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 July 1, 2022, the IRS rate is 62.5 cents/mile.