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.

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.”