Policies/Procedures

Policy for alcohol and alcoholic beverages at church functions

Request for an updated clergy background check.

Suggested Diocesan Pastoral Care Polices and Procedures Guidelines

Slide deck from the webinar Regathering Considered: Legalities and Practicalities, dealing with the coronavirus and re-opening church buildings. Webinar held on June 10, 2020.

Other Resources:

Slide Deck: PDF can be found at the bottom of this page.

Policy of the Board of Directors regarding Distribution of Unrestricted Gifts and Bequests.

Diocesan policy regarding email, internet and social media use by church employees.

Renewal Application for Lay Eucharistic Minister

Diocesan policy on Eucharistic Visitors, also known as the Two by Two visitation policy.

In February 2020 the Executive Council of The Episcopal Church (TEC) adopted a Model DFMS (Domestic & Foreign Missionary Society) Vaccination Policy for Youth Events, and encouraged dioceses and Episcopal Institutions to adapt it locally. Our Diocesan Council established a task group to adapt this into a diocesan policy, which was approved at the July council meeting.

Background checks are required for paid employees and those who work regularly with youth or children at congregations. An updated background check should be conducted every five years.

Please use THIS FORM to have an Intellicorp background check performed on paid employees and those who work regularly with youth or children at your congregation.

Policy of the Board of Directors regarding Construction by Mission Congregations.

Renewal Application for Preacher's License