Call for Applicants for the United Parish Acting Associate Pastor Position

United Parish in Brookline is a dynamic, multi-denominational church community located in a diverse suburban town a stone’s throw from Boston’s many educational and cultural institutions. We are committed to sharing our progressive faith and vision for diversity, inclusion, and social justice with the wider world. Our music soars, our people love coming together in faith, and our worship challenges and uplifts. We welcome all people to participate irrespective of race, gender, sexual identity, physical or mental ability, ethnicity or economic means. Our congregation is loving, intelligent, and engaged. There is a lot going on at United Parish.

United Parish seeks a full time Acting Associate Pastor who will enthusiastically collaborate with our Senior Pastor, staff and lay leaders. Our new Acting Associate should lead with joy and humor, be called to help people encounter God, and share our commitment to increasing the diversity of our community. The right candidate will be eager to handle the nuts and bolts of faith formation programming and pastoral care for members at all stages of life. A key element of the job will be mobilizing, energizing and creating systems for lay leaders. The Acting Associate Pastor should have a talent for connecting with and nurturing youth. While United Parish has a solid vision in place, this position invites your creativity and initiative in ways that will feed both your personal interest and professional growth. Candidates of color and those who can contribute to our goal of increased diversity are encouraged to apply.

Interested candidates may send resumes and or have their ministerial profiles (as required by your denomination) sent to:

Please note that UCC authorized candidates should contact the Massachusetts Conference Search & Call office at for submission of their Ministerial Profile.