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2:30 pm

Absalom Jones Service of Witness

February 10, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Trinity Cathedral, 801 West State St
Trenton, NJ 08618 United States
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  Absalom Jones A Service of Witness to Black Ministry in the Diocese of New Jersey Celebrating the life and ministry of the Rev. Absalom Jones, the first African-American ordained to the priesthood in the Episcopal Church, 1802. Born into slavery, Jones founded the first African-American Episcopal congregation--the African Episcopal Church of St. Thomas in Philadelphia. Ten years later, in 1804, he was the first African American to be ordained as a priest in the Episcopal Church of the United States. He is listed on the Episcopal calendar of saints. He is remembered liturgically on the date of his death, February 13, in the 1979 Book of Common Prayer. Reception follows in Synod Hall. Join the choir for this service here

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4:00 pm

Hymn Sing

February 10, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Grace Church, Pemberton, 43 Elizabeth Street
Pemberton, NJ 08068 United States
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Hymn Sing presented by Grace Church’s Friends of Music, followed by pot-luck reception (finger foods only). Free-will offering benefits the Music Ministry. Featuring inspiring and beautiful music from the 1982 Hymnal and Lift Every Voice and Sing II: An African American Hymnal from a program is being organized by our Music Committee.

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