In this year’s Blue Book report the House of Deputies Committee on the State of the Church has asked whether the investments and business methods of the Church Pension Group [CPG] reflect the values of the Church? This would seem like a simple question. It is not.
The fact that current systems are not financially sustainable is what lies behind many of the calls for change at this General Convention, not just for this particular issue of merging dioceses. And yet, what is also evident throughout is the euphemisms we use to dodge this reality.