Ministry and Personnel (M&P) Committees in communities of faith are responsible for supporting, overseeing, and supervising ministry personnel and lay staff. Read the M&P Committee Guidelines under Downloads, below.

Human resources policies for ministry personnel are governed by The Manual of The United Church of Canada.

Employment Guidelines for Lay Employees, below, may offer helpful guidelines on human resources issues, to inform pastoral charges and presbyteries that have lay employees.

And be sure to read your Connex newsletter regularly. Connex keeps readers on top of issues affecting pension and benefits, employment policies, and other initiatives. Back issues can be found on United Church Commons.


Questions regarding human resources policies for ministry personnel or lay employees in pastoral charges may be directed to  MinistryandEmployment [at] .