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Human Resources


Open Enrollment for Eligible Clergy and Lay Employees


Please contact Canon Jo Ann Hardy –, if you need further information regarding these documents:

·2022 Health Care Premiums & Benefits

· 2022 Open Enrollment Guide for Dental, Group Life and Disability (includes enrollment form)

Human Resources Forms & Documents

Background Checks

Before your new employee begins their first day of work, you need to conduct a background check. In order to do this:

  • Print and use this Background Check Authorization Form to request a background check in accordance with the Diocese’s Creating a Healthy Environment policy.
  • Keep a copy in the appropriate confidential on-site file and send one to the Office of the Bishop.
      • Mail to: Crystal Ramirez, 4800 Woodward Ave., Detroit, MI 48201
      • Email to: Crystal Ramirez,

There is a Background Screening Cost & Responsibility explanation sheet included in the Background Check Authorization form, that offers a detailed explanation about types of screening and costs.
     The fee for First Advantage to do the background screening is $65.
     The fee for Oxford Document Management Company, Inc. to do the background screening is $120.
These fees will be invoiced to congregations and agencies.