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 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 Santa Barbara, CA Unitarian Society of Santa Barbara Full (Julia Hamilton) August 2015 Atlanta, GA UU Congregation of Atlanta, Assistant E Full Jane Thickstun August 2015 Geneva, IL Unitarian Universalist Society of Geneva C Full Seeking Assistant Minister August 2015 Cambridge, MA First Parish in Cambridge, Unitarian Universalist C Full August 2015 Raleigh, NC UU Fellowship of Raleigh E Full August 2015 Seattle, WA University Unitarian Church E Full (Matt Cockrum) August 2015
City and State Congregation S&H (if known) Percent of Time Current Interim or (newly Settled Minister) Date Open Detroit, MI Breathe Life Healing Centers Full Spiritual Director - For more information, http://www.breathelhc.org/job/spiritual-director/ January 2015 Somerville, MA Somerville-Cambridge Elder Services, Inc. 25% Seeking Part-time Spiritual Caregiving Coordinator. For more information, see http://eldercare.org/join-us/job-opportunities/ March 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 St Louis, MO Ethical Society of St. Louis Full see ww.ethicalstl/blogs/jobs/outreach-leader-position for more information and to apply June 2014 Lakeland, FL UU Congregation of Lakeland Full Janet Onnie; please contact Transitions Office @ email@example.com for more information (and see CR in settlement system) August 2014 Tarpon Springs, FL UU Church of Tarpon Springs 3/4 75% For more information, please see congregational record September 2014 Hamilton, ONT First Unitarian Church of Hamilton 50% Assistant Minister (Outreach/Social Justice). For more information see http://www.firstunitarianhamilton.org/administration/2014May15OM_Recruitment_Announcement.pdf Application deadline June 1, 2014 September 2014 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 2014 Concord, MA First Parish in Concord Full Interim Director of Religious Education/Interim 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 January 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. January 2015 Chester, VT First Universalist Parish 50% January 2015 Brooklyn, NY Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture 50% For more information please see http://media.wix.com/ugd/e20d54_7eb70fc29b644fb1a5700120600999e3.pdf June 2015 Greeley, CO UU Church of Greeley 50% For more information contact Hollis Berendt at email@example.com August 2015 St. Cloud, MN St. Cloud UU Fellowship 50% For more information contact Lisa Presley firstname.lastname@example.org August 2015 Kitty Hawk, NC UU Congregation of the Outer Banks 50% For more information please see congregational record and contact Douglas Kent Zimmerman at email@example.com August 2015 Laramie, WY Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Laramie 50% For more information, please see congregational record August 2015 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 Southold, NY First Universalist Church of Southold 50% See Congregational Record September 2015 Pasco, WA Community UU Church 50% For more information, contact the Rev. Sarah Schurr (email@example.com), PNWD Ministerial Transitions Team September 2015
City and State Congregation S&H (if known) Percent of Time Current Interim or (newly Settled Minister) Date Open 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 Wilmington, DE First Unitarian Church of Wilmington Full August 2015 Gainesville, FL UU Fellowship of Gainesville 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 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 Weymouth, MA UU Church of Weymouth 75% Danielle DiBona
City and State Congregation S&H (if known) Percent of Time Current Interim or (newly Settled Minister) Date Open Mankato, MN UU Fellowship of Mankato Full 2 1/2 year interim January 2015 Ithaca, New York First Unitarian Society of Ithaca Full 18 month interim January 2015 Brevard, NC UUs of Transylvania County Full August 2015 Erie, PA UU Congregation of Erie Full August 2015 Peterborough, NH Peterborough UU Church Full 18 month interim August 2016
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 Fairbanks, AK UU Fellowship of Fairbanks P 75% Tracy Springberry August 2015 Little Rock, AR UU Church of Little Rock B Full Jennie Barrington August 2015 Prescott, AZ Granite Peak UU Congregation B Full Jacqueline Ziegler August 2015 Carmel, CA UU Church of the Monterey Peninsula C Full Dennis Hamilton August 2015 Chico, CA UU Fellowship in Chico * 75% August 2015 # Fresno, CA UU Church of Fresno D Full Sofia Betencourt August 2015 La Crescenta, CA UU Church of the Verdugo Hills A Full August 2015 # Boulder, CO Unitarian Universalist Church of Boulder C Full Howell Lind ( as Developmental Minister) August 2015 Hamden, CT Unitarian Society of New Haven D Full Emily Melcher/Fritz Hudson August 2015 Westport, CT The Unitarian Church in Westport F Full Roberta Finkelstein August 2015 Clearwater, FL UUs of Clearwater C Full Anthony Johnson August 2015 Ormond Beach, FL Unitarian Universalists Daytona Beach Full Craig Roshaven August 2015 Tampa, FL UU Church B Full Doak Mansfield August 2015 Boise, ID Boise UU Fellowship C Full Dana Worsnop August 2015 Elgin, IL UU Church of Elgin A Full Lise Adams Sherry August 2015 # Lexington, KY UU Church of Lexington KY C Full Gretchen Woods August 2015 Gloucester, MA Gloucester UU Church P 75% Jenny Rankin August 2015 Grafton, MA UU Society of Grafton and Upton A Full Dacia Reid August 2015 Hopedale, MA Hopedale Unitarian Parish A Full Beverly Waring August 2015 Lincoln, MA First Parish Church D Full John Nichols August 2015 Norwell, MA First Parish Norwell UU B Full Leonard DeRoche August 2015 Westborough, MA UU Congregational Society of Westborough A Full J. Mark Worth August 2015 Winchester, MA Winchester Unitarian Society D Full Trica Brennan and Cricket Potter August 2015 Finksburg, MD Cedarhurst Unitarian Universalists P 75% Bruce Marshall August 2015 Castine, ME UU Congregation of Castine A Full Charles Stephens August 2015 Houghton, MI Keweenaw UU Fellowship A Full August 2015 Kalamazoo, MI People's Church A Full Pam Allen-Thompson/Dave Johnson (KS) August 2015 Kalispell, MT Glacier UU Fellowship 50% Mary Wellemeyer August 2015 # Nashua, NH UU Church of Nashua C Full Olivia Holmes/Janet Newman August 2015 Buffalo, NY UU Church of Buffalo D Full Mary Hnottavange-Telleen, AIM August 2015 Dayton, OH Miami Valley UU Fellowship B Full Mary Moore August 2015 Oregon City, OR Atkinson Memorial Church B Full Craig Moro August 2015 Devon, PA Main Line Unitarian Church E Full Evan Keely August 2015 Harrisburg, PA Unitarian Church of Harrisburg C Full Eric Posa August 2015 Nashville, TN Greater Nashville UU Congregation A Full Rachel Lonberg August 2015 # San Antonio, TX First UU Church of San Antonio D Full Maureen Killoran August 2015 Fredericksburg, VA Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Fredericksburg B Full Walter Braman (part-time, contract) August 2015 Oakton, VA UU Congregation of Fairfax F Full Jennifer Brooks August 2015 Roanoke, VA UU Church of Roanoke B Full David Owen-O'Quill August 2015 Waynesboro, VA UU Fellowship of Waynesboro B Full Alex Richardson August 2015 # Montpelier, VT Unitarian Church of Montpelier B Full Steve Edington August 2015 Summit, NJ Unitarian Church in Summit Full Terry Sweetser January 2016 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 Fort Collins, CO Foothills Unitarian Church Full David Keyes 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 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 Jamaica Plain, MA First Church in Jamaica Plain UU Full Tracey Robinson-Harris 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 August 2016 Fridley, MN Michael Servetus Unitarian Society 75% Karen Gustafson August 2016 Lincoln, NE Unitarian Church of Lincoln Full Justin Osterman August 2016 Omaha, NE 2nd Unitarian Full Frieda Gillespie 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 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 Carrollton, TX Horizon UU Church Full Helen Carroll August 2016 Corpus Christi, TX UU Church of Corpus Christi Full Pam Allen-Thompson 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 Brattleboro, VT All Souls UU Church 75% Ann Willever 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 Wausau, WI First UU Church of Wausau Full Laurie Bushbaum August 2016 Charleston, WV UU Congregation of Charleston Full Tricia Hart August 20, 2016
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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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