Office of Transition Ministry

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Office of Transition Ministry

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

  • Aiding our diverse congregations to discern and call leaders who will build healthy congregations.
  • Aiding and preparing clergy to discover vocational opportunities within and outside of the Diocese of Texas.

For information regarding Transition in the Diocese of Texas, please contact the Rev. Blake Rider, Diocesan Transition Minister, 713.520.6444.

For general information regarding licensing of clergy, contact Millie Longoria at .  To be added to the supply clergy list, please contact Kathryn L. Herman,

Churches in Transition & Other Clergy Positions

EDOT SUPPLY CLERGY

The EDOT Supply Clergy List 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. 

This list is updated regularly; please consult this list via the web each time to ensure you are accessing up-to-date information.

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

Mileage Reimbursement Per IRS (2019) $0.58/mile
Sundays One Service $150.00
Two or More Services $200.00
 Weekdays Each Service $75.00

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.