Stated supply

(Eccl.) a clergyman employed to supply a pulpit for a definite time, but not settled as a pastor.

See also: Supply

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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On this the commission remarked, 'You are mistaken, the increase in water will not be sufficient to accommodate everyone.' The managing director of the Karachi Water and Sewerage Board (KWSB) said that for the past 40 years it was being claimed that 550 million gallons of water was being supplied to Karachi but now that meters have been installed it has been revealed that Karachi is not getting the stated supply.
Andrew's, Flin Flon, Man.; stated supply at Eversley, Strange, West King, Ont., during M.Div.
McPhee, recently retired minister of Parkwood Church, Ottawa, and currently serving as stated supply at River Denys, Orangedale and Malagawatch pastoral charge, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia.
Then, again, it is possible for the presbytery to appoint an ordained minister as stated supply for one year to carry on an interim ministry.