains F Full Benjamin Maucere, AIM August 2013 Croton-on-Hudson, NY (2nd Round) UU Fwshp Briarcliff Croton Ossining A Full Tony Johnson August 2013 Manhasset, NY (MRE) UU Congregation at Shelter Rock E Full Marge Corletti August 2013 X Corvallis, OR UU Fellowship of Corvallis C Full Joel Miller August 2013 X Boiling Springs, PA UU's of the Cumberland Valley B Full Barbara Coeyman, AIMIT August 2013 X Blacksburg, VA UU Congregation of Blacksburg B Full Alex Richardson August 2013 Glen Allen, VA (2nd Round) UU Community Church B Full Jeff Briere August 2013 Hartland, WI (2nd Round) Lake Country UU Church A Full James Hobart August 2013 Tacoma, WA (2nd Round) Tahoma UU Congregation B Full Bill Graves Fall 2013 X Mission Viejo, CA Tapestry UU Congregation B Full Jennifer Owen-O'Quill September 2013 Sterling, MA The First Church in Sterling (Federated) C Full January 2014 Traverse City, MI UU Congregation of Grand Traverse Full January 2014 Montgomery, AL UU Fellowship of Montgomery Full Sunshine Wolfe August 2014 Carmel, CA UU Church of the Monterey Peninsula Full John Buehrens August 2014 Goleta, CA Live Oak UU Congregation of Goleta Full Thomas Anastasi August 2014 Modesto, CA UU Fellowship of Stanislaus County Full Joe Cherry August 2014 San Francisco, CA First UU Society of San Francisco Full Stephen Furrer August 2014 Colorado Springs, CO High Plains Church UU Full Beatrice Hitchcock, AIMIT August 2014 Hamden, CT Unitarian Society of New Haven Full Emily Melcher, AIMIT August 2014 Hartford, CT Unitarian Society of Hartford Full Dave Johnson (KS), AIM August 2014 Naples, FL UU Congregation of Greater Naples Full Lyn Plumb, AIMIT August 2014 Macon, GA High Street UU Church Full Cynthia Prescott August 2014 Hinsdale, IL Unitarian Church of Hinsdale Full Helen Carroll, AIMIT August 2014 Danville, IN UU Community Church of Hendricks County Full Lynda Smith August 2014 Topeka, KS UU Fellowship of Topeka Full Jim Parrish August 2014 Attleboro, MA Murray Unitarian Universalist Church Full Robert McKetchnie August 2014 Bridgewater, MA First Parish Church, UU Full Anita Farber-Robertson, AIM August 2014 Medford, MA Unitarian Universalist Church of Medford 50% Susan Milnor August 2014 Needham, MA First Parish in Needham UU Full Katie Lee Crane August 2014 Plymouth, MA First Parish in Plymouth Full Robert Ross, AIM August 2014 Quincy, MA United First Parish Church Full David Johnson (RI), AIMIT August 2014 Wayland, MA First Parish in Wayland Full John Nichols, AIM August 2014 West Roxbury, MA Theodore Parker UU Church 75% Phyllis O'Connell, AIMIT August 2014 Weymouth, MA UU Church of Weymouth 50% Anne Bancroft August 2014 Kennebunk, ME First Parish UU of Kennebunk 75% Marcel Duhamel, AIMIT August 2014 Nashua, NH UU Church of Nashua Full Olivia Holmes, AIMIT August 2014 Titusville, NJ UU Church at Washington Crossing Full Jennifer Brooks August 2014 Buffalo, NY UU Church of Buffalo Full Margret O"Neall, AIMIT August 2014 Rochester, NY First Universalist Full Martha Munson, AIM August 2014 Saratoga Springs, NY UU Congregation of Saratoga Springs Full Thomas Mikelson August 2014 Cleveland, OH UU Society of Cleveland A Full Doug Wadkins August 2014 Kirtland, OH East Shore UU Church 50% Judy Bagley-Bonner August 2014 North Royalton, OH SouthWest UU Church Full August 2014 Mississauga, ONT The Unitarian Congregation in Mississauga Full Fran Dearman, AIMIT August 2014 Bend, OR UU Fellowship of Central Oregon Full Alex Holt, AIMIT (considering additional transitional ministry) August 2014 Hood River, OR Mid Columbia UU Fellowship P 50% August 2014 Providence, RI Religious Society of Bell Street Chapel 50% Ann Willever August 2014 Austin, TX Wildflower Church Full Kate Rohde August 2014 Cedar Park, TX Live Oak UU Church 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 Manassas, VA Bull Run UUs Full Greg Ward August 2014 Roanoke, VA UU Church of Roanoke Full David Owen-O'Quill August 2014 Bellingham, WA Bellingham Unitarian Fellowship Full Lee Bond-Upson, AIMIT August 2014 Marysville, WA Evergreen UU Fellowship B Full Linda Hart August 2014 Madison, WI James Reeb UU Congregation Full Marlene Walker, AIM August 2014 @ Portland, OR Eastrose Fellowship UU P 50% Heather Lynn Hanson, AIM TBD Venice, FL UU Congregation of Venice Full Mike Young September 2014
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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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