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1 Archdiocese and Metropolis of Boston Ministries and Finance 2010 Reports

2 Topics Structure of Church Clergy Laity Allocation System Archdiocese Income & Expenses Archdiocese Ministries Metropolis of Boston Ministries Parish Contributions

3 Structure of the Church Established by Saint Andrew the First- Called Apostle. Apostolic succession of Bishops for approximately 2000 years. Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I of Constantinople. 300 Million Orthodox world wide.

4 Clergy Laity The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America makes administrative and financial decisions at the Congress - voted on by parish delegates. Each parish can send 4 voting delegates (1 priest and 3 lay people) The Congress meets every two years. Archdiocesan Council acts between Congresses.

5 Allocation System Clergy Laity Congress voted this new formula in 2006 to fund the Archdiocese, Metropolises and Ministries, as well as Missions and Outreach. The allocation system reflects a percentage of ongoing parish operating expense, after allowable deductions, and levels the playing field across the nation and the Metropolis. The higher or lower expenses, allocation follows.

6 Archdiocese Income

7 Archdiocese Expenses

8 Back to the Metropolises

9 Back to Metropolises This amount is used to fund the eight Metropolis and the Archdiocesan District for staff salaries, insurance as well as Metropolis Ministries and Operations The Boston Metropolis had 5 positions funded including the Metropolitan and Chancellor from their portion.

10 Archdiocese Expenses

11 Interior Ministries: Community Services Stewardship Ministry Philanthropy Outreach & Evangelism Registry Archive Center Clergy Assistance & Benevolence Family as Church Ministry Church and Society Clergy Laity Congress Parish Development Office

12 Interior Ministries: Education Greek Education & Culture Marriage & Family Religious Education Youth Ministry Ionian Village Faith Endowment Grants

13 Interior Ministries: Communications Orthodox Observer Internet Ministries Resource Materials Greek Orthodox Telecommunications Public Affairs & Relations Communications

14 Ministries Outside Archdiocese Hellenic College/Holy Cross Theological School World Orthodoxy Ecumenical Patriarchate, Missions, etc. Grants Expense Retired Bishops

15 Archdiocese Income & Expense TOTAL ARCHDIOCESE INCOME $23,172, % Parish Commitments (Fair Share Allocations) $17,604, % Direct Archdiocese Fundraising $5,568, % TOTAL ARCHDIOCESE EXPENSES $23,052, % College of the Holy Cross $1,200, % World Orthodoxy (Ecumenical Patriarchate, Missions, etc.) $1,606, % Education (Religious, Youth, Family, etc.) $4,062, % Communications (Orthodox Observer, Internet, etc.) $2,447, % Community Services (Stewardship, Outreach, etc.) $2,264, % Grants Expense $403, % Retired Bishops $325, % Back total split to 8 Metropolises and Archdiocesan District $4,996, % Administrative Offices $3,754, % Operational Expenses $1,503, % Legal Fees $219, % Legal Settlements $267, % NET $120,765

16 Total Expense Details TOTAL ARCHDIOCESE EXPENSES Back To Metropolises 21.7% Administrative Offices 16.3% Retired Bishops 1.4% Grants Expense 1.7% Operational Expenses 6.5% Legal Fees 1.0% Legal Settlements 1.2% College of the Holy Cross 5.2% Community Services (Stewardship, Outreach, etc.) 9.8% Communications (Orthodox Observer, Internet, etc.) 10.6% Education (Religious, Youth, Family, etc.) 17.6% World Orthodoxy (Ecumenical Patriarchate, Missions, etc.) 7.0%

17 Metropolis of Boston receives $489,522 of the budget for the salaries, operations and to lead ministries they provide below. Oversee 63 Parishes & 80 priests Clergy Brotherhood of St. Andrew Retired Clergy Association Sisterhood of Presvyteres Seminarian Development Metropolis stewardship committee Parish Council seminars Metropolis clergy-laity conference Ministry awards banquet Radio Ministry Federation of Greek Orthodox Church Musicians Marriage Preparation Program Ecumenical & Interfaith relations Summer and Winter Camp (MBC) Philoxenia House Greek Education Orthodox Christian Religious Education St. John Chrysostom Oratorical Festival Youth & young adult ministries Metropolis of Boston Youth Dance Group Athletic Ministry Orthodox Christian Fellowship Vacation Church School Family District Retreats

18 2011

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