Pastor Search Update

Thank you for your continued prayers for our Pastor Search Team — composed of Brian Clements, Courtney Corum, Travis Jordan, Cindy Pitts, David Seay, Jerry Short, and myself. After a break for the Christmas holidays, the Pastor Search Committee recently met and is accepting resumes for our Senior Pastor Position. The job description has been […]

A Statement From Your Pastor Search Committee

To Our Eastmont Family: On Sunday, November 10, Eastmont’s pastor search committee informed the church of the decision by our prospective pastor to withdraw from serving Eastmont.  The committee learned of this decision on Saturday, November 9.  The withdrawal resulted from unforeseen circumstances related to concerns raised to the committee a few days prior.  Since […]

Pastor Search Update

Since our last update, the Pastor Search Committee — composed of Brian Clements, Courtney Corum, Travis Jordan, Cindy Pitts, David Seay, Jerry Short, and chairman, Brian Key —has been meeting on weekly basis. During this time we have reviewed and discussed more than 230 resumes. We have also prayerfully narrowed them down to around 20 […]

Northcutt to Retire as Eastmont Pastor After 32 Years

Neal Hughes says he and Mike Northcutt showed up in Montgomery on the same Sunday — Father’s Day 1987. Hughes was the new pastor of McGehee Road Baptist Church, and Northcutt was the new pastor of Eastmont Baptist Church. And over the years the two men and their wives became friends. It was a return […]

Interim Search Committee Announcement

On Sunday, 4/28, Bro. Mike announced his retirement date as Sunday, June 16th, about six weeks from now. While the Pastor Search Committee has been working diligently since December, their deliberate process does not have them within six weeks of calling a pastor. The Administrative Deacons, recognizing a need for continuity between the time Bro. […]

Planting Your Life to Serve in New Jersey

The Lord placed Hoboken, New Jersey, on Jeremy Fain’s heart more than 10 years ago. Back in 2008, Fain traveled with Eastmont Baptist Church, Montgomery, on a high school mission trip. “It would be cool to live up here for a little bit,” he recalled thinking and said he never could have imagined what the […]

Local Churches Come Together to Help Cloverdale Run College Ministry

mosaic Cloverdale college ministry

Several years ago Deena Weston was working at a local Montgomery high school and met an international exchange student from Germany who really needed a different home. She came to live with the Westons — members of Cloverdale Baptist Church (see story here) — but had already started going to Eastmont Baptist Church. “I didn’t […]

March Update

Since our last update in the Encourager, the Pastor Search Committee has been meeting with the staff ministers individually to gain input about qualities to look for in a senior pastor. We have also developed a fasting guide and the Eastmont Senior Pastor job description. Both of these documents are accessible here at Eastmont website. […]

Pastor Search Committee Update

On January 17th, Eastmont’s Pastor Search committee met with Bro. Mike Jackson from the Alabama State Board of Missions (ALSBOM) for over two hours. He is the resource there who works with Alabama Baptist churches in pastoral transitions. He shared a wealth of information that he has gained over many years of assisting churches in […]

January Update

The Eastmont Pastor Search Committee that was approved by the church at the regularly scheduled business meeting on Wednesday, November 28th, has already had a couple of meetings. That committee is composed of Cindy Pitts, Courtney Corum, Brian Clements, Travis Jordan, David Seay, Jerry Short, and chairman, Brian Key. We have established regular weekly meeting […]