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Feast of Absalom Jones

February 17 @ 1:00 PM - 6:30 PM

On Saturday February 17, 2024, The Bishop Nathan Baxter Chapter of the Union of Black Episcopalians along with the Episcopal Diocese of Central Pennsylvania, Saint James Episcopal Church and community partners will host its 9th Annual observance of the Feast of Fr. Absalom Jones with the theme of “Resurrection.”

The day features guest preacher The Rev. Ricardo Sheppard, Atonement Episcopal Church, Washington, DC; guest musicians Dr. Michael Clarke, Atonement Episcopal Church, Washington, DC and Dr. Donald Locklear, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ. The day includes a series of events that are free to the public, all are welcome.

Schedule

1:00 – 3:30 PM: Community Choir Workshop with Dr. Michael Clarke. Choir will learn African Diaspora Gospel music and perform it at the 5:00 PM service. *Registration is free and required. (Sanctuary) Click here if you’d like to participate.

3:30 – 4:30PM: Reception and Book Talk with Brenda Spencer on “Inside Out: Spiritual Guide for Pre-teen and Teen Girls”

4:40 PM: Praise and Worship Prelude (Sanctuary)

5:00 – 6:30 PM: Feast Day Service featuring guest preacher The Rev. Ricardo Sheppard, Atonement Episcopal Church, Washington, DC, musicians Dr. Michael Clarke, Washington DC and Dr. Donald Locklear, Princeton, NJ. (Sanctuary)

Details

Date:
February 17
Time:
1:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Venue

Saint James Episcopal Church
103 North Duke Street
Lancaster, PA 17602 United States
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Phone
(717) 397-4858

Contact

Saint James Episcopal Church
119 North Duke Street
Lancaster, PA 17602
717.397.4858
Office@saintjameslancaster.org

The Rev. David W. Peck, Rector
The Rev. Shayna Watson, Associate Rector
The Rev. Glenn Miller, Priest Associate

Weekend Services

Sunday Mass 8:30 AM
Sunday Mass 10:30 AM

The Rt. Rev. Dr. Audrey Scanlan, Bishop
Episcopal Diocese of Central Pennsylvania



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