A155 Revising the Parochial Report Finance Page
Resolved, 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, one of whom should be from a congregation with an Average Sunday Attendance (ASA) less than 50; and be it further
Resolved, That the President of House Deputies is encouraged to include as an additional member one who has served on the most recent House of Deputies State of the Church Committee; and be it further
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; and be it further
Resolved, That this task force will make a report to the 81st General Convention.