FOR CONGREGATIONS

CONGREGATIONAL RESOURCES

RESOURCES FOR ONLINE WORSHIP​

If you are considering a livestream of your worship service or other alternative ways of using technology to meet people where they are, remember that personal connections, the connections that are made from an individual to an individual, are important. How can you create communities within your community to maintain personal relationships? How can you shift meetings, worship services, or youth events from in-person gatherings to virtual experiences? Click the button below for resources from digital leaders in our Church.

STEWARDSHIP: ACCESS THE TENS NETWORK

Our diocese belongs to The Episcopal Network for Stewardship (TENS), an organization committed to inspiring generosity and faithful discipleship. Membership benefits include access to the Annual Giving Campaign by entering the members-only section of the TENS website using the credentials below (username and password are case-sensitive).

  • Username: 1PETER
  • Password: FOUR:10

PROPERTY AND CHURCH MANAGEMENT RESOURCES

Date
Info

04/10/19
Sample Parish By-Laws

For parishes and other bodies in the Diocese who desire to sell or encumber real property that they own:

Date
Info

04/10/19
Guidelines for Real Property Transactions Requiring Standing Committee Approval

Date
Info

09/17/19
Manual of Business Methods in Church Affairs

ADDICTION AND RECOVERY

Addiction and Recovery Ministries of the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland, an affiliate of Recovery Ministries of the Episcopal Church. The Recovery Committee oversees resources for congregations, clergy and other leaders on the prevention, intervention, treatment and recovery of people struggling with addition in a variety of forms: alcohol and drugs, food, sex, gambling, video gaming, shopping, internet. We refer volunteers and professionals to speak to church groups or advise clergy. We plan and promote events such as Recovery Eucharists and retreats that support individual recovery. For help with resources or to ask for someone to speak to a group or individual, contact us at [email protected].

 

Date
Info

05/14/16
Episcopal Diocese of Maryland Alcohol Use Policy