A reproducible bulletin insert to help congregational leadership share information about the Diocesan Annual Fund as a giving opportunity.
This guide provides guidance, instructions and checklists related to the process for obtaining diocesan approval from the bishop and Standing Committee for transactions involving church real estate, such as purchases and sales of rectories and consecrated grounds, significant leases and loans secured by a lien on church property.
Jesus took himself apart often in his ministry, to pray, to be with God, to be renewed. The Clergy Sabbatical Program sponsored by the bishops seeks to ensure that clergy in the Diocese of Massachusetts have an opportunity for a time of sabbath, for a renewal of spirit and a reaffirmation of life with God. A sabbatical can offer opportunities for creativity and discovery for both the clergyperson and the congregation.
Guidelines provided by the committee on compensating clergy.
A guide to help congregations through the process of transition in clergy leadership.
Please note: The Guide for Parishes in Transition document is currently under revision and will be posted soon. In the meantime please contact the Rev. Dr. Jean Baptiste Ntagengwa at jbntagengwa [at] diomass [dot] org or by phone at 617-482-4826 ext. 400 for the information.