William Beasley Chair, 2017 Provincial Assembly

Rev. Canon William Beasley serves as Executive Director of the Greenhouse Movement, working directly with Archbishop Foley Beach in the Anglican Church in North America to help establish new congregations in the Upper Midwest and throughout North America. He is both a regional leader and a rector of multiplying congregations. Canon William is passionate about bringing people together for evangelism, mission, and worship, bringing souls into the transforming presence of Jesus Christ.

Canon William graduated from Wheaton College in 1976 and spent a few years in the work force before attending Berkeley Divinity School at Yale, graduating in 1984. He has been active as a pastor for the past twenty-seven years. During that time, he served as senior pastor of Church of the Resurrection in Chicago and planted Church of the Redeemer Parish and simultaneously launched several English and Spanish-speaking congregations in diverse communities in collaboration with lay catechists.