Transition Timeline

  • February, 2018

    Randy Pope announces his transition to ELT and EMT.

  • December, 2018

    Provisional Nominating Committee created

  • February 18, 2019

    Provisional Nominating Committee completes review and unofficially recommends Jeff Norris with a unanimous accord.

  • February 19, 2019

    Transition announcement to staff

  • February 21, 2019

    Transition announcement to officers and spouses

  • February 23/24, 2019

    Transition announcement to congregation

  • February 23/24, 2019

    Announcement and call for a congregational meeting to vote on making the Provisional Nominating Committee the official committee, and to hear and affirm their recommended nomination of Jeff Norris as the succeeding lead teacher and directional leader.

  • Wednesday, February 27, 2019

    Live transition Q&A webcast: Tom Rhodes, chairman of the Provisional Nominating Committee, and Randy Pope provided a brief overview of the provisional committee’s process and were available to address questions about it. 

  • Sunday, March 3, 2019

    An official Nominating Committee was elected to make a formal nomination of Jeff at a congregational meeting. Once the official nomination was put before the congregation, they voted to confirm Jeff that same night. At the end, we took a congregational photo for our planned Perimeter Church time-capsule.

  • Tuesday, May 7, 2019

    New call for Jeff Norris and Randy Pope made at Presbytery meeting

  • September 21/22, 2019

    Randy Pope gives charge to the congregation in preparation for the evening installation service of Jeff Norris.

  • September 22, 2019 (evening service)

    Installation service for Jeff Norris, with reception following

  • October 13, 2019

    Celebration and appreciation service for Randy and Carol Pope