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:

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

Update May 04th,2020

Your search team met via zoom recently.  We narrowed our proposed prospects down to two.  We will begin taking initial steps with these candidates.  Please continue praying as we continue the search for the candidate God would have to fill our lead pastor position.  We appreciate your support and please contact

Update March 13th,2020

The Search Team recently met to review several resumes that have been received.  After careful review and discussion on qualifications we narrowed down to four, who we will be taking a second look, listening to messages and performing our due diligence to find out more detailed information about the applicants, via
The search team met on Sunday January 26th, 2020.  We reviewed the process we had in December with the potential candidate and determined that although not the result we would have liked, decided overall there were no major flaws in the process.  We discussed a few more names of potential candidates and will be
We have heard back from the potential candidate we met with in December and he has informed us he believes God would have him remain at his current location.  He shared that he was very impressed with Stoneridge.  There was absolutely nothing about our process that he considered negative.  He said the time he spent with us

Update Dec. 12th/19

Earlier this week, we had a conversation with the prospect.  Although the prospect is currently not ready to take the next step with SRF he has requested more time to seek God's will.  At this time he has welcomed another conversation in January 2020.  He indicated he was encouraged with what he has discovered about SRF.Please

Update Nov. 17th 2019

Jamie provided an update to the congregation this morning.  "We continue to be encouraged by your faithfulness in praying regularly as we search for God's man who will serve as our lead pastor.  We have been meeting over the past few weeks and progress is being made.  We are currently in the process of working with another


We have received a few new resumes over the past few days.  The search team will be reviewing and meeting to discuss these resumes over the next week or so. In order to streamline the process and flow of information a couple of deacons will be joining the search team.  This will facilitate a better flow of communication from candidate

Update April 28th

Greetings all. An update as was presented to the congregation on April 28th.  The candidate we had recently contacted has advised he is not currently considering a move.  We are also gathering information on the latest resume we have received.  Thank-you for your continued prayers and support.