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A to Z Resources

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A

Accessibility Policy & Training Template
A Template that can be Adapted
by Communities of Faith
(from Congregational Support
Toolkits)

Amalgamation Agreement Template
A Sample Agreement that can
be Adapted as Needed
(from Congregational Support
Toolkits)

Amalgamating – Steps for Beginning Well
Step by Step Information
for Communities of Faith
that are Amalgamating
(from Congregational Support
Toolkits)

Appointments Policy
A Policy to Help Communities
of Faith Differentiate Between
Two Types of Appointments
(from Pastoral Relations Toolkits)

Approval Process for Covid-19 Related Funds
Sources of Emergency Financing Available
to Pastoral Charges and Communities of Faith
(from Covid-19 Pandemic Resources)

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C

Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA) Reporting Form
The Canada Emergency
Business Account Reporting
(from Covid-19 Pandemic Resources)

ChurchHub.ca
A Process to Search
for Calls and Appointments
(from Pastoral Relations Toolkits)

ChurchHub – How to Enter Your Information
Instructions for Updating
Information on ChurchHub
(from Congregational Support
Toolkits)

ChurchHub – How to Upload Your Files
Instructions for Updating
Information on ChurchHub
(from Congregational Support
Toolkits)

ChurchHub Cheat Sheet
A Sheet to Become Familiar
with how to Add or Access
Ministry Profile and Search
Information
(from Pastoral Relations Toolkits)

Congregational Property Transactions
A Guide to Property Transactions
for Communities of Faith
(from Congregational Support
Toolkits)

Connex Xtra: Contract or Part-time Employee?
Supplement To CONNEX 34
MARCH 2013

Considerations Before Making Financial Decisions
A Checklist is Designed to Help
Congregations Identify Resources
(from Covid-19 Pandemic Resources)

Cooperative Strategizing – Rental & Lease Information
A Resource to Help in Strategizing
with your External Users
in the Wake of Covid-19
(from Covid-19 Pandemic Resources)

Copyright Guide for Congregations
Information Related to the use of
Music in Live-Streaming Worship
(from Emergency Plan)

Covenant Instructions
Creating your own Covenant
(from Congregational Support
Toolkits)

A Covenant of Mutual Commitment
A Covenant Template
(from Congregational Support
Toolkits)

COVID-19 page
This List is Kept Current as
Information Becomes Available
(from Emergency Plan)

D

Demographics Worksheet
Asks the Questions, “Who are we”
and “Who are our neighbours”
(from Congregational Support
Toolkits)

Disbanding – Steps for Closing Well
Step by Step Information for
Communities of Faith
that are Disbanding
(from Congregational Support
Toolkits)

E

Emergency Plan
A Resource to Plan Ahead for
Contingencies that may Arise
in the wake of COVID-19
(from Emergency Plan)

F

Faith Communities and COVID-19
Page that Offers Resources,
Links and News in the Wake
of COVID-19
(from Emergency Plan)

Finances and COVID-19
Keeping Congregational Finances
on Track During the Pandemic
(from Emergency Plan)

Financial Viability Worksheet
A Tool to Assess Current and Future
Financial Well-being for
Planning Purposes
(from Congregational Support
Toolkits)

Flourishing: A Study of United Methodist Clergy in North Carolina
A Report to Help Clergy
Maintain Good Mental Health
(from Pastoral Support)

H   I   J   K

L

Learning Fund Application
Application for HFRC Learning Grants 2020
(from Learning Grants)

Liturgy for Regional Covenanting Service
A Service to Celebrate
the Covenant Between
Horseshoe Falls Regional Council
and Community of Faith
(from Congregational Support
Toolkits)

Living Faith Story Example from Pastoral Relations Liaison handbook
A Template to Develop a Living Faith Story

Living Faith Story Categories Worksheet
A Detailed Description of
your Ministry using Headings
that Assist with Writing
a Position Description and
Reviewing Applications
(from Congregational Support
Toolkits)

Living Faith Story Worksheet
A Statement of your Current
Ministry Objectives and Goals
(from Congregational Support
Toolkits)

LLWL-Handbook
A Resource to Provide Information and Guidance
on How to Support the Preparation of
Licensed Lay Worship Leaders

LLWL Policy and Guidelines Handbook
A Licenced Lay Worship
Leaders Resource
(from Pastoral Relations Toolkits)

LLWL Resource Team Policy
A Licenced Lay Worship
Leaders Resource
(from Pastoral Relations Toolkits)

M

Mandate and Letter
Provide Information, Education
and Opportunities for Communities of Faith
(from Expression of Interest)

Maintaining the Historic Roll – Manual
Information and Practices Related
to Maintaining the Historic Roll
(from Congregational Support
Toolkits)

Manse Information Worksheet
Information about the Manse
(from Congregational Support
Toolkits)

The Manual, 2019

Marriage Licence Registration Policy and Guidelines Handbook
See webpage for Governing
Offical and Requirments
(from Pastoral Support
Toolkits)

Ministry Sharing Information
An Overview of Ministry
Sharing with Examples,
Benefits and Considerations
(from Congregational Support
Toolkits)

M&P Committees: Policy, Procedures and Practices
Basic Tools for the Ministry
and Personnel Committee
(from Pastoral Relations Toolkits)

M&P Committees Resources
Basic Tools for the Ministry
and Personnel Committee
(from Pastoral Relations Toolkits)

Music License
One License
Offering Reduced/Extended
License Until April 15, 2020
(from Emergency Plan)

N

O

Offering Recommendations
Return to Physical Worship and the Offering
(from Covid-19 Pandemic Resources)

Online Worship Map
A Map of Sunday Morning
Online Worship
(from Emergency Plan)

Online Worship
A Link to add your Ministry
to the Map
(from Emergency Plan)

Online Worship Technology
Tips on Technology,
Music Copyright, and More
(from Emergency Plan)

Online Worship and Where to Find it
A Resource to Find
Online Worship
(from Emergency Plan)

P

Pandemic: How to Hold Meetings
A Resource to Help Hold
Meetings in the Wake of Covid-19
from Covid-19 Pandemic Resources)

 Pandemic Response Bridging Loan, Regional Council Requirements for UCC – Form

Pastoral Charge Supervisor Handbook
An Overview of the Responsibilities
of a Pastoral Charge Supervisor
(from Congregational Support
Toolkits)

Pastoral Relations: Community of Faith
For a Community of Faith
Seeking out a New
Pastoral Relationship Through
a New Call or Appointment
(from Pastoral Relations Toolkits)

Pastoral Relations Resources: Community of Faith
For a Community of Faith Seeking
out a New Pastoral Relationship
Through a New Call
or Appointment
(from Pastoral Relations Toolkits)

Pastoral Relations: Congregational Designated Ministers
For a Community of Faith
Seeking out a New Pastoral
Relationship Through a New Call
or Appointment
(from Pastoral Relations Toolkits)

Pastoral Relations: Regional Council Liaisons
A Resource for Liaisons to
Help Train and Guide
Communities of Faith in the
New Pastoral Relations Process
(from Pastoral Relations Toolkits)

Pastoral Relations: Supporting the Pastoral Relationship
Basic Tools for the Ministry
and Personnel Committee
(from Pastoral Relations Toolkits)

Personal Information Privacy Policy Guide
A Guide Template that can be
used by Communities of Faith
Faith for Compliance
with Government Regulations
(from Congregational Support
Toolkits)

Personal Information Privacy Policy Template
A Template that can be used by
Communities of Faith for
Compliance with Government
Regulations
(from Congregational Support
Toolkits)

Profile Cover Page / Living Faith Story
Identifying Information and Record
of Approvals
(from Congregational Support
Toolkits)

Profile Preparation
Step by Step Instructions
for Completing the Profile
Worksheets and Living
Faith Story
(from Congregational Support
Toolkits)

Property Policy
Details of the Disbursement of
Funds Following Amalgamation
and Disbanding
(from Congregational Support
Toolkits)

Property Resolution – Trustees
A Template for Requesting Approval
from the Covenant Commission
(from Congregational Support
Toolkits)

Public Health Agency of Canada
The Government of Canada’s
Most up-to-date Information
(from Emergency Plan)

Q

 

R

Real Property Worksheet
A Record of Property
(from Congregational Support
Toolkits)

GC42-2015 Record of Proceedings

Rental & Lease Information
Cooperative Strategizing
In the wake of COVID-19

Restorative Care Roadmap
Basic Tools for the Ministry
and Personnel Committee
(from Pastoral Relations Toolkits)

 Restricted Funds Use
A Resource to Access Restricted
Funds in Wake of Covid-19
(from Covid-19 Pandemic Resources)

Retirement and Pastoral Relations
Retirement Resource
(from Pastoral Relations Toolkits)

RingCentral Cloud Communications
Video Meetings Free
until June 15, 2020
(from Emergency Plan)

 

S

Sacraments Policy: Licence
Information on Requiring Licence
(from Pastoral Relations Toolkits)

Sample Shared Ministry Agreement
Basic Template that can
be Adapted as Needed
(from Congregational Support
Toolkits)

Self Assessment Checklist
A Tool for Assessing the Work
of the Community of Faith and
Identifying Best Practices
(from Congregational Support
Toolkits)

Self-Assessment Instructions
A Tool for Assessing the Work
of the Community of Faith and
Identifying Best Practices
(from Congregational Support
Toolkits)

Social Media Guidelines
Guidelines to Conducting Social Media Presence
(from Covid-19 Pandemic Resources)

T

Tax Filing Date Change
Due to Covid-19
the Charities Directorate is
extending the filing deadline
to December 31, 2020

 Temporary Amendment Commentary
A Resource to Help Guide
Communities of Faith Navigate Covid-19
(from Covid-19 Pandemic Resources)

GS 49 Temporary Amendment to Bylaws re Pastoral Relations
(from Covid-19 Pandemic Resources)

Temporary Ministry Personnel Changes due to Pandemic – Form
A Form to Request Personnel
Changes in Wake of Covid-19
(from Covid-19 Pandemic Resources)

U

United Church of Canada ChurchHub
Description of United Church
ChurchHub
(from Congregational Support
Toolkits)

United Church ChurchHub Information Webpage
A Link for more Information about
ChurchHub, a Tutorial on your
First Log-in and how to
Complete ChurchHub forms
(from Pastoral Relations Toolkits)

United Fresh Start
A Pastoral Relationship Program
of The United Church of Canada
(from Pastoral Relations Toolkits)

V

Violence and Harassment Policy – Blank Template
(from Congregational Support
Toolkits)

Voices United and More Voices
Hymns in the Public Domain
(from Emergency Plan)

Voluntary Associate Minister: Appointment Form
A Form that Clarifies Responsibilities
of the Voluntary Associate Minister
(from Pastoral Relations Toolkits)

Voluntary Associate Minister: Policy
A Resource that Elaborates on
the Definition of a Voluntary
Associate Minister and
the Voluntary Associate
Minister
(from Pastoral Relations Toolkits)

W

X   Y   Z

YouTube Live
A Way to Reach Your
Audience in Real Time
(from Emergency Plan)

Zoom Meeting Controls
Links and Tips for
On-line Video Conferencing
(from Emergency Plan)

Zoom Meeting: How to Join
Tips on how to Join
a Zoom Meeting
(from Emergency Plan)

Zoom Pricing Plans
Free and Regular Pricing
Plans for Zoom On-line Meetings
(from Emergency Plan)

Zoom Tools & Tips
Tools & Tips for Zoom
On-line Video Conferencing
(from Emergency Plan)