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Framework

The “Framework” is for pastors, deacons, ministry leaders, and staff. Use this page to find forms, policies, and other useful documents for church communications and operations.

Human Resources, Legal, Operations
Maintenance Work Order

Use this form to request maintenance needs at any of the Veritas buildings.

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Staff Handbook

The purpose of this handbook is to familiarize you with the rights and responsibilities you have as an employee of Veritas Community Church.

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Check Request Form

The check request form is a way to be reimbursed for pre-approved expenses. You must attach a receipt, or a copy of a receipt.

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Time off Request

You can download the PDF form, fill out the form in your web browser or through Adobe Acrobat; or you can print it out and fill it out by hand.

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Asset Tracking & Inventory Management Overview

Asset tracking is an important aspect of church stewardship. We keep an updated inventory of our resources including their condition and availability.

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Childcare and Kids Ministry
Childcare Manual Policies and Procedures

This childcare manual includes all policies, protocols, and expectations surrounding childcare that is offered through the central team at Veritas.

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Request Childcare

Use this form to request childcare for your event.

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Child Safeguarding Guide

The “Child Safeguarding” details all that Veritas Community Church is doing to protect our children from abuse.

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Abuse Incident Report

If you suspect a child of being abused or receive a report of abuse, contact Children Services by phone. Then complete this incident report.

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Kids Ministry Handbooks

These handbooks are written for kids ministries at each congregation. They contain policies and procedures most useful to kids ministry volunteers.

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Communications
Communications, Marketing, Branding

Central Communications collaborates with congregations to develop infrastructure and content for congregations to share logistics (what, where, when, how) and messages (purpose, theme, story) with segmented audiences. The infrastructure includes church management systems, distribution channels, technological solutions, workflows that involve best practices, and quality control.

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Internal Communications

“Internal communications” at Veritas refers to transactions between pastors, deacons, ministry leaders, and staff. This policy also addresses the manner in which we expect our pastors, deacons, ministry leaders, and staff to correspond with anyone when using a Veritas domain email address. The channels below make up part of the communications infrastructure.

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Cascading Communications

When sharing news, whether good or bad, there is a proper order and timeline for delivering the news to the right people in the right sequence. While every situation has unique elements to it, this document serves as a template and a guide for writing out a plan for delivering news through an organization.

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Inter-Congregational Marketing

In general, we default to having all events, announcements, and opportunities marketed to people from all congregations. However, there are important reasons why certain events and opportunities may not be marketed and available to the broader church.

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Clout Guide

In general, we default to having all events, announcements, and opportunities marketed to people from all congregations. However, there are important reasons why certain events and opportunities may not be marketed and available to the broader church.

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Event Planning Guide

Planning an event is hard work. Over the course of planning and implementing, you’ll make dozens of decisions regarding building reservation, marketing/communication, and childcare. This guide will walk you through all the decisions you must make and actions you must take.

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Beliefs, Values, and Theological Statements
Beliefs

Veritas Community Church’s statement of beliefs.

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Values

These are the values that reflect the kind of culture we are striving to cultivate at Veritas.

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Gender & Complementarianism

This document explains what Veritas teaches on gender roles in church and in marriage.

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Is Veritas Open and Affirming?

We call everyone who worships at Veritas to a pursue a lifestyle of repentance and gospel transformation… and to the incredible joy that following Jesus brings.

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What are Child Dedications?

This page explains what a child dedication is and how it differs from baptism.

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Should everyone observe Lent and Ash Wednesday?

This document explains how the church has historically observed religious seasons. It also offers guidance on whether or not a person/family should observe Lent and Ash Wednesday.

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Gatherings – Liturgy That Forms

This document explains what liturgy is, how we observe it in our worship gatherings, and what each liturgical rhythm means.

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Membership
Membership

Church members are Christians who are devoted to their church and to ensuring its health and growth by giving their time, talent, and treasure to the mission of the church.

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Membership Application

The best time to submit a membership application is after a believer has been baptized and been through the Foundations Classes.

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Membership Covenant

Signing the membership covenant is one way to journey with God’s children in the community of the local church. The best time to sign this covenant is after you have applied for membership and met with a pastor.

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Eldership
Elder Installation: The Process of Becoming a Pastor

This page describes what we look for in a Veritas elder and the process by which men can become elders.

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Theological Questionnaire

This questionnaire is used to assess elder candidates of their theological understanding and how they would pastor people with their knowledge.

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