Greetings!

This is our current list of teaching and ruling elders available for supply preaching in the Presbytery of St. Augustine.  

Please click on the person’s name to send an email request to him or her.  Phone numbers are also supplied.  For additional information or to report any updates for the list, please email the Stated Clerk.

Note: The presbytery’s approved minimum guidelines for compensation of supply preachers/worship leaders are: $125.00 for one service and $200.00 for multiple services, plus mileage reimbursement at the current Internal Revenue Service rate.  The requesting church and the supply preacher are encouraged to discuss compensation at the time the invitation is made.

Name                  Phone Number                

Additional Information  

Caroland, Fairy (Rev.) 615.944.8972(c)
  • chaplain at Haven Hospice
  • working within the bounds of the Presbytery of St. Augustine
  • member-at-large of the Presbytery of Savannah
  • two-week notice for preaching outside of the Gainesville area
Comee, Les
(Rev.)

904.347.3665
  • Training Director – Young Life in Florida – 30 years
  • married to Marilyn, son John
  • currently work with blind high school students from Florida School of Deaf and Blind
  • teaching Youth Ministry at Flagler College
  • loves to preach from the gospels
  • is willing to travel up to an hour outside of St. Augustine/Jacksonville
Dalton, Norman
(Rev.)

904.310.6527(h)

904.335.1570(c)

  • honorably retired in 2008 after 21 years as pastor of Community Presbyterian Church of Deerfield Beach, FL
  • moved to Amelia Island to be near his sons.  He and his wife participate in Amelia Plantation Chapel
  • has guest preached there and regularly participates in worship leadership
  • Rev. Dalton and his wife both sing in the praise chorus
  • volunteer with Community Hospice of Northeast Florida

Davies, Craig (Rev.)

352.212.3065(c)

  • has served as interim pastor and temporary supply
  • honorably retired from the Presbytery of Tampa Bay
  • has 43+ years of pastoral experience
  • willing to preach at any congregation in the Jacksonville/St. Augustine area
Emery, William (Rev.)

904.744.5204(h)

904.382.8212(c)

  • an honorably retired member of the presbytery
Graham, Dan (Rev.)
904.797.8783
  • an honorably retired member of the Presbytery of St. Augustine
  • have Bible, will travel

Hayes, Cliff
(Dr.)

217-801-7148
  • served churches in New York, Ohio, Illinois, Michigan and Missouri…retired 2015
  • Doctor of Ministry in conflict resolution…divorce mediator…community mediator
  • the duration of my sermon will be approximately 13 minutes and 97 seconds
Hedrick, Alexandra
(Sandra) (Rev.)

904.612.9766
  • currently unavailable – serving as temporary pastor to Kirkwood Presbyterian Church
  • the Stated Clerk of the Presbytery of St. Augustine
  • has served as an interim pastor and is a lawyer/mediator
  • enjoys preaching in all regions of the presbytery
Kelly, Yvan
(Dr.)

904.471.1346(h)

904.819.6219(o)

  • an elder at Memorial Presbyterian in St. Augustine
  • certified to be commissioned to service in our presbytery as a pastor
  • the Associate Vice President of Flagler College
  • has represented the Presbytery at General Assembly and the Synod
Kirkham, John
(Rev.)

904-214-3084 (c)

561-716-5547 (h)  

  • a retired member of Tropical Florida Presbytery
  • retired from Faith Presbyterian Church (just south of the West Palm Beach Airport), after nine years their in 2009
  • has two adult children with children who live in this area
  • John’s wife is the Organist/Choir director at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church
  • retired in 2013 from working mid-nights part-time at St. Vincent’s Riverside Hospital 

Link-Cummings, Rhonda
(Rev.)

352.687-8482 (h)

352.875-3002 (c)

  • at-large teaching elder, in Silver Spring Shores
  • Rhonda’s husband Alan is the pastor of the Silver Springs Shores Presbyterian Church
  • member of the presbytery since 1995, having served several of our congregations

Lukefahr, Jerie M.(Ms.)

 

904.624.7210 (h)

314.406.8460 (c)

  • ruling elder at First Presbyterian, Fernandina Beach
  • completed three year CRE training in Presbytery of Giddings-Lovejoy, including two internships at solo pastor congregations
  • led worship regularly at skilled nursing facility, Wildwood MO; did supply preaching for churches in St. Louis MO area (Hillside, Hillsboro, Affton, Ferguson, Mehlville, Old Argo) before moving to Florida January 2014
  • will drive approximately 30-50 miles each way to assist
McCroskey, Jess
(Rev.)
 

904.651.4286

  • grew up in the Orange Park Presbyterian Church and was ordained as a Teaching Elder in 1982
  • has served several congregations as a full time pastor and as a part-time stated supply
  • since 1998, has been a hospice chaplain with Community Hospice of Northeast Florida
  • for occasional supply work, can travel within the presbytery, assuming appropriate compensation
  • For longer periods,  would prefer to stay within about a 35 mile radius from his residence in Orange Park

Menzel, Dick
(Rev.)

417.742.2061 (h)

 

417.848.9043 (c)

  • taught high school business education and English
  • called to U.S. Army active duty from Reserves
  • enjoyed participating in Kiwanis and Rotary
  • during full-time ministry, served four active, faithful and fun congregations in Iowa, Illinois, and Missouri
  • after retiring, was Stated Clerk of John Calvin Presbytery
  • trained for interim (transitional) ministry
  • blessed with a wonderful wife, two great kids, and two beloved grand-daughters
  • nurtured by travel experiences in Europe, Israel, Egypt, South Korea, the Philippines, and throughout the U.S.
Myers, Dothlin
(Mrs.)

352.861.3802 (h)

917.803.3167 (c)

  • certified to be commissioned as a pastor in our Presbytery
  • available in Ocala (Marion County)
  • works full time

Russell, William   (Rev.) (Dr.)

904.373.0760 (h)

850.502.1517 (c)

  • graduate of Princeton Theological Seminary and Ecumenical Theological Seminary, Detroit, MI
  • honorably retired after 40 years of “tall steeple” ministries
  • certified for Intentional Interim Ministries
  • prefers to be called on for “last-minute emergency” situations: “Have sermons; will travel!”

Smith, Ronald R. (Rev.) (Dr.)

904.992.0571 (h)

 

904.614.5017 (c)

 

  • Honorably retired from Central Florida Presbytery.  Most recent calls: First Presbyterian Church of Maitland, Maitland FL (2009-2013); St. Johns Presbyterian Church in Jacksonville (1987-2009)
  • Doctoral Dissertation: “Preaching Biblical Narratives”
  • Preach from the Text doing Biblical Exegesis and practical application
  • Available for pulpit supply, renewal events, leadership, marriage or mission retreats
  • Live in Jacksonville Beach with my wife of 40 years, Cheryl
  • Have traveled to over 70 countries on all seven continents, teaching on five continents
  • Continue to travel to third and fourth world countries several times a year to preach, teach and mentor emerging church leaders in order to provide a theological education
  • Available to serve Jesus as needed

Stewart, A. Dale
(Rev.) (Dr.)

386.218.4578 (h)

352.209.5349 (c)

  • An honorably retired member of the presbytery
Sumlin-Walker, Sheryl
(Rev.)

386.446.0300 (o)
  • on the program staff of Trinity Presbyterian Church in Palm Coast
  • is willing to travel where the need is, depending on her youth schedule
Thomas, Jennie (Rev.)
504.919.2116 (c)
  • ordained Teaching Elder in 1994
  • Board Certified Professional Chaplain serving in Jacksonville
Weimer, Bill (Rev.) (Dr.)
904.246.1892 (h)

904.322.2022 (c)

  • grew-up in First Presbyterian Church, Gainesville FL
  • honorably retired PCUSA minister from Presbytery of SE Virginia; current member of our presbytery; now lives in Atlantic Beach, Florida, with wife Eathel (48 yr-marriage), gifted leading/teaching Bible study-discussions
  • enthusiastic preaching, teaching, and doing seminars – Bible text to life situations; teach how to lead small group Bible study-discussions and to share one’s faith; Teaching Asst in Ch History (2 yrs) at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
  • 14 yrs parish minister (Assoc., Senor Minister, and College Pastor); 26 yrs Navy Chaplain (shipboard, shore, Europe, combat, USN, USMC, USCG); Cmd and Sr Chaplain at USCG Academy; taught course “Bible as Literature”; Temp Sr. Pastor and Chief of Staff (1st Pres, then 3rd Pres – 6 mos each) Norfolk VA
  • Doctoral Thesis (Bible studies & talks): “Working for Bad Boss: Saul & David”
Wells, Joan
(Ms.)

904.333.9504   
  • certified to be commissioned to service as a pastor in our presbytery
  • currently serves on the Committee on Ministry
  • available to serve the surrounding Ocala, Gainesville and Weirsdale areas