2016 Vestry Academy Media Center

March 5, 2016

Thank you to all who attended 2016 Vestry Academy!

Presentation Resources (organized by presenter):

If you have any questions regarding the materials, please contact the presenters directly. 

Bishop Ed
Email: [email protected]

Presentation Materials:

- Polity of The Episcopal Church (PDF of PowerPoint)

Episcopal Polity (Handout)

- Licensed Ministries (PDF of PowerPoint)

- Parishes, Missions, and Affiliated Congregations (PDF of PowerPoint)

- The Anglican Communion (PDF of PowerPoint)

Bill Cathcart, Chancellor of the Diocese
Email: [email protected]

Presentation Materials:

- Legal Responsibilities (PDF of PowerPoint)

Erin Morgan, Comptroller
Email: [email protected] 

Presentation Materials:

- Accounting & Finance (PDF of PowerPoint)

The Rev. Canon Mike Stephenson, Canon Missioner
Email: [email protected]

Presentation Materials:

- Leadership Roles of Vestries and Bishop’s Committees (PDF of PowerPoint)

- Congregation Hospitality Checklist (Handout)

- A Covenant for Decision Making (Handout)

- Liturgy for Commissioning Stewardship Ministers (Handout)


If you experience any technical difficulties, please contact Nicole Baxley, Diocesan Communications Director, directly via email at [email protected] or via phone at (405) 232-4820.