Information for Congregations

Instructions, Forms, Applications, Grants, Payroll Forms, Policies, Templates 



New Assignment Notice

Annual Congregational Report to the Bishop 2021  (to be available in 2021; due within 30 days after your Annual Meeting)

Congos By-Laws/Constitution List with Dates  (as of January, 2020)

Certificate of Delegates for 2021  (to be available in 2021)

Customary for Retiring Deacons 

Lay Licensing Applications  (new licensing period not yet open; licenses expiring 2019 extended until further notice)

For Clergy: Marriage After Divorce Consent Form & Record of Marriage After Divorce Form 

Parochial Report for 2020 

For Clergy: Regional Confirmation Form  (next date TBD)

Summer Chapel Forms

Visitation Forms



Payroll, Insurance & Employment

Payroll Schedule 2021

Sample Time Sheet for Hourly Employees

New Employee Enrollment/Employee Change Form

Form I-9 for 2020 

Flexible Benefit Election Form 2021

ADP Direct Deposit Form

ADP Online Paystub Access

W-4 2020 Federal

W-4 2020 Maine 



2021 Budget Application for Diocesan Programs  (due July 17, 2020)

2021 Strategic Mission Support Application  (due July 17, 2020) 



Loring Fund

F.B. Wolf Fund

Digital Onboarding Grants 

Domestic Poverty and International Outreach Grants

New Initative Fund Grants

Lovett Fund Grants for Mission Churches 



Travel Reimbursement Form  (2020 rate is $0.57.5 per mile; find 2021 IRS rate in January here)

Deacons Sample Letter of Agreement

Letter of Transfer for Parishioners

Minors Photo Release Template

Mutual Study of Ministry



Diocesan Alcohol Policy

Diocesan Safe Church Policy  (access Safe Church Online Training here)

Title IV (Clergy Discipline Protocols) 



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