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Updates from your Nominating Committee

search process

Nominating Committee Members


Sharon Linsley (chair)                                 

sharon@ecohs.net


Janice Davis (co-chair & Holy Cow)           

janice@@ecohs.net


Kathy Gibson (secretary)                             

kathy@ecohs.net


Thomas Murray (chaplain)                         

thomas@ecohs.net


Jeff Daniel (communications)                     

jeff@ecohs.net


Sylvia Cardona (communications)             

sylvia@ecohs.net


Kristi Baggarly (profile editor)                     

kristi@ecohs.net


Ron Bowman (profile editor)                       

ron@ecohs.net


Dustin Hawkins (profile editor)                   

dustin@ecohs.net


Russ McClelland (Vestry Liaison)               

russ@ecohs.net


Where are we in the process? 


4/15- The Nominating Committee has completed its interviews and in person visits with the candidates. As Mandy announced this past Sunday morning, the committee is passing off the candidates to the vestry at their meeting on Thursday, April 15. You'll also see from the photo, that the "Road to our new Rector" is shortening even more. We thank you for your prayers with us, and for us, during this time. We ask that you continue those prayers for the vestry as they now take over. We will continue to keep you updated.


3/30-  We have just completed in-person visits with the candidates. You'll see from the photos that we are about 2/3 of the way on the "Road to our new rector", and progress continues to be made.  We thank you for your prayers and support as we continue our work. We ask that you continue praying with us, and for us, as we work to discern where the Holy Spirit is leading in this process. We will continue to keep you updated. 



3/11/21-The nominating committee is progressing in its search for our new rector. We have just completed 2nd interviews with the candidates. We thank you for your prayers and support as we continue our work. We ask that you continue praying with us, and for us, as we work to discern where the Holy Spirit is leading in this process. We will continue to keep you updated. 


2/10/21- The Nominating Committee is continuing its work on the search process for our new rector. We are currently interviewing applicants this week (Feb. 8-12).


Stay tuned for more updates as they become available.  Thank you for your prayers with, and for, us during this process as we continue on the "Road to our New Rector".

1/20/21- Nominating committee has received applicant information and will begin interviews in February.


11/10/20- Nominating committee met with Fr. Scott Kidd to prepare for the interview process- review procedures, principles and structure.  The committee is now working on finalizing the interview questions to be used. 


10/26/20- RECTOR POSITION POSTED 

Link to job posting: 

https://www.episcopalnewsservice.org/jobs/rector-442


The rector position has now been posted on three different clergy websites. We are anticipating those interested in our church to be checking us out and applying to the Diocese.  If you know of any clergy persons who might be interested in our church, please contact any member of the nominating committee and share those names.

10/25/20 - Parish town hall for rector search process update

Nominating committee chair, Sharon Linsley, updated the parish on our "regathering" of the nominating committee and our current work. 

10/8/20SEARCH PROCESS RESUMES: 
The Vestry and the Nominating Committee had a joint meeting to re-initiate the search process. Shortly, the Nominating Committee will begin receiving materials from those interested in entering discernment about becoming the next rector of Holy Spirit. It is a very exciting time! Please pray for the members of the Nominating Committee as they enter this new phase of discernment on our behalf.


Almighty God, giver of every good gift: Look graciously on your Church, and so guide the minds of those who shall choose a rector for this parish, that we may receive a faithful pastor, who will care for your people and equip us for our ministries; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.


Previously competed steps: 

- Parish Profile approved by Bishop's office

- Parish Profile reviewed by Vestry

- Parish profile reviewed by staff

- Parish Profile drafted

- Parish Surveyarish Profile


Thank you for the continued prayers for us, the nominating committee, and our church as we continue on this "Road to a new Rector"