Call Committee Newsletter article #3 (Nov.3, 2021)
The Call Committee (Randy Presuhn, Chair, Paul Thomas, Sarah Janigian, Matt Byom, Adolfo Ramirez, and Julia Tranchina) continues to meet on a regular basis. Following the meeting with the bishop of our Synod, the Committee has begun work on seven brief essay questions from the Ministry Site profile designed to help us summarize the current life of our congregation. These essays should help us understand better who we are, and once the Committee has finished, they will be presented to the Congregation for its feedback, and eventually they will be made available to the pastoral candidates to help give them a better idea of just what CGS is like.
While we are doing this, the Call Committee really wants your thoughts on what it is you would like to see in our next pastor. We are very pleased and grateful that a few of you have already approached us with ideas, but we need more of you to talk to us. Please track us down at coffee hour or before services or whenever or wherever you can find us or send us an email (firstname.lastname@example.org)
The week of November 15, we plan to make ourselves available via Zoom for those of you who may prefer to contact us that way. The details of that process will be forthcoming soon.
The important thing is that the Call Committee needs your input and we hope you will let us know what you think is important. You can not only tell us what you want and feel is important to have in our next pastor, but you may also tell us what you don’t want or don’t like. Two sides of the same coin perhaps, but however you put it, we want to know what you think.
Please continue to pray for the Committee
- Paul Thomas
Christ the Good Shepherd
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