Pastor Nominating Committee Process

Steps to complete in the search for a pastor.

checkMission Study Report approved – November 2015

checkPNC elected – January 2016

checkPNC prepares Ministry Information Form (MIF) – April 2016

  • Includes job description, compensation package, key information about the church

checkPNC begins advertising the position – May 2016

  • Presbyterian Church (USA) website
  • Networking around the country

checkPNC receives resumés from potential candidates

  • PNC screens and selects top candidates

checkInterview and reference checks

  • Phone interviews
  • Onsite visits
  • In-person interviews

checkPNC selects nominee and extends a call

  • Sets terms of call with Session approval
  • Presbytery approves nominee and terms of call

checkCandidate preaches and is elected by Congregation.

checkChurch welcomes new pastor.

On April 30, 2017 the Rev. Hardy H. Kim accepted God's call as SVPC's next Head of Staff! Learn more <here>.