Presiding Bishop Michael Curry

Rt Revd Michael Curry2a - Mini-PhotoThe Rt. Rev. Michael Curry, bishop diocesan of the Diocese of North Carolina, elected by the House of Bishops, is the Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church.

Michael is the first African-American Presiding Bishop.

He will serve a nine-year term that officially began November, 1, 2015. On that date, Curry succeeded the Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori, and he became the first person of color to hold the position.

For a special video message from Presiding Bishop Michael Curry, click HERE.

To see photos and a narrative from the installation, click HERE