Senior Pastor Search

Covenant PCA Pastoral Search and Transition

"Now may the God of peace who brought again from the dead our Lord Jesus, the great shepherd of the sheep, by the blood of the eternal covenant, equip you with everything good that you may do his will, working in us that which is pleasing in his sight, through Jesus Christ, to whom be glory forever and ever. Amen." Hebrews 13:20-21
For over 80 years, Covenant Church has been a place of community and Christ-centered preaching, teaching, discipleship and quiet and faithful attention to the work of the church.  God has enabled each of us to serve each other through the many gifts he has given us, and it’s not hard to look around and see how He has enabled Covenant to serve His mission, and our community with the love of Christ.
 
We begin a new stage in our life as a church that God has built, established, maintained and provisioned to pursue His mission in this part of the world.  We believe that God has made it possible during this time for Covenant to “keep the foot on the gas” to pursue community, communication and continuity in all of our ministries.  This is a time in the life of our church that calls each of us to look left and right into opportunities where our Lord would use our individual gifts to serve the church.  One of the first areas where we have called on the gifts of our members is with the formation and execution of our Pastoral Search Committee (Pulpit Committee) as we begin to search for a new Senior Pastor.
 
Through this confidential process the pulpit committee will update you with relevant information and asks that you faithfully pray alongside them.

 
Below is a form we would love for you to fill out with any pastoral recommendations:

Pray with Us

Elder Jeff Klinger, is leading and organizing the church body in prayer for the pulpit committee, for the future pastor, and for our church. Please join us in prayer in the following ways:

Day of Prayer

Sign Up to be part of our second "Day of Prayer" - September 24th, 2022 . We will be praying on September 24th, from 6am-6pm. Please choose a 30 minute time slot (or multiple!) to pray for our Pulpit Committee and the search process for our next senior pastor.

Pray for Our Next Pastor

Please pray for our next pastor. Pray for him to have a clear sense of God's call. Pray for God to increase his love and passion for the Word. Pray for God to be preparing him to lead and shepherd our flock, and for his family as they will be moving into a time of transition.

Pray for Members of the Committee

Please pray for our church's Pulpit Committee: Ellie Allen, Amanda Balaban, John Bauer, Joyce Dana, John Dawson, Will Haynes, Garrett Jacobs Committee Chair, Dean Kappel, Jeff Massot, Mary Beth McGreevy, and Sheila Norman. Pray for wisdom, unity, patience and diligence for each individual of the committee.

Pray for our Church

Please pray for our church. Pray for patience and perseverance as we await the next senior pastor, for the Lord to prepare our hearts for the next pastor, and for our church to continue to place a high priority on the Word of God, the glory of Christ, and a love for His church. 

We are governed in the creation of this Pulpit committee both by our denomination’s Book of Church Order, and by Covenant’s own bylaws that have been developed over the years of Pastoral Searches: