Rector SearchActions of service, witness and compassion
Following the retirement of the Rev. Paula Durren, our Rector for 16 years The Church of the Mediator seeks a new Rector to join us in our ministry and lead us into the future.
The Church of the Mediator commissioned the Search Committee on January 27, 2018. Members include Andrew Garrett, Jeannine Totzke, Mary Emrich, Bill Card, Father David Brower, Paul Cromheecke, Susan Collins, Judy Joseph.
Our Prayer for Guidance
In sincere thanksgiving we come to You, Lord, for the many ways You have abundantly blessed us in past years. Now, as we begin a time of discernment and change, guide us in facing these challenges. May we trust You to help us to envision Your perfect plan for us. Empower each of us to play a part in strengthening our commitment to this parish and to our community. You have given each of us talents needed to make our world a better place. May we share these for the good of all. Help us to gratefully show your love in the world.
Thank you for your prayers. We continue meeting and discerning. The documents required by the Diocese are completed and submitted. Canon Spaid will be posting the Rector position in August, and it will remain open for approximately two months, at which time he will close it and begin the review...
The Search Committee has held and continues to hold conversations after services for input from the parishioners. We are developing two documents required by the Diocese: The Parish Profile, describing who we are and where are we going; and Ministry Portfolio describing our parish. The...
Preparation for a Rector Search include a self-assessment, asking ourselves questions such as who are we, where do we see ourselves going and why do we return to The Mediator. Worshipers were asked to join in small conversations following three services. Members of the Search Committee facilitated...