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Pulpit Supply List2018-03-14T09:45:24+00:00

Listed by City of Residence

Title/NameCityPhoneAdditional Phone or Notes
Rev. S. Alan RubyAkron(717) 859-2851
Rev. Margie LauverBiglerville(240) 321-3734
Rev. Mark OldenburgBiglerville(717) 253-6134Available as of October 7, 2018
Rev. Carol ParrBoiling SpringsEmail: cosmicmom@rocketmail.com
Rev. Laurie RobertsCamp Hill(717) 737-9997West Shore and Harrisburg area
Rev. Warren Heintzelman, Jr.Chambersburg(717) 263-6326
Rev. Charles KampmeyerChambersburg(717) 264-0760
Rev. Herbert SpomerChambersburg(717) 263-9797
Rev. William DeHassChambersburg(717) 264-3572(717) 816-5403
Rev. Bill ChamberlainEnola(724) 581-6303
Rev. D. Evan HouckEnola(717) 728-9155
Rev. Glenn BeardEphrata(717) 721-7978
Rev. Martin SwartzEphrata(717) 661-7099Within 25 miles
Rev. Karl J. MattsonGettysburg(717) 334-4445
Rev. Christopher SuehrGettysburg(724) 989-8106Summer only
Rev. Don WilcoxGettysburg(717) 334-8117
Rev. Dr. Martin ZimmannGettysburg(734) 755-4523
Deacon Jennifer MurphyHanover(717) 693-9034Non-communion services
Rev. Faye SnyderHanover(717) 451-0851
Rev. Nancy WernerHanover(717 476-0738
Rev. George BuechnerHarrisburg(717) 671-9492
The Rev. Hal FoxHarrisburg(717) 232-5895
Rev. Barbara CaruanaLancaster(717) 471-3232
Rev. Richard E. GeibLancaster(717) 569-8590
Rev. Terry GoadLancaster(717) 615-2572Within 30 miles.
Rev. Robert LowdenLancaster(717) 283-3764
Rev. Guy MehlLancaster(717) 291-2076
Rev. Russell RockwellLancaster(717) 940-8444Saturday evening or Sunday afternoon only
Rev. Sigurd ArnesenLebanon(717) 277-5495
Sr. Marianne BrockMechanicsburg(717) 574-9066Non-communion services
Rev. Cynthia ChambersNew Oxford(717) 624-5504
Rev. Dr. Jerry SmithNew Oxford(717) 624-5563
Rev. Brenda KiserShippensburg(717) 532-5143
Rev. Raymond ShriverWaynesboro(717) 765-4553Within 1 hour drive
Deacon Ellen DoughtyYork(717) 515-8479Non-communion services (717) 988-1080 (o)
Rev. Edgar C. ReedYork(717) 767-6157
Rev. Patricia SynderYork(717) 843-6216
Rev. Roland E. Langford, Jr.Charlestown, MD(410) 287-5573
Rev. Paul WarnkeSykesville, MD(410) 552-0894

Pastors Currently Serving as Interims or Stated Supplies

(May be available for pulpit supply from time to time.)

Title/NameCityPhoneAdditional Phone or Notes
Rev. David ClarkBiglerville(717) 451-4725
Rev. Richard F. MichaelBiglerville(717) 314-7898
Rev. Eric AndersonCarlisle(717) 249-8137
Rev. Richard StarrDallastown(717) 741-0597
Rev. Patrick J. RooneyDillsburg(717) 870-1154
Rev. James RussellGettysburg(717) 337-9018
Rev. Ruth SmithGreencastle(717) 496-0789
Rev. Del Akech DelHarrisburg(717) 781-5422
Rev. Timothy SadlerLancaster(717) 752-5832
Rev. Richard WhiteselLandisville(717) 799-7217
Rev. David KlepperMount Joy(717) 653-4340
Rev. Carol BowmanNewville(717) 486-9925
Rev. Timothy Seitz-BrownSpring Grove(717) 332-4216
Rev. Paul FrankYork(717) 747-1229
Rev. Edward RobbinsYork(724) 272-2683

Guide for Congregations, Rostered Ministers, and Supply Persons Regarding Supply Needs

This guide has been prepared in an effort to assist congregations/pastor or supply person if needed. It is meant to include seminarians, synod staff, retired and active pastors. Lay persons may be assigned if no one is available from this category in consultation with the contact person who has requested a supply pastor.

  1. The need for supply pastors that cannot be met locally are directed to the Supply Coordinator at the synod office (717-652-1852 ext. 115) or to the Supply Coordinator at the seminary at Gettysburg (717-338-0593).
  2. The person assigned should receive a bulletin prior to the service if one is available so that he/she can be familiar with the order of service.
  3. Hospitality arrangements should be made in advance for overnight accommodations should the person assigned find it necessary.
  4. The contact person is responsible for contacting the person assigned as far ahead as possible so that he/she knows where the church is located and any other needs the congregation may have.
  5. The person assigned also should contact the pastor or contact person to verify the date(s) he/she is expected to conduct the service.
  6. The honorarium should be presented to the guest immediately following the service.
  7. Please note: Persons who serve as supply pastor or interim pastor in a congregation are NOT ELIBIGLE to be considered for call to that congregation.
  8. If the congregation opts to make a change to the schedule after a pastor or lay person has been assigned, it is the responsibility of the congregation to contact the pastor/lay person to let him/her know of the change and the reason for the change.

Worship Supply Rates 2018

  • $170.00 for one service
  • $210.00 for two services
  • $250.00 for three or more services.

Add $40.00 for each additional service (i.e. more than three) Saturday evening and Sunday morning service. For example, four Sunday morning services are $290.00. Also add $60.00 for each additional weekend service other than Sunday morning (i.e. on Saturday evening or Sunday evening). For example, one Saturday evening and two Sunday morning services are $310.00 ($250.00 for the three services plus $60.00 for the Saturday evening service).

The above schedule applies to Saturday evening, Sunday morning, Sunday evening, weekday and weekday evening services. For example, a single Maundy Thursday evening service is $170.00; a single midweek Wednesday morning service is $170.00; a single Sunday evening service is $170.00.

The mileage reimbursement for each round trip is at the prevailing IRS rate.

Mileage Reimbursement for 2018

The Internal Revenue Service issued the 2018 optional standard mileage rates used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical or moving purposes.

Beginning January 1, 2018, the standard mileage rates for the use of a car (also vans, pickups or panel trucks) will be:

•54.5 cents per mile for business miles driven, up from 53.5 cents for 2017
The standard mileage rate for business is based on an annual study of the fixed and variable costs of operating an automobile.

Effective 1/1/18