Transition & Interim Ministry Timeline

December 8, 2016

Mark Stringer announces his resignation.

March 25 & 26, 2017

Rev. Janne Eller Isaacs meets with members and participates in service as part of preparation for transition ministry

March 28, 2017

Interim Ministry Search team named: Board Members Mike Stimson and Nina Richtman, former Board Member Margaret Schultz, Stewardship Councilor Liz Bredeson

March 30, 2017

Board of Trustees President solicits input on areas of importance for Interim Ministry

April 2017

Interim Ministry Search team interviews candidates

May 12, 2017

Rev Jennifer Brooks agrees to serve as our 2 year interim minister

June 4, 2017

Rev Jennifer Brooks announced to congregation as interim minister

June 11, 2017

Mark’s final service at Valley High School Center for Performing Arts

August 27, 2017

Rev Jennifer Brooks first service

August and September 2017

Meet and greet events with Jennifer Brooks

Fall 2017

Transition Ministry Team chosen

February 4 – March 25, 2018

Stewardship events combined with Visioning Circles – 26 events were held; 156 member attended

March 5 – March 27 2018

Calling all members of congregation to solicit names for Settled Minister Search Committee.

April 2018

History & Heritage events

June 3, 2018

Ministerial Search Committee named: Chelsea Hayes, Hilary Hippen-Leek, Darin Jensen, Greg Nichols, Patty Notch, Margaret Schultz, and Tim Wilson

September 22, 2018

Visioning Workshop

Fall 2018

Strategic Plan Task Force named
Mission/Vision Drafting group named
Staffing Review Task Force named