These guidelines seek to:
- Establish the obligations of church regards the employment of a pastor.
- Terms of employment.
- Leave entitlements.
- Superannuation obligations.
- Resources for the pastor.
- Appraisal and development of the pastor.
- Welfare Health and Safety obligations of both parties.
These parameters are designed to ensure both parties are certain of their obligations and responsibilities to one another and create a fertile relationship that is effectively able to invest in the Kingdom of God.