Employment Opportunities


Bath-Morven Pastoral Charge – Four Winds Presbytery

Bath-Morven is a two-point pastoral charge located on the shores of Lake Ontario in the heart of Loyalist Township, Ontario.  We are seeking a half-time (20 hours per week) ministry person.  Bath United Church and Morven United Church are both mature congregations with a variety of skills and talents  Music is an important aspect of our worship services.  There is strong mutual support between the two congregations.  The successful candidate will have strong worship and pastoral care skills. Our JNAC report and further information on both congregations is available on the following websites:  https://www.facebook.com/BathUnitedChurch/ or https://www.facebook.com/MorvenUnitedChurch/ 

Please contact Ken Janes, 8 Glenora Drive, Bath, ON   K0H 1G0; 613-352-8785 or ken.janes@sympatico.ca for further information, questions or to submit your resume.  Closing date is July 14, 2018.



Bathurst Pastoral Charge 

Bathurst Pastoral Charge is seeking a 1/2-time faith leader (ordained minister, designated lay minister, diaconal minister or student) to share their faith, friendship and sermons in a traditional style of worship within our two-point charge.  The successful candidate must be able to lead the congregations in weekly corporate worship which preaches the Gospel of Jesus, incorporating inspiring hymns and songs and engaging people in heartfelt prayer.

Our charge isn locate approximately 1-hour from both Kingston and Ottawa with a manse available.  Both churches are located in rural communities.  The Calvin church is located 15 minutes from the heritage town of Perth while the Althorpe church is located 20 minutes from the village of Westport on Rideau Lake.  Our congregations are multi-generational and have great pride in our faith roots.

Interested candidates are asked to forward their resumes to David Timpson at personnel@bayofquinteconference.ca until August 17th, 2018.


Sidney Westminster Pastoral Charge – Belleville, Quinte West
Westminster United Church is searching for a full-time ordained minister who is grounded in the theology and ethos of The United Church of Canada to lead our congregation into the future as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of seven pastoral charges becoming one.  We are in urban/rural congregation filled with a spirit of cooperation and volunteerism.  We are looking for someone who will engage and challenge the congregation to deepen its spirituality and motivate and empower lay leaders to engage their passions for different ministries of the church.  We look forward to hearing God’s message being brought alive and being made relevant in today’s world.

We are searching for a minister who loves music, as music and our choirs are in integral part of our worship services. Our Minister must have strong worship and pastoral care skills, and we need someone who smiles and makes us laugh.  This position is currently vacant as our minister has answered the call to serve in a different capacity within God’ many ministries.  We hope to fill this position as soon as possible but no later than January 1, 2019.

You may view our profile as westminsteruc.ca .  Please submit application to David Timpson at opportunites@bayofquinteconference.ca


Lakefield-Young’s Point Pastoral Charge



Cambridge Street United Church
Pastoral Care Provider

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Conference Office
The Conference Office is looking for a high school aged student to work with us this summer doing various tasks as part of the Ontario Youth Summer Job Program.

Youth person, summer 2018


United Theological College
United Theological College is recruiting for a new Principal. 

UTC Principal Job Posting


Wolfe Island Pastoral Charge
Wolfe Island United Church Is looking for a half-time minister starting immediately.  Wolfe Island United is a welcoming rural church located in the village of Marysville.  It is a twenty minute ferry ride from the city of Kingston on the St. Lawrence River.  The successful candidate will be expected to be a spiritual leader, proficient in delivering interesting and inspirational Sunday sermons.  As we consider pastoral Care an important element, the applicant must be able to organize their workload efficiently in order to visit the sick and elderly.

The individual who fulfills this role should endeavor to reach out to new island residents and connect with non-active members as part of their community involvement.

For a copy of our Joint Needs Assessment Report please request by emailing gholloway@cogeco.ca . If you are interested in applying for this position, please forward a letter of interest and your resume to C. Holloway, 49 dickens Dr., Kingston, ON   K7M 2M5.   You may also apply by email to the above address.  Applications will be received until the position is filled.

Pakenham Pastoral Charge

Pakenham Pastoral Charge is seeking a 3/4 time qualified person (ordained minister, designated lay minister, or diaconal minister) to take on the ministry role within our two-point charge.  The successful candidate must be able to lead inspirational and effective worship, build trust and relationships with a wide variety of people, and actively conduct pastoral care and community outreach, as they are important aspects of the position.  The youth in our charge are encouraged to be active members of the church; therefore experience with youth would be highly beneficial.  Our charge is situated 30 minutes away from Ottawa in a small, rural community; our congregation is multi-generational and very active in the community.

For more information about the position and our charge, please visit our website at:  http://www.standrewsunitedpakenham.org .  Interested candidates are asked to forward all inquiries to pakenhamjsc@outlook.com ;  resumes will be accepted by David Timpson at personnel@bayofquinteconference.ca until April 16th, 2018.

Arden Pastoral Charge

The Arden Pastoral Charge of the United Church of Canada is seeking a minister.  Applications are welcomed from student interns and ordinands for ministry as well as ordained, diaconal or recognized designated lay ministers.

We are a rural, three-point charge in the County of Frontenac, Eastern Ontario,  with a wide variety of congregants ranging from home business owners to farmers to retired cottages.  Our area offers a beautiful landscape of lakes and woodlands with plenty of outdoor recreation and a socially active community.

We prefer a full-time minister will to live in our manse in Arden and is enthusiastic about being part of a community that we love; however, we are also willing to consider a part-time minister.  In order to keep our financial commitments sustainable, we can afford full-time ministry only for applicants with less than 5 years of eligible service (salary categories A or B) and willing to live in our manse.  Applicants with 5 or more years of eligible service must be interested in part-time ministry, from 20 to 32 hours per week, which will be determined based on years of eligible service and whether the manse is used or not.

More information about our churches and our area is available at www.ardenpastoralcharge.ca and www.centralfrontenac.com .   Please direct your requests for information (including a copy of our JNAC Report) and your applications to our corresponding secretary, Sarah Hale, slhale@yahoo.com .  Applications will be received until the position is filled.



Eastminster United Church
Pastoral Care and Seniors Ministry

This position is open to members in good standing of the Order of Ministry in The United Church of Canada, recently retired ministers or those otherwise eligible for presbytery appointments in The United Church of Canada.

The main duties:

  • Attend regular meetings of the pastoral Care Team and the Community Visitors.
  • Liaise with the Long Term Care Worship Team and provide communion at Hastings Manor (4 times p.a) and other facilities as requested by the Team.
  • Visitation – Weekly visitation to Quinte Health Care (Belleville site) and as needed at Trenton Memorial site. Ad hoc visiting as deemed necessary by the Pastoral Care Team to members and adherents on the Pastoral Care list.  Emergency and urgent home visitation as requested by members and adherents or referral requests by other members and adherents.
  • Develop a strong Senior’s Ministry with opportunities for fellowship, learning, and spiritual growth.
  • Regular attendance and periodic participation in the worship services at Eastminster when asked by the Lead Minister.
  • In consultation with the Lead Minister, preside at funerals and weddings

This position reports to the Lead Minister and M&P at Eastminster United Church and Kente Presbytery.  Please forward a resume to mailto:admin@eastminsterunited.ca

St. Andrew’s-by-the-Lake United Church, Kingston

Situated close to Lake Ontario, St. Andrew’s-by-the-Lake United Church is a warm, welcoming and inclusive community.  Outreach is important to us, and our unique multi-purpose building is a welcome resource for many community partners.  We are seeking an enthusiastic full-time minister who will offer leadership in our communal and individual spiritual journeys.  Our new minister will lead us in innovative and contemporary worship services that appeal to our theologically diverse congregation.  Music is an important element of our worship, and members enjoy active participation in the service.  The successful candidate will also coordinate and provide pastoral care and lead Christian education and spiritual growth opportunities.

We are located in a desirable neighbourhood of west Kingston, Ontario, close to conservation areas, shopping, restaurants and express bus service.

Applications are welcomed from candidates who are ordained, diaconal or designated lay ministers, or student interns. Please direct letter of application, resume and requests for information (including our JNAC report) to our corresponding secretary, Chris Scott, standbythelake@gmail.com by February 1, 2018.

Music Facilitator
Faith United Church, Courtice

Faith United Church in Courtice, ON  is seeking a dynamic and enthusiastic Music Facilitator to help us celebrate the Spirit and presence of God in our church.  We are a welcoming congregation of approximately 150 regular worshippers with many musical gifts and talents to share.  Our church has a three manual Casavant Freres organ, a Heintzman grand piano, a variety of other instruments, and a 25 voice choir.  Music plays a vital and integral role in our worship and is expressed in both traditional and contemporary styles.  The position offers 14 hours per week including one main Sunday service at 10:30a.m., weekly rehearsals, and other musical opportunities.  A job description is available on our website at:  www.faithunited.ca

Please submit resumes by January 22, 2018 to the Music Search Committee at faithunitedmusicsearch@gmail.com

Enniskillen-Tyrone PC

Enniskillen and Tyrone United Churches have recently amalgamated.
This amalgamation has generated excitement for new beginnings.
Enniskillen-Tyrone United Church seeks a faith leader who will help us carry this momentum forward.
Visit https://enniskillentyroneunitedchurch.wordpress.com/ to read our JNAC report.
For more information visit:  www.facebook.com/EnniskillenAndTyroneUnitedChurch

Applications will be accepted by David Timpson at mailto:opportunities@bayofquinteconference.ca until February 16, 2018.

Director of Youth Ministry
Eastminster United Church, Belleville

This position is open to Canadian residents who are members in good standing of a Christian church.
The ideal candidate will have a background or interest in education, ministry and/or theology, and will have strong leadership skills related to youth ministry.
The position my be ideal for someone thinking about full-time church ministry in the future.

The main duties will include:
– Establishing a regular program for church youth that is entertaining and has spiritual component.
– Teaching or staffing the Youth Sunday School class.
– Leading an annual weekend retreat for youth.
– Relating and connecting with teenagers on a personal level.
– Maintaining communication with youth and young families through email, phone, social media etc.
– Establishing a monthly e.news and calendar related to youth activities.
– Attending Sunday Service at Eastminster and leading the Children’s Moment when asked by the Lead Minister.
– Attending Staff meetings.
– Establishing and working with a Youth Committee.

This position will report to the Lead Minister.

Forward resume to admin@eastminsterunited.ca

Chalmers and Sydenham Street United Churches, Kingston

We seek an Intentional Interim Minister who wishes to serve two historic congregations in downtown Kingston.  Chalmers United Church and Sydenham Street United Church have chosen to move forward in an innovative model of shared worship, while maintaining the presence and ministry of each congregation in their heritage buildings.

We seek in minister who has a progressive, creative and scholarly theological framework; a keen interest in and commitment to pastoral care for all ages; excellent communication skills; a passion for social justice both locally and globally, and the training and ability to support our congregations through a time of transition.  One of the churches is an Affirming congregation, the other is examining the process to become officially Affirming.  Kingston, located at the east end of Lake Ontario, is a progressive city with a rich educational, cultural, and historic presence.  The vacancy is effective January 1, 2018.  The combined JNAC Report, as well as the Chalmers/Sydenham Street Visioning document and other relevant information regarding the life and work of the congregations may be found on either website:  http://sydenhamstreet.ca/ or chalmersunitedchurch.org

Applications will be accepted until April 16th, 2018 and should be submitted to Personnel Minister, David Timpson at opportunities@bayofquinteconference.ca and to the Combined Joint Search Committee care or jointsearch.kingston@gmail.com

St. Paul’s: Warkworth

St Paul’s United Church, a single-point charge in Warkworth, is seeking a full-time minister to continue guiding us on our spiritual journey.
Like the village itself, St. Paul’s church is a vibrant and active centre of community activities.
Over the past year our ministry has seen the addition of new families, including ones with young children, and we are looking forward to growing and solidifying this segment of our worship community
We also celebrate being an Affirming Ministry as part of Warkworth’s diverse community.
Our new minister will be warm, personable, outgoing and be prepared to engage in the life of the congregation and wider community.
Warkworth is a dynamic community in the breathtakingly beautiful Northumberland Hills where recreational possibilities abound.
Our community harmoniously marries the traditional, humble grace of rural life with an emerging urban culture of migrating families and retirees from the city.
For more information on St. Paul’s and to consult our JNAC report, please visit our website:  http://stpaulswarkworth.ca and Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/stpaulsunitedchurchwarkworth/  To find out more about Warkworth please visit:  http:/warkworth.ca/ and Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/warkworth/
If you wish to be considered as a candidate for this postion, please submit your resume and your Skills, Gifts and Passions Profile document to Bay of Quinte Conference Office, attention David Timpson at: opportunities@bayofquitneconference.ca
We will be accepting resumes until November 15, 2017.
We look forward to hearing from you if you’re as excited about the new possibilities at St. Paul’s as we are!

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 (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.