Worship & Spirituality

Holding onto Hope: A National Service for Healing and Wholeness

Sunday, November 1, 2020 | 4:00pm

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry leads a service of prayer to shine as a beacon of hope for the nation amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, racial reckoning and a hard-fought election.   

In the midst of pandemic, racial reckoning and a historic election, the live-streamed service will gather Americans for prayer, song, lament, hope and a call to love God and neighbor. 


  • The Most Rev. Michael Curry, presiding bishop of The Episcopal Church 
  • The Rev. James Martin, bestselling author and editor at large of America magazine 
  • Valarie Kaur, filmmaker and civil rights attorney 
  • Eboo Patel, founder and president of Interfaith Youth Core 
  • The Rev. Elizabeth Eaton, presiding bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America 
  • Rabbi Shoshana Conover, Temple Sholom in Chicago 
  • Shane Claiborne, bestselling author and social justice activist 
  • The Right Rev. Mariann Edgar Budde, bishop of Washington 
  • The Very Rev. Randolph Marshall Hollerith, dean of Washington National Cathedral  

Download the service leaflet.

  • Admission
    • Free
  • Dates Offered
    • November 1, 2020 @ 4:00 pm