Congregations in Transition

Updated January 2023

The following congregations in our synod are experiencing a pastoral transition. If you are interested in being considered for any of these parishes, please notify our office. In our call procedure, multiple names may be given to a Call Committee, and candidates are free to explore multiple Ministry Site Profiles. You may be sure that careful consideration will be given to your interest.

Key:  0= Not calling at this time  | 1 = In study | 2 = Ready for or Interviewing | 3 = Voting (See explanations below)

KeyCongregation/ChargeConferencePosition
2Chambersburg, TrinityChambersburgPastor
2Shippensburg, MemorialChambersburgPastor
2Chambersburg, SolomonChambersburgPastor
1Mercersburg, St. JohnChambersburgPastor
1Camp Hill, GraceCumberlandPastor
1New Kingstown, St. StephenCumberlandPastor
2Gettysburg, St. JamesGettysburgAssoc. Pastor
1Upper Bermudian, Mt. Zion GardnersGettysburgPastor
1New Oxford, First
Littlestown, St. John
HanoverPastor
2Linglestown, ChristHarribsurgPastor
1Hoernerstown, St. JohnHarrisburgPastor
2East Petersburg, ZionLancasterPastor
1Lititz, Brickerville United and Rothsville, JerusalemNorth LancasterPastor
1Myerstown, FriedensLebanonPastor
1York, Luther MemorialYorkPastor
2York, UnionYorkMission Developer Pastor

Key Explanations:

0 = Not calling at this time: These congregations are stable, generally served by a part-time interim minister, and are engaging in longer-term self study to determine their future.

1 = In study: These congregations are expecting to call a pastor and are preparing their Mission Site Profile in anticipation of receiving names. This often takes many months.

2 = Ready for or Interviewing: These congregations have completed their Mission Site Profiles and are either ready to receive candidates or in the middle of interviews.

3 = Voting: These congregations have narrowed their search to a final candidate and are planning to conduct a vote.