Abbots serve in either an appointed or in a consecrated capacity as the Presiding or Head Presbyters of an Abbey, the Basileia Alliance, Basileia Communities and Vocational Societies. In addition to or in lieu of serving in these presiding roles, Abbots may have at-large formal roles in leading Fellowships and Chapters, one or more missional initiatives and/or engage in at-large non-formal missional service.

Also see Appointed, Consecrated, Head, Presiding Abbot, and Presiding Member.