Bishops representing the Episcopal Church are coming to Syracuse as the local Central New York Denomination Consecrates its first female Bishop tomorrow, the eleventh for the church. The Presiding US Bishop of the Church, The Most Reverend Michael Curry will preside over the service. He is the first African-American to lead the church. In terms of instilling Social Justice, he likens what he think needs to be done by people to the teachings of the church.
“And when I say it looks something like Jesus of Nazareth, I mean the Jesus of Nazareth who said ‘the spirit of the Lord is upon me because He has anointed me to preach good news to the poor, to set at liberty all those who are oppressed and to proclaim the acceptable.’ The Jesus of Nazareth who said ‘all of religion” all of it ‘is summed up in love of God and love of neighbor.’”