Pulpit Supply

Revised guidelines are in effect as of January 1, 2021.
Pulpit Supply—$150.00 for a single service and $200.00 for two services, with no mileage paid
Session Moderator—$50.00 per meeting, plus mileage

Ministers of Word and Sacrament

Ministers listed (Rev.) may officiate at Communion.
Those designated H.R. are Honorably Retired.

Rev. Carl L. Baughman (Church of the Brethern)
Butler, PA

Rev. Thomas Clyde (H.R.)
Zelienople, PA

Rev. Donald Dawson
Pittsburgh, PA

Rev. Lee Dreyer (H.R.)
Butler, PA

Rev. Katherine Horstman (H.R.)
Beaver, PA

Rev. William Jackson (H.R.)
Valencia, PA

Rev. Robert W. Kennedy (H.R.)
Clinton, PA 15026

Rev. Richard F. Rowe (H.R.)
Chicora, PA

Rev. Andy Shaffer
Fombell, PA

Rev. Gary Weston (H.R.)
Mars, PA

Roll of Candidates under Care 

Roll of Inquirers

Kerry (Hornyak) Dowdy
East Butler, PA

Mathew David Meyer
Beaver, PA

Mr. Tim Rausch
Cranberry Township

Not Deployed but Trained in Commissioned Ruling Elder Classes 

These persons feel called to ministry and have been trained, examined, and declared ready to minister in a pastoral position.

Not Deployed (ND) indicates those not assigned to a congregation at this time 

Mr. Brian F. Graff
Butler, PA

Mr. Karl Kennedy ND (Member Pittsburgh Presbytery)
Valencia, PA

Preaching Class Graduates 

Lay persons who have completed the Preaching Class & have shown good preaching skills. 

The Presbytery requests congregations provide feedback to these individuals using the Beaver- Butler Presbytery Sermon Evaluation Form (can be obtained through the Presbytery office or from the individual). This feedback is important in helping each person continue to develop and hone the craft of preaching.

Mr. Frank Aloi
Cranberry Township, PA

Mr. Ron Carter
Cranberry Township, PA

Mr. Allen Kitchen
North Butler, Chicora

Mr. Ron L. McKissick
Butler, PA

Mr. Larry Meeder
Zelienople, PA

Mr. James Paff
Beaver Falls, PA

Mr. Larry Pifer
Slippery Rock, PA

Ms. Susan Verba
Zelienople, PA

Ruling Elders

Mr. Ed Foote
Wexford, PA

Mr. Gary Jackson (CRE – Shenango Presbytery)
Ellwood City, PA


Mr. David Fox

Mr. Harley Allen
Freedom, PA

Commissioned Ruling Elders (CRE) 

These persons feel called to ministry and have been trained, examined, and declared ready to minister in a pastoral position. Deployed (D) indicates those currently serving a congregation. 

Mrs. Eva-Maria Barr D
Georgetown, PA 15043

Mr. Charles Cline D
Harrisville, PA

Mr. Gregg Hartung D
Mars, PA 16046

Mr. Carmen Shullo D
Butler, PA 16002

Mr. Jeff Marquis D
Aliquippa, PA

Mr. Tom McMeekin D
Valencia, PA

Contact the presbytery office to obtain a digital and printable pulpit supply list that includes contact information.