Employment Opportunities

East Camden Pastoral Charge 

East Camden is a two point Pastoral Charge, consisting of Moscow and Riverside churches located in scenic rural communities north of Kingston, Ontario.  Moscow United Church: The church with heart in the heart of the community and Riverside United Church: Caring for our community. 

We are seeking a full time minister (Ordained: category A, B or C, Diaconal: category A, B or C, DLM: category A, B or C or Student candidate).  Residence in the manse is provided in lieu of a housing allowance. 

Our match will be a spiritual leader of vision, someone willing to guide and support the members, adherents and committees of our churches and the people in our communities.

If you are an effective communicator who is able to lead worship which is responsive to the needs of the congregation, locally and globally relevant and which provokes action beyond the doors of the sanctuary, we look forward to hearing from you!

Further information may be found in our Joint Needs Assessment Report found at www.mosriv.com.  Applications are to be forwarded to the Bay of Quinte Conference in care of David Timpson,mailto:opportunities@bayofquinteconference.ca .  Applications will be accepted up to September 30th, 2017.

Crossroads United Church, Kingston, ON

Crossroads United Church in Kingston, Ontario seeks a full-time ordained minister due to retirement in June, 2017 of our incumbent minister.  Crossroads is an open-minded and inclusive congregation that seeks to nurture spiritual growth; promotes social justice; and celebrates God’s presence with worship that is relevant and with music that moves the soul.

Our church is located mid-way between old Kingston and the newer suburbs and we have an accessible sanctuary and hall that are equipped for projection.  The successful candidate will work with a team that includes a Designated Lay minister, two Directors of Music and an involved laity.  She/he will support us in our vision by helping provide pastoral care, community outreach and innovative, inspiring worship.

A copy of our JNAC report may be obtained from our website at:  http://www.crossroadsunited.ca .  For further information or to apply, contact crossroadsunitedchurch@gmail.com

Minister or Student Minister
Melville United Church, Eganville, ON

Melville United Church is seeking a permanent half-time minister or student minister.  Our church is located in beautiful Eganville on  the Bonnechere River and serves a larger rural area within Renfrew County.  We are a small church with a  genuine feeling of kinship, a strong commitment to our ministry  and members who are active in lay worship and pastoral care.  Our congregation has experience as a learning site from 2012 to 2017.  We are seeking a nurturing, engaging and enthusiastic candidate who can lead us in uplifting worship and provide leadership, pastoral care and support our congregation.  Our JNAC report is available online at:  http://www.uppervalleypresbytery.ca/new-pastoral-charge-list/eganville-melville-unite-church .  Resume’s, questions, etc. may be sent to Carolyn Green at l-green@nrtco.net or 613-633-6578.  Applications will be reviewed as received and a successful applicant will be accepted as soon as possible.

Minister (Full-time)
Frankford United Church, Frankford, ON

Frankford, ON – Frankford United Church is seeking a full-time ordained or diaconal minister
to lead and to assist us in seeking more ways to offer the “Love of God” to our congregation
and to the many families in our village who are not currently experiencing this fellowship.
To view the Revised JNAC (March 12, 2017) and job description, and to obtain more details on
our mission, contact our Joint Search Committee secretary at heatherkindness2005@hotmail.com
and contact David Timpson at: opportunities@bayofquinteconference.ca .

Minister (part-time)
Cannington, ON.

Trinity United Church is a congregation of open-hearted, roll-up-your-sleeves, music-loving people who love Jesus and want to show God’s love to the surrounding village of Cannington and beyond. We’re looking for leadership in scripture-based learning, worship that involves young and old, and pastoral care that responds to real needs in our community. A manse is available if required. For a feeling of who we are, go online to trinitycannington.ca.

Does this sound like a ministry that fits with who you are and where God is leading you?

As we are part of a Presbytery and a cluster of churches who are looking for new ways to be church why not start a conversation with us? There are several ways that this might happen depending on where you are in your journey. If you are M.Div. Graduate who is now ready to do a Supervised Ministry Education placement we are approved for a 60% time position. As a SME this could be coupled with a 40% Presbytery appointment to meet the occasional needs of the smaller churches in our area.

If you are an Ordained Minister, a Commissioned Diaconal Minister or an Admissions Candidate, our 60% may be coupled with two smaller congregations in our area as a Regional Ministry Our latest Annual Report and Joint Needs Assessment are available upon request from Sharon Woodrow at swoodrow2@gmail.com

To apply for this position, please send a letter of interest with your resume, a statement of faith, copies of certificates showing completion of Boundaries and Racial Justice workshops, and a current (within the past 6 months) Police Records Check – Vulnerable Sector to Rev. David Timpson at personnel@bayofquinteconference,ca

Ordered Minister (full-time)
Tweed-White Lake-Queensborough, Ontario

Our communities are situated in beautiful Eastern Ontario, a land of hills and dales, farms and lakes. We are three separate pastoral charges, sharing ministry and resources. We seek a full-time ordained minister who will guide us in living each day like Jesus, and who shares with us a commitment to worship, outreach, and pastoral care. Our people are welcoming and nurturing, and our communities have a lot to offer. If you want to be cared for as you care for others, and if you enjoy the great outdoors, this is the place to be! To request a copy of our JNAC report, send an email to denbesten@xplornet.ca.

To applications may forward it to Bay of Quinte Conference care of David Timpson (personnel@bayofquinteconference.ca) Deadline for applications is May 31, 2017.

Minister (part-time)
Marmora and Cordova Mines, Ontario 

An exciting opportunity awaits you in Eastern Ontario! Marmora Pastoral Charge is a rural 2 point charge which includes the communities of Marmora and Cordova Mines. We are seeking a part-time minister (24 hours per week) to meet the needs of our congregations and communities. Applicants from any stream of ministry will be joyfully considered. Our ministry’s focus is on worship and pastoral care. There is Sunday worship at each church. Our small but active congregations are looking forward to welcoming you to our faith family! Enquiries may be made through or Applications are to be forwarded to the Bay of Quinte Conference in care of David Timpson, personnel@bayofquinteconference.ca.

Ordained or Designated Minister (half-time)
Columbus Community United Church

Columbus Community United Church is currently seeking a half-time minister (ordained or designated). Columbus is a small rural village situated between the City of Oshawa and the lakeside town of Port Perry. Congregation members travel from all directions to share their faith, friendship, and sermons in a traditional style of worship. Members enjoy participating in worship service and work diligently as a team to foster a welcoming community, mission and service, and a supportive environment.

Further information may be found in our Joint Needs Assessment Report found at www.columbusunitedoshawa.com. Applications are to be forwarded to the Bay of Quinte Conference in care of David Timpson, personnel@bayofquinteconference.ca.

Minister (part-time)
Maynooth-Madawaska Pastoral Charge, Maynooth, Lake St. Peter, Whitney and Madawaska

We seek an ordained or diaconal minister (0.5) who will focus on pastoral care and community outreach.  We recognize that part-time positions can leave time for little more than sermons, so our strong lay support is prepared to lead a majority of the Sunday services, leaving you time for the pastoral care we so deeply desire.  We have a long tradition of welcoming ministers with gratitude for their individual gifts.  We seek a minister who will work with us to help develop our gifts as well.  Our four rural churches have learned to join together for services and to share in all our endeavours.  We are excited about the discerning and growth we have come through in the last 18 months.

We welcome all salary levels and can provide a fully equipped manse.  For further information or to apply, please email opportunities@bayofquinteconference.ca.  Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is confirmed.