Elder Update September 15, 2023
Sep 15, 2023
Our search consultants from Slingshot Group have concluded their discovery work with the elders, staff, and church members, and the candidate profile for our Lead Pastor role has been posted on Slingshot’s website. The elders are sincerely grateful to the many people who participated in this important process. We are very excited to have reached this important milestone in the life of our church and for the next leader that God is preparing to serve at Eastview.
Elder Update September 8, 2023
Sep 08, 2023
Wow, it’s September. Letting that sink in for a moment, we realize that the transition from summer to fall is beginning and the signs of entering a new season are becoming visible. In many ways, the same can be said about approaching a new season at Eastview.
“Seasons” seems like an appropriate analogy for reflecting on the life of our church this year. We have come through a season of crisis in which the future was uncertain. Thanks be to God for his provision and his sovereignty. Eventually, we entered a season of healing and rebuilding, and though we are so...
Elder Update September 1, 2023
Sep 01, 2023
We are grateful for everyone who joined us for Vision Sunday to celebrate the many ways God continues to work through Eastview—what an incredible opportunity we have to impact our community and the world. Speaking of community, Sunday marked the renewed launch of Love My Community, we’re asking the entire church family to catch this vision. On your own, with your family, and in your small groups, please join us in praying daily to recognize and engage opportunities to show Christ’s love to the people we encounter.
The Lead Pastor search has been launched and the initial discovery phase...
Elder Update August 25, 2023
Aug 25, 2023
This update is brief compared to the previous two weeks’, but we want to highlight two important events In the life of our church. First, as we noted last Friday, our Lead Pastor search firm, Slingshot Group, will be in town for in-person meetings Sunday and Monday with the elders and staff to continue the initial phase of the search process. This is a big milestone, and we are eager to engage in this process.
Second, this Sunday is Vision Sunday at Eastview, and we are very excited to celebrate the incredible ministry that happens through our church family living out...
Elder Update August 18, 2023
Aug 18, 2023
Growth at Eastview
While this has been a challenging season for our church, it has also been a season of unexpected growth. Recently, we’ve been asked, ‘are you concerned about drops in attendance and giving?’ In our flesh, it’s hard not to pay attention to those things. Yet, despite the trials of this season, Eastview is growing! Clearly, God is at work, which should not surprise us...