October 15, 2012–The Rev. Canon Dr. Gregory S. Straub, who will retire as executive secretary of the General Convention of the Episcopal Church on January 1 after nearly eight years and three General Conventions, was awarded the inaugural House of Deputies medal today.

The Rev. Gay Clark Jennings, president of the Episcopal Church’s House of Deputies, presented the medal to Straub at a meeting of the church’s Executive Council in New Brunswick, New Jersey in the Diocese of New Jersey.

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