Senior Pastor Candidate weekend

Pastor Jordan Fanara is our candidate for Senior Pastor at Immanuel Baptist.

Let’s prayerfully prepare our hearts as we look forward to hosting The Fanara Family! Candidate weekend is an important step for our church family, and your participation is invaluable. Let’s gather to engage in the future of our church.

Jordan Fanara

Pastor Jordan Fanara

Jordan accepted Christ at the young age of ten years old. Upon graduating Bible college with an education degree, Jordan taught in both Christian and secular schools in Illinois and California. In 2017, Jordan felt God calling him into pastoral work in which he has served as a youth pastor, and also executive pastor / school administrator. Jordan has a master’s degree in Pastoral Counseling and is currently pursuing a degree in Applied Theology, specializing in Pastoral Leadership and Church Revitalization.

The Fanara Family

Jordan and Jessica<br />

Jordan and Jessica are California natives who met in church nursery, attended grade school through college together, were married in 2011 and have four children: Kendall (11) who loves reading, piano playing, and baking, Morgan (9) an animal lover and all things jokes, Carter (6) who knows no stranger and is a snack monster, and Avery (5) who thinks she is the family boss.

Jessica Fanara has been a teacher, school music director, and music studio owner. She now works as a Christian school educational consultant.

In addition to ministry, the Fanaras enjoy trips to the beach and local parks, hosting people in their home, Broadway shows, and sports events. They are an open book and enjoy connecting with new and old friends.

More from Pastor Jordan Fanara

Our search committee has been walking through the interview process with Pastor Jordan for a while, but we would like YOU to get to know him as well as we have. We welcome you to review documents, learn from his answers, and watch his sermons. We look forward to the opportunity to meet the Fanaras and ask some questions during candidate weekend.

How did we get here? What are the next steps?

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Q&A WITH ELDERS & SEARCH COMMITTEE

MAY 19 |  5:00 PM

•• SUBMIT YOUR QUESTIONS HERE BY FRIDAY, MAY 17 ••

This elder-led meeting will be held before candidate weekend, giving you an opportunity to learn more information about Pastor Jordan Fanara and to ask some questions of the elders and search committee. Please familiarize yourself with the information shared above.

DETAILED SCHEDULE COMING SOON!

Senior Pastor Search 2023 Immanuel Baptist Church Richmond, Virginia

SENIOR PASTOR CANDIDATE WEEKEND

MAY 29 – JUNE 2  |  DETAILED SCHEDULE COMING SOON.
Let’s prayerfully prepare our hearts as we look forward to hosting The Fanara Family!

Candidate weekend is an important step for our church family, and your participation is invaluable. Let’s gather to engage in the future of our church.