United Church of Canada  

Newfoundland and Labrador Conference

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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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

St. James United Church is seeking a full time Ordained Minister to lead its team ministry in the historic, culturally vibrant and growing city of St. John's, NL. We are a mature faith community of approximately 500 families with a large and dedicated senior membership and a deep commitment to expanding our children, youth and young adult ministry through younger family participation. The successful candidate will have strong and demonstrable preaching skills firmly grounded on the scriptures and will exercise traditional and contemporary ministry consistent with that of the United Church of Canada.

The successful candidate will be a compassionate, inspirational and dynamic leader with strong leadership and spiritual strengths and has the vision and determined sense of purpose to expand and invigorate our congregation's life and work through Christian Education, Pastoral Care, Mission and Service and community outreach programs. A dedicated commitment to meeting the spiritual needs of all age groups, especially seniors, and an enthusiasm for children, youth and young adults in the church are two especially challenging requirements of this position. Our congregation has a deep legacy of laity participation in all aspects of its life and work and cherishes the role which music programs play in all aspects of its ministry, including community outreach. St. James offers an open and welcoming sanctuary and has commenced the exploratory process to becoming an affirming congregation.

Interested candidates can view our JNAC on our website at  . Resumes may be forwarded by mail to Mr. Ross Pilgrim, Search Committee Chair, 22 Errol Place, St. John’s, NL A1A 5H6 or by email to  Deadline for submissions is July 7, 2017.

Grand Bank United Church is a congregation of 250 open-hearted, roll-up-your-sleeves, music loving people who love Jesus and want to show God's love to the surrounding community of Grand Bank and beyond. We're looking for spiritual leadership in scripture-based learning, worship that involves young and old, pastoral care and vistiation that responds to real needs in our community. A manse is available for viewing. For a feeling of who we are please contact Sharon Rose at 832-0488 Email: or Rose Green at 832-0300 Email: .

Shoal Harbour Pastoral Charge is a two-point charge and is seeking a full-time minister as of July 1st, 2017. Approximately 150 families in this compact rural charge would be under United Church pastoral care. This is a co-operative and busy charge with active groups and lay readers who are always available as needed. Sunday services are held in the morning and evening in a cycle, with the minister covering both services. “Voices United, “The Hymn Book” and “Songs of the Gospel” are all in use. Each church has an Organist/Choir Director leading an adult choir. Shoal Harbour United has a small Sunday School with capable and dedicated leadership.
The candidate will possess a strong work ethic, friendly personality, possessing good pulpit skills which will be supportive, challenging and nurturing for the whole community. As is the case with our population in general, and church families in particular, ours is an aging congregation. The candidate should therefore be able to give particular attention to pastoral care, especially in home visitation for shut-ins.
A manse, with church office, is provided. Located on the Trans-Canada Highway about two hours west of St. John’s, Shoal Harbour is part of the amalgamated Town of Clarenville. With a population of over 6000, it has a modern hospital and a full range of medical, professional, educational and government services, as well as shopping and recreational facilities. Harcourt is approximately ½ hr. Drive along the shores of Smith’s Sound, has a population of approximately 200 with a mix of seniors and families who commute to work and school.
For a copy of our JNA report and for further information, contact the Search Committee c/o Mrs. Marilyn Jones, Secretary, Official Board, Box 5500, Clarenville, NL A5A 3A2 Tel: 709-466-2258 or



The Brigus – Cupids – Georgetown Pastoral Charge invites applications for a full time Ordained or Designated Lay Minister. This is a two point charge located in the beautiful and historic towns of Brigus and Cupids in Conception Bay North, NL.
Brigus – Cupids – Georgetown has one morning service each Sunday alternating between Brigus and Cupids.
Our Pastoral Charge presently has a joint congregation of approximately 200 families. We have a church manse which includes a functional well equipped office space and we provide some secretarial support.

For a more detailed job description, a copy of the Joint Needs Assessment Report or to submit a resume please contact:

Terry Dawe – Chairperson
Phone: 709 528 3159


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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