Below you will find the new Employment Agreements and Letters of Call which have been approved by National Church Council. These documents came into effect on January 1, 2018 (see letter to church leaders from ELCIC bishops.)
Please read the instructions below carefully to make sure you are using the correct forms.
As you begin to consider the Employment Agreements, please also review the following materials:
You may also want to consider using the following optional resource as a reminder and commitment by volunteers to respect the confidentiality of certain information. We encourage all council members to sign this form, as well as any committee members that receive confidential information.
If you are employing a Rostered Pastor, please choose from among the following options.
If you are employing a Rostered Deacon, please choose from among the following options.
If you are employing for an interim position, choose from among the following options.
(Please note, these are prepared by the Synod Offices.)
If you are entering into a relationship of shared ministry with another congregation or agency, please use this document: