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Information for Congregations

Instructions, Forms, Applications, Grants, Payroll Forms, Policies, Templates 
* Please also visit the "Search (A-Z)" tab on our navigation bar to look-up the information you seek by subject.*
 

RESOURCES

 

REPORTING FORMS

Annual Congregational Report to the Bishop (form to be posted in 2022; due within 30 days after your Annual Meeting)
Certificate of Delegates for 2021  (due July 15, 2021)
For All Clergy: Clergy Annual Report for 2020 (due March 18, 2021)
Lay Licensing Applications  (new licensing period not yet open; licenses set to expire in 2019 extended until further notice)
For Clergy Only: Regional Confirmation Form  (next date TBD)
 

INSTRUCTIONS

How to add your event to the diocesan web calendar using this form. (instruction video here)
 

EMPLOYMENT & PAYROLL FORMS

New Employee Enrollment/Employee Change Form:  PDF version or Word document version

 

SUPPORT APPLICATIONS

2021 Budget Application for Diocesan Programs   (2022 application was due July 16, 2021) 
2021 Strategic Mission Support Application  ("Aid to Congregations"; 2022 application not yet released) 

 

GRANTS

Domestic Poverty and International Outreach Grants (2021 application not yet available)

 

MORE FORMS/TEMPLATES

Travel Reimbursement Form  (2021 rate is $0.56 per mile; when the 2022 IRS rate is available, find it here)
Parish Administrators Collaborative (PAC) (visit page for building use, annual report, parish admin LOA, and assorted template samples)
 

POLICIES

Diocesan Safe Church Policy (Safe Church Online Training is undergoing changes. Stay tuned for more info!)

 

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