Job Opportunities

Pastoral Resident - Wellesley Village Church

Wellesley, MA

Posted on: 01/06/2022

We are looking for a candidate who has discerned a call to parish ministry, has a passion for God’s justice, a heart for Jesus’ way of compassion, and an openness to the Holy Spirit. Excellent candidates have or will have graduated with an M.Div. within the last two years, be Members in Discernment in the UCC, be on track to be ordained within the time frame of the program, and be able to commit to serve from August 2022-June 2024.

How to apply:

Wellesley Village Church received a Lilly Grant in 2002 to help us develop new clergy in the context of a vibrant congregation. The residency program has become an integral part of who we are and how we serve the wider church. This mission was so important to us that, when the grant expired, we raised funds to continue the program. We welcome the gifts of fresh leadership and new voices that our Residents bring, and look forward to seeing how God will shape us through their presence. We are humbly honored by the task of helping form current and future leaders for the church. There will be information sessions in January and February using Zoom. To participate, please send us your email address at residency@wellesleyvillagechurch.org. Interviews will begin in early March.


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