“The gifts he gave were that some would be apostles, some prophets, some evangelists, some pastors and teachers, to equip the saints for the work of ministry, for building up the body of Christ….”  Ephesians 4:11-12 NRSV

We are in the process of a pastoral transition.

This is a multi-step process that began with the formation of a Transition Team (TT) and continues with the work of a Call Committee.

Transition Timeline

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Status and Current Opportunities

June 2019
The Call Committee is seeking input from the congregation about what we would like to see in a new Pastor: qualities, characteristics, skills, abilities, priorities, etc. 
The Call Committee invites everyone to: 
~ join them for conversations on Sundays, June 9, June 16, and June 30, following worship (approximately 10:45 am.)  Members of the Committee will be in 302/Fellowship Hall South to meet with you. 
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~ provide input via two forms. Print the forms, complete them, and return to Saint Andrew’s.
Top 5 Desired Pastoral Gifts
Top 5 Desired Pastor Ministry Tasks

June 2019
Everyone is invited to nominate a candidate to be our next Lead Pastor. Download the form here. Return the completed form directly to the Northwest Washington Synod office.
Pastor Nomination Form
May 19, 2019
The Call committee was elected a specially called Congregation Meeting on May 19. Members of the Call Committee are: Marc Bateman, Bill Brueggemann, Dianne Chong, Mary Davis, Stephanie Page-Lester, and Linda Powell

May 2019
The Call Committee will be elected at a Special Congregation Meeting on Sunday, May 19, at 9:45 am.
Nominations to serve on the Call Committee are closed. 
Additional nominations will be accepted from the floor at the meeting. 

The Transition Team presented its input for the Ministry Site Profile on May 5 and provided opportunity for comment and feedback. 
View a copy of the MSP Input  

March – April – May  2019
Nominations to serve on the Call Committee were accepted through Sunday, May 5, 2019.

The Transition Team presented two forms with questions related to the MSP process and invited the entire congregation to provide input with one or both forms. Input was considered as the Transition Team developed the Ministry Site Profile.
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Sunday Discipleship Hours in March, April, and May are dedicated to bringing updates and seeking input as the Transition Team develops the Ministry Site Profile (MSP). 

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