Ministry Support

Governing Documents – Constitution and Regulations

Clergy Stipend and Allowances

Lay Ministers

The following material should be submitted when applying for a licence:

  • Application – Lay Minister Licence – WordPDF
    (including a written description under Ministry Profile and suggested wording of the licence)
  • A copy of Working with Children Check
  • A copy of Child Safe Environments – Through their Eyes Training Certificate
  • A copy of Ensuring Safer Church Communities Certificate
  • Lay Minister Declaration – Word PDF
  • Notice of Intention – WordPDF
  • Faithfulness in Service Declaration 
  • LLM Checklist – Word PDF

All of the material is to be submitted together to the Bishop.

Applications are to be submitted by the Clergy Person who is the ‘incumbent’ of the parish or ministry district (Priest-in-Charge, Parish Priest, Ministry District Priest) or holds that position or its equivalent for some time; and the Wardens.

LLM Discernment & Renewal of Licence 2015

Licensed Lay Ministers

Local Authorisation of Ministry

Mission Support Teams

Mission Clusters


All certificates are listed under the RISK MANAGEMENT page

  • Insurance Claim form property (Risk Management Page)

Parish/Ministry District Annual Returns

Australian Charities &
Not-for-profits Commission