Presiding Bishop Michael Curry and House of Deputies President the Rev. Gay Clark Jennings are the lead signers on an amicus brief filed March 2 by 1,800 clergy and religious leaders in a U.S. Supreme Court case involving transgender-bathroom use policies.
When just-elected Presiding Bishop Edmond L. Browning said “there will be no outcasts” at the 1985 General Convention in Anaheim, Calif., he could not have known how those words would be held up as an emblem of his ministry.
In a letter to Executive Council, The Most Rev Michael Curry, has provided an update on the ongoing investigation related to the suspension of three senior members of the Church Center staff
The Anglican Communion is a network of relationships that have been built on mission partnerships; relationships that are grounded in a common faith; relationships in companion diocese relationships; relationships with parish to parish across the world; relationships that are profoundly committed to serving and following the way of Jesus of Nazareth by helping the poorest of the poor, and helping this world to be a place where no child goes to bed hungry ever.
Presiding Bishop Michael Curry has issued a statement announcing that a law firm will conduct an independent investigation of the three senior members of the Episcopal Church staff who were placed on leave last week.
Presiding Bishop Michael Curry announced that he has placed three members of the senior administrative staff of the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society on administrative leave to investigate allegations of possible misconduct. The letter does not state the nature or scope of the allegations. The Presiding Bishop has asked that the investigation continue without speculation.
UPDATE: The surgery will be on Tuesday
In a 10-minute video interview with the Episcopal News Service, Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori reflects on her nine-year term in office that began Nov. 1, 2006. She discusses her vision of the reign of God on earth, her hopes for The Episcopal Church, what it has been like to be the first woman to hold the office of presiding bishop and primate, how she has been inspired and where she has found solace.
Here is an interactive timeline of the 26 people who have been presiding bishop.