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.

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

This document describes the lobbying rules for churches.

Sample Marriage Celebration Agreement

Mission Insite registration information

Notes from meeting on Northwest Immigrant Rights Project

Staff organizational chart for the office of the bishop

Categories: Office of the Bishop

Guidelines used by the requesting mission and the reviewing committee appointed by the Office of the Bishop

This is the 2021 Parochial Clergy compensation schedule passed at convention. This document outlines clergy compensation based on congregational grade.

Issued January 2, 2019

A printable PDF version of Bishop Rickel's Pastoral Letter on the Suspension of the Statute of Limitations for Clergy Sexual Misconduct. The letter can be accessed in English and Spanish.


Guidelines for counseling centers connected to congregations.

Renewal Application for Preacher's License

Este es un documento de recursos para el proceso de transición del clero.

A Rite for the Celebration and Blessing of a Holy Union (Option 1)

Form to be filled out by employee as proof of childhood immunizations

A collection of resources for the Feast of St. Francis.

Slide deck from Bishop Rickel's afternoon April 28, 2020 webinar on stewardship.

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.