Roseville Campus

Address

2120 Lexington Ave N
Roseville, MN 55113

Service Times

Sunday 9:00 AM

Sunday 10:30 AM

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White Bear Campus

Address

4604 Greenhaven Dr
White Bear Lake, MN 55127

Service Times

Sunday 9:00 AM

Sunday 10:30 AM

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walking in Faith

Welcome to Calvary Church's Senior Pastor search update page, where we will keep you informed about the exciting journey of searching for a new Senior Pastor. As we embark on this important search, we are committed to transparency, prayerful consideration, and seeking God's guidance every step of the way. Join us in this meaningful endeavor as we trust in His provision and look forward to welcoming a new Senior Pastor who will lead us in faith, unity, and growth.

  

  

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Important Dates

 

Saturday & Sunday / May 18 & 19
Focus Groups
Roseville & White Bear Campus
Representatives from the transition consulting firm, NL Moore, will visit both campuses to conduct Focus Groups with our attenders. Registration is required as space is limited. Sign up ONLINE or contact the church office to register 651.487.2855. 

 

Monday / June 24
Annual Meeting
Roseville Campus
All attendees are invited to our next Annual Meeting where an update will be given on the search process and members can vote for elected positions. 

 

*Please note: The June 2 Looking Forward presentation has been postponed and will instead be combined with the Annual Business Meeting on June 24. 

prayer

Prayer is not just a part but the cornerstone of our search for a new Senior Pastor at Calvary Church. We believe that seeking God's guidance through prayer is essential in discerning His will and finding the right person to lead our congregation. We invite everyone to join us in fervent prayer, recognizing the critical roles that different groups play in this process. 

  1. Future Senior Pastor Search Team: Pray for the building and selection of our future search team and ask God to guide this process. 

  2. Elder Board: Lift up the Elder Board in prayer, asking for spiritual insight and clarity as they provide oversight and leadership in the Senior Pastor search. Pray for their discernment in making decisions that align with God's will for Calvary Church.

  3. Church Staff: Pray for strength, wisdom, and encouragement for our dedicated church staff who continue to serve and support our attendees during this transitional period. Ask God to bless their efforts and grant them peace as they carry out their responsibilities with excellence and grace.

  4. Prayer Room Gathering. Attend the monthly Prayer Room gathering on the first Wednesday of each month to pray with others from Calvary Church. The Prayer Room summer schedule is Wednesday evenings from 6:30-8pm as follows:
    June 5 / Roseville Campus Atrium
    July 10 / White Bear Campus Lawn
    August 7 / White Bear Campus Room 109

  

Please see the linked PRAYER TEAM UPDATES for more information on prayer at Calvary Church.

FAQ

WHO IS NL MOORE?

The Elder Board has contracted with NL Moore to help us navigate the search process. They are a nationally-known consulting group that specializes in guiding churches through leadership transitions.

WHAT HAPPENS WITH THE FOCUS GROUP & SURVEY FEEDBACK?

NL Moore will compile the Focus Group feedback and survey results to create a candidate profile as we search for a Senior Pastor to lead Calvary Church.

WILL ANY OF THE SURVEY OR FOCUS GROUP RESULTS BE SHARED WITH US?

Yes, a summary document will be shared which can also be used to “tell the story” of our church.

WILL WE HAVE AN INTENTIONAL INTERIM PASTOR?

Yes, we will. The Elder Board is currently pursuing an intentional Interim Pastor. This person will help maintain the stability and strength of our current ministry and provide leadership, care, preaching, and direction as we wait on God to direct us to our next Senior Pastor.

HOW LONG WILL THE INTENTIONAL INTERIM LAST?

The general expectation is 12-18 months from when the search team is formed with a high expectation of church-wide prayer and participation.

WHEN AND HOW WILL A SEARCH COMMITTEE BE FORMED?

The search team will be formed with diverse members of Calvary Church representing both campuses and broad groups of age and families. This will occur after we receive the results from NL Moore and a new Elder Chair is elected at our Annual Meeting. The search team will be selected by the Elder Board. 

HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO SEARCH FOR A NEW SENIOR PASTOR?

This typically happens in 12-18 months from when the search team is formed. We know that we are in pursuit of a strategic leader that God has already prepared for us. We don’t know God’s timing, but we trust that He has many intentional things in store for us during this in-between time.

WHAT PARTS OF THIS DECISION ARE CHURCH MEMBERS ABLE TO VOTE ON?

Per our church constitution, there will be a required vote of the membership for the hire of a Senior Pastor.

Transition Team