Archives for 2015

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry’s Christmas 2015 message

Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Michael Curry’s Christmas 2015 message “As the words were spoken on that night when Jesus was born, peace, good will to all people, God bless you, God keep you.” [Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] “As the words were spoken on that night when Jesus was born, peace, good […]

Video – Transformed by service in South Africa: Young Adult Service Corps

[Episcopal News Service] Steve Smith from the Diocese of California served for two years as a Young Adult Service Corps missionary in Grahamstown, South Africa, where he lived at the Mariya uMama weThemba Monastery and taught at Holy Cross School. Smith talks about the fruits of the YASC program and the importance of providing young […]

Video – Transformed by service in Haiti: Young Adult Service Corps

[Episcopal News Service] Ashley Bingaman, a music teacher from Virginia, served as a missionary in Haiti from 2012-2014 with the Episcopal Church’s Young Adult Service Corps program. “We’re not called to go be the savior. We’re not called to go be the hero,” she says. “We are called to share Christ’s love and we are […]

Video: Presiding Bishop, L.A. bishop visit site of San Bernardino shootings

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael Curry and Bishop J. Jon Bruno of the Diocese of Los Angeles visited the site of the San Bernardino, California, shootings on Dec. 4 and offered this video statement.

Video: Presiding Bishop calls for prayer in response to Paris violence

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael B. Curry has released a video statement calling people to prayer in response to the violence in Paris, France.

‘What if it were you?’ Responding to the refugee crisis in Germany

This article is part of an ongoing series exploring the response to the global refugee crisis by The Episcopal Church and its ecumenical and interfaith partners. Other articles in the series are available here. [Episcopal News Service] A Muslim man from Pakistan stands to share the peace during a Sunday morning service at Church of […]

Video: Presiding Bishop Michael Curry: ‘This is the Jesus Movement’

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] “This is the Jesus Movement, and we are The Episcopal Church, the Episcopal branch of Jesus’ movement in this world,” Presiding Bishop Michael B. Curry says in his first address as Presiding Bishop and Primate of The Episcopal Church. Filmed at the Cathedral Church of St. John […]

Video: International Anglican guests share joy at Curry’s installation

Video: Ecumenical, interreligious guests share joy at Curry’s installation

Curry’s installation draws guests from many nations and faith traditions

[Episcopal News Service — Washington, D.C.] The installation of the Most Rev. Michael B. Curry as the 27th presiding bishop and primate of The Episcopal Church was undeniably a global and interreligious celebration with the Anglican Communion and the world’s Abrahamic faiths well represented. Six primates and several other Anglican leaders traveled to Washington National […]