A135 Compensation for Non-stipendiary Clergy

Final Status: Concurred as Substituted

Resolved, That the 81st General Convention encourage each diocese to consider paying all active currently non-stipendiary clergy of any order under the age of 72, canonically resident in and serving in the Episcopal Church, and with a current letter of agreement with the congregation or entity they serve, a minimum of $25 per month, and pay assessments on their behalf to the Church Pension Fund (CPF) to enable access to applicable benefits from the Fund, beginning January 1, 2025; and be it further 

Resolved, That compensation paid under this resolution should not replace payment on behalf of the clergy by the congregation or the diocese for the expenses of Diocesan Convention, Clergy Conference, continuing education, discretionary fund, or mileage, and other expenses as may be established in the letter of agreement.