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 # Bethesda, MD Cedar Lane UU Church Full See congregational record August 2017 X New York, NY All Souls F Full August 2017 Houston, TX Emerson UU Church 75% For more information contact Ben Withers at firstname.lastname@example.org August 2017 Port Townsend, WA Quimper UU Fellowship Full Asst. minister. For more information see link at http://www.quuf.org or email email@example.com August 2017 Walnut Creek, CA Mount Diablo Unitarian Universalist Congregation Full August 15, 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 Oakland, CA St. Paulís Towers, Episcopal Senior Communities 50% Seeking a Chaplain. For more information see https://www.ziprecruiter.com/job/9d04f24a ASAP
City and State Congregation S&H (if known) Percent of Time Current Interim or (newly Settled Minister) Date Open St. Cloud, MN St. Cloud UU Fellowship 50% 3 years - For more information see congregational record. Also contact Lisa Presley firstname.lastname@example.org and see http://www.uufstcloud.org/minister.html Start Date Negotiable 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 Canton, OH UU Congregation of Greater Canton 25% One Year Contract - For more information please contact Lauri Molnar at email@example.com September 2016 Springfield, MO First UU Church of Springfield 50% For more information see Congregational Record and contact Doug Hill at Doug6hill@gmail.com. February 2017 - negotiable Northfield, MA First Parish of Northfield, Unitarian 25% For more information contact Stephanie Ciccarello at firstname.lastname@example.org July 2017 Pocatello, ID Pocatello UU Fellowship 75% August 2017 Alton, IL First Unitarian Church 50% For more information contact Tracey Koch at email@example.com August 2017 Chicago, IL Beverly Unitarian Church 50% For more information, contact Linda Cooper 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 # Canton, MA First Parish UU Canton Full For more information see http://fpuucanton.org/ and contact Fran Lytz at firstname.lastname@example.org August 2017 Leominster, MA First Church UU Leominster 50% 2 years - For more information, contact Betsy Moran, President, at Bam36uu@gmail.com August 2017 Southold, NY First Universalist Church of Southold 75% Parsonage available. For more information see congregational record and contact Cecilia Loucka at email@example.com August 2017 Staten Island, NY Unitarian Church of Staten Island 50% For more information contact Stanley Hellman 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 Leesburg, VA UU Church of Loudoun 50% For more information contact Chair of Search Committee; Richard Keech, firstname.lastname@example.org August 2017 Marysville, WA Evergreen UU Fellowship 75% For more information contact Michelle Valentine at email@example.com. August 2017 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 Glens Falls, NY UU Congregation of Glens Falls 33% For more information contact Bob Rockwell at firstname.lastname@example.org September 2017 Plattsburgh, NY UU Fellowship Plattsburgh 50% For more information contact Dorothy Latta 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 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 July 2017 San Francisco, CA First UU Society of San Francisco Full John Buehrens (Developmental) August 2017 North Palm Beach, FL First UU Congregation of the Palm Beaches Full August 2017 Mankato, MN UU Fellowship of Mankato Full Don Cameron August 2017 Freeport, NY South Nassau UU Congregation 50% Laurie Stuart August 2017 Ashland, OR Rogue Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Full August 2017 Raleigh, NC UU Fellowship of Raleigh Full September 2017
City and State Congregation S&H (if known) Percent of Time Current Interim or (newly Settled Minister) Date Open Auburn, CA Sierra Foothills Uus Full 2 year interim July 17, 2017 Livermore, CA UU Church in Livermore Full 2 year interim August 2017 Redwood City, CA UU Fellowship of Redwood City Full 2 year interim August 2017 Marietta, GA Emerson UU Congregation Full 2 year interim August 2017 Des Moines, IA First Unitarian Church of Des Moines Full 2 year interim August 2017 Chicago, IL Second Unitarian Church Full 2 year interim August 2017 Louisville, KY First Unitarian Church of Louisville Full 2 year interim August 2017 Essex, MA First Universalist Church of Essex Full 1 year interim August 2017 Sharon, MA Unitarian Church of Sharon Full 2 year interim August 2017 Stow, MA First Parish Church of Stow & Acton Full 1 year interim August 2017 Churchville, MD UU Fellowship of Harford County Full 1 year interim August 2017 Silver Spring, MD UU Church of Silver Spring Full 2 year interim August 2017 Bloomfield Hills, MI Birmingham Unitarian Church Full 1 year interim August 2017 Lansing, MI UU Church of Greater Lansing Full 2 year interim August 2017 Midland, MI UU Fellowship of Midland Full 2 year interim August 2017 Milford, NH UU Congregation in Milford Full 2 year interim August 2017 Croton-on-Hudson, NY UU Congregation of the Hudson Valley Full 2 year interim August 2017 New York, NY The Community Church of NY UU Full 2 year interim August 2017 Rochester, NY First Universalist Church Full 1 year interim August 2017 Dayton, OH Miami Valley UU Fellowship Full 1 year interim August 2017 Shaker Heights, OH First Unitarian Church of Cleveland Full 2 year interim August 2017 Ottawa, ON First Unitarian Congregation of Ottawa Full 1 year interim August 2017 Harrisburg, PA Unitarian Church of Harrisburg Full 1 year interim August 2017 Pittsburgh, PA UU Church of the North Hills Full 2 year interim August 2017 Burke, VA Accotink Unitarian Universalist Church Full 2 year interim August 2017 Sterling, VA UU Congregation of Sterling Full 2 year interim August 2017 Bainbridge Island, WA Cedars UU Church Full 2 year interim August 2017 Kirkland, WA Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church Full 2 year interim August 2017 Olympia, WA Olympia UU Congregation Full 1 year interim with option to renew August 2017 Fremont, CA Mission Peak Unitarian Universalist Congregation Full 2 year interim September 2017 Bowling Green, KY UU Church of Bowling Green Full 2 year interim September 2017 Providence, RI Religious Society of Bell Street Chapel 50% 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 Stephen Furrer 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 Len DeRoche - SECOND ROUND August 2017 X Lewes, DE UU Society of Southern Delaware A Full Paula Maiorano August 2017 Chicago, IL Third Unitarian Church of Chicago A Full Lillie Mae Henley - SECOND ROUND August 2017 X Deerfield, IL North Shore Unitarian Church C Full Marlene Walker August 2017 X Urbana, IL UU Church of Urbana-Champaign, Illinois C Full Joanne Giannino August 2017 X Columbus, IN UU Congregation of Columbus A Full Mary Moore August 2017 Brewster, MA First Parish Brewster UU Church C Full Developmental Minister - Thomas Bozeman - SECOND ROUND August 2017 X Cambridge, MA First Parish in Cambridge, Unitarian Universalist C Full Clyde Grubbs August 2017 X Falmouth, MA UU Fellowship B Full Laurel Hallman August 2017 Harvard, MA Harvard UU Church C Full Mark Worth - SECOND ROUND August 2017 X Jamaica Plain, MA First Church in Jamaica Plain UU A Full Tracey Robinson-Harris August 2017 X Malden, MA First Parish in Malden, Universalist B Full Wendy Bell August 2017 X Reading, MA UU Church of Reading C Full Catherine Senghas August 2017 X Winnipeg, MB First UU Church of Winnipeg B Full Nicoline Guerrier August 2017 Adelphi, MD Paint Branch UU Church B Full Evan Keely - SECOND ROUND August 2017 X Rochester, MN First Unitarian Universalist Church D Full Fritz Hudson August 2017 X Brevard, NC UUs of Transylvania County B Full Ian White Maher August 2017 Lincoln, NE Unitarian Church of Lincoln C Full Gretchen Woods - SECOND ROUND August 2017 X Galloway, NJ UU Congregation of the South Jersey Shore A 75% John Marsh August 2017 X Montclair, NJ UU Congregation at Montclair D Full Justin Osterman August 2017 X Ridgewood, NJ Unitarian Society of Ridgewood C Full Tony Johnson August 2017 X Ithaca, NY First Unitarian Society of Ithaca C Full Jane Thickstun August 2017 X Schenectady, NY UU Society E Full Margret O'Neall August 2017 X Columbus, OH First UU Church of Columbus E Full Jennifer Brooks August 2017 X Kingston, ONT Kingston Unitarian Fellowship A Full Carol Strecker August 2017 X Bend, OR UU Fellowship of Central Oregon B Full Antonia Won August 2017 X State College, PA UU Fellowship of Centre County D Full Gabi Parks August 2017 X York, PA UU Congregation of York B Full Lyn Cox August 2017 X Providence, RI First Unitarian Church D Full Charlie Ortman August 2017 Columbia, SC UU of Columbia SC B Full Jennie Barrington - SECOND ROUND August 2017 Spartanburg, SC UU Church of Spartanburg B Full SECOND ROUND August 2017 X Memphis, TN First Unitarian Church of Memphis (River) C Full Eric Posa August 2017 X Amarillo, TX Amarillo UU Fellowship A Full Addae Kraba August 2017 X Blacksburg, VA UU Congregation of Blacksburg B Full Don Rollins August 2017 Williamsburg, VA WIlliamsburg Unitarian Universalists B Full David Johnson - SECOND ROUND August 2017 X Woodstock, VT North Universalist Chapel Society A Full August 2017 X Vancouver, WA UU Church of Vancouver D Full Greg Ward August 2017 X West Seattle, WA Westside Unitarian Universalist Congregation B Full Alex Holt August 2017 X Appleton, WI Fox Valley UU Fellowship E Full Kathleen Rolenz August 2017 X Wausau, WI First UU Church of Wausau B Full Laurie Bushbaum August 2017 X Cheyenne, WY UU Church of Cheyenne A Full Audette Fulbright Fulson 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 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 Dorchester, MA First Parish Church of Dorchester Full Tricia Brennan 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 66% 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 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 Rochester, NY First Unitarian Church of Rochester Full Joel Miller 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 Kent, OH UU Church of Kent, Ohio Full Anya Drew Johnston August 2018 Rocky River, OH West Shore Unitarian Universalist Church Full Patricia Hart August 2018 Oklahoma City, OK First Unitarian Church of Oklahoma City Full Greg Stewart August 2018 Kingsville, ONT UU Church of Olinda Full Fran Dearman August 2018 Meadville, PA UU Church of Meadville 50% Robin Zucker August 2018 Warrington, PA BuxMont Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Full Susan Rak August 2018 The Woodlands, TX Northwoods UU Church Full Donna Renfro August 2018 Manassas, VA Bull Run UUs Full Madelyn Campbell August 2018 Bellevue, WA East Shore Unitarian Church Full Elaine Peresluha August 2018 Des Moines, WA Saltwater UU Church Full Helen Carroll August 2018
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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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