This document describes the lobbying rules for churches.
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.
Sample Marriage Celebration Agreement
2020 mileage reimbursement rates for business and volunteers
Mission Insite registration information
Mutual ministry agreements between the vestry/BC and clergy regarding roles and responsibilities.
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
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.
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.