May 13, 2009

Pay Cut for United Methodist Bishops

United Methodist bishops are taking a pay cut.

In a sign of solidarity with people and churches struggling in the global economic crisis, the 50 active bishops from the United States voted to forgo a pay raise for 2010 and instead roll back their salaries to 2008 levels. Their annual pay would drop from $125,658 to $120,942 beginning Jan. 1.

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