My name is Julie Martin. I serve on the board here at WPA and, which means I also have the privilege of serving on the search committee.
Today, I am here to give you an update of where we are in the process. We met this past Tuesday to discuss a handful of pastors that each of us had been prayerfully researching since our previous meeting a month ago. We narrowed it down to two that we would like to interview by the end of June. In the meantime, several search committee members will be doing visits to the home churches of these candidates to obtain insight to further prepare us for these interviews. We are pleased that God has given us fresh names to consider.
Church, please do not be discouraged. We are all trusting that our Lead Pastor is indeed out there and God is preparing him for WPA. During this time of waiting, let’s all be obedient and sensitive to the Spirit, and allow Him to prepare our church for the next chapter.
Please continue to cover us and this entire process in prayer. Feel free to express any concerns with us via email to firstname.lastname@example.org