Search And Call

by | Dec 17, 2020

Our New Co-Minister

We are excited to announce the calling of a new Co-Minister, Rev. Zane Ridings to the ministerial staff of First Christian Church Eugene, OR with a letter of call to start November 15, 2021.

Rev. Ridings is a native Oregonian and Disciple, having been raised and ordained at First Christian Church in Salem. Zane earned his M. Div. at Brite Divinity School, in Dallas, TX and serves in areas of local, regional, and the global church. He is currently serving as Senior Minister at First Christian Church Lebanon and Youth Minister at Murray Hills Christian Church in Beaverton.

More information about Rev. Ridings ministerial experience and search and call testimonials can be found here.

Special thanks to the FCC Search and Call Committee of Jamie McCornack, Glenn McKerrow, Lori Kieveth, Mario Tennon, Kit Frisinger, and chair Anna Duncan for their commitment and service these past several months. For their careful review of candidate profiles, regular meetings with Regional Minister Cathy Myers-Wirt, and for holding in-depth interviews of the candidates, we are grateful. The Search and Call Team’s unanimous and enthusiastic recommendation of Zane to the Board of Directors resulted in approval at both the Board and Congregational levels.

Please watch the newsletter and website for more details as we approach November 15. We will need your help in welcoming Zane to our congregation.

Rev. Zane Ridings

Search and Call Team

Anna Duncan – Chair
Kit Frisinger
Lori Kievith
Jamie McCornack
Glenn McKerrow
Mario Tennon

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