Associate Pastor Nominating Committee Updates

APNC Update,  April 22, 2024

Our Ministry Discernment Profile is live and the APNC can now begin receiving applications!

APNC Update,  April 10, 2024

Our Associate Pastor Nominating Committee is hard at work! Here is a timeline and update to what's been going on. Please keep this committee and their work in your prayers.

  • January 2024 - Director of Youth and Young Adults, Darin Nettleton, announces his plan to resign to pursue his pastoral vocation, effective June 23, 2024 (after Go and Serve) 
  • February 2024 - Associate Pastor Nominating Committee (APNC) formed to seek new candidates for this position; applicants may be ordained pastors or non-ordained directors

    • Members of the APNC: Mark Barrett, Chris Brischetto, Rene De Coning, Jeff Mach, Beth Schlegel, Sarah Segvich, Linda Teets, Audrey Wieczorek, Greta Williams
  • February- March 2024 - the APNC began meeting weekly to begin preparatory work

    • Training by the Presbytery Staff
    • Equipping by Pastor Becca and Darin 
    • Reading The Godbearing Life by Kenda Dean (a Becca-suggested resource on theology and practice of Youth Ministry) 
    • Writing Knox's "Mission Discernment Profile" (MDP) - the Presbyterian version of a job-advertisement (formerly known as MIF or CIF) that will be placed on the Presbyterian job website for all PC(USA) candidates to access 
  • April 2024 - almost ready to receive candidates 

    • MDP approved by Session at April meeting
    • MDP to be uploaded and live online within the next few weeks 
    • MDP to be translated into non-Presbyterian formats to share within other non-PC(USA) networks 
  • April - May 2024 - hopefully begin receiving and interviewing potential candidates