Pulpit Supply List

Pulpit Supply List – Updated 6/4/2021

The following people have been cleared by the Commission on Ministry to preach in churches of Pittsburgh Presbytery when invited by the pastor with the concurrence of session or, when there is no pastor, by the session.   The pastor or session seeking pulpit supply should make contact directly with the individual on the list.

The honorarium recommended by Pittsburgh Presbytery for a pulpit supply is $125 for one service and $175 for two services.   The Commission on Ministry also recommends the congregation reimburse the pulpit supply the cost of travel at the current IRS rate.

Specialized Ministers
Honorably Retired Ministers
Members At-Large
Seminary Graduate
Presbyterian Ministers Residing in Pittsburgh Area
Clergy from Another Denomination Connected to Pittsburgh Presbytery
Preaching Association, Pittsburgh Theological Seminary
Mission Co-workers


Specialized Ministers

Rev. Dr. Angela Hancock
Will Preach Lectionary, Serve Sacraments, and Travel Presbytery Wide
8003 Bayard Court
Pittsburgh, PA  15237
Associate Professor of Homiletics and Worship, Pittsburgh Theological Seminary
ahancock@pts.edu

Rev. Charissa Howe
Will Preach Lectionary, Serve Sacraments, and Travel Presbytery Wide
3414 Portola Street
Pittsburgh, PA  15214
Director of Chaplaincy at Allegheny County Jail/Foundation of HOPE
Cell: 412-908-2778
Work: 412-350-2057
rev. charissa.howe@gmail.com

Rev. Dr. Asa Lee
Will Preach Lectionary, Serve Sacraments, and Travel Presbytery Wide
616 N. Highland Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA  15206
President, Pittsburgh Theological Seminary
Cell: 412-770-7315
Work: 412-924-1366
alee@pts.edu

Rev. Edwin van Driel
Will Preach Lectionary, Serve Sacraments, and Travel Presbytery Wide
616 N. Highland Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15206
Director’s Bicentennial Associate Professor of Theology
Work: 412-924-1425
echrvandriel@gmail.com


Honorably Retired Ministers

Rev. Steven Bomely
Will Preach Lectionary, Serve Sacraments, and Travel Presbytery Wide
65 Windvale Drive
Pittsburgh, PA  15236
Home: 412-714-4717
Cell: 412-370-9172
bomelysb@yahoo.com

Rev. Ronald L. Church
Will Preach Lectionary, Serve Sacraments, and Travel Presbytery Wide
232 Singer Avenue
McKees Rocks, PA  15136
228-249-6596
revron@lcfreelancing.com

Rev. Owen (Lee) Clark
Will Preach Lectionary, Serve Sacraments, and Travel Presbytery Wide
115 Scenic Hill Drive
Carnegie, PA  15016
412-559-3509

Rev. Dr. Donald Dawson
No Lectionary, Preaches on Mission, Will Serve Sacraments, and Travel Presbytery Wide
3020 Marie Drive
Gibsonia, PA  15044
Cell:  724-494-0915
Home: 724-443-1488
dawsondonj@gmail.com

Rev. Carol Divens Roth
Will Preach Lectionary, Serve Sacraments, and Travel Presbytery Wide
180 Stanton Court E.
Pittsburgh, PA  15201
Home: 412-441-6004
Cell:  412-414-1017
revdiv@aol.com

Rev. Dr. Robert Downs
Will Preach Lectionary, Serve Sacraments, and Travel Presbytery Wide
906 Canterbury Drive
Moon Township PA  15108
Home: 412-269-0741
rtddmin@aol.com

Bruce Ford
No Lectionary, Serve Sacraments, and Travel Presbytery Wide
99 Claridge Drive
Coraopolis, PA. 15108
Cell: 276-620-9455
beford1951@gmail.com

Rev. John C. Free
No Lectionary, Preaches Seasonal/Christian Year, Will Serve Sacraments, and Travel Presbytery Wide
220 Parliament Drive
Moon Twp., PA  15108
Home: 412-269-7705
Cell: 412-396-9060
free220@comcast.net

Rev. Dr. Jim Gilchrist
Will Preach Lectionary, Serve Sacraments, and Travel Presbytery Wide
281 Limerick Road
Wexford, PA  15090
Cell: 412-819-8148
jag31753@gmail.com

Rev. Dr. Bill Gracey
Will Preach Lectionary, Serve Sacraments, and Prefers Travel to West or South Branches
132 Parkedge Road
Pittsburgh, PA  15220
Cell: 412-977-7499
Home: 412-928-0891
sgracey@verizon.net

Rev. Dr. Carolyn Jones
Will Preach Lectionary, Serve Sacraments, and Travel Presbytery Wide
4410 South Meadow Drive
Allison Park, PA 15101
Home: 412-486-2026
CJones@pts.edu

Rev. Dr. William Sutherland
Will Preach Lectionary, Serve Sacraments, and Travel Presbytery Wide
Redstone Highlands
4953 Cline Hollow Road, Apt. #046
Murrysville, PA 15668
Home: 724-733-4868
Cell: 412-916-9199
willsuth046@gmail.com

Rev. John Sweitzer
Will Preach Lectionary, Serve Sacraments, and Travel to West and South Branches
45 Tenan Street
Burgettstown, PA 15021
Home: 724-947-5749
Cell: 267-514-5794
sweitzer_john@yahoo.com

Rev. Vance (Trip) Torbert
Will Preach Lectionary, Serve Sacraments, and Travel Presbytery Wide
108 West Drive
Pittsburgh, PA  15215
Home:  412-782-5333
Cell:  412-841-3297
flexible@prodigy.net
vwtorbert@gmail.com

Rev. John Yohe
Will Preach Lectionary, Serve Sacraments, and Travel Presbytery Wide
1632 Norsen Drive
Pittsburgh, PA  15243-1548
412-279-7795
revnphyl@verizon.net


Members At-Large

Rev. Kellie Weekly-Mills
Will Preach Lectionary, Serve Sacraments, and Travel Presbytery Wide
3508 Shadeland Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Cell: 412-302-9291 (best contact)
kelliewmills@gmail.com

Rev. Ann Morris
Will Preach Lectionary, Serve Sacraments, and Travel Presbytery Wide
230 Park Entrance Drive
Pittsburgh, PA  15228
Home: 412-344-5249
Cell: 412-979-8422
foxmorris@verizon.net

Rev. Susan Rothenberg
Will Preach Lectionary, Serve Sacraments, and Travel Presbytery Wide
4107 Willow Street Apt. 339
Pittsburgh, PA  15201
Cell: 412-585-1219
Smr33@verizon.net*prefer contact by email

Rev. Tara Woodard-Lehman
Will Preach Lectionary, Serve Sacraments, and Travel Presbytery Wide
198 Central Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA  15238z
Cell: 412-503-3907
tarajoywoodardlehman@gmail.com


Seminary Graduates

William Branning
Will Preach Lectionary, No Sacraments, and Will Travel Presbytery Wide
1011 Winterton Street
Pittsburgh, PA  15206
Home: 412-441-308
Cell: 412-327-4213
wbranning@aol.com

Jason Dauer
Will Preach Lectionary, No Sacraments, and Will Travel Presbytery Wide
1035 N Negley Avenue, Apt 5
Pittsbugh, PA 15206
Cell: 412-418-9585
jdauer5@gmail.com

Kristen Emrick
Will Preach Lectionary, No Sacraments, and Will Travel Presbytery Wide
29 Rhodes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA  15220
Cell: 724-914-1562
kristenemrick@yahoo.com  


Presbyterian Clergy Residing in Pittsburgh Area

Rev. Gary Hansen
Will Preach Lectionary, Serve Sacraments, and Travel Presbytery Wide
4315 Saline Street
Pittsburgh, PA  15217
Home: 412-421-0359
Cell: 563-495-6362
garynealhansen@gmail.com

Rev. Fairlight Collins Lower
Will Preach Lectionary, Serve Sacraments, and Travel Presbytery Wide
180 W. Hutchnson Avenue
Pittsburgh,PA  15218
Cell: 619-816-7777
fairlight.lower@gmail.com

Rev. Bryan J. Powell
Will Preach Lectionary, Serve Sacraments, and Travel Presbytery Wide
4301 Hemlock Circle
Allison Park, PA  15101
Cell: 814-547-1418
Home: 412-487-8124
bryan_powell@yahoo.com


Clergy from Another Denomination Connected to Pittsburgh Presbytery

Rev. Dr. Thomas Clifton
Will Preach Lectionary during Advent and Christmastide, Serve Sacraments, and Travel Presbytery Wide
85 Scott Avenue
Glenshaw, PA  15116
Home: 412-213-0678
Cell: 412-759-2568
tomclifton@yahoo.com


Preaching Association, Pittsburgh Theological Seminary

Danielle Harris, Office of Student Services and Community Engagement
412-924-1405
dharris@pts.edu


Mission Co-workers

http://www.pcusa.org/missionconnections/