Articles tagged #GC79

Task Force on the Episcopacy Considers Elections, Canons, Diversity

Like the insurance agent on television commercials who “knows a thing or two” because he’s “seen a thing two,” Lynn Schmissrauter, former deputy from the Diocese of East Tennessee, knows a few things about bishop elections. She’s been a consultant to bishop search committees for the past two decades. Schmissrauter is ready to retire, but…
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The Parochial Report and the Pension Fund: Deputy Committee Studies How We Measure, What We Pay

It’s the time of year when just two words—parochial report—can drive many parish leaders into fits of frustration. This annual report, which summarizes each parish’s membership, attendance, and budget, was due to the Episcopal Church’s offices in New York by March 1. The format of the report, which is authorized by Executive Council and approved…
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