The Constitution sets out the structure and rules of synod, while the Canons are the law of the Diocese, governing its life and discipline.
Familiarizes new churchwardens and lay leaders with their roles and responsibilities, and a reference source for experienced churchwardens and incumbents.
Information for parishes about the management of their financial affairs.
Information and policies for churchwardens as employer, with two sections: one on clergy and one on parish employees.
Information about property issues like buying and selling, lease and license agreements, and building renovations and expansions.
All the information you need to know about insurance requirements for the church property, building and furnishings.
Provides financial statistics and the basis for accurately and fairly calculating the allotment for each congregation.
Information about the components of the remuneration package, policies on clergy remuneration, and statistics and forms to help you with annual adjustments.
Information about the various grants and funding sources available to parishes.
Information, resources and sample policies to help you comply with the Occupational Health & Safety Act.
Information that will help you with your short- and long-term investing strategies, along with how to deposit and access funds in the Consolidated Trust Fund and Cemetery Fund.
Resources and templates to help with screening compliance and good volunteer management practices.
Procedures for complaints and the definitions of the policy, including who to contact and training resources.
Information about the Privacy Standards Policy, as well as guidelines on parish directories and access to parish records.