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Parochial Tribunal

Ministry Description

Position Risk Assessment: Low
Term of Office: 1 year, renewable - elected at Vestry
Members include the Incumbent, Churchwardens and 2 elected members
Supervision & Support: Reports to: Churchwardens
Staff Liaison (if different from above):
Committee/Board responsible for this ministry: Pastoral Committee
Purpose: To prepare Parish Lists prior the Annual Vestry Meeting and whenever needed for other purposes
Population(s) served: Church Leadership

Skills & Qualifications:

  • some computer skills to prepare the Parish List
  • able to meet deadlines

Spiritual Gifts Recommended:

  • organization
  • service

Training Provided:

  • on-the-job training

Meeting Date & Time:

  • as needed

Time Commitment Involved:

  • it varies. It obviously take some time to prepare the list of members prior to the Annual Vestry Meeting in February.

Description of Duties / Responsibilities:

  • annually to prepare a list of all the members of the parish who are qualified to vote at Vestry
  • these members must be 16 years of age or over, be regular members of the church for a period of 3 months or more, and are in good standing

Limits of the Position:

  • comply with all policies governing confidentiality where applicable

Benefits & Opportunities:

  • get to know the parishioners

Office Instructions: Provide a copy of this description to the applicant. Place a copy in the applicant’s file in a locked filing cabinet. Record the completion of this step on the applicant’s Screening Checklist.

Rev. January 9, 2004