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Celebrating the Life and Legacy of Absalom Jones

  • Christ Church Cathedral 318 East 4th Street Cincinnati, OH, 45202 United States (map)

Symposium and Festal Eucharist Celebrating the Life and Legacy of Absalom Jones


Sponsored by The Bishop Herbert Thompson, Jr. Chapter of The Union of Black Episcopalians, Christ Church Cathedral, Faith and Life and the Diocese of Southern Ohio

Saturday, February 11

10:00 am

Christ Church Cathedral

318 East Fourth Street, Cincinnati, Ohio

  Keynote Address: Ray Miller, Founder and Publisher, The Columbus African American News and Journal

Panel Discussion: Bishop Nedi Rivera, First Hispanic woman to become a bishop in the Episcopal Church, Bishop McKinley Young, Prelate of the Third District of the A.M.E. Church, and Rabbi Abie Ingber, The Founder and Executive Director of the Office of Interfaith Community Engagement at Xavier University

Workshops:  1.  Righteousness and Justice: The Rev. Dr. Alphonse Allen, Senior Pastor, Allen Temple A.M.E. Church  2.  The Church’s Role in Righteousness and Justice: The Rev. Dr. Troy Jackson, Executive Director and Founder, AMOS Project 3.  Economic Justice and Reconciliation: Dr. Adam Clark, Professor, Xavier University  4.  Film, ”The Right Track: Stories of Justice and Redemption”:  The Rev. Noel Julnes-Dehner, Documentary Filmmaker whose work focuses on human interest stories

 The event is free but online registration is encouraged:

Deadline to register is February 10. A rehearsal for those wishing to participate in a combined choir at the worship service will be held at 2:20 p.m. Bus transportation from Dayton and Columbus is available. Please contact St. Margaret’s Church (937.837.7741) in Dayton or St. Philip’s Church (614.253.2771) in Columbus for departure times.