Day: July 3, 2012

Corrected: 12 bishops file resolution to reduce diocesan asking to 15% in 2016

A dozen bishops, led by the Rt. Rev. Thomas Ely of Vermont, have filed a resolution calling on the Program, Budget and Finance Committee to submit a budget to the General Convention that reduces to 15 percent the percentage of diocesan revenue to be committed to the budget of the wider church in 2016-18. I had previously reported that the bishops wanted the asking cut to 15 percent for the 2013-2015 triennium as well. This is incorrect.

Being an ass

Psalms [120,] 121, 122, 123 (Morning) Psalms 124, 125, 126, [127] (Evening) Numbers 22:21-38 Romans 7:1-12 Matthew 21:23-32 So Balaam got up in the morning, saddled his donkey, and went with the officials of Moab. God’s anger was kindled because he was going, and the angel of the Lord took his stand in the road […]