Twelve Marks of Healthy Church Behavior
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 download this form, complete it and submit it no later than May 15, 2018.
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
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.
A sample for a mission and vision statement.
Worksheet for discerning a congregations God-given Core Passions
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
Policies for those working with children or youth
I Will Bless You, formerly known as A049 as passed at General Convention 2012
Ubuntu Bible study method
A sample letter of agreement between a deacon, the bishop and the assigned church.