Supply Pastor Compensation:

The congregation is to assume responsibility for lining up substitute ministers during a pastor’s vacation time. The following fee structure is offered for pulpit supply as a minimum reimbursement:

  • One Service – $150 + mileage @ current IRS rate.
    Tasks assumed:  Lead worship, preach and preside at Holy Communion.
  • Additional services on the same date - $25 each.
  • Services requiring an additional trip (Saturday night, Sunday evening, etc.) - $50/service + mileage @ current IRS rate.
  • Pastoral visitation - $30-$35/hour + mileage @ current IRS rate.
  • Leading adult forums, teaching confirmation, etc. - $50 each.

Effective January 1, 2023, the IRS rate is 65.5 cents/mile.