Pulpit Supply List

This list contains only the names of Presbyterian ministers, ministers who are members of denominations with whom we are in correspondence, ordained Presbyterian elders and Graduates of Leadership Development for Ministry Program. Certification for State of Minnesota Statute 604.20 Background Checks is on file for all persons named on this listing.

Congregations are strongly encouraged to use this listing when the need for pulpit supply arises.

  • Anyone (Teaching Elder, Ruling Elder or layperson) supplying a pulpit more than two times in succession must have Commission on Leadership approval.
  • Minimum remuneration is $100 if preaching at one service, and $150 if preaching at two services, plus IRS mileage rate. ($.535 per mile)
  • The names on this listing are placed according to the area in which they live. These areas correspond to Presbytery Cluster Areas. For further information, contact the Presbytery Office.

Where would you like to go?

Cluster 1 Northwest
Cluster 2 Northeast
Cluster 3 East Central
Cluster 4 West Central
Cluster 5 Southwest
Cluster 6 Southeast
Others

CLUSTER 1 NORTHWEST
Ashby -- Browns Valley -- Doran -- Fergus Falls/Federated -- Fergus Falls/Western -- Osakis -- Underwood/Maine 

CLUSTER 2 NORTHEAST
Brainerd/First -- Crosslake -  Foley -- Randall -- St. Cloud

Jean Bauer (graduate of the Leadership Development for Ministry program)
9868 County Road 8
Kimball MN 55353
320-333-3764
tjbauer@cloudnet.com
Travel Restrictions: None

Rev. Vern Maxa (retired Presbyterian pastor)
143 Carol Lane
Brainerd MN 56401
218-828-3410
dixieboymaxa@gmail.com
Travel Restrictions: None

Pat Postlewaite (graduate of the Leadership Development for Ministry program)
PO Box 153
Crosslake MN 56442
218-692-4512
ppwaite@charter.net
Travel Restrictions: None
May 15 - Sept. 15

Gloria Vande Brake (graduate of the Leadership Development for Ministry program)
271 Shoreview Est
Big Lake MN 55309
218-820-4197
gloriavande@hotmail.com
Travel Restrictions: None

Rev. Bill Yueill (retired Presbyterian pastor)
27202 Carr St NW
Zimmerman MN 55398
wyueill@izoom.net
763-856-3803
Travel Restrictions: None

CLUSTER 3 EAST CENTRAL
Litchfield -- Maynard -- Redwood Falls -- Renville -- Silver Lake -- Spicer, Harrison --Spicer, Hope -- Willmar

Carol Chmielewski
23361 Jade Ave
Silver Lake MN 55381
952-201-6684
chmielm2jc@embarqmail.com
Travel Restricktons: None

Rev. Merle Elrod (retired Presbyterian pastor)
925 Hayden Ave
Hutchinson MN 55350
320-587-4333
Travel Restrictions: None

Dennis Peterson (graduate of the Leadership Development for Ministry program)
14963 105th Ave NE
Spicer MN 56288
320-905-1007
dkp56@tds.net
Travel Restrictions: None

Sheila Sjerven (graduate of the Leadership Development for Ministry program)
1324 23rd St SE
Willmar MN 56201
320-235-6542
sasjerven@charter.net
Travel Restrictions: None

CLUSTER 4 WEST CENTRAL
Canby -- Currie -- Dawson -- Fulda -- Holland -- Marshall -- Milroy -- Pipestone -- Russell -- Slayton -- Tracy -- Westbrook

Keith Carey (Commissioned Ruling Elder)
1009 1st Ave
Westbrook MN 56183
507-274-5673
kacarey@hotmail.com
Travel Restrictions: None

Karen Houtman (graduate of the Leadership Development for Ministry program)
714 Ring Ave
Canby MN 56220
507-223-5331
choutman@frontiernet.net
Travel Restrictions: None

Stan Menning (graduate of the Leadership Development for Ministry program)
PO Box 428
Dawson, MN 56232
320-769-4703
smenning0@gmail.com
Travel Restrictions: None

Rev. Glen Pearson (Presbyterian minister - Dakota Presbytery)
215 3rd Ave SW
Pipestone MN 56164
507-825-5015
Travel Restrictions: None

Rev.William P. Warnock, Jr (Methodist pastor)
622 3rd Ave
Madison MN 56256
912-256-0126
williampwjr@yahoo.com
Travel Restrictions: None

CLUSTER 5 SOUTHWEST
Beaver Creek -- Brewster -- Edgerton -- Ellsworth -- Lismore -- Luverne -- Round Lake -- Rushmore/First -- Rushmore/Emmanuel -- Worthington

Peter Anderson (graduate of the Leadership Development for Ministry program)
1306 South Shore Dr
Worthington MN 56187
507-372-5957
peterev@vastbb.net
Travel Restrictions: None

Kathy Knips (graduate of the Leadership Development for Ministry program)
13510 Chaney Ave
Lismore MN 56155
Cell: 507-360-1655
kathyknips@hotmail.com
Travel Restrictions: None

Charles Moore (Ruling Elder)
1955 S Shore Dr
Worthington MN 56187
507-372-2610
cjmoore@iw.net
Travel Restrictions: None

CLUSTER 6 SOUTHEAST
Amboy -- Blue Earth -- Cambria -- Jackson -- Kasota -- Lake Crystal -- Madelia -- Mankato -- Mountain Lake --St. James -- St. Peter -- Windom -- Winnebago

Rev. Tim Berg (United Church of Christ)
(Mankato State University Campus Pastor)
PO Box 771
Mankato MN 56001-0771
507-345-7806
Travel Restrictions: None

Norma Bergquist (graduate of the Leadership Development for Ministry program)
626 Pfau St
Mankato MN 56001-4319
507-625-4524
nib@hickorytech.net
Travel Restrictions: None

Joan Engstrom (graduate of the Leadership Development for Ministry program)
201 7th Ave N
Saint James MN 56081
507-375-4533
gejjstrom@gmail.com
Travel Restrictions: 60 miles

Rev Dr Heather Hammond (ELCA pastor)
534 Byron St
Mankato MN 56001-3908
612-834-0211
pastorheatherhammond@gmail.com
Travel Restrictions: None, Available beginning summer 2017

Rev. Barbara Jackman (UCC pastor)
32 Restless Ct
North Mankato MN 56003-2401
507-345-2169
bjj@hickorytech.net
Travel Restrictions: None

Rev. Bob Maharry (retired Presbyterian pastor)
804 W. Madison
Saint Peter MN 56082
507-934-9361
rmaharry70@gmail.com
Travel Restrictions: 50-75 Miles

John McKay (graduate of the Leadership Development for Ministry program)
428 Wabasha St
St. Peter MN 56082
507-934-6176 home
507-382-4145 cell
jmckay@hickorytech.net
Travel Restrictions: None

Pat Postlewaite (graduate of the Leadership Development for Ministry program)
757 S St
Owatonna MN 55060
507-271-9485
ppwaite@charter.net
Travel Restrictions: None

Iris Stevens (graduate of the Leadership Development for Ministry program)
PO Box 339
Amboy MN 56010
507-674-3986
dstevens1@hickorytech.net
Travel Restrictions: None

Betty Thorson (Commissioned Ruling Elder)
106 Ash St
New Ulm MN 56073
507-947-3255
thorsonbetty@gmail.com
Travel Restrictions: None

Terry Wheeler (graduate of the Leadership Development for Ministry program)
213 S Griffin
PO Box 207
Lakefield MN 56150
507-662-5281
Travel Restrictions: None

Out of Bounds of the Presbytery of Minnesota Valleys

Rev. Michael McCallum (Presbyterian pastor)
4301 S Solberg Ave #7
Sioux Falls SD 57106
605-361-4967
momandpops_76@hotmail.com
Travel Restrictions: None

Dan Smith (graduate of the Leadership Development for Ministry program)
1305 E 68th St N
Sioux Falls SD 57105
605-271-5451 (Home)
605-610-6984 (Cell)
upham@sio.midco.net
Travel Restrictions: 80 miles

Mark Volkers (retired Presbyterian pastor)
8315 W 56th St
Sioux Falls SD 57106
605-271-7564 home
Travel Restrictions: Travel to Clusters 4 & 5

Jean Volkers
8315 W 56th St
Sioux Falls SD 57106
605-271-7564 (home)
605-929-4786 (cell)
jevolkers@hotmail.com
Travel Restrictions: Travel to Clusters 4 & 5