Business Practices Resources

Guidelines and resource documents prepared by the diocese’s congregational consultants regarding business practices.

In addition to the documents posted in this section, please also see the Document Library sections on “Compensation and Benefits Resources for Congregations” (which includes Compensation and Benefits Guidelines and a Model Personnel Handbook); “Guide for Parishes in Transition”; “Letters of Agreement”; “Model Bylaws”; and “Vitality, Viability and Mutuality.” 

The Episcopal Church's Manual of Business Methods in Church Affairs is available here.

The Church Pension Fund's "Tax Guide for Episcopal Ministers" is available here, and its "2018 Federal Reporting Requirements for Episcopal Churches" is available here

Please visit the Congregational Consultants page for additional resource information.