All other forms except the Church Budget and Fund Balance report are due two weeks before your charge conference or by Nov. Pay close attention to the 2017 Church Forms Schedule and plan ahead.
Do not make the DRA have to chase down your reports!
The Texas Annual Conference created the Clergy Accountability Ministry Area to set standards for quality of pastoral leadership for local congregations.
This is the “on year” for submitting the “Safety and Accessibility Inspection” form. All Safe Sanctuary policies should be updated according to the Resolution 2016-09.
[After every confession], it was like a magic wand had been waved over me." Now, as not a single one of those priests called the police – sanctity of the confessional and all that – Mc Ardle continued his atrocities for decades, devastating the lives of ever more children.
And, on the other hand, we have the Catholic Church waving a flag upon what it sees as the moral high ground, warning the rest of us of what will happen to society if we vote for marriage equality.
This clergyperson provides sacramental authority and ensures provision of sacrament for the congregation including not only the sacraments of baptism and Holy Communion, but any and all rights and functions under the heading of “ordering of the church” – such as reception of members, weddings, and the like. What attire is appropriate for the CLM to wear during worship?
Specific distinctions are offered below to explain (not compare) leadership. Since the position of certified lay minister is not a clergy position, the Certified Lay Minister does not have sacramental authority at any time.