(ENS) Episcopal Church Executive Council draft triennial budget preparation process underway

Posted by Kendall Harmon

In preparation for the 77th General Convention of the Episcopal Church in July 2012, the year-long budget preparation process for funding the mission and ministry of the Episcopal Church has begun, according to a press release from the church's Office of Public Affairs.

The Executive Council Aug. 25 announced a new approach to solicit input broadly from across the church on what the church's funding priorities ought to be and what the program section of the draft budget.

"Changing and challenging financial realities at the churchwide level and for dioceses and congregations demand that a reassessment be done," the release said.

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Filed under: * Anglican - EpiscopalEpiscopal Church (TEC)* Christian Life / Church LifeParish MinistryStewardship* Economics, PoliticsEconomy

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1. AnglicanFirst wrote:

” ‘Changing and challenging financial realities at the churchwide level and for dioceses and congregations demand that a reassessment be done,’ the release said.”

Will they publicly analyze projected legal costs for actions against dioceses and clergy?

August 26, 8:43 am | [comment link]
2. David Keller wrote:

#1—Will they publically admit they are in a death spiral?

August 26, 9:04 am | [comment link]
3. Sarah wrote:

Hey—the budget talks are going to be a whole lot of fun to watch in the coming year or so . . .

August 26, 2:06 pm | [comment link]
4. Cennydd13 wrote:

Oooohh, they oughtta be a lulu!

August 26, 3:07 pm | [comment link]
5. David Keller wrote:

Sarah—Back when we had money the budget talks were “fun”.  They ought to be totally hilarious now.

August 26, 4:33 pm | [comment link]
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