FAQs

If your question is not covered here, please feel free to email the team at searchcommittee@pvcc.org.

  1. How long before we have a pulpit minister? 
    We do not know exactly but much progress has been made. The official application process opens in the end of January and we welcome your suggestions of specific names at www.pvcc.org/nominate. Our goal to submit our top three candidates to the elders by the end of April. 
  2. What is our plan for preaching until then?
    Dr. Ross Cochran from Harding University will be preaching three Sundays each month for October, November and December, followed by Dr. Nathan Guy, beginning in January. The remaining Sundays will be covered by PV elders and staff.
  3. Will I be able to participate?
    Yes! The committee welcomes and encourages your input. You may contact any of the committee members in person or at searchcommittee@pvcc.org. Focus groups were conducted in all adult Bible classes with a very high level of participation and results will be shared during a special service on January 28. We encourage you to read the additional information provided here about the search process.
  4. May I submit a candidate name?
    Yes! We welcome your suggestions of specific names at www.pvcc.org/nominate. You may also submit a candidate name to any of the committee members.
  5. Will we know the full list of candidates? Will we know the top candidates? 
    No. While we understand that many people would like to have this information, the best way to ensure a loving and gracious spirit throughout this process, as well as attract top candidates, is to keep this information confidential. We pray for and request your understanding.
  6. Has a lead candidate been identified?
    No. The committee – with your help – is conducting the process with an open mind and heart for God’s will in this process. We encourage you to read the additional information provided here about the search steps.