Official Seal of the General Convention

Standing Commission on Ministry Development

CANON I.1.2(n) (7) A Standing Commission on Ministry Development. It shall be the duty of the Commission to: recommend policies and strategies to the General Convention for the affirmation, development and exercise of ministry by all baptized persons (lay persons,bishops, priests and deacons) ; (ii) recommend strategies to General Convention for the development and support of networks of individuals, diocesan Committees and commissions, agencies and institutions engaged in recruitment, gifts discernment, education and training for ministry, leadership development, and deployment; (iii) study the needs and trends of theological education for all baptized persons, including seminary education and life-long learning, and recommend strategies to General Convention to strengthen theological educaiton for all baptized persons.
Name Position Term ends Diocese, Province
Akao, Mr. Keane Chair 2018 Hawaii, VIII
Thom, The Rt. Rev. Brian Vice-Chair 2015 Idaho, VIII
Vanatta, Ms. Natalie Secretary 2018 Kansas, VII
Bautista, The Rev. Canon Simón Member 2018 Washington, III
Glasspool, The Rt. Rev. Mary Member 2018 Los Angeles, VIII
Hall, The Very Reverend Gary Member 2015 Washington, III
Lytle, Dr. Julie Member 2015 Massachusetts, I
Mathis, Canon Jill Member 2015 Pennsylvania, III
Melnyk, Ms. Debby Member 2018 Florida, IV
Phillippi, Mr. Jay Member 2015 Western New York, II
Pompa, The Very Rev. Tony Member 2018 Bethlehem, III
Ray, The Rt. Rev. Rayford Member 2015 Northern Michigan, V
Jefferts Schori, The Most Rev. Katharine Ex Officio 2015 Nevada, VIII
Jennings, The Rev. Gay C. Ex Officio 2015 Ohio, V
James, The Rev. Dr. Molly Representative of the President of the House of Deputies 2015 Connecticut, I
Thompsett, Dr. Fredrica Liaison of Executive Council 2015 Massachusetts, I
Collins, Ms. Ruth-Ann Staff 2015 Long Island, II
Kelly, Ms. Shannon Staff 2015
Past Meetings
Dates Location Minutes Documents
October 1 (Tele/Web conference) Download
August 13 (Tele/Web conference)
July 2 (Tele/Web conference) Download
May 14 (Tele/Web conference)
April 2 (Tele/Web conference)
February 11 (Tele/Web conference)
January 7 (Tele/Web conference)
November 12, 2013 (Tele/Web conference)
October 8, 2013 (Tele/Web conference) Download
September 3, 2013 (Tele/Web conference) Download
July 30, 2013 (Tele/Web conference)
July 23, 2013 (Tele/Web conference) Download
July 11, 2013 (Tele/Web conference) Download
July 9, 2013 (Tele/Web conference) Download
January 3, 2013 (Self-organized) Download
November 12-15, 2012 St. Louis, Missouri Download
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