The General Convention is the primary governing and legislative body of the Episcopal Church in the United States of America. It meets regularly once every three years.
Supply Clergy Guidelines are intended to be a helpful tool for people in congregations who are responsible for working with clergy filling-in, as well as to serve as a resource for members of the clergy themselves.
A communicant in good standing, may be licensed by the Bishop to serve as Worship Leader, Preacher, Eucharistic Minister, or Eucharistic Visitor. Requirements and guidelines for the selection, training, continuing education, and deployment of lay ministers, and the duration of licenses shall be established by the Bishop in consultation with the Commission on Ministry.
As we continue to strive in new ways to care for the gift of God’s Creation, the Climate Justice Council asks your support in contacting your legislators about these proposed bills in the document below....