An organogram that gives a clear outline of the governingstructures of the applying church.iv.
Audited Financial Statements for the past three years. [
Theseshould be available from any reputable church body
A copy of the Directory of Bishops, Priests and Deacons, togetherwith their qualifications and the names of their parishes and theirgeographical location.vi.
A detailed breakdown of the Theological Study requirements forcandidates for Ordination within that church, and the preferredinstitutions utilised for theological training.vii.
Details of the affiliation of the applying church with any otherecclesiastical bodies. [
this is necessary in order to see what futuredifficulties might be experienced in terms of alliances that arealready in existence and which could compromise our relationship
Proof of the valid Consecration of the Bishop (or Bishops) of theapplying church. This is vital documentation, and would need todisclose:-
The date and venue of Consecration-
The names and church affiliation of those Bishops whoparticipated in the Consecration-
Proof that those Consecrating Bishops were men of theApostolic Succession in churches that are Sacramental andCatholic in nature and profession.-
Proof of theological qualification of the Bishop/s of the applyingchurch, including a full Biography for the records of the TAC.-
A copy of the Profession of Faith signed by that Bishop upon hisConsecration, giving a clear indication of his statement of faith.[
Please be aware that the above are most essential documents,as any Bishop that has been ‘consecrated’ outside of all therequirements laid out above cannot be permitted to sit on theCollege of Bishops of the Traditional Anglican Communion.Likewise, those ordained by him cannot not be accepted as beingin valid Holy Orders
If there is a church publication that gives details of activities by theapplying church, recent copies should be included to give somedetail of church life outside of the formal paperwork.