Clergy

This is a collection of documents and resources for clergy from the Office of the Bishop. The Clergy Transitions site has information on clergy deployment and vacancies within the diocese.

2017 Parochial Clergy compensation based on congregational grade.

This is the 2018 Parochial Clergy compensation schedule passed at convention. This document outlines clergy compensation based on congregational grade.

To: The Right Reverend Gregory H. Rickel, Bishop of Olympia
In accordance with the national canons: Canon III, 7b states: “Deacons shall report annually to the Bishop or the Bishop’s designee on their life and work.”

Please submit this form no later than March 1, 2018
 

Bishop's January 18, 2013 pastoral letter on same sex blessings

The planning form for an upcoming Bishop's Visitation.

A checklist of items necessary for a successful Visitation by the Bishop.

Bishop's Visitation Form for Confirmands and Receptions.

Recommendations and clarifications by The Church Insurance Agency Corporation (CIAC) in regards to pastoral counseling

Checklist for clergy with regards to appropriate use of church property

Policy on clergy discretionary accounts

Clergy Handbook for the Diocese

Suggestions for topics in a letter to the Bishop from Confirmands prior to the Bishop's Visitation.

Document to assist congregations in reviewing and/or establishing bylaws.

The role of the deacon in the Eucharist and various other special liturgies

Policy on Same Sex Blessings in the Diocese of Olympia

Expectations for clergy who serve or wish to serve in the Diocese of Olympia

I Will Bless You, formerly known as A049 as passed at General Convention 2012

A sample letter of agreement between a deacon, the bishop and the assigned church.

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