Honorees

The Church Club of New York Annual Dinner Honorees in Recent Years

The Church Club of New York, founded in 1887, is a nonprofit charitable lay membership organization that works as an integrated auxiliary of the Episcopal Diocese of New York to create and sustain a community of fellowship and spirited inquiry, and to provide educational, service, and social opportunities for its members and friends to help enrich their spiritual lives.

The Church Club is proud of its tradition of honoring a distinguished guest speaker at the Annual Dinner.

129th Annual Dinner

The Most Rev. Michael Bruce Curry
Presiding Bishop and Primate
May 4, 2016

128th Annual Dinner

The Rt. Rev. & Rt. Hon. Richard Chartres KCVO DD FSA
Bishop of London
May 6, 2015

127th Annual Dinner

The Very Rev. Dr. Robert A. Willis
Dean, Canterbury Cathedral, England
May 7, 2014

126th Annual Dinner

Rafael “Ray” Suarez Jr.
Author and senior correspondent, PBS NewsHour
April 25, 2013

125th Annual Dinner

Jon Ellis Meacham
Author and executive editor and vice president, Random House
January 24, 2012

124th Annual Dinner

The Very Rev. Dr. Samuel T. Lloyd III
Dean, Washington National Cathedral
January 26, 2011

123rd Annual Dinner

The R. Rev. Lawrence C. Provenzano
Bishop of Long Island
January 28, 2010

122nd Annual Dinner

Randall Herbert Balmer
author, religion historian and professor
May 12, 2009

121st Annual Dinner

The Rev. Canon John L. Peterson
Canon, Washington National Cathedral
April 30, 2008

120th Annual Dinner

The Most Rev. Dr. Katherine Jefferts Schori
Presiding Bishop (elected November 2006)
May 9, 2007

119th Annual Dinner

The Most Rev. Frank Tracy Griswold III
25th Presiding Bishop (retired November 2006)
May 22, 2006

118th Annual Dinner

George Erik Rupp, Ph.D.
Educator and theologian
May 19, 2005

117th Annual Dinner

The Rt. Rev. and Rt. Hon. Robin H. A. Eames
Anglican Primate of All Ireland and Lord Archbishop of Armagh
May 18, 2004