Clergy Resources

Looking for information about serving as or providing for a member of the clergy in the Episcopal Diocese of Northern Indiana? Whether you are searching for information about the Church Pension Group and the Denominational Health Plan or you are wondering whether we have an open positions, this is the place to be!

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Pension, Insurance and Other Benefits

The Church Pension Fund (CPF) was founded in 1917 to provide pension benefits to eligible clergy of the Episcopal Church.  Since then, with the authorization of General Convention, its mission has expanded. Today, the Church Pension Group (CPG), which consists of CPF and its affiliate companies, provides:

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Letters of Agreement and Supporting Documents

All parochial clergy—both priests and deacons—should have Letters of Agreement (LOA) with the parishes for which they regularly serve. While not a contract, per se (expiry of the LOA does not result in the ending of employment), the LOA does spell out mutual expectations for both the clergy and the lay leadership so as to avoid both routine misunderstandings and ill-will in times of crisis.

Clergy and vestry should review and (where necessary) revise their LOA once a year, preferably in time for any changes to be reflected in the parish budget for the coming year.  Below you will find materials to help with the creation, review and revision of your LOA:

Letter of Agreement Templates

Supporting Resources:

     

    

Open Positions

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Grace Episcopal Church, a pastoral-sized parish on the Southwest side of Ft. Wayne, Indiana, is eagerly seeking its next rector. We are a joyously progressive faith community whose liturgy blends the contemporary with the traditional. Collaboration with other area faith communities is a priority for us, particularly in our outreach efforts. We hope for a rector who is energetic and flexible, embraces variety, and is compassionate in ministry.

Interested persons should send a cover letter, cv and OTM Profile to Missioner Terri Bays at missioner.bays@ednin.org by July 31, 2018.

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St. Anne’s Episcopal Church, a pastoral-sized parish in Warsaw Indiana, is eagerly seeking its next rector. Nestled in the heart of Indiana’s lake country, Warsaw has a flair for blending the care of community one expects in a small town with the range of cultural opportunities one expects from a city. St. Anne’s seeks a rector who will reflect this ethos, engaging both young and old through active involvement in faith-sharing and outreach ministries, energizing of the laity for diversity in leadership and facilitation of healthy discussions of divisive topics, so that together we might find new ways of supporting each other and actively serving God.

We invite you to:

    •    View our parish profile
    •    View our OTM Community Profile
    •    View our parish website

Interested persons should send a cover letter, cv and OTM Profile to Missioner Terri Bays at missioner.bays@ednin.org by July 31, 2018.

Coming Soon

Profiles are in Development within the Calumet Episcopal Ministry Partnership and at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in La Porte.