Get the Facts: Forming the Minister Search Committee The Northwest Board of Governors oversees the formation of the Settled Minister Search Committee in coordination with the Transitions Team and the Leadership Development Team.
Members of the Minister Search Committee must: - Be a certified member of the NWUU congregation - Be able to represent the entire congregation - Be trusted by the congregation - Be familiar with the changing nature of the congregation - Be able to develop healthy processes for the Minister Search Committee itself
All NWUU members will be contacted to nominate other NWUU members for the Minister Search Committee. Members from the Board, Leadership Development Team, and the Transitions Team will be making calls to all members of the congregation. You can contact the Congregational Administrator, Ben Gabel, to confirm that you are a certified NWUU member.
Nominations will be compiled by a Board member representative, Jim Moir, Worship and Lifespan Governor. Nominations will be collected and tallied for a vote at the next Congregational Meeting which will be held on Sunday, June 19th after the service. The Minister Search Committee will consist of a total of 7 members (4 elected from the congregation, 3 appointed by the Board). However, all candidates for the Minister Search Committee will need to have been included in the initial nomination pool. Only the Board will know which members were elected and which members were appointed to the Minister Search Committee.
Who cannot be nominated for the Minister Search Committee? - You cannot nominate yourself - Members of the Board - Members related to Staff - Non NWUU Members (friends of NWUU)