This week, the Board of Pensions publicly announced proposed changes to their plan structure and dues. Some bloggers have raised questions about equity, theology and the impact these changes could have on small churches and younger pastors, some of whom already are having difficulty finding congregations to serve. Below are links to some blog posts the Outlook believes will be of interest to our readers:
Carol Howard Merritt (Christian Century): Changes in the PC(USA) dues structure: Why putting more financial burden on younger clergy is not the answer
Stephanie Sorge Wing (Personal blog): 2% – the new 1%?
Cynthia Holder Rich (Ecclesio.com): The PC(USA) Board of Pensions and affirming community
Jan Edmiston (Personal blog): Generation wars in chuch