Day: August 8, 2016

Churches, clergy and politics and the IRS

Churches, clergy and politics and the IRS

This year seems to be one that has energized church members on all sides of issues and for and against candidates. Pew Forum has a new study on politics and the pulpit reveals how often church members hear about political issues and candidates at church and from their clergy. However, there are rules from the IRS […]

The EDS Board decision: a reply from the Alumni/ae Executive Committee

The EDS Board decision: a reply from the Alumni/ae Executive Committee

The Alumni/ae Executive Committee has replied to the decision by the Episcopal Divinity School Board of Trustees:

We’re not saying things can go on as they are (even though the draw on the endowment has been steadily coming down), but are asking for time to explore some really interesting possibilities for partnerships or mergers with other institutions that will allow EDS to continue to have a voice in the Episcopal Church. Shutting down the degree granting at this point effectively shuts down EDS’s ability to offer itself as a viable partner. (Karen Meridith, Executive Committee member)