House of Deputies

of The Episcopal Church

Walking Together from Jericho to Jerusalem: Executive Council Opening Remarks

President Jennings gave these remarks to the opening session of Executive Council on February 21: Good morning. I’m glad to be here with all of you in Oklahoma City, and grateful to you, Bishop Ed, for your hospitality. I look forward to our time together. I don’t know about you, but for me, 2019 has…
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Leadership, the Canons, and the Incarnation: 2018 Christmas Message

As I prepare for Christmas and open myself to greet anew the mystery of the Incarnation, I’ve been reflecting on how I encountered Jesus at General Convention in dancing with the canons, in listening to testimony, in numerous quick cups of coffee and conversation, in myriad early morning meetings before early morning committee sessions, in…
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Statute of Limitations Suspension Begins January 1: A Letter from the Presiding Bishop and President Jennings, in English y español

Statute of Limitations Suspension for Clergy Sexual Misconduct Begins January 1, 2019 Advent 2018 Dear People of God in the Episcopal Church: Nearly a year ago, we issued a call for the church to examine its history and come to a fuller understanding of how we have handled or mishandled cases of sexual harassment, exploitation…
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