Day: July 7, 2012

Structure and Budget: gaining perspective

I find myself, surprisingly, turning back to the structures I thought we were here to blow up: the familiar grind of legislative process; the faithful, if often tedious work of committees pouring over proposals and debating the finer points of language for prayer, for funding, and for organizing ministry.

PB&F passes a 19% asking

Following its Friday evening hearing, the Program, Budget and Finance Committee voted to craft its proposed budget based on a 19% asking for 2013-2015. The Committee third hearing, on spending, will take place Saturday evening at 7:30 p.m.

Meanwhile in Fiji: General Synod in Aotearoa/NZ/Polynesia

While The Episcopal Church General Convention meets in Indianapolis, the General Synod of the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia is meeting in Fiji. According to Anglican Taonga (the news site of the Province) the big issues are resource sharing, the Anglican Covenant, sexuality and