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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 in person and online service.

Celebrant: The Rt. Rev. Carlye J. Hughes, 11th Bishop of Newark.
Guest Preacher: The Rev. Dr. Allen Robinson, Rector of Grace Church, Brooklyn Heights.

The service will be in person and live streamed to the diocesan YouTube channel,


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