House of Deputies

of The Episcopal Church

Statement on Indigenous boarding schools by Presiding Bishop Michael Curry and President of the House of Deputies Gay Clark Jennings

In Genesis, God conferred dignity on all people by creating them in God’s own image–a belief that is shared by all Abrahamic faiths. We are grieved by recent discoveries of mass graves of Indigenous children on the grounds of former boarding schools, where Indigenous children experienced forced removal from their homes, assimilation and abuse. These…
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From President Jennings: Legislative Committee Rosters Available Online/De La Presidenta Jennings: La Lista de Comités Legislativos Disponibles en Línea

Dear Deputies and Alternate Deputies: In February, Presiding Bishop Curry and I announced the list of legislative committees that will serve at the 80th General Convention next summer in Baltimore, and in early March, I asked all of you to complete a survey expressing your legislative committee preferences. In the last several months, I have…
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Moving Forward Together: Executive Council Opening Remarks

President Jennings gave these opening remarks to an online meeting of Executive Council on June 25: Good morning. It’s good to be with all of you on Zoom today. Thank you for your prayers and good wishes since our last Executive Council meeting in April, when my remarks had to be recorded in advance due…
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