Maine Conference UCC — Churches in Transition

MAINE CHURCHES IN PASTORAL TRANSITION

NEW UCC ResourceGuide to Pastoral Search and Call: Notes for the Minister in Search

Augusta – South Parish Congregational Church, UCC – Pastor (3/4 time)
The church seeks a second Interim Minister. Interested qualified Intentional Interim Ministers should contact the Maine Conference. Watch for updates.
Staff consultant: Rev. Deborah J. Blood

Brewer – First Congregational Church of Brewer, UCC – Pastor (part-time)
Qualified candidates interested in small church ministry should contact the Maine Conference.
Staff consultant: Rev. Darren L. Morgan

Deer Isle – Deer Isle/Sunset Congregational Church, UCC – Pastor (full time)
The church is currently served by an Interim Minister. Watch for updates.
Staff consultant: Rev. Darren L. Morgan

Dover-Foxcroft – Dover-Foxcroft Congregational Church, UCC – Pastor (full time)
The search committee is accepting ministerial profiles. “We seek a passionate leader who will be one of us, knowing when to lead, when to follow, when to encourage, and when to let the light of others shine. A pastor seeking community involvement will find opportunities to help improve the quality of life, economic stability, and educational opportunities in the region.” View church prospective HERE.
Staff consultant: Rev. Darren L. Morgan

Ellsworth – First Congregational Church, UCC – Pastor (full time)
The church is currently served by an Interim Minister. Watch for updates.
Staff consultant: Rev. Darren L. Morgan

Ellsworth Falls – Union Congregational Church, UCC – Pastor (full time – shared with Hancock)
The church is currently served by an Interim Minister. The position will be posted soon. Watch for updates.
Staff consultant: Rev. Darren L. Morgan

Falmouth – Falmouth Congregational Church, UCC – Pastor (full time)
The search committee is accepting ministerial profiles. “Our church desires a strong leader who is devout, inspiring, and creative with the ability to relate to all age groups and creates worship experiences and pastoral care that is uplifting, thought provoking, and inspiring.” View church prospectus HERE.
Staff consultant: Rev. Deborah J. Blood

Fryeburg – First Congregational Church, UCC – Pastor (half-time)
The church is currently served by an Interim Minister. Watch for updates.
Staff consultant: Rev. Darren L. Morgan

Gorham – First Parish Congregational Church, UCC – Lead Minister (full time – shared)
ON-HOLD.
Staff consultant: Rev. Deborah J. Blood

Hancock – Union Congregational Church UCC – Pastor (full time – shared with Ellsworth Falls)
The church is currently served by a Designated Pastor who is planning retirement. The position will be posted soon. Watch for updates.
Staff consultant: Rev. Darren L. Morgan

Kennebunk – Christ Church (Federated UMC) – Pastor (part-time)
The church is currently served by a UMC Interim Minister. Watch for updates.
Staff consultant: Rev. Deborah J. Blood

Kennebunkport – South Congregational Church UCC – Pastor (full time)
An Interim Minister has been selected. Watch for updates.
Staff consultant: Rev. Deborah J. Blood

Monroe – Monroe Community Church, UCC – Pastor (part-time)
The search committee is accepting ministerial profiles. “Our congregation includes worshippers from a wide spectrum of Christian denominations. Laity takes part in services in various ways including reading, maintenance of the sanctuary, choral and instrumental music, and substitute preaching.” View church prospectus HERE.
Staff consultant: Rev. Darren L. Morgan

North Gorham – United Church of Christ at North Gorham – Pastor (full time – shared)
ON-HOLD.
Staff consultant: Rev. Deborah Blood

Portland – Williston-Immanuel United Church – Pastor (full time)
The church is currently served by an Interim Minister. Watch for updates.
Staff consultant: Rev. Deborah J. Blood

Rangeley – Rangeley Congregational Church, UCC – Pastor (3/5 time)
The church is currently served by an Interim Minister. Watch for updates.
Staff consultant: Rev. Darren L. Morgan

Saco – First Parish Congregational Church, UCC – Pastor (full time)
ON-HOLD.
Staff consultant: Rev. Deborah J. Blood

Sandy Point – Sandy Point Congregational Church – Pastor (part-time)
Qualified candidates interested in small church ministry should contact the Maine Conference.
Staff consultant: Rev. Darren L. Morgan

South Freeport – South Freeport Congregational Church, UCC – Pastor (full time)
The church is currently served by an Interim Minister. Watch for updates.
Staff consultant: Rev. Deborah J. Blood

South Portland – First Congregational Church, UCC – Associate Pastor (half-time)
The search committee is accepting ministerial profiles. “Ministry doesn’t always fit into boxes. That’s OK because you don’t either. So if you are looking for a unique part-time ministry position, please read on. This is a halftime position in a multi-staff ONA congregation. We have two distinct areas that will be part of the job description—youth ministries and member visitation. The unique part of this position is that you get to name the third area of focus.” View church prospectus HERE.
Staff consultant: Rev. Deborah J. Blood

Waterford – Waterford Congregational Church, UCC – Pastor (half-time)
An announced pastoral resignation, effective 10/28/18. Watch for updates.
Staff consultant: Rev. Darren L. Morgan

Wells – Wells Congregational Church, UCC – Pastor (full time)
An Interim Minister has been selected. Watch for updates.
Staff consultant: Rev. Deborah J. Blood

Westbrook – Westbrook-Warren Congregational Church, UCC – Pastor (full time)
The church will be served by a Bridge Minister, effective 9/1/18. Watch for updates.
Staff consultant: Rev. Deborah J. Blood

Woolwich – Day’s Ferry Congregational Church, UCC – Pastor (half-time)
An announced pastoral retirement, effective mid-October 2018. Interested qualified Intentional Interim Ministers should contact the Maine Conference.
Staff consultant: Rev. Deborah J. Blood

York – First Parish Church, UCC – Interim Senior Pastor (full time)
ON-HOLD.
Staff consultant: Rev. Deborah J. Blood

*If you have a particular interest in part-time ministry, bridge interim ministry, sabbatical coverage, long-term stated supply, or pulpit supply please be in touch with Rev. Darren L. Morgan as many of these positions are not always listed on our website.

Page updated: September 21, 2018 dlm