Minister job description


The Church of Universal Fellowship (CUF) in Orono, Maine seeks a full time, permanent minister to start in the second half of 2019. CUF is a non-denominational “mainline Protestant”, theologically liberal, open-and-affirming congregation. We have vibrant youth, music and social justice programs and effective lay leadership with healthy finances and buildings and about 200 members. Orono is a lovely college town with lots of access to the outdoors and cultural events. We seek a minister who can lead Sunday worship including stimulating sermons that are relevant to today’s world and provide pastoral care for our members. In addition to the minister there are 10 paid, part-time staff. To apply please send a cover letter, a resume and any ministerial application materials from your denomination to Brian McGill (President of the Trustees, A congregational prospectus is available for download.

We will begin examining applications by July 1st, but we will continue the search until we find a great fit and encourage later applications. Please contact Brian with additional questions.

A house for all people


“We welcome persons of every age, background, circumstance, ethnicity, family configuration, gender identity, and sexual orientation. We believe that diversity enriches our faith community and that each of us has a right and responsibility to support one another as we search for the divine by living, learning, and growing.”



Coming up: Acadia Duo, Friday, July 19, 7 pm

Nicholas Southwick, flute and Jaime Feldman, cello, will present an evening of chamber music with guest artists Patricia Stowell, piano, and Sophie Davis, violin. The program is the fourth in their “Acadia Duo & Friends” summer series in Maine and will include two of Haydn’s witty, vivacious “London” trios for flute, violin and cello and Beethoven’s celebrated “Trio in B-flat, Op. 11” here transcribed for flute, cello and piano. Admission $20.