Vermont Cong. Seeking FT Minister
Congregation is located within the heart of Vermont's Northeast Kingdom--St. Johnsbury, VT. The region is naturally and natively beautiful. Our in-town Congregation is seeking a Full-time Minister. St. Johnsbury is the county seat and cultural center of Vermont's Northeast Kingdom. Two world-class high schools and numerous small colleges are located within 20 miles of Town.
Our building has recently been enlarged and upgraded to include a spacious, bright Minister's Office and a Fellowship Wing to complement our existing, historic Parish Hall (Sanctuary). A vibrant Music program and an energetic volunteer team are in-place. Paid staff includes a part-time Church Coodinator (Administrative Assistant).
Competitve compensation is offered commensurate with experience.
Please visit our website: http//sites.google.com/site/stjuuc/home. For more information, contact Barry (email ccmwx [at] together [dot] net) or phone 802-473-0797.
DLRE Sought in SF Bay Area
Mt. Diablo Unitarian Universalist Church (MDUUC) is a vibrant and growing congregation in Walnut Creek, California. We are 500 active folks seeking a UU-credentialed religious education professional to help us thrive in the exciting East Bay area near San Francisco.
Our lifespan program currently includes:
- Religious education for children and youth redesigned by an accredited interim DLRE
- A long-standing commitment to Our Whole Lives (OWL) programming for all ages
- A monthly Children’s Chapel program
- Adult religious education, including innovative programming for our eldest elders
- Support from the Ministry team.
This within a context focused on multicultural and multi-generational growth, living our values through social justice and providing leadership opportunities for our youth through many avenues.
Walnut Creek is nestled in the coastal hills of the East Bay. It is a crossroads within an hour’s drive of San Francisco, Napa Valley, Silicon Valley and the central valley’s Delta area. Excellent schools, mild weather, myriad cultural activities and protected natural open spaces are all available in this (slightly) more affordable end of the highly sought-after San Francisco Bay Area.
Our position will begin in August of 2017 and is a year-round, full-time position at Fair Compensation salary. If you are interested in being in conversation with us, please visit http://www.mduuc.org/how-we-work/dre-search/ or email DLRESearch [at] mduuc [dot] org by February 3, 2017.
Visiting Southwest Florida?
Whether for a week or the season, come to Unitarian Universalist Church of Fort Myers! uucfm.org
UU Referral Network will connect you to UU Realtors® thru-out the country. Melissa Schwartz, Realty ONE Group (602) 672-6189 uurealty [at] gmail [dot] com
Home For Sale
Riverside, LEED certified cohousing community farm, Peterborough, NH. See peterboroughcohousing.org/, e-mail hughesbj4339 [at] gmail [dot] com
Sarasota, FL Area
Thinking about buying or selling real estate in Sarasota, FL? Call Madeline Hardie of Key Solutions Real Estate (941) 993-8667, or email mhardie1220 [at] gmail [dot] com. UU member.
The Triangle has four UU fellowships plus great universities, expanding job market, active-adult communities, & mild climate. Let me help you relocate! Contact Becky Harper, Re/Max United, (919) 233-1999. BeckyHarper.com.
Tax Preparation by UU CPA
Over 35 years experience. Complex tax returns. Planning and advising. 10% first-year discount with gift to UUA or UUSC. Tom Healy, CSA®, tom [at] tomhealycpa [dot] com, (303) 443-1804, Member, First Unitarian Society of Denver.
Blue Ridge Mountains, VA
Visit beautiful Rappahannock County VA, an hour down the road & a world away from Washington, DC. $50-75 per night, many options, from a spare bedroom, to the guesthouse, to camping by the pond. Food, fine art and natural beauty. Stay with UUs, all proceeds benefitting UUBridge, light breakfast served. Contact Dabney Kirchman dabneykirchman [at] gmail [dot] com or (540) 987-9035
B&B in Charlottesville, VA
Members of the Thomas Jefferson Memorial Church – Unitarian Universalist offer guest rooms in their homes. Proceeds go to the church. Details at http://www.uucharlottesville.org/about-us/tjmc-uu-bed-breakfast-program/
B&B in Nation's Capital
Members of All Souls Church, Unitarian, offer guest rooms in their homes. All proceeds to the church. Details at www.all-souls.org.
Fort Myers, Florida B&B
Join us in our tropical paradise and stay with a UU host family. Deposit required. For more information email bedandbreakfast [at] uucfm [dot] org or call (239) 561-2700.
Atlantic Coast Florida B&B
Vero Beach, Oasis on the Atlantic. $75 per night in UU homes. Money goes to UU. Deposit required. (772) 202-7219
Getaway to Palm Springs, CA
Tennis? Golf? Hiking? We've got it all. UUCOD's BnB offers private rooms ($75 single; $85 double), casitas w/private bath ($100) hosted by church members for UU visitors. For registration information email bnb [at] uucod [dot] org. $25 nonrefundable deposit required.
B&B in San Diego
First UU San Diego members open their homes for you. All proceeds to the church. Details at firstuusandiego.org/bed-and-breakfast-program.
Events & Tours
Amazing fundraising tours organized by 4 Alaska UU congregations. Experience Native culture, wildlife, Denali Park, UU homestays. Positively the BEST way to visit Alaska. Find out how to earn free flight to Alaska in 2017. Don't delay – tours fill quickly! Visit www.WhaleCoastAK.org, dfrey [at] whalecoastak [dot] org, or 907-322-4966.
Travel Addicts Trips 2017
Travel with small groups of UUs and friends. 2017 trips include Paris, Cuba and Sicily/Rome. Roommates arranged. Eileenstraveladdicts.com, EBaker8991 [at] comcast [dot] net (781) 925-1612
Travel with UUs Roger + Nancy Harmon. Frolicking with Whales, Baja, Mexico; Bhutan, plus extension; and other trips to be determined. Let us know your interests. Details at rogerharmon123 [at] gmail [dot] com. Overview, Worldviews2000.com. Plus: enjoy northern Thai villa and trips to Laos + Kampuchea; Myanmar led by stephenwilke [at] gmail [dot] com www.lannathaivilla.com
Rural Retreats Near Chicago
TALEAMOR PARK welcomes applications from artists and other humanists for two- and four-week residencies and retreats in tranquil countryside. Elegant 1854 Italianate house on scenic working farm with paths, ponds, and woods. Near Chicago and Lake Michigan. No application fee, sliding-scale prices. Assistantships available. Longer stays or sabbaticals possible in cool season. Visit www.taleamorpark.org, write info [at] taleamorpark [dot] org, or call 765-586-2686.
Let's Go to Cuba!
You are a traveler, not a tourist. Emphasis on music, meeting artists, & visiting community projects. Spend time getting to know friendly Cubans and seeing the real Cuba. More than 7 years experience in Cuba. Itineraries can be customized. Enjoy small groups of between 5 - 10 people. Find out more at www.solturatravel.com or call 1-888-833-8102.
Costa Rica Retreats
Enjoy rejuvenating 11 days in the verdant nature of Costa Rica. Jan/Feb 2017. Details at www.divinenaturetours.com
NC Mountain Retreat
Four bedroom home in lovely Blowing Rock, NC. Near Blue Ridge Parkway, hiking, fishing, shopping, and great restaurants nearby. 4bcampbell [at] cox [dot] net (757) 871-3383
Beautiful one-bedroom near the Marais. Sleeps 2. Wifi. $850/week. parisapartment [at] verizon [dot] net
Oregon Coast Wavecatcher
Oceanfront cabin on the spectacular Oregon coast. Stunning views, sandy beach. Scoters, spindrift and seals. Small, intelligent library. Two bedrooms + loft, all w/double beds. Fully equipped including linens. $135/night + tax /cleaning. Portland or Eugene airports, 2-4 scenic hours by car depending on route. UU owned/managed. WaveCatcherBeachRentals.com 541-740-9953.