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Board establishes Search Committee for interim

On June 22, a committee was established, and voted on by the Board, to begin the search for an Intentional Interim Conference Minister who will serve for up to 36 months.

The initial training meeting for the Search Committee was led Lee Albertson from the national staff who is the resource person for conference minister search committees.

The timeline is as follows:

Always: Prayers for the Conference and this process welcome.

On May 15, 2023, the position was posted, with job description, on the national website

On June 30, 2023, the position posting closes.

Late June/Early July, profiles will be forwarded to the Search Committee.

During July 2023, the committee will read profiles and have discussion, prioritize profiles and have interviews.

In early August 2023, a name will be brought to Board of Directors and voted on. The candidate may have to give 60 days notice. Once a contract has been signed the person will be made public to the Conference.

October 2023 is a possible starting date of the Intentional Interim Conference Minister for the PNC-UCC.

The process of selecting the person is confidential, but members of the conference may forward any questions or concerns to Indigo Brown or Esther Sanders, co-chairs of the committee.

The members of the Search Committee are Indigo Brown of Plymouth Church UCC in Seattle, moderator of PNCUCC Board,; Niutunu Faiupu, pastor of the New Testament Church of Anchorage,; Jill Komura, an ordained specialized minister,; Esther Sanders, pastor of Eltopia UCC and Vice Moderator of the Board,; Sandy Wisecarver, pastor at Blaine UCC and Board member,, and Jermell Witherspoon, pastor of both the Everett UCC and Liberation UCC,  

In Grace and Peace, Esther Sanders, Search Committee co-chair.



Pacific Northwest Conference Summer United Church News copyright © June 2023


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