Religious

First Church Welcomes New Minister

The First Church of Round Hill (FCRH) welcomes The Rev. Leo W. Curry as its new Pastor. Rev. Curry comes to FCRH after serving 32 years as Pastor at the Fordham United Methodist Church in the Bronx. Rev. Curry entered ordained ministry after a successful career teaching French, Spanish and English as a Second Language. He graduated from Howard University with undergraduate and graduate degrees in Romance Languages and Literature. He attended seminary at New York Theological Seminary where he distinguished himself as the recipient of the President’s Award for Outstanding Graduating Senior. Rev. Curry is descended from The Rev. Elijah J. Curry, Sr., his paternal grandfather, who was ordained in 1892. Rev. Curry, Sr. had seven sons, five of whom became Methodist pastors. He also had three daughters, two of whom married Methodist pastors. read more...