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 Boston, MA King's Chapel Full Asst. minister, for more information see http://www.kings-chapel.org/employment-opportunities.html and contact Gretchen Horton <firstname.lastname@example.org> (studio apt available as parsonage) March 2017 Chestnut Hill, MA First Church in Chestnut Hill 50% Minister of Religious Education. For more information see http://firstchurchchestnuthill.org/2017/04/20/part-time-minister-of-religious-education/ August 2017 Sterling, MA The First Church in Sterling Full Minister of Lifespan Faith Development - For more information see http://www.fcsterling.org/reduua/ and contact Rev. Robin Bartlett at email@example.com August 2017 Port Townsend, WA Quimper UU Fellowship Full Asst. minister. For more information see link at http://www.quuf.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org August 2017 Oakton, VA UU Congregation of Fairfax F Full 10 month contract, option to renew; For more information go to uucf.org/jobs/ September 2017
City and State Congregation S&H (if known) Percent of Time Current Interim or (newly Settled Minister) Date Open Orono, ME The Wilson Center for Spiritual Exploration and Multifaith Dialogue at The University of Maine 50% Seeking a director. For more information see http://umaine.edu/wilsoncenter/position-open-at-the-wilson-center-director/ July 2017 Vienna, VA Northern Virginia Ethical Society 25% Director of Ethical Education. For more information see http://www.noves.org/article/7/director-of-ethical-education-job-opening August 2017 or earlier
City and State Congregation S&H (if known) Percent of Time Current Interim or (newly Settled Minister) Date Open Hobart, IN First Unitarian Church of Hobart P 50% For more information contact Tim Cook at email@example.com negotiable Nanaimo, BC First Unitarian Fellowship of Nanaimo 50% Potential to add 1/4 time postion as Director of Fellowship's Winter Weather Shelter. For more information see Congregational Record and contact Robert Goodman at firstname.lastname@example.org August 15, 2016 Northfield, MA First Parish of Northfield, Unitarian 25% For more information contact Stephanie Ciccarello at email@example.com July 2017 Alton, IL First Unitarian Church 50% For more information contact Tracey Koch at firstname.lastname@example.org August 2017 DeKalb, IL UU Fellowship of DeKalb 25% For more information contact Beth Schewe at email@example.com August 2017 Rockton, IL UU Congregation of Rock Valley 50% For more information contact Leroy at Busker@charter.net or Linda.firstname.lastname@example.org August 2017 Braintree, MA All Souls Church UU 50% For more information contact Pat Mascelluti at email@example.com August 2017 Southold, NY First Universalist Church of Southold 75% Parsonage available. For more information see congregational record and contact Cecilia Loucka at firstname.lastname@example.org August 2017 Houston/Lake Chapala, TX/MX First Unitarian Houston/Lake Chapala UU Fellowship P 50% Half-time position in Mexico associated with 1st Unitarian in Houston. For more information please contact Rev. Daniel O'Connell at email@example.com August 2017 Springfield, MO First UU Church of Springfield 75% For more information see Congregational Record and contact Doug Hill at Doug6hill@gmail.com. August 2017 - flexible Honolulu, HI First Unitarian Church of Honolulu 50% For more information contact Nan Kleiber at firstname.lastname@example.org August 2017 or September 2017 Chestertown, MD UUs of the Chester River 50% Two to three year developmental type ministry. For more information contact Pat Bjorke at email@example.com August 2017 or sooner Bakersfield, CA UU Fellowship of Kern County 50% 2 year contract - For more information contact Elaine LeCain at firstname.lastname@example.org September 2017 North Hills, CA Sepulveda Unitarian Universalist Society 50% For more information contact email@example.com September 2017 North Palm Beach, FL First UU Congregation of the Palm Beaches 50% For more information please contact Nickie Albert at firstname.lastname@example.org and see http://wp.me/P8a4bW-Zd. September 2017 Ashby, MA First Parish Church, UU 25% For more information contact Ward Clark at email@example.com September 2017 Plattsburgh, NY UU Fellowship Plattsburgh 50% For more information contact Dorothy Latta at firstname.lastname@example.org September 2017 Pasco, WA Community UU Church 50% For more information contact Teri Robertson at email@example.com September 2017 Philadelphia, PA UU Church of the Restoration 50% One year contract with opportunity to renew. For more information contact Search Committee Chair, Allen Radway, at firstname.lastname@example.org September 2017 or earlier New Bern, NC UU Fellowship of New Bern 50% For more information see https://www.uufnb.org/ministerial-search August 2018 Brooklyn, NY All Souls Bethlehem Church 50% For more information see http://www.allsoulsbethlehem.org/ and contact Joseph Indelicato at email@example.com negotiable New Braunfels, TX Unitarian Universalists of New Braunfels 25% For more information, contact Bob Keyser. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org negotiable
City and State Congregation S&H (if known) Percent of Time Current Interim or (newly Settled Minister) Date Open Santa Monica, CA UU Community Church of Santa Monica Full Greg Ward July 2017 San Francisco, CA First UU Society of San Francisco Full Vanessa Southern August 2017 Mankato, MN UU Fellowship of Mankato Full August 2017 Freeport, NY South Nassau UU Congregation 50% August 2017 Ashland, OR Rogue Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Full August 2017 Raleigh, NC UU Fellowship of Raleigh Full Justin Osterman September 2017 The Woodlands, TX Northwoods UU Church Full Donna Renfro August 2018
City and State Congregation S&H (if known) Percent of Time Current Interim or (newly Settled Minister) Date Open Providence, RI Religious Society of Bell Street Chapel 50% 2 year interim September 2017 Spartanburg, SC UU Church of Spartanburg Full 2 year interim September 2017
City and State Congregation S&H (if known) Percent of Time Current Interim or (newly Settled Minister) Date Open X Rancho Palos Verdes, CA Pacific Unitarian Church C Full (Steve Wilson) August 2017 X Solana Beach, CA UU Fellowship of San Dieguito D Full (Meghan Cefalu) August 2017 West Hartford, CT The Universalist Church of West Hartford E Full (Adam Robersmith) August 2017 X Lewes, DE UU Society of Southern Delaware A Full (Michelle Collins) August 2017 Chicago, IL Third Unitarian Church of Chicago A Full Colleen Vahey - contract August 2017 X Deerfield, IL North Shore Unitarian Church C Full (Lucas Hergert) August 2017 X Urbana, IL UU Church of Urbana-Champaign, Illinois C Full (Florence Caplow) August 2017 X Columbus, IN UU Congregation of Columbus A Full (Nic Cable) August 2017 Brewster, MA First Parish Brewster UU Church C Full (Jessica Clay) August 2017 X Cambridge, MA First Parish in Cambridge, Unitarian Universalist C Full (Adam Dyer) August 2017 X Falmouth, MA UU Fellowship B Full (David Kohlmeier) August 2017 Harvard, MA Harvard UU Church C Full (Jill Cowie) August 2017 X Jamaica Plain, MA First Church in Jamaica Plain UU A Full (Elizabeth Bukey) August 2017 X Malden, MA First Parish in Malden, Universalist B Full (Otto O'Connor) August 2017 X Reading, MA UU Church of Reading C Full (Hank Peirce) August 2017 X Winnipeg, MB First UU Church of Winnipeg B Full (Meghann Robern) August 2017 Adelphi, MD Paint Branch UU Church B Full (Rachel Christensen) August 2017 X Rochester, MN First Unitarian Universalist Church D Full (Luke Stevens-Royer) August 2017 X Brevard, NC UUs of Transylvania County B Full (Ilene Gillispie) August 2017 Lincoln, NE Unitarian Church of Lincoln C Full (Oscar Sinclair) August 2017 X Galloway, NJ UU Congregation of the South Jersey Shore A 75% (Dawn Fortune) August 2017 X Montclair, NJ UU Congregation at Montclair D Full (Anya and Scott Sammler-Michael) August 2017 X Ridgewood, NJ Unitarian Society of Ridgewood C Full (Sarah Lenzi) August 2017 X Ithaca, NY First Unitarian Society of Ithaca C Full (Margaret Weis) August 2017 Rochester, NY First Universalist Church Full one year interim August 2017 X Schenectady, NY UU Society E Full (Wendy Bartel and Lynn Gardner) August 2017 X Columbus, OH First UU Church of Columbus E Full (Marian Stewart) August 2017 X Kingston, ONT Kingston Unitarian Fellowship A Full (Beckett Coppola) August 2017 X Bend, OR UU Fellowship of Central Oregon B Full (Scott Rudolph) August 2017 X State College, PA UU Fellowship of Centre County D Full (Carol Cissel) August 2017 X York, PA UU Congregation of York B Full (Gabi Parks) August 2017 X Providence, RI First Unitarian Church D Full (Liz Lerner Maclay) August 2017 Columbia, SC UU of Columbia SC B Full ( Jeff Liebmann) August 2017 X Memphis, TN First Unitarian Church of Memphis (River) C Full (Sam Teitel) August 2017 X Amarillo, TX Amarillo UU Fellowship A Full (Nell Newton) August 2017 X Blacksburg, VA UU Congregation of Blacksburg B Full (Pam Philips) August 2017 Williamsburg, VA WIlliamsburg Unitarian Universalists B Full (Laura Horton-Ludwig) August 2017 X Woodstock, VT North Universalist Chapel Society A Full (Leon Dunkley) August 2017 X Vancouver, WA UU Church of Vancouver D Full (Kathryn Bert) August 2017 X Appleton, WI Fox Valley UU Fellowship E Full (Christina Leone-Tracy) August 2017 X Wausau, WI First UU Church of Wausau B Full (Brian Mason) August 2017 X Cheyenne, WY UU Church of Cheyenne A Full (Hannah Villnave) August 2017 Auburn, AL Auburn UU Fellowship Full Pam Gehrke August 2018 Birmingham, AL UU Church of Birmingham Full Ed Brock August 2018 Tucson, AZ UU Church of Tucson Full Lyn Oglesby August 2018 Montclair, CA Monte Vista UU Congregation Full Susan Manker-Seale August 2018 Danbury, CT UU Congregation of Danbury Full Nancy Arnold August 2018 North Palm Beach, FL First UU Congregation of the Palm Beaches Full August 2018 Tallahassee, FL UU Church of Tallahassee Full Charlotte Lehmann August 2018 Amherst, MA UU Society of Amherst Full Cynthia Frado August 2018 Berlin, MA First Parish Church, Federated Full Freida Gillespie August 2018 Brookline, MA First Parish in Brookline Full Rebecca Bryan August 2018 Essex, MA First Universalist Church of Essex Full Justine Sullivan August 2018 Franklin, MA First Universalist Society of Franklin Full Jenny Rankin August 2018 Kingston, MA First Congregational Parish Kingston, UU Full Art Lavoie August 2018 Littleton, MA First Church Unitarian Littleton Full Steve Edington August 2018 Medfield, MA First Parish UU of Medfield 75% David Chandler August 2018 Melrose, MA Melrose UU Church Full Anita Farber-Robertson August 2018 Newburyport, MA First Religious Society UU Full Susan Milnor August 2018 Wellesley, MA UU Society of Welllesley Hills Full Terry Sweetser August 2018 Ellicott City, MD Channing Memorial Church Full Bob Renjilian August 2018 Saco, ME UU Church of Saco and Biddeford Full Stephen Cook August 2018 Sanford, ME Sanford UU Church Full Stephen Cook August 2018 Ann Arbor, MI First UU Congregation Full Doug Wadkins August 2018 Bloomfield Hills, MI Birmingham Unitarian Church Full Daniel Budd and Patricia Shelden August 2018 Flint, MI UU Congregation of Flint 75% Theresa Soto August 2018 St. Louis, MO First Unitarian Church of St. Louis Full Gary James August 2018 Greensboro, NC UU Church of Greensboro Full Diane Dowgiert August 2018 Cherry Hill, NJ UU Church in Cherry Hill Full Larry Smith, AIM August 2018 Las Cruces, NM UU Church of Las Cruces, NM Full Sue Redfern-Campbell August 2018 Syracuse, NY May Memorial Unitarian Universalist Society Full Sunshine Wolfe August 2018 Cincinnati, OH First Unitarian Church of Cincinnati Full Benjamin Maucere August 2018 Dayton, OH Miami Valley UU Fellowship Full Holly Horn August 2018 Kent, OH UU Church of Kent, Ohio Full Anya Drew Johnston August 2018 Oklahoma City, OK First Unitarian Church of Oklahoma City Full Greg Stewart August 2018 Ottawa, ON First Unitarian Congregation of Ottawa Full Led DeRoche August 2018 Kingsville, ONT UU Church of Olinda Full Fran Dearman August 2018 Harrisburg, PA Unitarian Church of Harrisburg Full Lyn Cox August 2018 Meadville, PA UU Church of Meadville 50% Robin Zucker August 2018 Warrington, PA BuxMont Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Full Susan Rak August 2018 Manassas, VA Bull Run UUs Full Madelyn Campbell August 2018 Des Moines, WA Saltwater UU Church Full Helen Carroll August 2018 Auburn, CA Sierra Foothills Uus Full Mike Walker August 2019 Fremont, CA Mission Peak Unitarian Universalist Congregation Full JD Benson August 2019 Livermore, CA UU Church in Livermore Full Steve Furrer August 2019 Redwood City, CA UU Fellowship of Redwood City Full Gretchen Woods August 2019 Marietta, GA Emerson UU Congregation Full Don Cameron 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 Bowling Green, KY UU Church of Bowling Green Full Roger Mohr August 2019 Louisville, KY First Unitarian Church of Louisville Full Kathy Hurt August 2019 Dorchester, MA First Parish Church of Dorchester Full Tricia Brennan August 2019 Sharon, MA Unitarian Church of Sharon Full Wendy Bell August 2019 Stow, MA First Parish Church of Stow & Acton Full Tracey Robinson-Harris August 2019 Churchville, MD UU Fellowship of Harford County Full Maria McCabe August 2019 Silver Spring, MD UU Church of Silver Spring Full Evan Keely 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 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 Shaker Heights, OH First Unitarian Church of Cleveland Full Paula Gable August 2019 Pittsburgh, PA UU Church of the North Hills Full Don Rollins 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 Bellevue, WA East Shore Unitarian Church Full Elaine Peresluha 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
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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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