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October 22, 2008

The Episcopal Church's Executive Council heard October 22 that the church's 2009 budget, if council members approve it, will have a $2.5 million deficit.

However, Treasurer Kurt Barnes told council members that the entire 2007-2009 triennial budget will be balanced, as required by the...

June 12, 2006

The Joint Standing Committee on Program, Budget and Finance (PB&F) was urged during a hearing on June 12 to modify the Episcopal Church's five mission priorities by adding an emphasis on children, adoption of the Millennium Development Goals, ministry in Appalachia, prison ministry or...

May 31, 2006

The proposed budget for the Episcopal Church for 2007-2009 totals almost $152 million. Deputies, bishops and anyone else at General Convention will have three chances to comment and make requests before that budget is adopted.

The Joint Standing Committee on Program, Budget and Finance...

April 10, 2006

A proposed three-year budget for the Episcopal Church totals nearly $152 million, and the chair of the budget committee said it is more than just dollars -- it's a mission statement for ministry.

Pan Adams, chair of the Joint Standing Committee on Program, Budget and Finance (PB&F),...

September 30, 2004

When it comes to serving the church's younger members, General Convention showed them the money in Minneapolis. In 2003, convention added a new $1 million fund to be invested in ministry initiatives with young adults and youth.

“If we really want the church to grow, we have to invest in...

February 29, 2004

RESPONDING TO a reduction in diocesan financial support to the budget set by last year's General Convention, Executive Council in February revised a budget for 2004 that reflects a 4 percent overall cut in expenses.

The action was not unexpected, and the cuts were less than many critics...

September 26, 2003

Almost lost in the highly visible controversies around sexuality were some visionary decisions made by General Convention on how to use its resources to fund the church's mission. Out of 324 pieces of legislation, resolution D086 setting the budget for the next triennium may have the most long-...

August 7, 2003

Responding positively to the principle that more can be done for mission if less is spent on administration, deputies and bishops unanimously approved a budget of $146,395,000 for the coming triennium Thursday.

Without changing the total amount of the budget or increasing revenues, the...

August 6, 2003

To the rocking strains of “[Money] Can’t Buy Me Love” and “It’s Been A Hard Day’s Night” by the Beatles, volunteers passed out copies of the proposed national budget for the next triennium to deputies and bishops gathered for a joint session Wednesday afternoon.

“As we say in Detroit,...

August 3, 2003

After two nights of hearing testimony about ministries of the church and how they might be funded, the Joint Standing Commission on Program, Budget and Finance paused to consider its particular role: matching income with outgo.

The commission is charged with turning a budget proposed by...

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