Pastoral Standards for Church Personnel

1.1 Core Principle 1: Church personnel are expected to represent the Church in faithful, authentic and loving ways.
1.1.1 Church personnel should conduct themselves in such a way that a person’s life provides authentic witness to gospel values.
1.1.2 Those charged with handing on the faith must teach, preach, counsel and provide vision in accord with the Church’s doctrinal, moral and spiritual tradition.
1.1.3 Church personnel in ministry should be persons of virtue willing to extend themselves to another in the name of Christ.
1.1.4 Those who represent the Church must do so in a way that is consistent with the Church’s tradition.
1.2 Core Principle 2: Church personnel are expected to seek and maintain c