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Church Pension Fund

Church Pension Funders Had Only Tenuous Ties to Slavery

No slaveholders were found among the patriarchs of the wealthy families who donated CPF’s initial funding.

Deacons Play Evolving Role

Prior to 1960, the diaconate functioned largely as a terminal ministry for women and a long-term holding pattern for racial minorities. After the mid-60s, deacons were reframed as having a role representing Christ in a way that functionary priests do not.

Pension Fund Invests in New Energy

$500 million fund will provide loans to renewable energy developers.

Lay Pensions Survey

The Church Pension Group (CPG) has launched a survey to examine lay employees’ preparedness for their retirement.

Pension Fund’s Assets Grow

Annual report: “We benefited from strong performances in the stock and bond markets.”

Off the Grid

Church Pension Fund invests $30 million in renewable energy.

Pension Fund Flexes Muscles

“Money is power. It’s precisely the power of the pension funds that we would like to see asserted in this fight.”

Requiescat: Robert A. Robinson

Longtime Church Pension Fund executive dies at 88.


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