What does the Interim Pastor Nominating Committee do?
The IPNC is charged with defining the roles, responsibilities, experience and skills that the Interim Pastor would need to possess to best serve NAPC.
Maintain open lines of communication with the Presbytery, NAPC Leadership and Staff and the congregation regarding the progress.
Identify and interview experienced candidates.
Present candidates to the Presbytery for acceptance.
Present selected candidates to the Session and congregation.
What Groups are involved in this process?
Session is the governing body of the Church and is composed of Elders from NAPC.
IPNC is made up of the individuals (Samantha Hodgkins, Marc Pilgrim, and Neale Hightower) who were nominated and approved by Session to spearhead the search for an Interim Pastor.
The Presbytery has selected a team to work with the IPNC, providing guidance and support through this process.
What can you do?
IPNC values your opinion and will be announcing ways for you to communicate your heart regarding the search for our Interim Pastor.
Continue to offer affirmations and encouragement to Session, Staff, and the Presbytery during this time of transition.
Join us in prayer for:
North Avenue leaders in Session and Staff
The IPNC and the yet to be selected Pastor Nominating Committee
Scott and the Weimer Family
The future Interim Pastor
The future Senior Pastor
Express gratitude and questions
Continue to serve
What is an Interim Pastor and what will they do?
An Interim Pastor will be a primary preaching voice between Dr. Weimer’s departure and the calling of a new Senior Pastor.
An Interim Pastor plays a vital role role in helping NAPC navigate this period of change.
An Interim Pastor will continue the vision and mission of NAPC.
An Interim Pastor will work with leadership, staff, and the congregation to maintain focus, energy, and cohesion.
An Interim Pastor will be the moderator of Session.
What is happening now?
We are working hard on to identify what NAPC needs in an Interim Pastor and identifying candidates that have the range of experience and skill set to fulfill those needs.
We are planning a time to hear from you, the entire NAPC family, regarding our new Interim Pastor.