Pastor Search

last updated Nov 4, 2019

Our senior pastor, Harry Long, will be retiring in the summer of 2020 after serving his flock faithfully and lovingly for many, many years. We are so grateful to him and his entire family for being faithful and obedient to God’s calling to serve this congregation. We have been blessed in so many ways. As a consequence of Harry’s decision to retire, we are now in the process of looking for a new senior pastor. A pastor search committee was formed in April 2019 that has been meeting regularly for prayer, for time in the Word and for addressing the tasks needed to accomplish the search of a new senior pastor. In this space we would like to share with you our Mission and Vision statements, some of the Scriptures we have read and discussed together as a committee, some of our prayer requests, and finally a high-level summary of our tasks and progress against these tasks. It is our hope and prayer that God be glorified through this process!

Congregational Nomination Form

We invite Sycamore members to submit names of individuals they would like considered as possible candidates.

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After reviewing the Church Profile and the Pastor profile below, we invite you to apply for the position of Senior Pastor.

Church Profile

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Pastor Profile

Read detailed information about the open position of Senior Pastor.

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Progress

What have we done so far?

OUR MISSION
To seek and call a new senior pastor to Sycamore Presbyterian Church.

OUR VISION
That through our prayers and the work and power of the Holy Spirit, the CONGREGATION would experience great spiritual growth through the process and outcome of our pastor search and that a deep sense of awe would come upon every soul involved in this process (Acts 2:43a).

That through our prayers and actions for and with each other and the Church at-large, the COMMITTEE members would be ‘contagious’ Christians of the committee’s guiding pillars of unity, humility, servanthood and patience in order to better serve and love the Church, Christ’s bride.

And that God grant us, the COMMITTEE members, the discernment, through our pursuit of wisdom and knowledge, to know and call God’s man of choice as our new Senior Pastor.

Scripture and Discussion

A few thoughts from our weekly devotional time.

PSC Prayer Requests

In November, our prayer requests will be centered on the congregation. Please pray:

  • That the Holy Spirit’s presence be clearly felt and longed for during the process of the Pastor Search.
  • May there be unity and harmony among the congregation throughout the process.
  • That the congregation be diligent – keeping the PSC, church leadership, and staff in prayer.
  • That the congregation respect and honor the committee’s process.
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