Our Rector Search process
In December, 2012, The American Cathedral in Paris called our rector, The Rev. Lucinda R. Laird, to be its 10th Dean and Rector. Since then, St. Matthew’s has been engaged in the process of searching for a new rector for the parish.
The materials below will provide information and updates about our search process.
On Tuesday, July 8 the Vestry unanimously approved the recommendation of the Search Committee to call The Rev. Kelly Kirby as the 4th Rector of St. Matthew’s. Kelly enthusiastically accepted our call. DETAILS
“Members of the search committee worked quietly, confidentially, and all were totally committed to our mission. We have shared in a journey that has occurred only a few times in the history of St. Matthew’s…” DETAILS
All of the final candidates for our rector position completed visits to Louisville in June. Each candidate was interviewed by the search committee, toured our facilities, and had a chance to see a bit of Louisville. They also met with Bishop White and had the opportunity to meet with vestry, clergy, and staff.
March 20, 2014 —
Earlier this week, members of the Rector Search Committee selected the candidates we wish to interview in person. The next step is to complete background checks on these individuals, which generally takes several weeks. In the meantime, The Rev. Mark Linder, our search consultant, will … DETAILS
February 20, 2014
The Search Committee has begun to evaluate the credentials of potential candidates for the rector position at St. Matthew’s. This week, we have invited a number of individuals to indicate whether they are interested in entering into a conversation with us to become a candidate for this … DETAILS
The Worshipping Community Portfolio, which is the “job vacancy” announcement for our open Rector position at St. Matthew’s, is available on this site as a PDF.
On Sunday Dec. 15 Rector Search Committee co-chair Rick Lotz gave an overview of the process. Watch the video of Rick’s presentation
The Worshipping Community Portfolio Committee has all but finished its work. The Portfolio is essentially the job description for the new rector of St. Matthew’s, as well as some basic information about our parish. After a few minor edits are made, it will be posted to the national church’s system, … DETAILS