Transition Team


The goal of the transition team is to serve the vision of Victory Church by overseeing the Pastoral Search process and ensuring operational duties along with congregational care are maintained during this interim period in accordance with the Transition Team Covenant, in concert with the Directors and Coordinators at Victory Church, and Victory’s Board of Directors (Founding Pastor Paul Harris, Pastor Brett Fuller, Pastor Jim Critcher, and Interim Pastor Troy Savage).



Joe Coleman, Chair
Tiffany Nguyen, Assistant Chair (Congregational Care)

Andrea Smith, Secretary

Rasheda Tripp

Marcus Hawkins

Nathan Swanson


  • Pastoral Search Process

    • Create avenues to solicit input from and communicate updates with the Victory community

    • Partner with Victory Directors and Coordinators and the Board of Directors in identifying broad and diverse networks to engage in proactive outreach and networking.

    • Develop interview questions and facilitate interview process of potential candidates

    • Develop timelines for candidate selection process

    • Determine compensation and benefits package for position

  • Operations and Congregational Care

    • Coordinate return to in-person services following the COVID-19 pandemic

    • Regularly communicate key announcements to the Victory community

    • Maintain Victory website and social media outlets

    • Sustain all avenues for congregational care



Spring 2021

  • Transition team establishes processes for successful transition


Summer 2021

  • Interim pastor appointed

  • Official send off for Ps Paul and family

  • Interviews begin

  • Candidates meet with transition team/preach before congregation

Fall/Winter 2021/2022

  • Candidate list narrowed

Spring 2022

  • Expected start for next pastor

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