Lead Pastor Announcement
On June 23, the members of Cherrydale Baptist Church voted to affirm Pastor Tom Oostdyk as our next Lead Pastor, effective September 1, 2019.
Pastoral Search Process Overview
Since 1983, Cherrydale Baptist Church has been blessed by the service of Senior Pastor Steve King. In October 2017, Pastor King shared with the Cherrydale family that “after much prayer and reflection, I believe that God has called me to serve at Cherrydale five more years….The plan is that I will continue to preach and function as your senior pastor for at least two more years and then shift to a new role of support for the next generation of leadership.”
As overseen by the Elders and the Search Advisory Committee, our pastoral search process had three phases with the congregation serving in a vital role: