House of Deputies

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February 10, 2009

By: The Public Affairs Office

Bonnie Anderson, president of the House of Deputies of the Episcopal Church, will be named a canon of the Diocese of Ecuador Central's Catedral de El Senor in Quito at a special service on Sunday, February 21 by Bishop Wilfrido Ramos-Orench.

According to Episcopal Church and Anglican...

June 3, 2008

A website highlighting the ministry of the House of Deputies and its president, Bonnie Anderson, has been added to the Episcopal Church's web offerings. It is available here. "I am very pleased to be able to offer the House of Deputies and the wider Episcopal Church this collection of resources...

December 10, 2007

In a statement issued December 10 following the decision by the bishop and others in the Diocese of San Joaquin to leave the Episcopal Church and attempt to align with the Anglican Province of the Southern Cone, House of Deputies President Bonnie Anderson said she "deeply regrets" their action...

November 29, 2007

An interim report issued by the House of Deputies Committee on the State of the Church says the Episcopal Church needs "a plan for action" to address concerns related to its identity, mission and organization.

"Who are we?" the report asks. "What does it mean to be an Episcopalian? What...

February 23, 2007

Bonnie Anderson, president of the House of Deputies, has issued a statement on the recently concluded Primates' Meeting and the resulting communiqué.

The full text of Anderson's statement follows.

As I read the Communiqué from the Primates' Meeting in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, I...

January 17, 2007

House of Deputies President Bonnie Anderson has written to the Anglican Communion's Panel of Reference and Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams "to clarify apparent misconceptions regarding the polity of The Episcopal Church reflected in the content and recommendations" of its recent report...

October 19, 2006

In a statement issued by House of Deputies President Bonnie Anderson at the conclusion of the first meeting of her Council of Advice, she urged the House of Deputies to "begin to see itself in a new way."

 

"Some may perceive their role as deputy to be finished once the gavel...

November 8, 2004

The Very Rev. George Werner, president of the national House of Deputies of the Episcopal Church since being elected to that post in 2000, issued the following statement in response to a November 6 action of the Diocese of Pittsburgh, meeting in convention. Werner is retired dean of Trinity...

August 10, 2003

In a final push to the end over the last two days of General Convention, the House of Deputies dealt with a wide range of resolutions, for the most part concurring with actions of the House of Bishops.

In a last-minute flurry of action Friday on a resolution to replace the current Prayer...

August 8, 2003

In his closing remarks to the House of Deputies, President George Werner Friday urged clergy and congregations to make the most of the evangelistic potential of the first Sunday after General Convention concludes.

“Looking at the vast collection of coverage this church has been getting...

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