There are three phases to the lead pastor search.
Phase 1: Preparation (6 months | March-August, 2023)
- Conclusion of the investigation
- Engagement with a search firm to facilitate the process.
- Collaborative interviews with staff and key leaders to gather insights.
- Craft and broadcast the job profile nationally.
Phase 2: Process (6-8 months, September, 2023 - April, 2024)
Status: In Process
- Networking and National search for candidates.
- Identify, interview, and evaluate an initial list of qualified candidates.
- Narrow the initial list of candidates down to ideal candidate(s).
- Prayerful selection of the right candidate.
Phase 3: Placement (3-4 months)
- Prepare and present a position offer to our preferred candidate.
- Facilitate the candidate’s smooth transition from their previous church.
- Welcoming and onboarding our Lead Pastor.