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Supply Clergy

Supply Priests &  Available Non-Stipendiary (Diocesan) Priests
Last updated on June 5, 2023

Congregations are expected to reimburse the priest’s travel expenses at the current rate (50¢ per mile)  and overnight lodging where necessary. The diocesan standard honorarium is $150 per main Sunday service or funeral (plus $50 for graveside); $100 for graveside only; $50 for each additional Sunday and/or weekday service; $250, wedding.

These rates do not, of course, apply to parish priests who do not charge additional fees for the sacraments of the church, but only to those priests coming in to “supply” at a church they do not serve as Vicar, Rector, or other position whose compensation is set by a Letter of Agreement approved by the vestry and bishop.

Anywhere in the Diocese

The preferred way of contact is listed first:

I-75 Route & Augusta

Albany Convocation

Bill Behrend (ELCA)

*Sundays & Wednesdays, 100 mile radius of Albany

Joe Clift

*Also Valdosta, Thomasville, Bainbridge. 

Augusta Convocation


Central, Albany, Southwestern



Offer corrections to contact information and availability to the diocesan staff at (912) 236-4279