Search Committee Update

As we enter a phase of this process that should move along at a faster pace, we commit to updating this segment of the parish’s website regularly. We will also continue to provide updates at both Sunday services.

The Committee has completed the Parish Profile and submitted it to the diocese. We sent it to the diocese on September 24, and expect its return very quickly. Very soon, the final version will be uploaded to this website. Traditionally, the Profile has served two purposes. First, it is an immediate summary of our history, our parish today, and where we are going. It also describes the rector we are seeking to accompany us into the future. Second, it will become the basis for a printed, narrative booklet about our parish for visitors, new members, and anyone interested in Saint Philip’s. This booklet will also serve to remind ourselves of our mission and goals.

We are also near completion of the document which will be entered onto the national Church Development Office (CDO) database. It is titled the “Parish / Institution Search Request”. It contains facts and figures about our parish, our goals, and the kind of rector we seek. Once entered at the CDO level, we will begin to be matched to priests who possess the qualities we are seeking. Very quickly after that document is entered, then, we will be actively evaluating potential candidates.

When you have questions or comments, please don’t hesitate to contact Clay Wright or any of the committee members. Clay can be reached at 580/319-1991 or via email at [email protected]


The Search Committee


Clay Wright, Chair
Susan Habeck
Annie Harlow
Don Jackson
Rene' Martin




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