Stated Supply Agreement (Fill in Form)




Stated Supply Agreement

  • Presbyterian Church (the "church")
  • (Stated Supply Pastor)
  • Enter Reverend's full name
  • date, year
  • (Termination Date: month, year)
  • I. Duties of the Stated Supply Pastor

  • II. Covenants

    A. The Session of the Church will work with the Stated Supply Pastor and the congregation to reach the goals agreed upon. We will pray with and for each other. We will devote our energy and talents to achieving the goals, assessing work in progress, and providing an annual performance review of the Stated Supply Pastor. B. The Stated Supply Pastor will continue to develop ministry skills and will consult with and participate in Presbytery. The Session will provide periodic evaluation of the ministries with which the Stated Supply Pastor is directly related and report as required by the Presbytery.
  • III. Compensation and Benefits

  • On behalf of the Church, the Session promises to compensate the Stated Supply Pastor in the following manner:
  • Hours:

  • Salary:

  • Benefits:

  • Professional Expense Reimbursement:

  • (Books, mileage at IRS rate, etc.)
  • (date)
  • (date)
  • (amount)
  • Vacation: 4 weeks annual leave (including 4 Sundays, prorated for any partial year)

  • Study Leave: 2 weeks annual leave for continuing education and study (including 2 Sundays, prorated for any partial year)

  • IV. Termination

    A. By the Stated Supply Pastor. The Stated Supply Pastor may terminate this Agreement with thirty (30) days written notice. B. By the Session. 1. The Session may terminate this contract with sixty (60) days written notice. Such termination shall be made in consultation with the Committee on Ministry. C. The Committee on Ministry should be notified immediately in the event of termination of this Agreement by either party. [Note: If the Stated Supply Pastor will be living in the Church’s manse, additional provisions may need to be negotiated regarding that arrangement, including provision for payment of moving expenses in the event of termination or expiration of the Agreement.]
  • V. Renewal

    The term of this Agreement may be renewed by the written consent of the parties, but only with the approval of the Committee on Ministry of Foothills Presbytery. Negotiation of renewal should begin at least sixty (60) days prior to the Termination Date stated above.
  • Signatures

  • Presbyterian Church


Stated Supply Agreement (printable)

Stated Supply Agreement (2018)

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The Revised “On Calling a Pastor”

March 2015

“On Calling a Pastor” is a resource for pastor nominating committees and mid councils. Each section of the manual builds upon the next to walk users through the call process highlighting the partners in the call process, polity, using the Church Leadership Connection system, and emphasizing the need for spiritual discernment.

The resource is in PDF format. It may be read online or downloaded and printed. “On Calling a Pastor” includes videos, links to online resources, case studies, and “teach the teacher” PowerPoints for those training pastor nominating committees.

Download the full handbook or individual chapters below. You may also watch supplemental videos. To access the video links from within the PDFs, click on the icons found in the various chapters

Validated Ministry Guide

Validated Ministry Guide for Foothills Presbytery

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If you have any questions, please contact LeAnne White at  Thank you!