The Holy Eucharist with the Installation of the 27th Presiding Bishop of The Episcopal Church, Bishop Michael Bruce Curry, took place November 1 at noon Eastern at Washington National Cathedral. The Rt. Rev. Michael Bruce Curry, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina, was elected and confirmed as the 27th Presiding Bishop of The Episcopal Church at the 78th General Convention on June 27.
Bishop Curry is the first African-American to be elected Presiding Bishop of The Episcopal Church.
The Holy Eucharist with the Installation of the 27th Presiding Bishop may be viewed by following this link:
The service was reflective of the comprehensiveness of the Episcopal tradition and community. Bishop Curry preached at the service. His sermon may be viewed by following this link:
Episcopal, Anglican, ecumenical, and interreligious guests joined bishops, General Convention deputies, Executive Council members, and other leaders, members and guests of The Episcopal Church for the celebration.