Perspective Archive

Read articles from past issues of Perspective, a newsletter from the desk of CPG CEO Mary Kate Wold to all members, administrators and Church leaders. Look for more stories like these periodically in the CPG Connect quarterly newsletter. 

Winter 2020

The CPF Board: Chosen by the Church to Serve

Why certain trustee skills and talents are critical to the CPF Board—and to everyone CPG serves

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An Ongoing Conversation

Socially responsible investing along with parity and equity in benefits: hot topics around the Church

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A Healthier Future

Recent updates to healthcare and disability benefits

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Google Earth Shrinks Church Insurance Costs

How satellite imagery helps us appraise buildings more efficiently

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Author’s Corner

Investing in the future of religious institutions while focusing on values

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Spring 2019

Are You Ready? Lay Employees and Retirement

Many bodies around the Church have collaborated to ensure that lay employees are able to save for retirement, and the focus is working.
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Our Clergy Pension Plans—for Deacons Too

CPG’s recent pension plan revisions include new eligibility criteria that could benefit compensated deacons.
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Untangling Healthcare

How can members of The Episcopal Church Medical Trust more easily navigate the healthcare system and better their long-term health?
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You Spoke, We Listened: CPG Around the Church

Our leaders stay attuned to the evolving needs of the Church, such as when we leapt into action to welcome Cuba back into the fold.
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Author’s Corner: Bishop Mark D. W. Edington

Bishop Mark D. W. Edington explores the impact of having more bivocational ordained professionals in Church leadership positions.
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Fall 2018

Coming Together

Every day, the many elements of the Church Pension Group (CPG) come together to support our vision and the values we hold in common with the Episcopal Church.

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Faith and Finance: Investing in Values

CPG convened international experts in London to examine how we measure the social benefits of impact investing.
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A Gathering of Benefits Leaders

Each fall CPG hosts administrators and other leaders from around the Church—and around the world—for invaluable conversations about challenges, solutions, and the future.
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Your Stories. Our Work.

CPG serves clergy and lay employees of the Episcopal Church in many different ways.
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Turning Pages: Church Publishing and Social Responsibility

Church Publishing’s support of social responsibility is evident through our many books.
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Vermont Governor Phil Scott Visits The Church Insurance Companies

The Church Insurance Companies hosted Governor Scott and his cabinet as part of his Capitol for a Day initiative.
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Executive Spotlight: The Rev. Clayton Crawley, Chief Information Officer

Learn how Father Crawley and his team utilize technology to serve our clients.
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79th General Convention Legislation Recap

More than 100 of the resolutions passed at General Convention touch on some aspect of our work at CPG.
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Church Pension Fund Trustees: Vision and Leadership

What motivates leadership of The Church Pension Fund Board of Trustees and who are the newest members?
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Summer 2018

Perspective Report to General Convention

For more than a century, CPG has worked with General Convention to support those who serve the Episcopal Church around the globe. We are excited about continuing our partnership and work in the century ahead.

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Spring 2018

CPG: In Service to the Church—100 Years and Counting

Over the past year, we have reflected on what it means to be 100 years old. We have continued our learning with the Church and about the businesses in which we operate.

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Facilitating Important Conversations Around the Church

Sharing insights on demographic trends and socially responsible investing.

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Understanding Lay Employee Retirement Readiness—We Need Your Help

CPG is committed to better understanding how well-prepared lay employees are for retirement.

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Strengthening International Relationships—Province IX Synod

CPG traveled to Ecuador to attend the Province IX Synod to report on General Convention Resolution 2015-A181 and break bread.

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Preparing for General Convention

CPG’s General Convention webpage has been launched to address issues coming before General Convention.

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2017 Denominational Health Plan Annual Report

Learn how the Denominational Health Plan continues to help dioceses, parishes, and other institutions control the rising costs of healthcare.

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Client Council Offers Invaluable Feedback

The 2018-20 Client Council, composed of Church representatives from bishops to administrators, shared important feedback on CPG’s products and services.

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Frequently Asked Questions

See the answer to one of the questions we are most often asked.

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