Supply Preachers

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: $150.00 for one service and $225.00 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.

This List Updated on November 19, 2022 – Online Directory to Be Updated Soon!

Name & Phone
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Additional Information  

Green, Ricardo (Rev.)
(901) 786-2577

  • Has services in Southside Jacksonville at 11:30, but available for earlier services in Jacksonville area
  • Validated Minister / Associate Pastor for Hispanic Ministry at a United Methodist church  

Hedrick, Sandra (Rev.)
(904) 612-9766 (c)

  • [Not able to accept invitations in February/March/early April 2023]
  • Former pastor of Kirkwood and First Jasper Churches
  • Presbytery Stated Clerk Nov 2012 to Feb 2023
  • Will preach in all areas of presbytery
  • Also leads retreats and trainings

Hoff, Bill (Rev.)
(904) 384-3482 (h)
(904) 923-2966 (c)

  • Just retired after 10 years as Associate Pastor at Riverside and prior to that 14 years as Pastor at Kirkwood
  • 20 years of youth ministry in Chicago, Miami, Atlanta, etc. and 33 years in this Presbytery
  • Trained in mental health counseling and mediation
  • Love to preach, teach, lead retreats

Hulsey, Stephen (Rev. Dr.)
(904) 445-7878 (c)

  • Honorably Retired from the Presbytery of Central Florida
  • Served as Stated Supply at Lake Shore Presbyterian Church (2017-2023)
  • Retired U.S. Navy Chaplain (1999)
  • 29 years experience
  • Lives in Ponte Vedra, Fla.
  • Currently a member of the Presbytery of St. Augustine
  • Available to preach on invitation

Kirby, Rick (Mr.)
(904) 705-7804 (c)

  • Ruling Elder Orange Park Presbyterian Church
  • Retired Army 1993
  • Retired Nurse Practitioner 2023
  • Completed Certificate in Congregational Leadership, University of Dubuque Theological Seminary 2021
  • Married to High School sweetheart for 50 years
  • Proud father, two sons, and grandfather, three grandsons, and one granddaughter
  • Following the Spirit on an unknown path

Leak, Sid (Rev. Dr.)
(251) 600-9699 (c)

  • Honorably Retired member of Flint River Presbytery
  • Lives in Valdosta, Ga.
  • Married to Becky, 38 years
  • Distinguished Military Graduate, Spring Hill College (received commission in Army Quartermaster Corps)
  • Div. Columbia; D. Min. McCormick (parish revitalization track)
  • 39 years experience, 3 installed pastorates in Sandersville, Mississippi; Birmingham, Alabama; and Manchester, Tennessee. 2 transitional pastorates in Jackson, Alabama and Laurel, Mississippi
  • Main focus of ministry now: preaching and teaching.
  • Served 21 years as an Army National Guard Chaplain  to include 7 years with Special Forces (Senior Parachutist – very familiar with Camp Blanding!)
  • Graduate, U. S. Army War College 

Link-Cummings, Rhonda
(Rev.)
(352)-875-3002

  • Has been stated supply at several churches in the presbytery
  • Also served as part-time interim at several churches
  • Area Relationship Coordinator
  • Serves on the Call Commission
  • Will travel anywhere in the presbytery

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

McCrosky, 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)

(352) 215-4487 (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
  • Nurtured by travel experiences in Europe, Israel, Egypt, South Korea, the Philippines, and throughout the U.S.

Mossa, Don (Rev.)
(508) 688-7414

  • Currently pursuing Texas/Mexico border mission
  • Has experience as a full-time Pastor, qualified Interim and Supply Pastor in Florida, the Northeast U.S. and as an Associate Pastor in Scotland.
  • Has led groups to the Holy Land 10 times
  • Loves to preach from the heart, not manuscripts
  • Engle Institute of Preaching Fellowship Member
  • Former Board President, Camp Montgomery
  • Former Fire Chaplain
  • U.S. Army Veteran (Vietnam Era)
  • Graduate, Princeton Seminary

Shettler, Robert  (Rev.) (Dr.)
(352) 256-4598

  • Loves preaching and teaching and available for special projects
  • Honorably retired from First Presbyterian Church of Gainesville (2005-2019)
  • 14 years as a member of this presbytery
  • 46 years of ministry in the Church of Jesus Christ
  • Specific work with college students, confirmation, pastoral care, funerals, and studying in the area of Sacred Rhythms

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

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, 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”