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Public celebration of the Feast of Absalom Jones

The Union of Black Episcopalians Diocese of Newark Chapter will celebrate the life and ministry of the Rev. Absalom Jones, the first person of African descent ordained a deacon and priest in the Episcopal Church, in an online service.

Celebrant:  The Rt. Rev. Carlye J. Hughes, XI Bishop of Newark

Guest Preacher: The Reverend Melvin Wilson
St. Matthew AME Church, Orange, NJ

The service will be live streamed to the diocesan YouTube channel, The bulletin can be downloaded below.

Your offering will support the Episcopal Church’s two Historically Black Colleges and Universities: St. Augustine’s University, Raleigh, N.C., and Voorhees College, Denmark, S.C.

Please make offering checks payable to Union of Black Episcopalians, and mail to:

Church of The Epiphany and Christ Church
105 Main Street
Orange, NJ 07050

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