Pastor Search

Pastor Search

This space is dedicated to keep our church community apprised of the transition activities as we seek an Associate Pastor and a Youth Director.

We are guided by Jeremiah 29:11, leaning especially into “…to give you a future with hope…” knowing that God has a plan for One Ascension!

Thank you to all who participated in the Congregational meeting on Sunday. With the Holy Spirit’s guidance we are pleased to announce our Call Committee!

  • Crystal Bryant, mother of two children who are active in our Children’s Ministry program
  • Michael Feltner, former Finance Committee Chairperson for the Ascension congregation, Dean of Academic Initiatives and Professor of Sports Medicine at Pepperdine University
  • Hannah Hurdle, mother of two children at Ascension Early Childhood Center and Ascension Lutheran School, marketing professional
  • Tom Lindros, geologist and long-time worshipper at our 10:30 service
  • Scott Searway, father of two with experience in youth program, has led Men’s Ministry, insurance industry professional, Community Lay Director and Board Member of the Channel Islands Walk to Emmaus
  • Susie Smuck, chief people officer at her company, extensive HR experience, long-time member and leader at Ascension
  • Gwen Thompson, deep experience in worship at Ascension, has been the chair of the board of worship

They will begin work immediately! To recommend candidates, please submit their names to any of these individuals or email .