JANUARY 24, 2021
Official announcement of Pastor Wade’s retirement effective 02.02.2022, and a recommendation from the Leadership Team for the establishment of a Lead Pastor Search Committee.
JANUARY 31, 2021
Emmanuel’s regularly scheduled Quarterly Business meeting with lunch provided. The agenda will include a vote by the church for the approval of the Lead Pastor Search Committee.
FEB - MARCH 2021
The Lead Pastor Search Committee meets regularly to establish timelines, oversee communication to the church of the process and prepares for the next steps of the Lead Pastor Search.
APRIL - AUGUST 2021
The Lead Pastor Search Committee receives recommendations and reviews resumes for the Lead Pastor position at Emmanuel Enid.
OCTOBER - DECEMBER 2021
The applicant pool is narrowed and on-site interviews are conducted.
JANUARY - FEBRUARY 2022
An announcement will be made of the candidate to be brought in “view of a call.” The candidate, if approved by Emmanuel Enid, will begin ministry at Emmanuel at the most appropriate time for the candidate and for Emmanuel Enid.
FEBRUARY 2ND, 2022
Wade Burleson’s retirement takes effect on the 30th anniversary of the beginning of their ministry at Emmanuel Enid. They were called to Emmanuel Enid on Sunday, February 2, 1992.