Pastoral Search Team

Pastoral Search Team

The search has begun for StoneRidge's next Senior Pastor.

Updates will be posted to this page as they become available.

Your Pastoral Search Team:
Jamie Moore
Jeff Payzant
Deb Edmonds
Jan Mitton
Chris Bell
Jim MacGregor
Lori Smith

Contact the Search Team directly via email:

Please be in prayer as your search team is conducting two interviews next week with potential lead pastor candidates.  Tuesday December 01st and Thursday December 03rd are the days we will be conducting these interviews.  Please pray for clarity, and wisdom as we interact with these candidates.   Search TeamGod bless!!!
Your search team is currently working with a few potential lead pastor candidates; whose resumes we have received the last couple weeks.  We are viewing sermons as well as confirming other qualifications.  We will be proceeding to interview stage in the next week or so.  Continue praying as we continue to see interest being shown
Your search team met earlier this week to decide next steps with a potential candidate.  After much prayer and consideration it was decided that although the candidate had many great qualities and gifts, there were some 'areas' that we felt he would not be the best fit as a lead pastor of SRF.     What are the

Update Oct. 17th/20

Your search team has a meeting scheduled this week to discuss whether a potential candidate meets the criteria to qualify as a candidate for our Lead Pastor vacancy.  We have met a couple times with this potential candidate and are meeting to pray and discuss whether there is consensus to go to next steps.  Please pray for clarity as
Search team met last week; via zoom; with potential candidate.  Larry Nelson and Mark Kraft from Nelson/Kraft also joined in.  This was our first meeting with potential candidate and was considered a 'Meet and Greet'.  Please continue in prayer as we continue discussions with this potential candidate.

Update Sept. 19th/20

The Search Team has a scheduled meeting with Nelson/Kraft on Tuesday Sept. 22nd/20.  Nelson/Kraft have been in discussion with a potential candidate who will be joining the meeting.  Please be in prayer as your search team is looking for discernment as we ask some initial questions of this individual. Nelson /Kraft will
The search Team has a zoom meeting scheduled for Wednesday August 19th, 2020 with Nelson/Kraft.  Please continue in prayer as they have been receiving some interest in our lead pastor position and this meeting is an update on current status of this interest.Thank-youYour Search Team

Update July 26th,2020

Lead Pastor Search Update- Larry and Mark from Nelson/Kraft and Associates Inc. have been busy gathering information, meeting with the search team, and preparing for advertising. They have had several conversations with pastors within their network as well. The job description will be posted in the days ahead, with potential candidates short

Update June 15th, 2020

Lead Pastor Search Update: Help Hired! The search team has recently processed another 14 applicants and completed detailed assessment of a short list. Unfortunately, there are no qualified candidates to present to the congregation at this time. After much research, reference checking and prayer, the board of deacons (with endorsement of the