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 Escondido, CA Chalice UU Congregation 50% Assistant Minister (Social Justice/Membership/Volunteer Coordination). For more information, contact Rev. Sharon Wylie at email@example.com. July 2014 Geneva, IL (2nd Round) Unitarian Universalist Society of Geneva C Full Seeking Assistant Minister August 2014 Rockville, MD UU Church of Rockville 50% Assistant Ministry - For more information contact Lynn Strauss at firstname.lastname@example.org August 2014 Houston, TX First Unitarian Universalist Church D Full Assistant Minister. See http://www.howwedochurchnow.org/uD39G for position announcement. For more information or to apply, contact the Rev. Daniel O’Connell at email@example.com August 2014 Davis, CA UU Church of Davis 50% Pastoral Care Ministry - For more information see http://www.uudavis.org/PDFs/JobOpening.pdf. Application deadline July 31 September 2014 Boston, MA King's Chapel Full Asst. minister, for more information: http://www.kings-chapel.org/job-opportunities.html (studio apt available as parsonage) September 2014 Atlanta, GA UU Congregation of Atlanta, Assistant Full Jane Thickstun August 2015 Brookline, MA First Parish in Brookline, Assistant P 75% (Maria Cristina Vlassidis Burgoa) August 2015 Seattle, WA University Unitarian Church Full (Matt Cockrum) August 2015
City and State Congregation S&H (if known) Percent of Time Current Interim or (newly Settled Minister) Date Open Cambridge, MA Unitarian Univesalist Service Committee Full Assoc. Dir. Advocacy Activism and Engagement, go to //www.uusc.org for more details August 2014 Worcester, MA College of the Holy Cross Full Assistant Chaplain position. For more information see http://holycross.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=48323 August 2014
City and State Congregation S&H (if known) Percent of Time Current Interim or (newly Settled Minister) Date Open 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 2014 Camp Springs, MD Davies Memorial Unitarian Universalist Church Full For more information please contact the UUA Transitions Office at email@example.com August 2014 Queens, NY UU Congregation of Queens 50% contact: firstname.lastname@example.org for more information August 2014 Langhorne, PA UU Fellowship of Lower Bucks 25% For more information, please contact Scott Thompson at email@example.com. August 2014 X Houston/Huntsville, TX Unitarian Fellowship of Houston/Thoreau Woods Unitarian Universalist Church Full two congregations jointly seeking to share a full time minister; contact Transitions Office for more information August 2014 Waco, TX UU Fellowship of Waco 75% please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to apply August 2014 Washington, DC All Souls Full Seeking Chief Program Officer, //www.all-souls.org/job-postings --for more information Apply by 4/30/14 August 15, 2014 Sonora, CA Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Tuolumne County P 25% please contact PCD Office for more information September 2014 Tarpon Springs, FL UU Church of Tarpon Springs 3/4 75% 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 email@example.com September 2014 X Waukesha, WI United Unitarian Universalist Congregation P 50% See Congregational Record September 2014 South Strafford, VT Universalist Society of Strafford 25% For more information see Congregational Record. October 2014 Chester, VT First Universalist Parish 50% January 2015
City and State Congregation S&H (if known) Percent of Time Current Interim or (newly Settled Minister) Date Open Pasco, WA Community UU Church 50% For more information about this half-time Developmental Ministry, please contact Janine Larsen, District Executive, at firstname.lastname@example.org August 2014 Vashon Island, WA Vashon Island Unitarian Fellowship A 50% PNWD Developmental Minister, employed by PNWD; contracted to congregation, see PNWD Developmental Ministry Program. For more info or to apply, please email resume & cover letter or contact Janine Larsen, DE, email@example.com, by May 15, 2014 August 2014 Bridgehampton, NY UU Congregation of the South Fork 75% Nancy Arnold February 2015 Austin, TX Wildflower Church Full Kate Rohde February 2015 Weymouth, MA UU Church of Weymouth 75% Danielle DiBona August 2015
City and State Congregation S&H (if known) Percent of Time Current Interim or (newly Settled Minister) Date Open Valparaiso, FL UU Fellowship of the Emerald Coast 66% August 2014 Brighton, MI Community UUs in Brighton 50% August 2014 Grosse Pointe, MI Grosse Pointe Unitarian Church Full August 2014 Freeport, NY South Nassau UU Congregation 50% August 2014 Peace Dale, RI UU Congregation of South County 75% August 2014 Westford, MA First Parish Full bridge ministry, 2-4 months, because this is a federated church they might find a settled minister who could start as early as October August 11, 2014 Peterborough, NH Peterborough UU Church Full 18 month interim January 2015 Erie, PA UU Congregation of Erie Full January 2015
City and State Congregation S&H (if known) Percent of Time Current Interim or (newly Settled Minister) Date Open Indianapolis, IN (2nd Round) All Souls Unitarian Church Full Assistant Minister of Lifespan Faith Formation. For more information, see congregational record and contact Rev. Anastassia Zinke at firstname.lastname@example.org June 2014 X Goleta, CA Live Oak UU Congregation of Goleta B Full (Tamara Casanova Suzuki ) August 2014 # Westford, MA First Parish Church United of Westford (Federated) B Full Hank Peirce January 2015 # Pasadena, CA Neighborhood UU Church of Pasadena Full February 2015 Fairbanks, AK UU Fellowship of Fairbanks 75% Tracy Springberry August 2015 Little Rock, AR UU Church of Little Rock Full Jennie Barrington August 2015 Prescott, AZ Granite Peak UU Congregation Full Jacqueline Ziegler August 2015 Carmel, CA UU Church of the Monterey Peninsula Full Dennis Hamilton August 2015 Fresno, CA UU Church of Fresno Full Sofia Betencourt August 2015 Grass Valley, CA UU Community of the Mountains Full David Usher August 2015 La Crescenta, CA UU Church of the Verdugo Hills Full August 2015 Laguna Beach, CA UU Fellowship of Laguna Beach Full Donald Cameron August 2015 Oakland, CA First Unitarian Church of Oakland Full Ed Brock August 2015 Boulder, CO Unitarian Universalist Church of Boulder Full Howell Lind ( as Developmental Minister) August 2015 Hamden, CT First Unitarian Universalist Society of New Haven Full Emily Melcher/Fritz Hudson August 2015 Westport, CT The Unitarian Church in Westport Full Roberta Finkelstein August 2015 Clearwater, FL UUs of Clearwater Full Anthony Johnson August 2015 Gainesville, FL UU Fellowship of Gainesville Full Benjamin Maucere August 2015 Ormond Beach, FL Unitarian Universalists Daytona Beach Full Craig Roshaven August 2015 Tampa, FL UU Church Full Doak Mansfield August 2015 Boise, ID Boise UU Fellowship Full Dana Worsnop August 2015 Elgin, IL UU Church of Elgin Full Lise Adams Sherry August 2015 Lexington, KY UU Church of Lexington KY Full Gretchen Woods August 2015 Gloucester, MA Gloucester UU Church 75% Jenny Rankin August 2015 Grafton, MA UU Society of Grafton and Upton Full Dacia Reid August 2015 Hopedale, MA Hopedale Unitarian Parish A Full Beverly Waring August 2015 Lincoln, MA First Parish Church Full John Nichols August 2015 Norwell, MA First Parish Norwell UU Full Leonard DeRoche August 2015 Westborough, MA UU Congregational Society of Westborough 75% J. Mark Worth August 2015 Winchester, MA Winchester Unitarian Society Full Trica Brennan and Cricket Potter August 2015 Finksburg, MD Cedarhurst Unitarian Universalists 75% Bruce Marshall August 2015 Castine, ME UU Congregation of Castine Full Charles Stephens August 2015 Kalamazoo, MI People's Church Full Pam Allen-Thompson/Dave Johnson (KS) August 2015 Mt. Pleasant, MI UU Fellowship of Central Michigan Full Joseph Cleveland August 2015 Kalispell, MT Glacier UU Fellowship 50% Mary Wellemeyer August 2015 Nashua, NH UU Church of Nashua Full Olivia Holmes/Janet Newman August 2015 Las Cruces, NM UU Church of Las Cruces, NM Full Sue Redfern-Campbell August 2015 Buffalo, NY UU Church of Buffalo Full Margret O'Neall, AIM August 2015 Dayton, OH Miami Valley UU Fellowship Full Mary Moore August 2015 Oregon City, OR Atkinson Memorial Church Full Craig Moro August 2015 Devon, PA Main Line Unitarian Church Full Evan Keely August 2015 Knoxville, TN Westside UU Church Full Morris Hudgins August 2015 Nashville, TN Greater Nashville UU Congregation Full Rachel Lonberg August 2015 College Station, TX UU Church of the Brazos Valley Full Sam Schaal August 2015 San Antonio, TX First UU Church of San Antonio Full Maureen Killoran August 2015 Fredericksburg, VA Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Fredericksburg Full Walter Braman (part-time, contract) August 2015 Oakton, VA UU Congregation of Fairfax Full Jennifer Brooks August 2015 Reston, VA The UU Church in Reston Full Barbara Coeyman August 2015 Roanoke, VA UU Church of Roanoke Full David Owen-O'Quill August 2015 Waynesboro, VA UU Fellowship of Waynesboro Full Alex Richardson August 2015 Barre, VT 1st Church Universalist of Barre Full Cynthia Simpson August 2015 Montpelier, VT Unitarian Church of Montpelier 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 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 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 Fridley, MN Michael Servetus Unitarian Society 75% Karen Gustafson August 2016 Lincoln, NE Unitarian Church of Lincoln Full Justin Osterman 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 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 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 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 Brattleboro, VT All Souls UU Church 75% Ann Willever August 2016 Olympia, WA Olympia UU Congregation Full Emily Melcher August 2016 Milwaukee, WI First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee Full Elaine Peresluha August 2016 Chicago, IL Third Unitarian Church of Chicago Full Jennifer Nordstrom August 15, 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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