Presiding Bishop Michael Curry

The 27th Presiding Bishop and Primate of The Episcopal Church

Michael Curry

Presiding Bishop, President of House of Deputies share information with Episcopal Church staff

February 7, 2017

Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ:   Earlier this week, we informed Executive Council that Bishop Stacy Sauls has filed a lawsuit against the corporation of the Episcopal Church, called the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society (DFMS), and an unspecified number of unnamed defendants associated with the church. The suit concerns Bishop Sauls’ tenure as […]

I ask President Trump to continue the powerful work of our refugee resettlement program without interruption

January 26, 2017

Mark 12:31: Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself. Leviticus 19:34: “The alien who resides with you shall be to you as the citizen among you; you shall love the alien as yourself, for you were aliens in the land of Egypt.” Numbers 15:15:  One ordinance shall be both for you of the congregation, and […]

Presiding Bishop to lead reconciliation pilgrimage to Ghana

January 24, 2017

The ocean-facing courtyard of Cape Coast Slave Castle. Photo: Mary Frances Schjonberg/Episcopal News Service [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 […]

Executive Council: Presiding Bishop’s opening remarks

January 12, 2017

Allow me to talk about the vision of the Jesus Movement on the practical  churchwide level and what that really begins to look like and how embracing that has obvious implications for budget and structure and engagement. This is the result of work by the officers and canons who have been working together, and by […]

Message for Lent 2016

February 8, 2016

Clarence Jorden of the Koinonia Movement many years ago wrote this:  Jesus founded the most revolutionary movement in human history, a movement built on the unconditional love of God for the world, and the mandate to those who follow to live that love. The season of Lent is upon us.  It is a season of […]

Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael Curry on the actions at the Anglican Primates meeting

January 15, 2016

Before I say a word about our gathering here at the Primates Meeting, I just want to say a word of thank you to you for all of your prayers: your prayers for this meeting, your prayers for me personally, both here and in my earlier sickness. We are well, and God is God, and […]

Reflexión en el sexto aniversario del terremoto de Haití

January 12, 2016

[12 de enero de 2016] En el sexto aniversario del terremoto que devastó a Haití, Michael Curry, obispo presidente y primado de la Iglesia Episcopal, emitió la siguiente declaración: Hace hoy seis años, un pavoroso terremoto de magnitud histórica deshizo las vidas de madres, padres, hermanas y hermanos haitianos. Sus lamentos repercutían a través de […]

Reflection on the sixth anniversary of the earthquake in Haiti

January 12, 2016

Six years ago today, a tremendous earthquake of historic magnitude shattered the lives of Haitian mothers, fathers, sisters, and brothers. Their cries of lamentation echoed across Haiti even as the aftershocks continued to rock Port-au-Prince and the surrounding countryside. Haiti, the poorest state in the Western Hemisphere, is also the island-home of a branch of […]

Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael B. Curry's 2015 Christmas message

December 22, 2015

  Christmas Message 2015   Hello. Our original plan was for me to tape a Christmas message in front of the United Nations building in New York as a way of sending a message that this Jesus of Nazareth whom we follow came to show us the way to a different world, a world rounded […]

El Obispo Presidente Episcopal Michael Curry aborda la crisis de los refugiados sirios: “¡No tengáis miedo!”

November 20, 2015

“¡No tengáis miedo!”   A menudo en los evangelios, el miedo paraliza al pueblo de Dios, y una y otra vez, ya sean los ángeles, o nuestro Señor mismo, responde con las mismas palabras de consuelo: “¡No tengáis miedo!”   En momentos como este el miedo es real. Y comparto ese miedo con vosotros. Nuestro […]

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