Program, Budget and Finance begins triennial budget work

‘Inclusive, transparent, responsive, collegial, collaborative’ process promised

[Episcopal News Service – Linthicum Heights, Maryland] The Episcopal Church’s Joint Standing Committee on Program, Budget and Finance (PB&F) has begun the many months of work that will result in a 2016-2018 budget being proposed to the 78th General Convention in July 2015. PB&F members spent the bulk of their Oct. 27-29 meeting getting a […]

Episcopal Church, African primates, bishops issue communique

Transformation through Friendship

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The following is a communique issued by Primates and Bishops of Africa and The Episcopal Church on a recent groundbreaking meeting. A Communique: Transformation through Friendship October 8-10, 2014 The General Theological Seminary, New York City We speak as six Primates representing Burundi, Central Africa, Southern Africa, […]

Social justice issues attract Executive Council’s attention

Members conclude meeting that had crowded agenda, deep discussions

[Episcopal News Service – Linthicum Heights, Maryland] In addition to working towards a draft proposed 2016-2018 budget, the Episcopal Church’s Executive Council Oct. 27 approved resolutions on a number of social issues facing the church and the world. Prompted by the work of its Joint Standing Committees on Advocacy and Networking (A&N) and Local Mission […]

Executive Council Fall 2014 meeting coverage