Documents

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.

Other Resources

Documents

Church Business

Clergy Available for Supply

Constitution and Canons

Canonical Structure

Pastoral Directions

Policies

Business & General

Liturgical Directives

Marriage and Remarriage

Photo & Video Release and Licenses

Prayer Cycle

Human Resources

Hiring & Staff

Safeguarding and Misconduct Prevention

“Updates Coming Soon” … in the interim, contact hr-finasst@diowestmo.org for online enrollment.

Lay Licensed Ministries

Background

Guidelines and Requirements

Application Forms

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

Ordination

See also the Liturgical Directives section above, and for information on the ordination process visit this page.

Discernment

Forms

Templates

Other Documents

Misconduct Prevention

Samples for Bylaws and Articles of Incorporation

Provincial

General Church

International

Updates

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