VanderNews Week of August 27, 2019


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Big List of Church Volunteer Opportunities

Many people travel for work, others live far from their church, and some have families who claim their time during the week. And everyone has unique God-given gifts. So it's critical for churches to be inclusive and provide a variety of opportunities to volunteer. Read the Big List of Church Volunteer Opportunities and we've divided them into 5 categories to help you determine what might work best at your church.


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[PODCAST] Why Accountability is Important in Christian Education with Katie Wiens

Tim Stevens visits The Reformed Church of Bronxville. He sits down with Paul Muir, Search Committee Chair, and discusses why they decided to go with Vanderbloemen. He also catches up with Rev. Dr. Matthew Waterstone & discusses his candidate process with Vanderbloemen.

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[WEBINAR] Reimagining the Student Experience: Higher Education Webinar

Brian Jensen, Executive Search Consultant at Vanderbloemen, and Sarah Visser, VP of Student Life at Calvin College, will share how leaders can serve students faithfully.

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[NEWS] Vanderbloemen Discussed in Carey Nieuwhof Podcast

Founding Pastor of Amplify Church Lee Kricher, and his successor, Jason Howard, discuss on Carey Nieuwhof’s latest podcast how Vanderbloemen helped them during their season of leadership transition.


New Searches

Senior Pastor

The Moody Church

Denomination: Nondenominational

Weekly Attendance: 2,200+

Parkview Baptist Church

Denomination: Southern Baptist

Weekly Attendance: 480

Pillar Ministries

Denomination: Evangelical Protestant 

Neighborhood: Zarephath, New Jersey

Trinity Church Wayzata

Denomination: Nondenominational 

Weekly Attendance: 30-40

Redeemer's Fellowship Church

Denomination: Non-Denominational

Weekly Attendance: 1,006

Emergence Church 

Denomination: Nondenominational

Weekly Attendance: 1,800

Willow Creek Community Church

Denomination: Nondenominational

Weekly Attendance: 21,000

Celebrating Recent Hires

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Eagle Church Hires New Children's Pastor

Eagle Church Zionsville, Indiana has hired Kim Shepson as their new Children’s Pastor. Staff at Eagle Church noted that Vanderbloemen brought the most value to in having such a vast network of candidates.

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Woodside Bible Church Hires New Senior Pastor 

Woodside Bible Church in Troy, Michigan has hired Chris Brooks as their new Senior Pastor. Elder Board Chairman and Search Team co-chair Larry Harrison said, “What's so helpful is not only finding the candidates, but vetting them, too."


What's the Vanderbloemen Difference?

250x150 - (23)The Vanderbloemen Difference: In-Person Makes All the Difference

Hear from Executive Search Consultant Brian Dunks onsite at Springcreek Church in Garland, Texas. We believe that in-person makes all the difference in finding the right person for your team.

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Meet Our Team: Joshua Long

"Through my daily interaction with our clients, I am reminded there are different churches, denominations & theological viewpoints - but there is only one Church and ALL believers are members."