Senior Pastor Search Update

Over 100 applicants have expressed interest in Northshore’s Senior Pastor position. Our search firm narrowed the field of candidates and has presented our Senior Pastor Search Committee with the first set of candidates. The committee is now reviewing and setting up interviews with these top candidates who are from across the country and have a variety of backgrounds. They all have one thing in common: they’re excited about Northshore Community Church and the work we’re doing in our community and around world. These candidate interviews will be conducted until the end of August. Please continue to pray for wisdom, and discernment for all the search committee members.


How long will it take to search for and select a new Senior Pastor?

Between 4–8 months.

What is the application process for candidates interested in the Senior Pastor role?

The Overseer Team has selected Slingshot, a national recruitment firm, to help with the initial screening of all candidates. Slingshot will select the top 5-7 candidates and will present them to the search committee who will interview them.

How will we receive information about the progression of the search process?

We will mainly communicate updates on Enews and occasionally during the Sunday service. Be sure to subscribe to Enews to receive updates.

How can I be involved?

Pray for and support our staff

Volunteer to serve on a ministry team.

Fast and Pray: Every Thursday from 12-1pm we will fast and pray for the search and selection of our new pastor.  You can join us in the Rainier Room on campus which will be set up for that purpose or you can fast and pray wherever you are at that time.

Participate in Prayer Days: We will select prayer days over the next few months dedicated to this topic. Look for updates about his in upcoming Enews.

How can I refer a qualified candidate?

Refer to Todd Clark at


If you have any questions or concerns about the search process for Northshore’s senior pastor, fill out the form below and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible.