D059 HD Committee #24 Report #24

House of Deputies Committee 24 - Privilege & Courtesy/HoD presents its Report #24 on Resolution D059 (Give Thanks for the Extraordinary Ministry of Louie Crew Clay) and moves:

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Resolved, That the 80th General Convention of The Episcopal Church give thanks for the extraordinary ministry of Louie Crew Clay (1936-2019); and be it further

Resolved, That we express appreciation for his faithful servant leadership to The Episcopal Church as a deputy to General Convention, member of Executive Council, leader on various interim bodies and task forces; and be it further

Resolved, That we recognize his ability to dialogue with anyone in a loving, non-judgmental manner in moving The Episcopal Church forward on issues regarding LGBTQ+ individuals, even at a personal cost, and his contribution to bringing the LGBTQ+ experience to literature; and be it further

Resolved, That we are grateful to him for bringing internet literacy to The Episcopal Church by maintaining comprehensive websites; and be it further

Resolved, That his leadership in his Diocese and his congregation, service on the Standing Committee, nominating committees, vestries and other commissions is an example to all servant leaders; and be it further

Resolved, That we commend his model of life, ministry, and leadership, which continue to give hope, inspiration, and strength to all of us as we struggle with issues within the Church, “For Joy anyway!”