A Report of the Bishop's Task Force on Episcopal School Standards
Office of the Bishop
The Office of Bishop oversees the pastoral, administrative, and programmatic oversight for the diocese. This office coordinates all schedules for the Bishop including Sunday and weekly visitations. The topics on the left are in subcategories for easier search.
Twelve Marks of Healthy Church Behavior
Diocesan Staff Personnel Manual
Application form for Multicultural Grants
2016 mileage reimbursement rates for business and volunteers
2016 SDG grant application form and information.
2017 Parochial Clergy compensation based on congregational grade.
Policy for alcohol and alcoholic beverages at church functions
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
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, 2016
Instructions on how to apply for licensed ministries
Authorization for background checks for Safe Church
Bishop's January 18, 2013 pastoral letter on same sex blessings
The planning form for an upcoming bishop's visitation.
Bishop Rickel's 10 Rules for Respect.
Bishop's Visitation Form for Confirmands and Receptions.
Child Abuse Prevention Guidelines
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
Compensation and Benefits Manual for Parochial Clergy
Suggestions for topics in a letter to the bishop from confirmands prior to the bishop's visitation