Support for Congregations

st-martins-gi-confirmandsThe Diocese provides support for congregations in many ways.

The Congregational Development Team will provide help with visioning, connecting with your community, mutual ministry reviews, strategic planning and other topics.

The Congregational Support Team can provide consultation on capital campaigns, stewardship, bookkeeping & other financial administration.

The Episcopal Partnership for Mission and Outreach provides grants for ministry beyond your walls.
Partnership Grant Application

There are also resources available for Christian Formation, Sunday School, youth groups, worship and many other areas.

Contact Canon Cathy Dempesy-Sims (cdsims@episcopalwny.org) to get connected with the resources your congregation needs.

Annual Parish Info Form
This form must be completed using MS Word and may be saved from year to year and easily updated as needed. Please update it each year after your congregation’s Annual Meeting, and email to embrauza@episcopalwny.org.

2017 Clergy Compensation Guidelines & Supply Rates
Supply Clergy List (as of November 2016)