Harmony's Search for new Pastor
01-2017 As most of you know, Drew Choate, our senior Pastor is retiring at the end of this year and we have started the process of looking for a senior pastor. The search committee consists of 9 members from the congregation from every demographic in order to find the man to pastor Harmony Church.
The search committee believes this process will take most of the year. Please be patient with the committee as they carefully search for the senior pastor of Harmony Church.
3-30-17- Update The Search committee is starting to meet on a regular basis and the committee covets the prayers from the congregation They ask that you please continue to pray for the man that God calls to be the future pastor of Harmony Church.
4-20-17 Update The committee asks for prayer specifically as we develop a package of information to present to prospective pastoral candidates."
5-22-17 Update The committee is almost finished developing a job description as well as a description of Harmony Church. We hope to post the position in June. Please pray for these prose and for our future pastor.
5-31-17 Update The committee has posted the position on multiple sites, and resumes are arriving daily. Please pray for the committee as they begin reviewing the resumes and for our future pastor.
06-20-17 Update The committee continues to receive and review resumes. The committee will be accepting resumes until the end of June and hopes to begin the interviews in early July. Please continue to pray for the committee as they review resumes and for our future pastor.
06-30-17 Update The committee is in the process of reviewing the resumes and will be accepting them through the end of the day. Their hope is to begin interviews in early July. As of today, the committee has reviewed around 200 resumes and has narrowed the number down to 17. Members are now taking a more
in-depth look at their top 17 choices and listening to sermons to narrow their choices even more. Please continue to pray for the committee as they continue this process and for our future pastor.
07-14-17 Update The committee has narrowed the field even more and has selected seven men that they will interview by telephone. Please continue to pray for the committee as they more into the next phase of selecting our future pastor.
08-15-17 Update The committee has chosen two men and will continue to move forward with the interview process. Please continue to pray for the committee and for our future pastor.
10-06-17 Update The committee has called one man to come to Harmony as pastor. Please continue to pray that God will soften the heart of this man and his family to come to Harmony and serve effectively for many years. Our candidate will be speaking Sunday, October 29.
11-22-17 Update Thanks be God for our unanimous vote Dan Keaton our new pastor! Dan will begin Monday, January 1, 2018. Please continue to pray for Dan and his family as they prepare to move to Sumter and for our church and our committee members who will serve as a transition team.