Mutual ministry agreements between the vestry/BC and clergy regarding roles and responsibilities.
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.
Notes from meeting on Northwest Immigrant Rights Project
Staff organizational chart for the office of the bishop
Guidelines used by the requesting mission and the reviewing committee appointed by the Office of the Bishop
Guidelines for counseling centers connected to congregations.
Application for Preacher's License
Renewal Application for Preacher's License
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)
A collection of resources for the Feast of St. Francis.
Slide deck from Bishop Rickel's afternoon April 28, 2020 webinar on stewardship.
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)
Slide deck from Bishop Rickel's morning April 28, 2020 webinar on stewardship.
Questions for congregational leaders to ask during their long-range planning meetings.
Document that may be used after the election of the new members of the Vestry or Bishop's Committee
Letter from Bishop Rickel concerning Episcopal school standards for the diocese
Manual for responding to school standards
Discussing clergy compensation with the vestry or bishop's committee
History and curriculum of Total Common Ministry