United Church of Canada  

First Dawn Eastern Edge Regional Council

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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Pasadena – Howley Pastoral Charge is a rural charge located in Western Newfoundland and offers ease off access to full commercial, recreational and cultural activities; Pasadena is situated in the beautiful Humber Valley; and Howley a hour away in great cottage country on the northeastern end of Grand Lake. We are looking for a half time minister with strength in pastoral care and outreach. For additional information, see the attached JNAC Report. Applications for this position may be submitted by mail or email and will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found.
Questions concerning this position should be directed to:
Wayne Fillier
Chair of Search Committee
(709)686-2956 or (709)640-0772


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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) 695-3376


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The Burgeo Pastoral charge is vacant and is seeking a Full 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 as soon as possible, 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



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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