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Presiding Bishop Michael Curry practically raised the roof of University Christian Church with his sermon at the festival worship service on Saturday, April 8, 2017.

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“I love to tell the story” was the theme of his visit, and of his sermon. He talked of the various ways Jesus’ story touched people in scripture – and now touches us. And when Jesus’ story meets the story of another, a new story is created.

The offering, which was designated for Refugee Services of Texas, raised more than $4,300.

Watch the sermon the below, or on YouTube.

 

Read about Friday’s Learning to love to tell the story event at St. Christopher and watch Bishop Scott Mayer’s homily from Morning Prayer here.

Photos from the worship service are in this Flickr gallery.

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Story updated with improved video on April 13, 2017.

On Thursday, April 6, Bishop Curry commissioned and blessed the church plant team in Parker County. Read about the church plant and watch a short video of the commissioning. 

Also on Thursday, Bishop Curry visited Refugee Services of Texas. Read about that visit.

On Friday, April 7, Bishop Curry and Bishop Scott Mayer began the Learning to Love to Tell the Story conference at St. Christopher with Morning Prayer. After lunch Bishop Curry visited the 4Saints Episcopal Food Pantry. Listen to Bishop Mayer’s homily, see photos of the event, and read about and see photos from Bishop Curry’s visit to 4Saints.

Also on Friday, Bishop Curry kicked off the New Life Fund campaign at a dinner at Colonial Country Club. Read about the campaign and watch a video of his spirited address.