Parish Administration

Parish Administration

Reporting, Vestry Resources, Finance, Human Resources and Benefits, and Property & Facilities Management

Staff in the bishop's office are here to help provide your parish with guidance and support with a wide variety of parish administration topics. 

Parochial Reports, Audits, and Vestry Resources

For questions, contact Ivette Fernandez-Guzman, Convention Coordinator (516) 248-4800 ext. 128

Finance Ministry Seminar Booklet (for printing hard copies)
Finance Ministry Seminar Booklet (for electronic distribution)
Annual Vestry Update Form
Audit Reports – Overview, References, and Forms
Parochial Reports
Non Parochial Reports   


Contact Elizabeth Titus, Accounts Payable Clerk, for all issues related to Accounts Payable:, x145

Contact Linda Wink, Accountant Administrator, for all issues  related to Accounts Receivable and processing inquiries:, x129

Contact Stephen Najarro, Accountant, for all issues related to financial reporting and bank reconciliation:, x114

Contact Joy Frazier,  Director of Finance, for all issues related to Investments, dividend distribution and financial statements:, x113

Diocesan Investment Fund
2022 Federal Tax Reporting Guide
2021-22 Combined Financial Statements and Supplementary Information
2022 Investment Fund - Issued Financial Statements
Manual of business methods in church affairs (ECUSA website) 
List of treasurers to whom offerings should be sent
2021 Pledge Form in Support of Common Ministry
Letter from Bishop Provenzano regarding 2021 pledge

Human Resources and Employee Benefits

Contact Nancy Signore, Diocese Human Resource Manager, for issues pertaining to benefits, pension, insurance, employment, and payroll

Episcopal Church Medical Trust Info
Employee Disability Plans
Diocesan Holiday Schedule 2023 through 2026    
2023 Standard Mileage Rate     
2022 COLA for Parish Employees      
2024 Clergy Housing Resolutions      
Clergy Compensation Guidelines in the Diocese of Long Island
Lay Compensation Guidelines in the Diocese of Long Island
Diocesan Payroll Service
FSA and Transportation Fringe Benefit
AFLAC Supplemental Insurance

Property and Facilities Management

Contact Jennifer Kosky, Real Estate Administrative Assistant (516) 248-4800 x.122 or by email.

Lease of Church Property      
Mortgage of Church Property      
Sale of Church Property      
Sale of Church Property for Development
Deadlines for Property Tax Exemption Renewals     
Best Practices for Working With Outside Contractors      
Applying for an Episcopal Church Building Fund Loan      
The Consolidation and Closing of Congregations