Following best practices in the areas of administration and finance is a key step parishes must take in order to ensure their long-term health and viability. Here parish leaders can find practical information about Human Resources, Parish Financial Practices, Parish Giving to the Diocese, Annual Giving Campaigns, and Leadership Listservs.

Annual Giving Campaign Toolkit

Each year the diocese creates a practical toolkit to assist parishes in carrying out successful annual giving campaigns.

Annual Giving Campaign Toolkit

Employment, Benefits, and Human Resources

Here clergy and lay leaders will find information about compensation and benefits, retirement, the hiring process, personnel records management and other matters related to Human Resources.

Human Resources

Employee Benefits

Parish Financial Practices

This section provides information related to being good stewards of God’s gifts, including details about parish giving to the diocese, audits that parishes must file each year, and information on investing assets.

Parish Financial Practices

Parish Giving to the Diocese

This section provides information about parish giving to the diocese.

Leadership Listservs

The diocese hosts a number of role-specific listservs to aid peer-to-peer communication and support. 

The Diocese’s School for Christian Faith and Leadership offers a number of courses to help with business best practices. 

Staff: The Rev. Andrew Walter, Canon to the Ordinary/Chief Operating Officer; Kathleen Hall, Director of Human Resources and Administration