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Search Committee's Charge

“To prayerfully and diligently find a candidate for rector to present to the Vestry.”

Phase I

May – August 2021

  • Chairman Chosen *Committee Commissioning (9/12/21)
  • Committee Selected *Gather background for profile
  • Introduction of Committee to Parish *Create parish survey
  • Develop Process Timeline *Hold parish meeting (9/12/21)
  • Pray

Phase II

September – December

  • Create online presence * Develop Interview Questions
  • Publish and release Parish Survey * Develop Application Criteria
  • Review and consolidate survey results *Create list of candidates/contacts
  • Pray

Phase III
Candidate Evaluation

January – June 2022

  • Release Profile *Listen to Sermons
  • Notify candidates / contacts from list *Phone/Zoom Interviews
  • Review and categorize applicants *Narrow applicants
  • Pray

Phase IV
Candidate Selection

June – Forward

  • Determine Finalists *Prayer and Discernment
  • Visit Finalists  *Determine candidate to call
  • Finalists visit Lewis Center *Notify Vestry of decision
  • Pray

Phase V
Issuing the Call

Vestry takes over and issues the call

19“Again, truly I tell you that if two of you on earth agree about anything they ask for, it will be done for them by my Father in heaven. 20For where two or three gather in my name, there am I with them.”

Matthew 18:19-20