We know how difficult it can be to serve on a search committee. Below are some resources to help congregations begin the process and to help the committee members themselves.
Pastor Profile Survey - an example of a survey to share with the congregation to help guide the committee in qualities desired in a candidate
Serving on a Search Committee Can Be Overwhelming - an article by Dave Odom Search committees are sometimes in awe of their responsibility to chart the future of a congregation and examine the qualifications of a prospective pastor. This strategic work isn’t just about identifying a skilled leader but about finding one with the right mix of skills and character.
Seven Tips for a Better Search Committee by Marv Knox How should a church behave when it's seeking a pastor? That's a more complicated question than you might think. Unfortunately, many congregations bungle the process.