Church Administration Resources

Parochial Management

Annual Parochial Reports covering attendance and financial information are completed through acna.org

The Church Information form and Delegate Certificate are to be submitted to the diocesan office after the annual meeting but no later than March 1.

2021 Church Information form
Includes: Names and contact information
for church staff and vestry

 

For assistance with the
Parochial Report,
see
https://www.acna.org/help#video-tutorials.

 

2021 Convention Delegate Certificate
Certificate of election, with contact info;
elect according to Canon 1
Monthly Mission Report
Used by mission congregations



Clergy Information form
New clergy, please complete;
others, update as necessary

 

Audit Guidelines for Congregations

 

 

Sample Audit Report

 


How to Conduct a Church Audit
Sample Audit Certificate



The Diocese offers medical coverage, life and disability insurance, and a retirement program for lay and clerical employees.

Health Care
2021-22 Benefits Guide

HSA plan coverage/rate tables
PPO plan coverage/rate tables


The 2021-22 benefits year runs from
Sept. 1, 2021, to Aug. 31, 2022.

Combined
Enrollment Forms
for
Clergy and Lay Health Care
and Voluntary Life & Disability

 

One America Life & Disability
Beneficiary Form


Your Health Benefits Explained


Completing the Enrollment Form

Some elements of clergy compensation are
determined with the advice and consent of the vestry.

Clergy Housing Resolution form
Required annually by the IRS.
Include the completed form and
record of vestry approval
in December meeting minutes.


The Clergy Compensation Package



Handbook of Lay Ministry

Diocesan Customary

MinistrySafe training for clergy and lay people working with minors
Contact Dale Ward dward @ fwepiscopal.org to schedule training for your congregation.

Eucharistic Minister’s License


The Role of the Vestry (part 1)
Eucharistic Min. License Renewal
Eucharistic Visitor’s License
Eucharistic Visitor’s License Renewal
Worship Leader’s License
Worship Leader License Renewal
Catechist’s License
Petition for Annulment
Petition for Marriage

Ethics Manual
The manual sets out requirements and standards of conduct for all clergy, lay employees and volunteers. A copy should be provided to all new employees and lay leaders. Current clergy, employees and lay leaders should review annually. Submit acknowledgement form.

Acknowledgement form
A fillable PDF to be submitted to the diocesan office acknowledging receipt and understanding of the ethics policy documents.
 

Social Media Policy
Diocesan regulations for clergy, lay employees, and volunteers publishing on Web sites, Facebook pages, and other social media. Submit acknowledgement form.

   

Music Copyrights and Licensing (PDF)

Subscriptions and Reporting (PDF)

 
Music Licensing, Part 1
   
Music Licensing, Part 2
     

Risk Management and Emergency Preparedness

Property and Casualty Insurance
Minimum Standards

Parish Inventory form (Excel)
Insuring Parish Property

Digital Security
Important advice to maintain
the security of digital records and IDs.

Property Safety Inspection form
Risk Management Survey Results

Winterization Policy
Steps to take before freezing weather.

Emergency Action Plan form
To schedule an Emergency Preparedness Workshop at your location, contact Canon Atwood

Restoration Services
Frost Bank offers names
of local restoration services firms.

Risk Survey form (Excel)

Instructions for the form (MS Word)


PowerPoint guide

Sample Letter to a contractor Certificate of Insurance

Do you need a Certificate of Insurance?

Tracking Worksheet

Certificate Management guidelines

 
   

Risk Management Monthly Newsletters

2021

January April August  
February May    
March      

Reference

2021 Diocesan Budget 2021 Diocesan Assessment Table
2021 Budget Narrative Assessment Formula

Diocesan Constitution Diocesan Canons
ChurchLaw&Tax (a resource of Christianity Today)

Staff and Leadership Contacts

 

Kristi Heffron, Director of Finance

Danyl Harrell, Financial Assistant

Fr. Michael Brooks, Benefits Coordinator

Rod Barber, Chair, Risk Managment Committee

Diocesan office phone: 817-244-2885

Frost Insurance Brokers
  service: Nikki Adams 817-420-5706
  claims: Jordan Geary 817-420-5744
  agent: Jim Dickenson 817-420-5701

Finance Committee

Risk Management Committee

Retirement Fund Board

Chair: Fr. Roger Grist
(Fort Worth West Deanery)

Treasurer: Walter Virden III
Alan Jackson (Northern Deanery)
Tom Ward (Fort Worth East Deanery)
Joe Hodges (Eastern Deanery)
Fr. Stuart Smith (Southern Deanery)
Paul Prater (FW East Deanery)

Chair: Rod Barber
(Worker's Compensation, Property & Liability)
Don Bendure (Property & Casualty;
Professional Liability)

Chris Brown
David Coburn
Kristi Heffron (Diocesan Staff)

Chair: Dick Kahle
Fr. Andrew Bradley
Marsland Moncrief
Walter Virden III
Joe Graber