These resources will help clergy meet their legal, canonical and policy obligations.
The Constitution sets out the structure and rules of synod, while the Canons are the law of the Diocese, governing its life and discipline.
Information about liturgy and worship, including baptism, marriage, Eucharist, healing and funerals, as well as episcopal matters and jurisdiction.
Familiarizes churchwardens and lay leaders with their roles and responsibilities; a reference for experienced churchwardens and incumbents.
Resources and policies about clergy as office holders, including professional development, remuneration and benefits, wellness and retirement.
Information for parishes about the management of their financial affairs.
Information and policies for churchwardens as an employer, with sections on clergy and parish employees.
Provides parochial statistics and the names of each congregation’s regular Synod representatives, completed annually by incumbents.
A two-year program of professional development for the newly ordained in a supportive peer environment.
Information about the types of leaves, application process and the impact on remuneration and Synod status.
Information about the components of the remuneration package, policies about clergy remuneration and the annual information memo.
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.