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Noonday Welcomes New Senior Pastor
We are excited and overjoyed that Dr. Mark Somers has accepted the position of Senior Pastor at
Noonday Baptist Church. Pastor Mark will begin the first Sunday of February, 2016.
Please join us in welcoming the Somers family to our church and continue to pray for them as
they transition to Georgia. Read below to learn more about Mark and his family.
Chip Zambrowicz - Deacon Chairman
Daryl NeSmith - Vice Chairman
Carole Schneider - Ministry Volunteer
Brandy Kauffman - Secretary
Kelly Sims - Vice Secretary
Mike Arnold - Deacon
Richard Walden - Chairman
This is such an exciting time at Noonday. We encourage every member to use this time to strengthen your prayer life.
Our spirits are emboldened to know that you are praying for us as well as for the man God is already preparing to be our Pastor.
Also, you support our church by remaining faithful in your attendance, financial giving and ministry service during this transitional time. I know God is at work at Noonday and our job is to earnestly seek Him.
-Pastor Search Team Chairman,
Noonday Baptist Church is overjoyed that God has confirmed the calling of our pastoral candidate
for the position of Senior Pastor with a 98% churchwide vote of affirmation!
In View of a Call - Weekend Schedule
Saturday, January 9, 2016
2:00pm Leader's Meeting - Room 150
For current Finance Team, Personnel Team, active Deacons, LIFE Group Leaders, and Ministry Leaders.
3:00pm Question and Answer Session - Worship Center
All church members are welcome to attend.
**Preschool Childcare will be available both sessions**
Sunday, January 10, 2016
Pastoral Candidate preaching at both 9:30am and 11:00am worship services.
Reception Luncheon in the Family Life Center following the churchwide vote immediately after the 11:00am service.
All are welcome to attend.
12/20/2015 Update from Pastor Search Team Chairman, Richard Walden
The Pastor Search Team is unanimous in its decision to recommend to Noonday Baptist Church the man we believe God is calling to pastor and lead this great church. After interviewing this man via Skype, the Deacon Body is also unanimous in this recommendation. On January 9, 2016 you will have the opportunity to meet our prospective pastor, along with his wife and family, for a question-and-answer period. On January 10, 2016 he will be preaching in both services in view of a call. After each service a recommendation will be made by the Pastor Search Team, the church will vote by secret ballot, and the votes will be counted. Please be in prayer for this important time. May God bless you all.
12/13/2015 Update from Pastor Search Team Chairman, Richard Walden
An American minister and author by the name of Gardiner Spring (1785-1873) once wrote these words: "Though little seen and less appreciated, those who help bear the pastoral burden through prayer are surely the most important co-workers any spiritual leader could ever have. If God's people are going to expect powerful and successful sermons, their prayers must make him a blessing to the souls of men." Our next Pastor will need our prayers as much as we will need his.
12/6/2015 Update from Pastor Search Team Chairman, Richard Walden
The Pastor Search Team wishes to thank everyone who has lifted us up daily in prayer before the Lord. To know that you are continuing to pray, encourages us greatly. We know the process has been long and tedious, but we believe God will honor our faithfulness and our efforts. The Apostle Paul reminds us in his letter to the Galatians: "And let us not lose heart in doing good, for in due time we shall reap if we do not grow weary." (Gal. 6:9) God bless you all.