Many of us– myself certainly included– did not support Michael Curry as a candidate for Presiding Bishop, for various reasons. Some of us were more passionate about it than others. Some were vocal about it, others not. Some strongly supported another candidate, and others would have been happy with anyone but Curry. And that’s fine.
I have my reasons, and this is neither the time nor the place to explain them. They don’t matter anymore. The election has come and gone, and Curry has been elected. The time for opposition to his leadership is over, because his leadership is no longer a concept; it’s a fact, and one we as Episcopalians should respect.
Now is the time for us all to unite with our fellow Episcopalians and pray for our new leader-elect, to support him in his ministry (regardless of whether we support his theology, his preaching, certain statements or decisions he might make as PB, etc.), and to look ahead to the future as one Body.
Congratulations, Bishop Curry. All the best to you. May God bless and keep you as you prepare to become the new Presiding Bishop.