Calendar Item 723

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Change name to:  General Board of Pensions and Health Benefits Interpretive Direction and Study
Delete entire first paragraph and substitute the following:
1.  General Board of Pensions and Health Benefits is directed to provide interpretive direction for the consistent handling of compensation base for clergy couples residing in UM provided housing.  This information shall be provided on or before December 31, 2008.
2.  The General Board of Pensions and Health Benefits shall study and bring a proposal to 2012 General Conference for an alternative plan to CRSP for less than full time clergy.
Rational:  
Add a second paragraph:
In an effort to provide equitable and just retirement benefits to all clergy, an alternate proposal should be developed for those serving less than full time that would be more cost efficient and promote better stewardship of the apportioned dollars.