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Background Check Request Form

Use this form to request a background check on a volunteer or employee of your congregation, group, or ministry. Background checks are required for all employees and volunteers within the Diocese who work with children, youth, or vulnerable populations; additionally, vestry member, lay leaders, and others who have unsupervised access to funds, facilities, or financial records are required to have a background check.

Conflict of interest disclosure form

NOTE: Only those who are serving in diocesan offices/ roles need to fill this form out. (for example, clergy, employees, or members of diocesan committees, etc.) Please review The Episcopal Church of North Texas’ Conflict of Interest Policy and then sign the disclosure form below. If you prefer, you can print and sign a paper copy of the form: Conflict of Interest Disclosure Form – PDF

Photo Release Form

Please electronically sign the photo release form if you’ll be attending a diocesan event where your photo or your child’s photo may be taken. If you prefer, you can print and sign a paper copy (send it to us or bring it with you to the registration table).

Forms related to Discernment and Ordination

Click on the tab “Docs, Forms” to see a list of documents and forms related to the process of discernment about ordination. If the text in a cell is underlined, you can click to open that document. If the text is not underlined, the document is not yet linked. Click here to open this chart in a separate window. Some documents are in pdf format. Most will open in a Google Docs viewer; from the Google Docs viewer, click “File” and “Download…

Policy on Background Checks

Policy on Background Checks – PDF  Revised 2014-05-17 Background Check Request Form Related: Policy on Safeguarding God’s People This background check policy, coupled with our Policy on Safeguarding God’s People titled Toward Healthy Ministry: Safeguarding God’s People From Abuse, support our goals to foster the highest standards of ethical behavior in ministry settings and to ensure an environment free of abuse, exploitation and harassment. These policies set professional expectations for all people (clergy, lay employees, contractors, volunteers) serving in our diocese.

Licensed Lay Leader Handbook

Handbook on Licensed Lay Ministry – PDF Handbook on Licensed Lay Ministry – MS Word These documents were updated on 8/19/2015 to include application forms for Licensed Lay Preacher, Lay Pastoral Leader and Lay Evangelist and on 6/28/2016 to improve page formatting.

Contact Us

Office and Contact Information Physical Address: 3401 Bellaire Drive South, Fort Worth, TX 76109 Mailing Address: PO Box 8695, Fort Worth, TX 76124 Phone: 817-534-1900 Fax: 817-534-1904 Email: Diocesan Staff Bishop – Scott Mayer Canon to the Ordinary | Transition Ministry Officer – Janet Waggoner Administrative Assistant – Michele King Communication Director – Katie Sherrod communications and administrative assistant – Steve Grenzow steve, Chancellor – Sandy Liser President of the Standing Committee – Karen Calafat…

Calendar Request Form

If you would like to have an event placed on the Diocesan Calendar, please fill out the form below. Your information will be reviewed by the diocesan office and, if approved, added to the calendar as soon as possible. Once your information is entered in the calendar, expect to receive a confirmation message from the diocesan office. If you have accompanying data, such as a registration form, information for a feature article, or a brochure that you would like to…