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APIMS BOOK REVIEW
Editor, Rev. Tom Kirkpatrick, Ph.D.
Guest Reviewer, Rev. Carol Kirkpatrick, Pastor,
1st Presbyterian Church, Kent, Washington
Who Moved My Cheese: An Amazing Way to Deal with Change in Your Work and In Your Life (Putman, 1998) by Spencer Johnson, M.D.
BOARD OF PENSIONS NEWS
The pension and medical plan will remain the same in 2014 as it is currently, with medical dues increased to 23%. In 2015 there will be changes that are presented on the Pension website, which is new and revised (improved search feature) - www.pensions.org
In addition: A 1% experience apportionment is granted as of July 1, 2013; the Board portfolio benefited from a 13.9% return in 2012 but reserves values are being held down by low interest rates.
NOTES ABOUT THIS SITE...
--Membership fees: Judicatories $110, Pastors $65, Retired Pastors $30.
--Anyone may view the public pages. If you are a clergy serving an interim or one who has served an interim you are invited to join APIMS. All other names will be removed from the website.
-- You can join APIMS instantly through Paypal. STILL you will still need to send the Membership Coordinator a Membership Form found in DOWNLOADS section.
--All postings in the 'Pastors Seeking Call' and 'Opportunities' sections MUST BE DONE by an administrator. Send all relevant information by email to the admin.
-- CHURCHES seeking pastors need to send their information to the administrator for posting.
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