On Saturday, February 11th, the Diocese of Pittsburgh will again come together, this year at Trinity Cathedral, to celebrate the life and ministry of Absalom Jones, the first African-American Episcopal priest.

The day will begin at 10:00 a.m. with a video and panel discussion, The Myth of Race.  The panelist include:

Tony Norman – Post-Gazette Columnist
Rabbi Art Donsky – Temple Ohav Shalom, North Hills
Candy Castleberry Singleton – UPMC
La'Tasha Mayes – New Voices Pittsburgh
Moderator: The Rev. David Hooker – Atlanta, GA

Other activities planned for the day are:

-Multicultural Fun for grade school children
-Luncheon
-Frank E. Bolden Literary Contest Award
-Neighborhood Youth Outreach Program Children will perform
-Holy Eucharist – The Rt. Rev. Kenneth L. Price, Jr., Celebrant

Guest Preacher: The Rev. David A. Hooker, J.D., M.Div., M.P.H., M.P.A.

The Rev. David A. Hooker, attorney, author, mediator, ADR trainer, is the president of Dialawg RMS and has been active in the practice of mediation for more than twenty years. 

Hooker is a Minister at the historic First Congregational Church, Atlanta, GA. His skills will inspire and stimulate as we discuss the myths of race and seek to recognize that we are All Sisters and All Brothers with One Father.

Registration: $8 – Individual /$15- Family – Payable at door
(includes lunch & materials)
Childcare available upon request

Click here for a printable flyer/bulletin insert

Please register below by Monday, February 6th.

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Click here for a printable form to register by mail.