President of the House of Deputies

Monday, November 12, 2018 - 15:30

For more than 40 years, the Episcopal Church has prayed, studied and discerned and, in doing so, we have seen the evidence of God’s blessing in the lives of LGBT people. The Episcopal Church’s General Convention, our highest temporal authority,...

Saturday, July 7, 2018 - 12:30

In the Name of God. Amen. In today’s first reading, the prophet Isaiah imagines a world in which “not even fools shall go astray.” In the next ten minutes I may provide you with ample evidence that this world is not yet with us. But I hope not....

Wednesday, July 4, 2018 - 19:30

Good afternoon, and welcome to the 79th General Convention of the Episcopal Church! I am so glad to have the chance to welcome you to Austin that I agreed to occupy what is widely acknowledged to be the least-coveted speaking slot in all of...

Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 09:21

House of Deputies President Gay Clark Jennings has appointed a House of Deputies special committee to draft legislation on sexual harassment and exploitation for this summer’s General Convention. “In January, Presiding Bishop Curry and I called the...

Monday, January 22, 2018 - 14:44

Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael B. Curry and President of the House of Deputies the Rev. Gay Clark Jennings have written the following letter to the Episcopal Church. January 22, 2018 Dear People of God in the Episcopal Church...

Tuesday, September 5, 2017 - 12:38

Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael B. Curry and President of the House of Deputies the Rev. Gay Clark Jennings have issued the following statement concerning the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). September 5, 2017...

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 20:20

Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Michael Curry and President of the House of Deputies the Rev. Gay Clark Jennings have issued the following letter concerning the Texas “bathroom bill.” August 16, 2017 Dear People of God in the Episcopal Church:...

Thursday, August 3, 2017 - 13:49

Applications are now accepted for high school students who want to participate in the General Convention Official Youth Presence (GCOYP) at the Episcopal Church 79th General Convention to be held Thursday, July 5 to Friday, July 13, 2018 at The...

Monday, May 15, 2017 - 11:56

Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Michael Curry and President of the House of Deputies the Rev. Gay Clark Jennings will host a May 16 webinar to discuss Becoming Beloved Community: The Episcopal Church’s Long-term Commitment to Racial Healing,...

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 - 12:57

Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Michael B. Curry and President of the House of Deputies the Rev. Gay Clark Jennings shared the following letter with the staff of the Episcopal Church on February 8.   Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ:   Earlier...

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