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Milestones Along the Path to Calling a New Pastor
(completed)Retirement of former Pastor Harvey Joyner, (July 2016)
(completed)Transitional Pastor R. Charles Grant retained by Council (September 2016)
(completed)The Pastoral Search Committee (PSC) is elected (April 30, 2017)
(completed)Mission Study completed and approved Council and received by Congregation
(completed)The PSC completes the Church “Profile of the Congregation” and it is approved by Council
(current)The PSC begins receiving “Profiles” from clergy candidates
☐ The PSC narrows its candidates list
☐ The PSC selects one candidate
☐ The Conference and Association of the UCC sign off on the candidate
☐ The congregation elects its next pastor.
☐ The pastor-elect moves to the field and is formally installed as pastor