A155 Revising the Parochial Report Finance Page

Resolved, the House of Bishops concurring,

That the 80th General Convention authorizes the creation of a task force of congregational treasurers and diocesan financial officers to revise the finance page of the parochial report; and be it further 

Resolved, that the Presiding Bishop and President of the House of Deputies appoint between 12 and 18 people to serve as members of this task force, to include representatives from every province of The Episcopal Church, and include at least 6 congregational treasurers. 

Resolved, that the task force consult with the General Convention Office; and be it further 

Resolved, that the task force collect and utilize data on diocesan-level use of parochial reports to determine diocesan assessments and apportionment; consider issues of currency conversion for international dioceses; evaluate current requirements on calculating and reporting operating income and expenses; and be it further 

Resolved, That the General Convention request the Joint Standing Committee on Program, Budget and Finance to consider a budget allocation of $50,000 for the implementation of this resolution.