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Bishop Michael Curry to be Installed as Presiding Bishop

On Sunday, November 1, the Rt. Rev. Michael Bruce Curry will be installed as the 27th Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church at the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C. at noon. The service will be webcast live and available on demand here. Bishop Curry will preach. Trinity will also host a viewing of the installation webcast on Sunday, November 1 at 2:30pm in Trinity Church.

Bishop Curry was elected at the 78th General Convention on June 27, and will be the first African-American Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church. You can read a recent profile of him in the Washington Post here.

He has been the Bishop of North Carolina since 2000 and is known as a dynamic preacher and leader. Click here to view his sermon on August 17, 2015 during the 50th Anniversary Commemoration for Jonathan Myrick Daniels, an Episcopal seminarian slain in Hayneville, AL in 1965 while working to register black voters.

On Saturday, October 31, the Union of Black Episcopalians is sponsoring a Vigil Celebration and Eucharist at 11am at the Armory, in Washington, DC., which will also be webcast. For more information about this event and the installation click here

Bishop Curry will also be a speaker at the 2016 Trinity Institute conference, Listen for a Change: Sacred Conversations for Racial JusticeClick here for more information and to register for the conference. 

Homepage photo credit: Cynthia L. Black/For Episcopal News Service

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