7800 West County Road 42
Apple Valley, Minnesota
952-432-7273

transitioning well

Our collaborative, inclusive, transparent process toward our next Senior Pastor.

OUR VISION

With the Holy Spirit’s guidance, Grace’s vision for our pastoral transition is a collaborative, inclusive and transparent process in which our congregation feels confident and secure in our identity as a community of faith, where generosity and graciousness abound. The ministry of Grace will be enlivened, complemented, challenged and encouraged by the gifts of the new Senior Pastor, who will lead us and grow with us in faith, service and outreach to the community.

THE MONTH OF THE CAT

THE CONGREGATION ASSESSMENT TOOL IS OPEN THROUGH MARCH 31.

One of the key steps in our process is the Congregation Assessment Tool (CAT). This survey helps us create the vision and documentation that we’ll use in our official call process in partnership with our synod. That means it’s really important to do this well. We’re asking every member and active nonmember high school age and above to take the survey and have your voice heard.

START THE SURVEYCONTACT THE TRANSITION TEAM

transition updates

Meet the Teams

We’re happy to introduce you to the folks who are leading the 3 key areas of our transition process. These members applied and were chosen to take us through this transition with grace and skill. Meet the Teams CALL COMMITTEE Jared Wolt Cody Tresselt-Warren...

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Transition 101

Grace Lutheran Church’s search for the next senior pastor was made a priority by the church council and Pastors John and Andrea.  It is a valued process that leads to the selection of a professional consultant for this journey.  After the three teams were...

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Grace Needs Your Voice! The Month of the CAT.

Dear Grace family and friends, The Transition Team, along with other leaders of the congregation, has begun working on our transition plan as we prepare for Pastor John’s retirement on August 4, 2019. The first step in creating the plan is a congregational survey...

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