December 2 Update

Search Committee members began interviews with candidates to become our next rector this week. Following these initial interviews, we will determine if follow-up conversations will be helpful. We are doing our very best to have candidates to the vestry by … Read More

November 5 Update

The Search Committee has received applications from those interested in becoming our next rector and now the hard work of reviewing them, deciding what questions to ask and who to visit begins. Deacon Jeanie shared the evaluation templates used by … Read More

October 28 Update

Next week should be a significant milestone in our search process when we receive applications from those who are interested in becoming our next rector. We believe our parish profile, portfolio and video present a persuasive case for attracting good … Read More

October 22 Update

The diocese has informed us that applications received thus far are currently being vetted. This involves the Iowa Diocese consulting with the bishop in the diocese of the applicant to ensure there are no “red flags” involved with the person’s … Read More

September 3 Update

The diocese has confirmed receipt of our search materials. The next step will be to place ads for our position in both Episcopal News Service and The Living Church. Using both publications will ensure we cast a broad net for … Read More

August 19 Update

We expect to submit all required materials to the diocese for review next week. Our position will be advertised in both the Episcopal News Service and Living Church. Applications will close on October 31st. Some of you may know of … Read More

July 22 Update

Consistent with our perception of ourselves as a progressive parish, more than 80% of us do not believe that scripture is the literal word of God. We are somewhat diverse in our theological perspective; 30% of us believe that converting … Read More

June 24 Update

Wednesday of this week you should have received an email regarding our executive parish survey results. We hope you can join us for the gathering in the parish hall following Sunday morning’s service for the presentation and Q&A. If you … Read More

May 20 Update

At a joint meeting of the vestry and Search Committee on May 19th, diocesan consultant Steve Godfrey presented an overview of the results of the recent CAT survey completed by 121 members of the parish. Next week’s timeline will have … Read More

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