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Executive Council pledges support to continuing dioceses

Executive Council pledges support to continuing dioceses

Mary Frances Schjonberg reports from Executive Council for Episcopal News Service:

The Episcopal Church’s Executive Council agreed June 10 to increase the church’s aid to continuing Episcopalians in South Carolina and in the Diocese of San Joaquin, while also adding money to the budget of the Joint Nominating Committee for the Election of a Presiding Bishop.

Council also heard various reports on progress towards new initiatives that will be funded in each of the Anglican Communion’s Five Marks of Mission, according to goals General Convention set out in the 2013-2015 budget.

And council continued the process it has developed for formulating the 2016-2018 budget, which it must propose to the next meeting of General Convention in 2015.

Read it all for details about a survey of attitudes about diocesan giving to the Episcopal Church’s triennial budget.

A summary of resolutions is here.

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