CHURCH OFFICE:
Hours: 8 am - 4:30 pm, Mon-Fri.
212 North Tulane Avenue
Oak Ridge, TN 37830
Tel: (865)483-8497


Parish Bylaws and Policies

The following PDF files provide access to the Bylaws and Procedures that are currently approved.


Parish Bylaws: Procedure for Bylaws



INDEX TO ST. STEPHEN'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH

VESTRY POLICIES

I. Personnel Policies [see also F16]

B-1: Lay Personnal Compensation and Leave
B-2: Lay Personnal Overtime Compensation
B-4: Medical and Disability Insurance for Lay Staff Members
B-5: Retirement Plans
B-7: Leave of Absence
B-8: Continuing Education


II. Financial Policies [see also F7]

C-1: Fiscal Policies [see also C11]
C-2: Authorizations for Disbursement and Charge Care Use
C-3: Disbursement of Funds
C-4: Loose or Plate Offerings
C-7: Clergy Residence Account
C-8: Clergy Compensation
C-9: Travel Expenses
C-10: Gifts and Memorials [see also C11, F8]
C-11: Memorial Garden [see also C1.C10, F7]


III. Building and Grounds Policies [see also F2]

D-1: Use of Church Property or Facilities by Outside Organizations or Individuals
D-2: Building Security and Personal Safety
D-5: Alcoholic Beverages
D-6: Use and Maintenance of the Memorial Garden [see also F9]


IV. Vestry Meetings

E-1: Vestry Responsibilities


V. Parish Committee Structure and Policies

F-1: Organization of the Parish and the Use of Committees
F-2: Building and Grounds Committee [see also the "D" policies]
F-3: Bylaws and Procedures Committee
F-4: Christian Education Committee
F-5: Communications Committee
F-6: Evangelism Committee
F-7: Finance Committee [see also the "C" policies]
F-8: Gifts and Memorials [see also C10]
F-9: Memorial Garden Committee [see also D6]
F-10: Outreach Committee
F-11: Parish Life Team
F-12: Pastoral Care Committee
F-13: Stewardship Committee
F-15: Liturgics Committee
F-16: Personnel Committee [see also the "B" policies]
F-18: Nominating Committee


Diocese of East Tennessee Policies on Sexual Misconduct and Abuse

Safe Church: Policies for the Protection of Children, Youth and Adults from Abuse