House of Deputies

of The Episcopal Church

From the Presiding Officers: 80th General Convention Legislative Committees Announced

Dear Bishops and Deputies: When we wrote to you in November announcing that General Convention would be postponed until July 7-14, 2022, we committed to appointing deputy and bishop legislative committees early and charging them to begin their work virtually in advance of our gathering in Baltimore. Today we are taking the next step in that process….
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Our Responsibility to Stand Against Christian Nationalism: Executive Council Opening Remarks

President Jennings gave these opening remarks to an online meeting of Executive Council on January 22: Hello, and welcome to this online meeting of Executive Council. We’re beginning to get good at meeting this way! I’m grateful for this technology that allows our work to continue, but just because it has become routine, I don’t…
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Prayers for the House of Deputies

House of Deputies Chaplain Lester Mackenzie offers prayers, a meditation, and song for this difficult time. “To pray is to live with God,” he says. “Even on this virtual tightrope of hope, dear friends, I pray that you might remember…the breadth of the Holy Spirit reminding us that we are one together.”