Forms & Admin

Leaders

Date
Info

04/06/19
Background Check Authorization

04/07/19
Contact Information for Synod’s Database

05/31/19
FAQ on Marriage Equality

05/31/19
Guidelines for Addiction

05/31/19
Guidelines for Retired Ordained Ministers

05/31/19
Houston Medical Center Parking

05/31/19
How to Give Online

05/31/19
On Leave from Call Guidelines

05/31/19
On Leave from Call Request

05/31/19
Pastoral Ethics and Leave Taking

05/31/19
Relationship Agreement of Pastors

05/31/19
Retirement Guidelines from the Roster Manual

05/31/19
Retirement Request

05/31/19
Rostered Leaders Reports to the Bishop – Clergy Report

05/31/19
Rostered Leaders Reports to the Bishop – Deacon & SALM Report

05/31/19
Sabbatical Information

05/31/19
Scholarship Guidelines

Congregations

Date
Info

05/31/19
2020 Compensation Guidelines

05/31/19
Annual Congregational Report

05/31/19
Compensation – Clergy Compensation Worksheet

05/31/19
Compensation – Lay Compensation Worksheet

05/31/19
Congregation Retention Schedule

05/31/19
Congregation’s Council Information

05/31/19
Disposition of Records of Disbanding Congregations

05/31/19
FAQ on Gun Laws (Texas)

05/31/19
Financial Release Form – End of Call

05/31/19
How to Give Online

05/31/19
Installation Guidelines – Interim

05/31/19
Installation Guidelines – Pastor

07/23/19
Installation Guidelines – Deacons

05/31/19
Mission Support Estimate

05/31/19
Model Constitution for Congregations – 2016 Amendments to the Model Constitution

05/31/19
Model Constitution for Congregations – 2016 Enmiendas a la Constitución Modelo

05/31/19
Model Constitution for Congregations – English

05/31/19
Model Constitution for Congregations – Español

05/31/19
Model Constitution for Congregations – Rationale for the 2016 Amendments

05/31/19
Ordination Guidelines

05/31/19
Partnership Request

05/31/19
Review and Evaluation – Mutual Ministry Evaluation Process

05/31/19
Review and Evaluation – Rostered Minister Review

07/23/19
Safe Haven Guidelines
Model Guidelines for the Protection of Children and Youth from Abuse

05/31/19
Sexual Misconduct Policy

Financial

Date
Info

05/31/19
Audit Guide

07/08/19
Auditor Report (Fiscal Year 2018)

05/31/19
Auditor’s Report (Fiscal Year 2017)

05/31/19
Charitable Contributions

05/31/19
Charitable Contributions – Substantiation and Disclosure

05/31/19
Check Request/Reimbursement Form & Reimbursement Policy

05/31/19
Congregation Remittance Form

05/31/19
Employer’s Tax Guide

05/31/19
Employer’s Tax Guide to Fringe Benefits

05/31/19
Internal Control Best Practices

05/31/19
Social Security and Other Information for Members of the Clergy and Religious Workers

05/31/19
Tax Guide for Churches and Religious Organizations

05/31/19
Treasurers’ and Bookkeepers’ Financial and Accounting Guide

IRS Resources

Date
Info

05/31/19
Charitable Contributions

05/31/19
Charitable Contributions – Substantiation and Disclosure

05/31/19
Employer’s Tax Guide

05/31/19
Employer’s Tax Guide to Fringe Benefits

05/31/19
Social Security and Other Information for Members of the Clergy and Religious Workers

05/31/19
Tax Guide for Churches and Religious Organizations

Recursos En Español

Date
Info

05/31/19
Congregaciones

05/31/19
General

05/31/19
Líderes

05/31/19
Recursos en Español

As it is, there are many parts, but only one body. The eye cannot say to the hand, “I don’t need you.”

~ 1 Corinthians 12:20-22a

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