Job Posting

Rideau Ferry Pastoral Charge:  Rideau Ferry

Rideau Ferry: Bethel United church is seeking a full-time minister (Ordained or Diaconal) with strong worship and pastoral care skills to serve a committed and caring congregation in a rural environment a s a result of the retirement of our current minister.  Located in a picturesque area on the outskirts of Rideau Ferry, Ontario, we are within 20 minutes of Perth and Smiths Falls and 60 minutes of Ottawa and Kingston.

We are seeking a pastor with deep roots in the United Church and its issues, respect of the traditions of The United Church of Canada an open to growth and the introduction of new practices.  A desire to bring meaningful, relevant and spiritual messages to a welcoming congregation will be appreciated.  Our pastor should be willing to work collaboratively with well established committees (Property, Trustees, UCW, Stewardship), a part-time secretary, volunteer treasurer, and enthusiastic lay leaders.  The two music directors are happy to consult about music choices, themes, and special services through their work with a 12-14 person choir.  A love of music, a sense of humour and admiration of great home cooking would be welcomed.

For our Declaring/Changing Ministry Position (DMCP)Profile please refer to  Bethel United Church Website: 

Resumes will be accepted until February 28, 2019 or until a suitable candidate is chosen.  Submit application to Personnel  Minister, David Timpson at:

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