1. Parish Self Study

  • Search committee selected and commissioned ✔
  • Parish survey: May 22 – June 12 ✔
  • Parish focus groups hosted: June 12 -26
  • Parish information session: Aug 7
  • Parish profile published: August 28
  • Office of Transition Ministry portfolio posted: August 30


2. Solicitation of Nominations & Applications

  • Submit nominations here confidentially
  • Nomination period from August 30 until October 14
  • Review of applicants by the diocese


3. Candidate Discernment

  • Applications reviewed by search committee
  • Discernment conversations with selected candidates
  • Search committee selects 3 final candidates and recommends to vestry
  • Diocese review of selected candidates
  • Selected candidates invited to St. B’s for in-person interviews
  • Discernment regarding final candidate


4. Call of New Rector

  • Request for the bishop’s permission to call final candidate to St. B’s
  • Vestry extends invitation to final candidate
  • Candidate accepts call
  • Announcement of new rector


Search Committee Members

  • Gretchen Abernathy (Co-Chair)
  • Brian Roark (Co-Chair)
  • Jill Danford
  • Josh Franklin
  • Bob Garth
  • Nancy Hyer
  • Erik Larsen (Vestry)
  • Thorunn McCoy
  • Lisa Smithen
  • Andrea Sullivan
  • Steve Thorne
  • Morgan Wills