Day: January 8, 2020

Absalom Jones Offerings to go to two remaining Episcopal HBCUs

Absalom Jones Offerings to go to two remaining Episcopal HBCUs

In 1802, Absalom Jones, born into slavery in Delaware, became the first black priest in the Episcopal Church, co-founding and serving what became the African Episcopal Church of St. Thomas in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – the present-day church website is here. Jones’ feast day is February 13, and this year Presiding Bishop Michael Curry has invited […]