The Synod Office is aware of the following persons who are willing to serve as Sunday supply pastors for vacation coverage in congregations. Please call the Synod Office if there are others who wish to be added. The Rev. Everett Arnold, Retired, Spokane Valley, WA 509-828-3438 The Rev. Norman Braatz, Retired, Bonners Ferry, ID 208-267-3221 The Rev. Roger Bruggink (RCA), Spokane, WA 509-954-6054 The Rev. Bob Chenault, Spokane, WA 509-850-2854 The Rev. Mary Daniels, Spokane, WA 509-981-9562 The Rev. Mike Grabenstein, Retired, Coeur d’Alene, ID 208-964-0363 The Rev. Holly Gunby, Spokane Valley, WA 509-995-6770 The Rev. Cathy Harrison (PCUSA), Spokane, WA 509-464-0479 The Rev. Ginny Johnson, Moses Lake, WA 509-398-3122 The Rev. Mary Johnson, Ellensburg, WA 509-925-6802 The Rev. Doug Kempe, Meridian, ID 208-284-1752 The Rev. Bob Keplinger, Boise, ID 724-601-9330 The Rev. Robert McCoy, Walla Walla, WA 509-529-4774 The Rev. Mark McLagan, Retired, Meridian, ID 208-887-7685 The Rev. Dana Reardon, Retired, Boise, ID 609-880-5437 The Rev. Ronald Rentner, Retired, Spokane, WA (509) 703-7156 The Rev. Ward Robak, Spokane, WA (509) 220-4398 The Rev. Omar Stuenkel, Retired, Coeur d'Alene, ID 208-765-6408 The Rev. Rollin Swanson, Retired, Richland, WA 509-396-7850 The Rev. Frank Woodall, Retired, Yakima, WA 509-225-9598 * Mr. Ervin Johnson, Deacon, Richland, WA 509-943-4911 Mr. Wayne Beebe, Pullman, WA 509-432 9723 *Note: These persons may not preside at the Sacraments unless the congregation has requested and the Bishop has sent a letter of dispensation. It is the responsibility of the congregation (not the supply minister) to attend to this matter well in advance of the supply date. Updated: September 27, 2017
Because of the national economic downturn our retired clergy are facing a 9% reduction in pension for the next two years. If you are having a retired pastor as your pulpit supply and if you are able, it would be great to increase your compensation to him/her. Thank you!
PULPIT SUPPLY RATES: When a congregation engages the services of a pastor for pulpit supply, the following schedule is to be used to determine appropriate compensation:
One Service: $110 Two Services: $146 Each Additional Service: $40 Bible Study Class teaching, as a part of Sunday schedule: $62 per class Workshops, Lectures, Classes done at other times: As negotiated Mileage to and from the congregation: At current IRS business mileage rates: $0.535 per mile.