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:

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.
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

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