August Update from The Vice Chair

The Board of Managers has developed a very specific asset allocation decision tree. Based upon input from our outside advisor, our own investment advisory board and the judgement of the Board, we gradually substantially moved our equity allocation above our benchmark weight of 65% to a maximum of 73%.  This decision was based on our perception…

Board Reconfirms CRR At 5.25%

The Board of Managers reconfirms its recommendation of 5.25% Constant Rate of Return used by the Diocese and various parishes in the preparation of their annual budgets. 

Fund Outperformed Benchmark in July

For the period July 1 to July 31 EEF returned 1.23% and the benchmark returned .93%. This resulted in EEF outperforming the benchmark by .30%.

Bonds Continue to Surprise and Confound

The surprise in fixed income over the last three or so months has not been the performance of the stock market, which is making new highs on almost a weekly basis, but the performance of bonds.

Fund Adds 6.31% in Second Quarter

Our Fund returned another 6.31% through the end of June, bringing the year-to-date return up to 9.71%.

Morningstar X-Ray of June 30 Holdings

The Morningstar X-ray report provides a detailed breakdown of the holdings of the Easton Episcopal Balanced Fund. The June 30 report reflects recent allocation updates in the fixed income portion of the fund.

Message from the Vice Chair, June ’21

Why do we do what we do? The short answer is: To benefit the missions of the parishes and diocese whose money we invest. And we are pleased to report some pretty good returns.

Access and Forms

Easton Episcopal Funds accounts are managed by Mutual Shareholder Services (MSS). If you are a shareholder, your current balances as well as historical transactions in your account may be viewed by following the link below to MSS. Choose “Easton Episcopal Balanced Fund” for the name of the Fund, enter the account number you wish to…


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