'Presiding Bishop Michael Curry' Tagged Posts

'Presiding Bishop Michael Curry' Tagged Posts

PB Michael Curry leads Reclaiming Jesus initiative

On Thursday, the Reclaiming Jesus initiative boldly found its voice in Washington, DC with a service at National City Christian Church co-led by Presiding Bishop Michael Curry and the Rev. Jim Wallis of Sojourners followed by a candlelight procession to the White House where marchers stood vigil and prayed. The action is part of “Reclaiming Jesus: A Confession of Faith in a Time of Crisis,” an ecumenical Christian elders’ initiative launched in March to “reclaim Jesus” from those believed to…

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry to preach at royal wedding

The Most Rev. Michael Curry, presiding bishop and primate of The Episcopal Church, will preach at the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on Saturday, May 19. We offer explanations about who he is, some bingo fun with his preaching and sermon themes, some of his sermons, links to the order of worship and marriage liturgies, royal wedding venue information, and information about marriage in The Episcopal Church. We invite you to explore!

Parker County church plant team rarin’ to go

On Thursday, April 6, 2017, atop a windy hill with panoramic views of east Parker County, Presiding Bishop Michael Curry commissioned and blessed church planter Hunter Ruffin and the church planting team. The core of the church planting team will be the St. Francis Episcopal Church congregation in Parker County, led by Ms. Marti Fagley. In March, the Executive Council of The Episcopal Church announced it had approved a grant of $100,000 to the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth for a church…

PB’s sermon raises the roof at festival Eucharist

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. “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…

Learning to love to tell the story

“I love to tell the story” was the theme of the visit of Presiding Bishop Michael Curry, who calls himself Chief Evangelism Officer of The Episcopal Church. On Friday, April 7, 2017, Episcopalians gathered at St. Christopher, Fort Worth, to learn to love telling the story. They heard a riveting telling of the Gospel of John from storyteller Kathy Culmer and an inspiring homily from Bishop Scott Mayer at Morning Prayer. Watch the telling of scripture below or on YouTube.…

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry to visit diocese April 6-8, 2017

The Most Rev. Michael Curry, presiding bishop of The Episcopal Church, will visit the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth Thursday, April 6, through Saturday, April 8. Bishop Curry calls himself the chief evangelist of The Episcopal Church, and he will bring that emphasis with him. “I Love to Tell the Story” is the theme of the visit. It is taken from the hymn written as a poem by an English Anglican evangelist, Arabella Katherine Hankey, in 1866 and set to music by…

Register for activities on Friday, April 7

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry will be in the Diocese of Fort Worth April 6-8. Register below for activities on Friday, April 7 at St. Christopher’s, including a morning prayer service, conversations with Bishop Curry and Canon Michael Hunn, lunch, and a presentation and interactive workshops on how to share our stories of faith.

Join diocesan choir for presiding bishop’s visit

Can you carry a tune without a bucket? Join a diocesan choir now forming to participate in the Eucharist with Presiding Bishop Michael Curry on Saturday, April 8, at 11 am at University Christian Church. David Lindsey, music director at St. Christopher Episcopal Church in Fort Worth, is coordinating the choir. Anthems will be selected from 8 Anthems for About 12 Singers: Easy-to-Prepare Gospel Songs and Spirituals for SAB Choirs. Lindsey is ordering copies; however, if you already own a copy of this collection and…

Easter Messages: Bishop Scott Mayer and Presiding Bishop Michael Curry

The Rt. Rev. J. Scott Mayer of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth has issued an Easter greeting to the diocese in this video. Presiding Bishop Michael Curry has issued his 2016 Easter message. View Presiding Bishop Michael Curry’s Easter message or read the text of his message. Easter is the feast of Christ’s resurrection. The word derives from the Anglo-Saxon spring goddess Eostre. Christians in England applied the word to the principal festival of the church year, both the day and…
bishop curry primates meeting

“Claim the high calling of love and faith”

The Most Rev. Michael B. Curry, presiding bishop and primate of The Episcopal Church, has issued a video statement concerning the actions of the Anglican primates at their meeting in Canterbury, England. And so we must claim that high calling; claim the high calling of love and faith; love even for those with whom we disagree, and then continue, and that we will do, and we will do it together. Here is the text of Bishop Curry’s statement: Before I say…

Prayers for Bishop Curry

UPDATED  –  In a statement released Monday afternoon, Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael Curry gave thanks for prayers offered on his behalf: “Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael Curry wishes to thank all Episcopalians and others for the generous outpouring of prayer and well wishes in response to his announcement yesterday that he will be undergoing surgery. “That surgery, originally scheduled for today, is now scheduled for tomorrow (Tuesday).  The postponement is to allow some aspirin he took…