NEW YORK, April 23, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Board of Trustees of the Church Pension Fund (CPF Board) has announced its intention to engage in regular conversations with the Executive Board of the Episcopal Church to discuss important matters for the CPF and the Church. These discussions, which will take place between the 80th General Convention, scheduled for July 2022, and the 81st General Convention, scheduled for July 2024, are a continuation of the productive dialogue begun last year between the representatives of the Executive Council and the CFP members. Plank. These conversations are in line with the Church Pension Group’s (CPG) emphasis on two-way communication with the people and institutions it serves and will give both organizations the opportunity to share information, insights and insights as they plan for the future.

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The Church Pension Fund Board announced plans to continue the conversation with the Episcopal Church Executive Council to share information, insights and insights as they plan for the future .

“We are pleased to continue these mutually beneficial conversations with the Executive Council which we believe will help each organization best fulfill their respective missions,” said Rt. Rev. Thomas J. Brown, Chairman of the CPF Board of Trustees. . “We have found that our extensive communications efforts over the years have helped us provide the Church with insight into the activities and operations of CPF and its affiliates. We remain committed to maintaining our presence around the Church and to listen to the expectations and concerns of those we serve.”

Canon Kathryn McCormick, CPF Board Chair-Elect, said, “We believe these conversations will help raise awareness of CPG’s work to support clergy, lay employees, and Church institutions. We look forward to sharing with and hearing from the Executive Council as we continue these conversations.”

Mary Kate Wold, CEO and President of CPG and CPF Board Member, said, “One of the most rewarding parts of my job is speaking with clergy and lay Church employees, d hear their needs and share the many ways we can help them in their ministries. Founded more than a century ago to help clergy retire with dignity, CPG’s role has since expanded to include lay employees. We are as committed today as we were over 100 years ago to providing secure retirement income and meeting the needs of those who serve the Church. We look forward to future conversations with the Executive Council and others around the Church as we strive to accomplish our goal.

About the Church Pension Fund Board
Governance of CPF is provided by a 25-member Board of Directors, 24 of whom are elected by the General Convention of the Episcopal Church. The CEO and Chairman of CPF is elected by the CPF Board of Directors and is the 25th director. The CPF Board of Directors is responsible for overseeing the strategic direction of CPG and making significant policy decisions that affect the products and services that CPG provides to clergy and lay employees of The Episcopal Church and its institutions, in close collaboration with its management team. Lay and ordained church leaders, experienced investment managers, business and professional leaders, and lawyers are among the professions represented on the CPF board. View key CPF and Board governance documents.

About the Church Pension Fund
The Church Pension Fund (CPF) and its affiliates, collectively known as the Church Pension Group (CPG), maintain three lines of business: employee benefits, insurance and publishing. CPG provides retirement, health, life insurance, and related benefits to clergy and lay employees of The Episcopal Church, as well as property and casualty insurance, and book and music publishing, including official Church worship materials. CPF is incorporated in New York State, reviewed by the New York State Department of Financial Services, and independently audited by Ernst & Young, a global professional services organization. Follow us on Facebook, TwitterYouTube, Instagram and LinkedIn.

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