Policies & Guidelines

Policies & Guidelines

Safeguarding policy updated to allow primary certification online

The members of the Executive Council voted at their September meeting to update the Safeguarding policy related to preventing sexual exploitation of children and adults. View or download the revised policy Previously, those taking Safeguarding courses were required to take the first two courses in person and could update others online. Now, participants can take courses online initially if they would like – it’s no longer required to take an in-person course first. Visit the Safe Church Training page on the…

Bylaws of Executive Council

Bylaws of Executive Council – PDF – approved September 13, 2014 The Executive Council of the Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth amended bylaws on September 13, 2014.. The Executive Council originally adopted bylaws on May 17, 2014.

Code of Conduct for Meetings

Code of Conduct for Meetings – PDF This Code of Conduct was adopted by the Executive Council of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth on May 17, 2014, and is commended to all groups and gatherings of the diocese as a set of guidelines for our work together.

Policy on Safeguarding God’s People

Bishop’s letter on Safeguarding God’s People Policy and Safe Church Training – PDF Safeguarding God’s People Policy – PDF titled “Toward Healthy Ministry: Safeguarding God’s People From Abuse” Related: Policy on Background Checks The Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth is committed to providing a healthy, safe, and nurturing environment in which all of God’s people can carry out the work God has given us to do. This Safe Church policy is a statement of professional expectations for all people (clergy,…