Vestries, Bishop’s Committees and other lay leaders undertake important administrative responsibilities in West Missouri’s churches. Look here for the latest Constitution and Canons of the Episcopal Church and The Diocese of West Missouri. Find the business manual and diocesan policies and procedures for a variety of topics along with required forms and instructions. Resources on this page support the work of pastoral leaders with updated directives concerning worship and pastoral care.
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Samples for Bylaws and Articles of Incorporation
Clergy Available for Supply
Commission on Ministry
Constitution and Canons
Business & General
Photo & Video Release and Licenses
Hiring & Staff
Sample Letters of Agreement
Safeguarding and Misconduct Prevention
“Updates Coming Soon” … in the interim, contact firstname.lastname@example.org for online enrollment.
Lay Licensed Ministries
Guidelines and Requirements
Lay Licensed Ministry Certificates
These files require a password to open them. Need the password? Contact at BishopsAssistant@diowestmo.org
Background Request Forms can be found in the HR section
See also the Liturgical Directives section in the Diocesan Tab, above. For information on the ordination process visit this page.
- See Human Resources (HR) tab above
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- Best Practices for Parochial Archives
- Opportunities for Serving the Church in Diocesan Leadership
- Emergency Planning Resources for Congregations
- Diocesan Calendar
- Church Support
(where to go to get help)
- Communication Resources
- Find a Church
- Bishop’s Visitation and Area Confirmation Schedule through August 2021