The Episcopal Diocese of Pittsburgh

Celebrates Absalom Jones

Ordained in 1804, Absalom Jones was the first African American to be ordained to the priesthood of the Episcopal Church. He is listed on the Episcopal calendar of saints and blessed on the date of his death – February 13, 1818.

Celebration Theme:
Race to Reconciliation: Prayer

Trinity Cathedral
328 Sixth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Friday Evening
February 12, 2016

WORD WAR Movement
7 – 8:30 p.m.
Reception Following

Word War Movement
Founder and Organizer: Taylor Leeper

Mission: To use our words – speaking the truths of the Gospel- to reach, revive, and rescue all people on earth.

The Rev. Randy CallendarSaturday Morning
February 13, 2016

Holy Eucharist
Bishop McConnell, Celebrant
The Rev. Randy Callendar, Guest Preacher

10:30 am
Lunch Following (Free Will Offering)

The Rev. Callendar is the Rector at St. Philip’s Episcopal Church, Annapolis, MD. He serves as UBE’s youth advisor and is an active member of the following organizations in the Diocese of PA: The Black Clergy, the Anti-Racism Commission, and Youth Advisory Committee.

Registration Deadline: February 5, 2016

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