Constitution and canons of the Episcopal Church and The Diocese of Lexington

The Constitution and Canons of The Episcopal Church are the rules and by laws by which the church is governed. The General Convention of The Episcopal Church meets every three years to set up the Episcopal Church's Constitution and Canons. More information about these and how the National church is governed can be found here.

At the local level, each diocese of The Episcopal Church his its own Constitution and Canons. The Diocese of Lexington’s Constitution and Canons can be found here.

Trinity By-Laws and Vestry Responsibilities

Our by-laws govern the life of our congregation, including defining membership, members of Vestry (our governing board), and our financial life. To read them, click here

The Vestry is responsible for the day-to-day governance and financial life of the Parish. Here are some documents that relate to our life together. Click on each title to find out more information:

Vestry Expectations and Officers

Vestry Covenant of Courtesy

Policies: Please click on each title for more information