Headings under each stage

Here’s what you can expect from the approach in each phase of the search.

Overview of this search phase. An encapsulation of what happens during this part of the search.

Essential tasks & why they matter. What the search team must do to progress to the next stage and why.

Key reflection questions. Open-ended queries to help get all ideas on the table for thorough discussion.

Best practices. What carrying out this stage of the search well looks like.

Tools. Ready-to-use helps for accomplishing the essential tasks.

From the candidate’s perspective. A peek inside what your potential pastor might be experiencing at this point in your search.

Are we ready for the next phase? Yes/no questions to help the search team assess whether to move on to the next stage.

If you want to read more. Resources for a deep dive into the tasks and dynamics at play in this phase.

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