Committee Updates

Calling the Next Dean & Rector at Trinity

PROPOSED TRANSITION TIMELINE

1

Direction Finding and Self Study

Feb 1, 2019 — Sep 15, 2019
  • Initial meeting with bishop and/ or canon and interim ministry needs are determined.
  • Search committee is appointed.
  • Congregational survey and/ or self-study begin.
2

Accumulating Names

Sep 15, 2019 — Nov 15, 2019
  • Candidate nominations will open Sept 15, 2019 and be accepted until Nov 15, 2019
  • Contact is made to prospective candidates, soliciting applications.
  • Initial list of prospective candidates is formed and approved by bishop
3

Discernment Journey

Nov 15, 2019 — Dec 15, 2019
  • References are checked and phone/ video interviews are conducted.
  • The list is narrowed and formal background checks are ordered.
4

Field Visits to Candidates

Jan 1, 2020 — Feb 1, 2020
  • Teams are created and visits are made.
  • Teams regroup and evaluate candidates visited.

5

Local Interviews and Decision Making

Feb 1, 2020 — Mar 1, 2020
  • The candidates visit.
  • The bishop interviews the candidates in person.
  • The search committee makes its recommendation to the vestry.
6

Making The Call

Mar 1, 2020 — Apr 1, 2020
  • The bishop gives permission for the vestry to issue a call.
  • A letter of agreement is drafted and agreed upon by bishop, wardens and rector-elect.