VanderNews: February 16th

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There may be no bigger moment in a church than the selection of a new leader, and few things in the life of a church are more critical than a pastoral succession. It is certainly bigger than buying property, building facilities, or changing the name of the church.

To continue our efforts of helping you navigate monumental situations, such as leadership transitions, we recently outlined the common pitfalls of forming a Pastoral Search Committee. If you already have a strong committee in place, there are still actions you can take to ensure you’re prepared for what’s next - whenever that may be.
Check out these 5 tips in our latest blog. 

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In this blog post, we share the purpose and benefits of a Communications Director, and how build trust among church staff, among church members, and with the outside community.  

 

PODCAST | BUILDING A LASTING LEGACY FOR YOUR CHURCH THROUGH SUCCESSIONPoe Podcast

Check out our podcast interview with Steve Poe as he shares the value of viewing all pastoral positions as temporary and planning for successions in order to promote healthy churches. 



PODCAST | evolution OF THE BLACK CHURCH:
SLAVERY THROUGH EMANCIPATION

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In part two of our series, The History and Evolution of The Black Church, Dr. Anthea Butler explores the evolution of The Black Church from enslavement to emancipation. 

 

New Searches:

 

Living Hope Church

Location: Elk Grove Village, Illinois

Weekly Attendance: 450

 

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Shades Mountain Baptist Church

Location: Birmingham, Alabama

Weekly Attendance: 2,400

 

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First Christian Church

Location: Nevada, Missouri

Weekly Attendance: 125

 

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Mountain Life Church

Location: Park City, Utah

Weekly Attendance: 700

 

Reality LA

Location: Los Angeles, California

Weekly Attendance: 1,100+

 

 

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Grace Community Church

Location: Auburn, Washington

Weekly Attendance: 1000

 

Family Life Pastor→

Creekside Christian

Location: Elk Grove, California

Weekly Attendance: 2,300+

 

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Hope Church

Location: Voorhees, New Jersey

Weekly Attendance: 600

 

Director of Kids→

Highland Park Presbyterian

Location: Dallas, Texas

Weekly Attendance: 2,250

 

Children's Pastor→

Reality SF

Location: San Francisco, California

Weekly Attendance: 1,450