United Church of Canada  

Newfoundland and Labrador Conference

With joy in our hearts and a song on our lips we,

the Newfoundland and Labrador conference of The United Church of Canada,

believe that we are called by God to love and serve others. 

Through our various shared ministries in the name of Jesus Christ,

we are called to uphold the gifts and skills in each other;

to honour differences;

to be accepting of change while honouring heritage and traditions;

to seek justice

and through all of this to know that we are not alone. 

Thanks be to God

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Montague Pastoral charge of PEI is looking for a minister of Word, Sacrament and Pastoral Charge to fill our vacancy. This is a full time ministry of 40 hrs per week starting August 1, 2018. Our JNAC information is available at .

A renewable interim appointment of three years, starting on July 1st, 2018

Nestled in the heart of McGill University’s dynamic downtown campus in the vibrant city of Montréal, Québec, the United Theological College is looking for an individual who will help it achieve its next step on the path to sustainable growth.

The successful candidate will be required to demonstrate:
 Experience in transformational leadership and visioning
 Proficiency in both English and French
 Experience in strategic planning and fundraising
 Experience in teaching and mentoring of students

The successful candidate should possess:
 Knowledge and understanding of The United Church of Canada
 Solid internal and external communications skills
 Strong abilities for inspirational and collaborative leadership
 Demonstrated capacities for networking and team-building
 A doctoral degree (with an applicable specialisation)

Additional advantages of a successful candidate are:
 Ministry experience in The United Church of Canada 
 Certificates or degrees in management 
 Experience with distance and continuing education
 Demonstrated academic accomplishments (publications etc.)

For more information about this exciting challenge, please, refer to the job description below.

The United Theological College is an Affirming Ministry and an equal opportunity employer. Please, refer to our website to find out more about our history of being fully inclusive of people of all sexual orientations and gender identities. Candidates from a variety of diverse backgrounds are actively encouraged to apply and identify themselves as such in their application.

In order to apply, please, send your letter of intent, CV, three references and an outline of your expectations in terms of salary and benefits to the attention of:

Raoul Gebert, Chair of the Personnel Committee
United Theological College
3521 Rue University, Montréal, QC H3A 2A9

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We are seeking an enthusiastic, full time ordained, diaconal or designated lay minister to take care of some 275 households in this rural but beautiful area of NL. We have ten communities forming four congregations on the island and the minister does two worship services per Sunday alternating between the four churches. We have a well kept, three bedroom manse with a fully functional office inside.
Random Island is located just minutes from the main service hub of Clarenville and is connected by a short causeway. There, all the amenities of a small town are located including a hospital, shopping centers, banks, hotels, restaurants, vocational school and medical clinics.
Random Island has a total population of approximately 1200 people. We have a K-12 school, convenience stores, gas stations, ambulance and funeral home as well as a senior citizens' home. There is a seasonal fish plant located in Hickman's Harbour and most people work in and around the Clarenville area.
Check out our JNAC for further information or contact the following:

Vera E Smith 709-466-7210 or


Rona J. Reid 709-466-7270 or

Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is confirmed.

Port aux Basques is a picturesque coastal community and the gateway to Newfoundland. Our town boasts a state of the art recreation facility, a hospital, two schools and a College of the North Atlantic campus. The surrounding area has many walking/hiking trails and beautiful beaches. The congregation of Wesley United Church is seeking a one half time ordained, diaconal or lay minister to serve approximately one hundred families. Our beautiful church has undergone recent renovations. The attached hall houses an office, a kitchen and open space to accommodate one hundred people. We are presently in good financial standing . In the absence of a manse, we will work with you to find suitable accommodations. The fitting candidate should have a warm and welcoming personality who is willing to work with us to ensure the spiritual well-being of our sick and shut-ins. For more in-depth information, see the attached JNAC Report.

Contact: Evelyn MacDonald
(709) 696 3376


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The Burgeo Pastoral charge is vacant and is seeking a Part time Ordained or Diaconal and/or Lay Minister. This person should have a warm and friendly personality, a strong interest in visitation of the sick and shut-in, good preaching skills and any musical background would be an asset. We have approximately 90-100 families within our parish and we have a manse available.  The manse and church are located next door to each other and there have been recent renovations made to both buildings’ interior.  The manse has been painted with new flooring and heat pumps installed.  The church has had new carpet recently installed. There is a modern hospital with 2 doctors and a K-12 school with approximately 90+ students.  There are many volunteer groups very active within the town as well. The church’s financial situation is in good standing with checks and balances in place.  If you are interested in a closer look you can request a copy of out more extensive JANC by contacting Allister Hann - . 709 886-2592

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Full Time Position Ocean views that will inspire you … tranquility that will calm you and a sense of community that will envelop you! All of this awaits you in St. Anthony and in the surrounding area. Our 2 point pastoral charge of 231 families is hoping to recruit a full-time minister, starting mid-2019, who will consider partnering with us as a leader. Our work together will include worship and spiritual growth within our church community. Even though we have the traditional small town NL hospitality we also have a modern hospital, excellent school and recreational facilities and opportunities for all ages. We are in a solid financial position. Our main church building offers an office as well as meeting space in our church hall. We do not have a manse, however, we will work with you to find suitable accommodations. We invite you to have a closer look at our JNAC and to contact us with any questions

Carol Roberts

P.O. Box 665, St. Anthony, NL, A0K4S0

phone 709-454-3195



The Green Bay South Pastoral Charge is seeking a full time minister to start serving immediately. We are seeking a minister from any stream of ministry and will seriously consider a student minister since our Pastoral Charge was a learning site from 2012 to 2016. Green Bay South is a three point Pastoral Charge, consisting of the towns of Lushes Bight-Beaumont, Roberts Arm and South Brook and serves approximately 140 families. The modern manse is located in Roberts Arm. To obtain a copy of our Joint Needs Assessment report and submit an application please contact Lloyd Colbourne, Chairperson, Search Committee at 709 652 3431 or E-mail

Half-time (20 hrs/wk vacancy)
Nippers' Harbour Harbour Pastoral Charge is a rural 3 point pastoral charge, encompassing the communities of Nipper's Harbour, Woodstock, and Pacquet, located on the Baie Verte Peninsula between the communities of Baie Verte and La Scie. The Nipper's Harbour Pastoral Charge is seeking ministerial services (ordained, diaconcal, or designated lay minister (recognised) to fill a half-time (20 hr/wk vacancy. The pastoral charge provides a four bedroom manse with office located in Nippers' Harbour. Furnishings can be provided if needed. Salary and benefits will be provided on a 50% basis in accordance with the Schedule of Salary and Allowances 2014 of the UCC. Although the terms are twenty hours per week, there is some flexibility in hour these hours can be arranged. For further information, contact Jim Perry (709) 255-3171or by email .

Baie Verte Pastoral Charge has been declared vacant and currently seeking a full time ordained, diaconal, or designated lay minister to begin work as early as May 1st, 2016. Our Church is seeking to hire a passionate, energetic, competent minister that will lead, develop and expand our ministry.

This 3 point charge is nestled in three beautiful rural Newfoundland Communities: Bethany United - Baie Verte, Riverside United - Burlington, Bayview United- Smith's Harbour.
We would love to hear from you! If you are interested in learning more about our pastoral charge or to submit a resume please contact:

(709)252-2003 -Eleanor Noble (Main)
(709)252-2204 - Glenda Shiner (Alternate)

The Fogo Island Pastoral Charge invites applications for a full time Ordained or Designated Lay Minister. Fogo Island Pastoral Charge is a one point charge located centrally on Beautiful, Picturesque Fogo Island.

Fogo Island is a vibrant active rural fishing community. Fogo Island has fast become one of the top places in the world to visit. This is contributed in part to the Shorefast Foundation, and the highly acclaimed Fogo Island Inn.


Our church presently have a congregation of about 160 families. A newly constructed Church Hall is located adjacent to our Church. We also have a church manse which includes, functional well equipped office space.

Fogo Island Pastoral Charge has morning and evening services each Sunday. The Fogo Island Ministrial Association works well together with eccumenical services throughout each year.

For a more detailed job description or for a copy of Joint Needs Assessment Report you may contact on of the Following persons:


Samuel Rowe - Chairperson

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Palma Collins - Treasurer

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We are a three point pastoral charge: Memorial United in Valleyfield; Ebenezer United in Brookfield; and Jubilee United, Wesleyville; located on the north east coast of Newfoundland, NL. Our charge is located 1.5 hrs from Gander, a major shopping and service centre in central Newfoundland, NL. Our communities offer most modern conveniences: hospital, supermarkets, restaurants, pharmacies, banks, a multi-grade school, a stadium and other recreation facilities, gas bars and service stations.

We are seeking a full-time Ordained Minister to serve our three congregations. Our welcoming, vibrant and well-established congregations reflect a blend of traditional theology while, at the same time, are open to exploring new concepts and contemporary styles of worship. Leadership will continue to nourish the multi-age membership of our congregations while encouraging the participation of new and younger individuals and families.

Ministry which provides compassionate pastoral care is very is very important to us. Our new minister should have strong personal skills, strong personal faith, and a passion for preaching inspirational sermons.
Further information can be found in our Joint Needs Assessment.

We will be accepting applications until April 30, 2018

Contact - Mr. Eric Sturge Telephone – (709) 436- 3151 Cell Phone – (709) 536- 7315
email –