Episcopal Diocese of Washington

To draw people to Jesus and embody his love
for the world by equipping faith communities,
promoting spiritual growth, and striving for justice

Resources & Forms

Here you will find a large collection of resources to help clergy and lay leaders in their work ranging from information on parish finances to contact information for supply clergy to tips on evaluating Sunday School curricula.  This is also home to employment listings, lists of retreat centers and the diocese's substance abuse policy. Clergy and parish leaders will also find the forms they need to gain authorization for certain activities or to help the diocese stay on top of what is going on in their parishes. 

Christian Formation

Resources for working with young people and their families and adults in their twenties and thirties. 

Communications & Technology

Find information on the latest training opportunities and resources for technology and communications for parishes and members of the diocese.


The employment section includes information on clergy and lay employee financial compensation and personnel guidelines, benefits including medical, life, travel, disability, pensions and more.


One important step in spreading the gospel is getting to know the people who live around your church. These resources can help you learn about your neighbors and your neighborhood.


Learn about congregational giving to the diocesan budget, filing audits and seeking backing for a construction loan. Find information on the diocesan investment fund and find resources for ethically responsible investing. 


All diocesan grant programs are described here, and contact information is provided.

For Clergy

This page is designed to assist clergy with finding commonly requested information, forms, and reports.

Licenses and Reports

View information on individual and parish reports and including licensed lay ministries, annual clergy licenses, parochial and non-parochial reports, and annual parish election reports.

Liturgy & Sacraments

Looking for the cycle of prayer, information about confirmation and marriage, prayers for creation or resources for Ashes to Go? This is the place. 

Retreat Centers

A list of places you might consider for your next retreat 

Safe Church

The diocese is committed to the highest standards in training for staff and volunteers who work with young people. Learn about mandatory workshops and guidelines. 

Substance Abuse

The substance abuse policies of the diocese and the wider Episcopal Church 

Supply Clergy

When you need to find a priest to conduct services, this is the place to look.