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Unitarian Church of Marlborough and Hudson

80 Main Street
Hudson, MA 01749
Phone: (978) 562-9180
Web address:

Contact Person(s):

Rev. Stephen M. Shick

Organization Description:

The Unitarian Church of Marlborough and Hudson is located in Hudson, MA and serves the greater Marlborough and Hudson area with an approximate population of 70,000. The area has significant Spanish and Portugese speaking communities. The congregation is committed to new growth and vitality and has established a Spiritual Growth Center to serve the needs of the community. In this spirit, the congregation has raised money for Habitat for Humanity, established a relationship with a regional American Indian community, and launched a weekly vigil for peace on its front lawn. UCMH is a teaching congregation offering UU students the opportunity to meet their UU internship requirements through a placement at the church.

Opportunities for Student Involvement:

In addition to gaining experience in the general arts of ministry, the intern will work closely with the Senior Minister and Associate Minister on growth and vitality initiatives. These will include developing basic welcoming and visitor integration programs and processes, focusing on outreach to the community using the programs of the Spiritual Growth Center, developing and offering programs in the Spiritual Growth Center, participating regularly in Sunday worship with scheduled preaching opportunities, work with small groups on a variety of programs and projects that give expression to the mission of the congregation and enrich its life.

Commute/Transportation Information:

No information provided.

Arts of Ministry Competencies Offered:

  • Administration and Program Development
  • Denominational Polity
  • Pastoral Care and Counseling
  • Public Leadership, Community Organizing, and Planning
  • Preaching and Worship
  • Religious Education and Spiritual Development


Weekly supervision with the Senior Minister.

Additional Information:

Number of Students: 1

Total Compensation: $7,500.00

Type of Compensation: direct pay from site

Additional Notes: UCMH is open to hosting students for their half-time internships over two years or for a field education placement.

Pay will differ based on the student's arrangements for either an internship or field ed placement.

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