A short summary of the duties and responsibilities for a senior and junior warden of a chuch. The information is from the Vestry Resource Guide, revised by Nancy Davidge, editor, and Susan Elliott, writer —A Project of The Episcopal Church Foundation (www.episcopalfoundation.org)
Diocesan policy regarding email, internet and social media use by church employees.
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
Ubuntu Bible study method
A sample letter of agreement between a deacon, the bishop and the assigned church.
Sample Marriage Celebration Agreement
Guidelines used by the requesting mission and the reviewing committee appointed by the Office of the Bishop
This is the 2020 Parochial Clergy compensation schedule passed at convention. This document outlines clergy compensation based on congregational grade.
Guidelines for counseling centers connected to congregations.
The roles of the rector and the vestry.
Set of procedures for counting and handling money
A Rite for the Celebration and Blessing of a Holy Union (Option 1)
Table of contents for the types of policies and procedures that a vestry might have.
Roster of Supply Clergy
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.”
This annual report is for year ending 2018. Please download this form, complete it and submit it no later than March 1, 2019.
The Celebration and Blessing of a Covenant Relationship (Option 2)
Document that may be used after the election of the new members of the Vestry or Bishop's Committee
Discussing clergy compensation with the vestry or bishop's committee
This is a resource document for the clergy transition process. Areas that are covered include:
- Letter of Agreement
- Letter of Separation
- Profile Committee
- Search Committee
Monthly schedule sample for Vestries and Bishop's Committees
A checklist for duties of the vestry or Bishop's Committee person of the month
Sample of a Vestry/Bishop's Committee Covenant
Dear Clergy Colleagues and Lay Leaders in the Diocese of Olympia,