Pastor Search committee
The Senior Pastor Search Committee consists of: Mitch Barrett, Jessi Brown, Tammy Church, Laura Cole, Jonathan Cook, Steve Hornback, Laurie Murphy, Jessica Smither (chairperson), with alternates Jim Amos and Tim Cronen
Please click here for the online Pastor Search Survey. If you would like a paper copy, please contact the church office, 502-633-1317.
Oct. 17th: Philippians 2:3-11: Pray that the search team will place the needs of the church above their own individual desires for the congregation.
Oct. 24th: Revelation 2:1-4, Revelation 3:15: Pray for strong consistency and focus in the present ministry of the church. Please grant great power to our interim pastor and to our staff. Protect us from any spirit of luke-warmness or losing our first love. Remind us we serve Jesus, not a pastor.
Oct. 31st: John 13:34, John 17:21: Pray for a miraculous sense of love and unity among all members of the church. Help us surrender all bitterness, division, and anger within our church family. Lord, empower us to love one another with a patient, forbearing love.
Nov. 7th: Jeremiah 29:13, James 4:8: Pray that the pastor search period will be a time during which the church learns to seek God Himself more than just a new pastor. Lord, teach us to draw closer to Jesus and trust Him as the true head of the Church.
Nov. 14th: Philippians 2:3-11. Pray that the church members will set aside individual expectations for the new pastor and decide in unity whom God is calling to lead our church.
Nov. 21st: Isaiah 42:9. Pray that we would not make decisions based on previous experiences. Pray that all would be receptive to God's doing a new thing in the congregation.
Nov. 28th: 1 Corinthians 2:10-16: Pray for the Search Team to have God's wisdom in all the questions they will put together to ask candidates as that time approaches.
Dec. 5th: 1 Corinthians 1:10, Acts 2:1: Pray for God's guidance in how the future pastor is presented to the church.
Dec.12th: Ephesians 5:17: Pray for the team to have no timetable but God's. They must be determined to find God's perfect will in God's perfect time.
Dec. 19th: Hebrews 13:17. Pray that the church as a whole would trust the Pastor Search Team through the process of finding a new pastor. Pray that the congregation would trust that the team is being led by the Spirit as they search for the man God is bringing to serve as pastor.
Dec. 26th: Ephesians 4:1-6. Pray that we be prepared to make the necessary changes to embrace a new day of ministry. Lord, we understand that a new pastor always means changes. Help us to be prepared to change and grow with graciousness and unity.
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