House of Deputies

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July 11, 2012

[Episcopal News Service – Indianapolis] The House of Deputies worked at a feverish pace July 12 on its final day before adjournment, considering more than 80 resolutions out of the almost 400 that had been filed.

It was able to conclude its work in time to say a special good-bye to House...

July 11, 2012

[Episcopal News Service – Indianapolis] The House of Deputies on July 11 approved a number of resolutions on how the church can address issues of social and economic justice, and others that dealt with internal church matters.

It concurred with the House of Bishops on resolution...

July 11, 2012

Byron Rushing speaks during a media briefing July 11 following his election as vice president of the House of Deputies. Photo/Matthew Davies

[Episcopal News Service — Indianapolis] Byron Rushing from the Diocese of Massachusetts was elected on the second ballot July 11 to serve...

July 10, 2012

[Episcopal News Service – Indianapolis] Five people on July 10 were nominated as vice president of the House of Deputies, to serve a three-year term that begins at the close of the 77th General Convention. The election is slated for July 11.

All the nominees are lay people since...

July 10, 2012

[Episcopal News Service – Indianapolis] The House of Deputies today approved creation of a special task force to begin to reimagine the workings of the Episcopal Church to prepare it for mission in the 21st century.

In a vote that stunned deputies and visitors alike,Resolution ...

July 10, 2012

Gay Jennings

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] Statement from the Rev. Gay Clark Jennings, clerical deputy, Diocese of Ohio, on her election on July 10 as President of the House of Deputies of the Episcopal Church.

I am honored to have been chosen by my...

July 10, 2012

By: The Public Affairs Office

Statement from the Rev. Gay Clark Jennings, clerical deputy, Diocese of Ohio, on her election  on July 10 as President of the House of Deputies of the Episcopal Church.

I am honored to have been chosen by my colleagues in the House of Deputies as their next president, and I’m grateful to...

July 10, 2012

I am honored to have been chosen by my colleagues in the House of Deputies as their next president, and I’m grateful to all of the people across the church—deputies, bishops, and many other leaders—who have expressed their confidence in me and shared their ideas. I’m especially grateful to...

July 9, 2012

[Episcopal News Service – Indianapolis] Three people were nominated July 9 to stand for election as president of the House of Deputies. They are:

Martha Alexander, deputy from North Carolina; The Rev. Gay Jennings, deputy from Ohio; and The Rev. Frank Logue, deputy from Georgia.

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July 8, 2012

[Episcopal News Service – Indianapolis] The House of Deputies July 8 approved on final reading an amendment to the constitution of the Episcopal Church to remove the requirement that consent for bishops elected within 120 days of General Convention be given by convention. The usual...

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