Your Search Team has been hard at work since the end of January working on the Local Church Profile. This document contains information about our church that we will provide to each pastoral candidate. It is a huge undertaking as the Profile contains 63 questions to answer and 48 data points to provide from a variety of sources; it is expected to consist of 45 to 50 pages, plus appendices. The Profile will have several reviews, including a review opportunity by the congregation, and then be approved by the board. Once it is further approved by Central Pacific Conference Rev. Tyler Connoley, we will be able to post the position. The document is currently in draft form, expected to be finalized by the end of April.

The board, staff, Transition Team, ad hoc Pastor’s Group, and a few others are doing a review right now. We are planning to release the entire document to the congregation mid-April with an opportunity for written feedback, plus an in-person meeting to discuss the Profile after church on Sunday, April 21.

While there will be many opportunities and methods to communicate with potential candidates, the Local Church Profile is an important part of both the recruitment process and an excellent internal exercise for our church.

Thank you, thank you to all that have and will contribute to the creation and review of the document. The Holy Spirit is moving among us and we are capturing it in this work.