In a conversation about his
teaching and preaching style, Michael Curry notes with a laugh that
hymns and songs of faith were always a part of the mix. "I learned what I
believed in the songs I heard my family--especially my
grandmother--sing. We sang our faith every day.
Out of that strong foundation, Bishop Michael Curry shares the music of his
childhood--the songs that have grown with him to shape an adult and
The Most Reverend Michael Bruce Curry was installed as the 27th
Presiding Bishop of The Episcopal Church on November 1, 2015. Bishop
Curry was overwhelmingly elected on the first ballot at the 78th
General Convention of The Episcopal Church held in Salt Lake City,
Utah, July 2015. Curry is the first African-American to be elected
Presiding Bishop of The Episcopal Church.