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Name of Site Belfast, Castine and Ellsworth UU Congs
Ellsworth, ME
Address UUCE
121 Bucksport Road
Ellsworth, ME 04605  
Phone 207-667-4393 
Website http://www.uuellsworth.org 
Site E-mail Address sara@uuellsworth.org 
Size of Congregation 300 
Supervisor Name Sara Hayman (and Amy Fiorilli) 
Supervisor Phone 1-207-610-2872 
Supervisor E-mail sara@uuellsworth.org 
Informational Contact Name Rev. Amy Fiorilli 
Informational Contact Phone 207-930-0007 
Informational Contact E-mail amyfiorilli@gmail.com 
Focus small congregational life 
Fulltime/Parttime Full Time 
Compensation $2200 
Other Benefits $1000 for professional development expenses or mileage. Time off for school requirements. 
Number of Months
Start Date/End Date September 2024  May 2025 
Site Description The Unitarian Universalist Maine Collaborative Ministry Program (CMP) consists of three UU congregations in Maine: UU churches in Belfast, Castine and Ellsworth. Together, the three churches constitute a membership of about 300 members. All three congregations maintain on-site and on-line ministry and worship services. The mission of the CMP is to nurture excellence in ministry and to explore new approaches of engaged faith through collaboration. To that end, our Internship is meant to nurture and support future UU ministers in a multi-site setting.  
Job Description The Collaborative Ministry Intern will work with two ministers (Rev. Sara Hayman, and Rev. Amy Fiorilli) and three congregations to gain experience in all areas of church life. The primary site this year is the UU Church of Ellsworth, Maine, however, each congregation offers the Intern learning and ministry experiences that are unique to that congregation. There will be opportunities for worship, preaching, pastoral care, teaching, administration, Lifespan Faith Development, social justice work and community-building. There is some flexibility to build on one's strengths and/or to cultivate new skills.  
Site Accessibility yes 
Application Procedure Send letter of interest, a sermon, cv and three references to Rev. Amy Fiorilli at amyfiorilli@gmail.com. Candidates will receive a brief telephone conversation. Finalists will have a Zoom Interview with ministers and one or two lay leaders.  
Additional Notes This is a full-time Internship in three congregations. The start and finish dates are somewhat flexible depending on the Intern's needs and priorities.  
Application Deadline March 1, 2024 
Selection Date April 1, 2024