February 20, 2018: Elders, Bob McCollins, Keith Fields and Gregg Morris, along with David Roberson and Jay Scott, met with the ministerial staff and told them about David’s planned retirement in June of 2019.
Keith Fields shared that the elders are recommending that Jay Scott replace David as Senior Minister on April 7, 2019.
February 28, 2018: Bob McCollins, Gregg Morris, and David and Jay met with the entire staff and shared David’s plans for retirement and the elder’s decision to call Jay to become our next Senior Minister.
March 1, 2018: The Transition Team met with the church board and shared David’s plans for retirement and that Jay is being recommended by our elders to be our next Senior Minister. David and Jay shared their hopes and dreams for the future.
Worthington Christian Church’s constitution and bylaws require that the church board confirm the recommendation of the elders for a person to become Senior Minister of the church. Chris Shewan, chairman of the board, called for a confirmation vote. The board unanimously voted to confirm Jay Scott as our next Senior Minister.
March 4, 2018: The entire Transition Team, along with David and Jay, shared with the congregation in all three services the plans for David’s retirement and the elders’ recommendation that Jay Scott become our next Senior Minister.
March 18, 2018: The congregation approved Jay Scott to become our next Senior Minister by a 98% vote.
April 7, 2019: Jay Scott will become the fifth Senior Minister in the history of Worthington Christian Church.
June 30, 2019: David retires from Worthington Christian Church after serving 41 years in local church leadership.