Youth & Family Position:

On June 4, our congregation voted to call Ryan Pfendler to serve as Messiah’s Director of Youth & Family.
His start date at Messiah is August 1!

This position is funded for three years by the Field of Dreams capital campaign. 
Ryan is originally from Wake Forest, NC and completed his undergrad work at Concordia, Texas. He is currently a Director of Christian Education completing his internship in Virginia this summer.  Ryan is passionate about serving youth & young adults. He is personable, relatable and knowledgeable about sharing faith with the millennial generation. Ryan is willing to explore part-time seminary education on a path to becoming an ordained pastor. If called, Ryan looks forward to serving at Messiah starting approx. August 1.

Associate Pastor of Discipleship Position:

The Associate Pastor of Discipleship Search Committee has spent the summer reviewing paperwork of potential candidates nominated by our congregation and provided to us by our district president.  After evaluating the information provided, the committee is contacting potential candidates to schedule a first conversation/interview.  The committee will spend August conducting these first conversations with candidates.  We will continue to keep our community updated on our work and progress. Please pray for wisdom and discernment!

Questions? Please contact Bryan Blackford at bblackford@messiahnetwork.org

 

Youth & Family Position:

On June 4, our congregation voted to call Ryan to serve as Messiah’s Director of Youth & Family.  His start date at Messiah is August 1!

This position is funded for three years by the Field of Dreams capital campaign. 
Ryan is originally from Wake Forest, NC and completed his undergrad work at Concordia, Texas. He is currently a Director of Christian Education completing his internship in Virginia this summer.  Ryan is passionate about serving youth & young adults. He is personable, relatable and knowledgeable about sharing faith with the millennial generation. Ryan is willing to explore part-time seminary education on a path to becoming an ordained pastor. If called, Ryan looks forward to serving at Messiah starting approx. August 1.

Associate Pastor of Discipleship Position:

The Associate Pastor of Discipleship Search Committee has spent the summer reviewing paperwork of potential candidates nominated by our congregation and provided to us by our district president.  After evaluating the information provided, the committee is contacting potential candidates to schedule a first conversation/interview.  The committee will spend August conducting these first conversations with candidates.  We will continue to keep our community updated on our work and progress. Please pray for wisdom and discernment!

Questions? Please contact Bryan Blackford at bblackford@messiahnetwork.org