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Pastoral Search Update: 01/15/2020

On Sunday, January 12, members voted to affirm Pastor Richard Wollard as the new Lead Pastor of Springbrook Community Church. As a search team, we are deeply thankful for each of you and for your prayerful support throughout this transition season. God led every step of the way, and all glory, honor, and praise is…

Pastoral Search Update: 01/08/2020

On Sunday, January 12 at 12:30pm, members will be voting to affirm Pastor Richard Wollard as the next Lead Pastor of Springbrook Community Church. We welcome all congregants to attend (feel free to bring your children with you into this short meeting), but only members are allowed to vote. The bylaws require a 75% affirmation…

Pastoral Search Update: 12/20/2019

On Thursday December 12th, the search team met and confirmed God’s calling for a Lead Pastor for Springbrook Community Church. On Sunday December 15th, the search team announced that both the search team and the Elder Board unanimously support the recommendation that Pastor Richard Wollard be presented to the membership for affirmation as the lead…

Pastoral Search Update: 12/13/2019

Over the last several weeks, many of us have had an opportunity to consider thankfulness through the celebration of Thanksgiving. As a search team, we have recognized that we have so much to be thankful FOR, and that indeed, it is God we are thankful TO! He has led the search team and our congregation…

Pastoral Search Update: 11/22/2019

The search team was available to answer questions and hear comments or concerns on several occasions this past week. Search team members were available in the conference room after both services on Sunday, November 17. We were also available after the Seniors of Springbrook movie on Tuesday, November 19. Finally, we were available to talk…

Pastoral Search Update: 11/16/2019

Richard, thank you for praying with us. An update was provided to the congregation from the stage during both services on Sunday, November 10, and a written copy of the lead pastor profile was included as an insert in the worship bulletin. During services this weekend, the search team will again speak from the stage.…

Pastoral Search Update: 10/31/2019

The team met on Thursday, October 24 and Tuesday, October 29 to debrief about our week of seeking the Lord more intentionally through fasting and praying. The result of these meetings was an overwhelming assurance that this is God’s work. Because it is His work, we are dependent on the Spirit for wisdom, discernment, strength,…

Pastoral Search Update: 10/17/2019

The team met on Thursday, October 17 to seek God’s direction for how to move forward. We prayed together, discussed the information gleaned through the search process so far, and shared where we have individually seen God’s clear hand at work through this search process. He has shown himself so very faithful, and we are…

Pastoral Search Update: 10/10/2019

From the beginning of this process, the search team has had a very clear mandate from the elder board, and ultimately from the Lord: To discern who GOD IS CALLING as our next lead pastor at Springbrook. Our personal opinions, the varied opinions of congregants, and preferences in general all are secondary to our commitment…

Pastoral Search Update: 10/03/2019

As the search team has met and worked through Phase Two of this process, it has become increasingly clear that the Holy Spirit is sustaining our body through this transition. Statistically, churches in our position of seeking a lead pastor flounder and struggle to maintain attendance and financial viability. Springbrook has not faced these same challenges.…