Episcopal, Chinese church relationship strengthened through visit

Presiding Bishop met with government, church leaders in Beijing and Shanghai

[Episcopal News Service – Beijing and Shanghai] It was building friendships and strengthening relationships that characterized the Most Rev. Michael Curry’s first official visit as presiding bishop and primate to Asia and Southeast Asia last month, including in China where he and his staff met with government officials and leaders of the Protestant Christian Church. […]

La visita del Obispo Primado fortalece los vínculos entre la Iglesia Episcopal y la Anglicana de Hong Kong

[Episcopal News Service – Hong Kong] En su primera visita oficial a la Provincia Anglicana de Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui, el obispo primado Michael Curry descubrió que la Iglesia cristiana en Hong Kong y en el resto del Asia está creciendo, y robusteció su creencia de que las relaciones centradas en el evangelio son esenciales […]

U.S.-based, Philippine Episcopal churches enter concordat agreement

Presiding Bishop visited the Philippines on Asia, Southeast Asia tour

[Episcopal News Service – Manila, Philippines] When Presiding Bishop Michael Curry and Prime Bishop Renato Abibico recently signed a concordat agreement, they did so as equals. Longtime covenant companions, the Episcopal Church and Episcopal Church in the Philippines entered a new commitment to remain in partnership and to learn from one another in the areas […]

Presiding Bishop to lead reconciliation pilgrimage to Ghana

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[Episcopal News Service] Presiding Bishop Michael Curry will lead a weeklong Episcopal Relief & Development pilgrimage focused on reconciliation to Ghana Jan. 20-28, visiting cities and sites critical to understanding the trans-Atlantic slave trade and Episcopal Relief & Development partners and programs working to improve Ghanaians’ lives. “At General Convention in 2015, we promised to […]

El Obispo Primado encabeza peregrinaje de reconciliación a Ghana

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[Episcopal News Service] El obispo primado Michael Curry encabezará una peregrinación de la Agencia Episcopal de Ayuda y Desarrollo (ERD, por su sigla en inglés) a Ghana. La visita de una semana, del 20 al 28 de enero, centrada en la reconciliación, incluirá ciudades y sitios de importancia para entender la trata trasatlántica de esclavos, así como […]

At Episcopal-Lutheran King celebration in Los Angeles, Presiding Bishop says: ‘stick together and hold hands’

[Episcopal News Service – Los Angeles] Presiding Bishop Michael Curry invoked the prophet Isaiah and Robert Fulghum’s, “Everything I Need to Know I learned in Kindergarten,” charming and challenging a packed Jan. 15 celebration of Martin Luther King’s birthday in Los Angeles, to move forward in tough times is by seeking “ancient wisdom … tried […]

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry’s Christmas Message 2016

  [Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] “This child came to show us how to change the world,” Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael Curry said in his Christmas Message 2016. “So this Christmas, make room for Him to change us. This Christmas help us change the world.” The Presiding Bishop’s video message is […]

Presiding Bishop now honorary chair of Episcopal Preaching Foundation

[Episcopal Preaching Foundation press release] The Episcopal Preaching Foundation is honored to announce that Presiding Bishop Michael Curry has accepted the position of honorary chairman of the board. During a recent meeting with Dr. A. Gary Shilling, founder and board chairman of EPF, Curry affirmed the importance of effective and inspiring preaching in the Episcopal […]

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry on news from Standing Rock

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael Curry has issued the following statement on the news concerning the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation: This morning, the sun ascended over the Great Plains of our nation, and hope truly dawned anew. After months of courageously and peacefully working to […]

Presiding Bishop urges North Dakota governor, sheriff ‘to monitor the nature and tone of the policing actions’ on Standing Rock

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The following is a letter sent  Nov. 30 by Presiding Bishop Michael B. Curry to North Dakota Governor Jack Dalrymple and Morton County Sheriff Kyle Kirchmeier concerning the situation at the Standing Rock Sioux Nation. November 30, 2016 Dear Governor Dalrymple and Sheriff Kirchmeier: I pray that […]