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Parish Administration

These pages offer resources to help you run your parish.

Human Resources for Clergy

Resources and policies about clergy as office holders, including professional development, remuneration and benefits, wellness and retirement.

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Human Resources for Parishes

Resources and guidelines about parish employees and volunteers, including staff compensation, hiring and supervising staff, performance reviews and the Parish Human Resources Manual.

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Church Property

Topics on church property, including license and lease agreements, buying and selling property, renovations and cemeteries.

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Finance

The Parish Finance Manual, annual returns, investments and insurance.

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Grants & Funding

The different grants available to parishes and how to apply.

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Screening

Details on the Responsible Ministry: Screening in Faith policy, including how to implement it in your parish.

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Sexual Misconduct Policy

Information on the policy, and resources for holding training sessions in your parish.

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Archives

Details about keeping parish files and what to transfer to the Diocesan Archives, as well as information for researchers.

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Privacy

Information about the Privacy Standards Policy, as well as guidelines on parish directories and access to parish records.

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Health & Safety

Rules and policies your parish needs to follow, plus training resources

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Visual Identity

The diocesan logo and how to use it in your parish.

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Parish Leadership

A toolkit and annual workshops for churchwardens, treasurers and other parish leaders.

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Forms

A convenient collection of downloadable forms.

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Policies & Guidelines

A collection of the Diocese’s policies and guidelines.

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