Curry Elected Presiding Bishop of Episcopal Church

SALT LAKE CITY – The Episcopal Church elected the Rt. Rev. Michael Curry, Bishop of the Diocese of North Carolina, as its Presiding Bishop today. Curry will be the 27th Presiding Bishop of The Episcopal Church, which was founded in 1789. …. Curry, who won on the first ballot, was elected the 11th Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina on February 11, 2000. “I treasure this church,” said Curry on his acceptance. “This is the church where I was baptized as a baby according to the1928 Prayer Book and this is the church I learned about Jesus. This is a good and wonderful church.” “We are so blessed, and I am blessed, but just know that my heart is really full, said Curry. “We got a God,…