Throughout the transitional period, the Elders felt it was important that Bethany be organizationally healthy before starting the Senior Pastor search process. We feel we are now at that stage.

Therefore, the Elders will form a Senior Pastor Search Committee. The objectives of this committee will be to:

  1. Design and execute the entire Senior Pastor search process, with the ultimate goal of recommending candidates to the Elders and then the congregation.

  2. Finalize the job description and personal profile originally developed by the Transition Advisory Committee, considering that the senior pastor will be responsible for working towards Bethany’s vision of “Opening Doors to God’s Truth and Love”.

  3. To keep the Elders and congregation informed of their progress.

  4. Pray intelligently and faithfully that:

  • God would be preparing the hearts of Bethany, our next Senior Pastor and his family,

  • God would lead the Search Committee and bestow His wisdom on its members throughout the search process,

  • God would allow the ministries of Bethany to flourish,

  • God would provide wisdom to Bethany’s leadership.

Your nominations for membership on the Senior Pastor Search Committee are requested. To nominate someone, please first confirm their willingness to serve in this capacity. Then send a brief (2-3 sentence) explanation of the reason you feel they would be appropriate for this role to Nominees must be members of Bethany Chapel.

The group will meet regularly for 4-6 hours per month, starting in November 2018. A balance of ages, gender, ministry involvement and skill set will be sought.

Your careful consideration of this opportunity, and your ongoing regular prayers for the Elders and the search process are appreciated.

- The Elders