Bishop Larry D. Trotter, longtime pastor of Chicago’s Sweet Holy Spirit Church, returned to the pulpit on Sunday, October 8th.

He was given a red-carpet welcome by the church family following an extended period of hospitalization.

He will be honored at his 35th pastoral anniversary celebration on Sunday, October 15th.

He declared on Instagram, “I’m reclaiming my time.”

Watch a video montage of his return below.