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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.…

Pastoral Search Update: 9/4/19

The search team met on Tuesday, September 3. A set of interview questions was developed and work continues through Phase Two of the search process. We also spent a significant portion of our time together praying for the congregation, staff, candidates and this process as a whole.

Pastoral Search Update: 8/29/19

The search team met on Thursday, August 22 and continued the evaluation of internal candidates.  The last two meetings moved the team into phase two of the selection process. Phase one is complete: Pray for Candidates by Name (Ongoing) Request Documents from Candidates Request Ministry Match Assessment Review Documents & Assessment Phase two is moving…

Pastoral Search Update: 8/22/19

The search team met last Thursday. We continued to pray for the Holy Spirit to guide this process and for God to reveal the man he has chosen for Springbrook. Documents that have been provided to the team from the applicants were discussed, and the review began for each applicant. The team will meet again…

Pastoral Search Update: 8/14/19

The team will meet this week on Thursday, August 15. Over the past month, the team has been reviewing information from Ministry Match to discern the strongest gifts and values of each candidate. This allowed the team to begin the process of evaluating how each candidate fits the Target that had been outlined by the elder…