LEAD PASTOR SEARCH

Seeking God’s chosen leader for the next phase of Trinity’s ministries

Timeline

the pastoral SEARCH and transition PROCESS

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Outgoing pastor announces departure

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Church session and Presbytery Ministry Partnership Team create a transition plan

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The congregation and its session discerns God’s preferred future for the church

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Selection and formation of the Pastor Nominating Committee (PNC)

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PNC creates profiles: finalize church and pastor positions

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Current Step

PNC searches for and selects a pastor

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Congregation and Presbytery affirms the PNC’s selection 

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Congregation welcomes new pastor 

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PNC and church session onboards new pastor 

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connect with the PNC on any questions regarding this process