House of Deputies

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September 14, 2011

Episcopal Church House of Deputies President Bonnie Anderson announced Sept. 15 that she will nominate the Very Rev. H. Scott Kirby, retired dean of Christ Church Cathedral in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, to serve as vice president of the House of Deputies during the the 77th meeting of General...

August 25, 2011

By: The Public Affairs Office

Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori and President of the House of Deputies Bonnie Anderson have extended their condolences and offered reflections on the August 24 death of Dr. Pamela Chinnis, former President of the House of Deputies.

Chinnis was a lay...

January 17, 2011

Episcopal Church House of Deputies President Bonnie Anderson will honor Russ Randle, a member of Christ Church in Alexandria, Virginia, Jan. 21 for his 14-year commitment to aiding the Episcopal Church of Sudan in the midst of that nation's civil war and its aftermath.

Randle, a three-...

September 3, 2010

By: The Public Affairs Office

Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori, House of Deputies President Bonnie Anderson and Executive Council member Rosalie Simmonds Ballentine have issued a letter to the church calling for study on the Anglican Covenant.

“We strongly urge every congregation in this...

August 12, 2010

If we look carefully, it is not difficult to find brave, courageous, faithful, and often, outrageous, disciples of Christ in God's Episcopal Church. They are the ones who go the extra mile, provide examples for us to follow, know their gifts for ministry and use them with abandon and joy.

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December 1, 2009

By: The Public Affairs Office

There are underlying indications of vitality in The Episcopal Church despite signs the church is “swimming against some difficult cultural tides,” according to the chair of the House of Deputies State of the Church Committee of The Episcopal Church.

Matilda Kistler of the Diocese of...

July 17, 2009

In the House of Deputies July 16, President Bonnie Anderson introduced "The Terminator" Nigel Renton, a long-time former deputy from the Diocese of California who was well-known for "terminating" debate on the floor.

Some of Renton's spiritual heirs, who have been moving to terminate...

July 13, 2009

The House of Deputies July 14 concurred with the House of Bishops in their action on Resolution D025 and passed it as amended.

The resolution affirms that ordination is available to anyone in the church through the discernment process outlined in the Constitution and Canons of the church...

July 10, 2009

Bonnie Anderson and the Rev. Brian Prior have been re-elected to serve as president and vice president of the House of Deputies respectively. Anderson's selection by acclamation took place July 9, and Prior was elected on July 11. This is the second three-year term for both.

Anderson...

July 10, 2009

When nine-time Utah deputy Stephen Hutchinson arrived for General Convention 2009, he was on familiar turf. "I started in Anaheim, and I've come full circle," he said. He still remembers what it was like to be a first-timer, coming from a diocese then containing "probably less than 5,000 people...

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