Under the provisions of Canon III.9.3(a)(4), Rectors may have a letter of agreement with the Parish setting forth mutual responsibilities.

Under subsection c of Canon III.9.3, Assistants may have a letter of agreement with the Rector and the Vestry setting forth mutual responsibilities and containing a clearly articulated dissolution clause.

Clergy Letters of Agreement are subject to the Bishop's approval.

At CanonLawyer, Inc., we are experienced in the drafting and review of Clergy Letters of Agreement.  We are available to consult with Priests and Vestries in the preparation of Letters of Agreement, and we are available to act as consultants to Clergy in the review of proposed Letters of Agreement.


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