- Why St. John’s
- Mission & Outreach
Wednesday Night Lenten Speaker Series:
The Role of a Downtown Parish
Wednesdays at 6:30pm
Feb. 24th-Mar. 24th
Take a tour of downtown Episcopal churches in the South at 6.30pm on Wednesday nights via Zoom. A Zoom link will be listed on the St. John’s website, and in the weekly Eagle email. The discussion will be reflections on pre-recorded interviews John has conducted with five different rectors who have shared their thoughts on the unique mission and ministries of downtown parishes that they serve. In addition to being viewed during the class, the videos will also be released on our FaceBook and YouTube pages, and the St. John’s website.
The Rt. Rev. Glenda Curry
The Rt. Reverend Dr. Glenda Curry was elected bishop coadjutor to become the twelfth Episcopal diocesan bishop at the electing convention held on January 18, 2020She was consecrated on June 27, 2020, and seated as Bishop on January 9, 2021. Curry is the first woman elected bishop in the Diocese of Alabama. Reverend Curry served as Rector of All Saints Episcopal Church, Birmingham, Alabama. She also served as the rector of Epiphany Episcopal Church, Leeds, Alabama. Prior to her ordination, Glenda was president of Troy State University in Montgomery. She received her Masters of Divinity at the University of the South, Sewanee, in 2002. Glenda is married to Dr. William Curry, Professor of Medicine at the University of Alabama in Birmingham. They are the parents of two adult children, and grandparents to seven children.