Supply Pastors / Pulpit Supply

The Rev. Joanne Adrian Rockford 815-751-4944 Limit 50 mile drive- Short notice is OK
The Rev. Glenn Bergmark Lemont 630-257-5278
The Rev. Garry Briesacher Sycamore 815/761-8237
The Rev. Kathy Burkheimer Sterling 815-225-5114
The Rev. Jeff Chubb Morris 815-931-8324
The Rev. Larry Conway Colona (309) 949-3834
The Rev. Katie Gallagher Monmouth (630) 200-3288
The Rev. Dr. Robert Hansen DeKalb 309/912-0346
The Rev. Roger Hurlbut Lena (815) 622-6155
The Rev. Jeff King Oak Park 708-383-7589
The Rev. Woody Knutson Rockford 773/407-7553
The Rev. Paul Kopka Bolingbrook 630-341-0847
The Rev. Michael Lawyer Orion 309-230-6185 West & Southwest Conferences
The Rev. John Leaf Moline 309-757-7606
The Rev. Vince Marolla Galesburg 262-323-6189
The Rev. Christine Meyer Galena 847-721-5445
The Rev. Douglas Meyer Galena 847-951-7919
The Rev. Hank Milner DeKalb 815/499-6001 Needs transportation
The Rev. Loren Nielsen Rockford 815-399-3516
The Rev. Karl Otto Elkhorn, WI 815-988-0677
The Rev.  Mack Patrick DeKalb 303/918-9028 After 9/7/2019 Can  preside at communion
The Rev. Leo Patterson Dixon 815-652-5269
The Rev. Jane Perkolup Geneva 815-210-0086 willing to travel 15 miles or 30 minutes from Geneva
The Rev. Dave Peters Frankfort 815-806-7369
The Rev. Gerald Peterson Rockford 815-398-8529
The Rev. Robert Peterson Shorewood 815-729-2893
The Rev. Joseph Robb Moline 309-797-1397
Ms. Denise Rode DeKalb 815-756-8321 Cannot preside at communion
The Rev. John Seraphine Sycamore 815-895-9736
The Rev. Daniel Shuters Grayslake 847-752-8850
The Rev. Carol Soderholm Mt. Morris 312-771-1145
The Rev. Art Stees Freeport 815-801-3434
The Rev. Kenn Storck Rockford 815-742-7879 Willing to travel
The Rev. Cordell Strug McHenry 815-271-5356 Willing to travel about 1 hour
The Rev. Mary Carol Strug McHenry 815-271-5356 Willing to travel about 1 hour
Mr. Kai Swanson Rock Island 309-794-7419 Cannot preside at communion
The Rev. Arlyn Tolzmann Elgin 224-535-9261 Preference is within 40 miles of Elgin; cell phone 720-382-9266
The Rev. David Turner Rock Island (563) 320-4524
The Rev. Paul Tweeten Davenport, IA 563-323-2739  
The Rev. David Ufkes Ottawa, IL 815-795-7235

Supply Pastor Compensation

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

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

Effective January 1, 2019, the IRS rate is 58 cents per mile.