Office of Transition Ministry

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The Office of Transition Ministry supports the mission of the Diocese of Texas by:


  • Aiding our diverse congregations to lay the foundations needed to recruit and call leaders who will build healthy missionary congregations.
  • Aiding and preparing missionary minded clergy to discover their vocational opportunities within and without the Diocese of Texas.


    For general information regarding Transition in the Diocese of Texas, please contact the Diocesan Transition Minister and Canon to the Ordinary, , or her assistant, , 713-353-2146.


    For general information regarding licensing of clergy or becoming a supply clergy, contact Alice Kerr at 713-353-2121.






    The list below includes non-parochial and retired clergy who are licensed in the Diocese of Texas and have indicated willingness to serve as supply clergy.  Please read the comments regarding their availability, travel limitations, and preferred methods of contact before contacting them. You can view the list as a PDF via the web (alpha by last name), download the Excel file to enable sorting, or view by location via Google Maps. 


    Please consult this list via the web each time, since it is updated regularly.





    Compensation for Supply Clergy


    The Executive Board approves compensation for licensed supply clergy as follows:



    Per IRS (2014) $0.56/mile




    One Service





    Two or More Services





    Each Service













    If a congregation engages a supply clergy and then cancels, the clergyperson must receive two weeks' notice or the congregation must pay for the agreed services and mileage.