Summary of assessments reported and balance due through the current month for diocesan churches
Assessments and Parochial Information
Spreadsheet to use to calculate NDI beginning January 2017
Annual report for accounting of diaconal/priestly activity during a calendar year
Report for retired and non parochial clergy listing services that have officiating at during the year
An annual financial audit is a canonical requirement of The Episcopal Church.
Title 1, Canon 7, Sec. 1(f)-(g):
(f) All accounts of the Diocese shall be audited annually by an independent Certified Public Accountant. All accounts of Parishes, Missions or other institutions shall be audited annually by an independent Certified Public Accountant, or independent Licensed Public Accountant, or such audit committee as shall be authorized by the Finance Committee, Department of Finance, or other appropriate diocesan authority.
Mutual ministry agreements between the vestry/BC and clergy regarding roles and responsibilities.
Instructions for filling out the Net Disposible Income form
Diocesan policy on unpaid assessments
Questions for congregational leaders to ask during their long-range planning meetings.
The Episcopal Church has adopted “Five Marks of Mission” to guide the work of its congregations. We believe there is a sixth mark of mission that is essential if congregations hope to achieve any of the original five marks of mission. The sixth mark is to build financially sustainable congregations.