P 106 Parish Administration

The purpose of this course is to present an overview of parish administrative life routinely encountered by the parish priest. This course examines the features of an Anglican ecclesiology as it is lived out in the life of the Anglican Church of Canada.

This course will cover:
•Diocesan, Provincial and National structures and organization
•Clergy designations (e.g. Archdeacon, Canon, Regional Dean, Dean) and their appropriate salutational terms
•Annual Reports for Diocese
•Synod Office personnel and services
•Regional organization
•Parish organization
•Parish registers and how to use them
•Knowing how to call and direct an A.G.M.
•Directing effective parish meetings
•Effective supervision of volunteers and employees
•Canonical Role of the priest in chairing meetings