Life and Legacy of Absalom Jones | 2020-02-16T21:00:00

Absalom Jones portrait


St. Philips Church

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Celebrate Black History Month and the life and legacy of Absalom Jones, the first black Episcopal priest.  We are having an afternoon program sponsored by the Diocese of Virginia Chapter of UBE (Union of Black Episcopalians). The guest speaker will be Vincent Tucker, a descendant of William Tucker, the first black child born in English North America. Mr. Tucker is also president of the William Tucker 1624 Society, a non-profit organization dedicated to the education of the greater public about the first Africans to arrive in Virginia. The program will be held at St. Philip's on Sunday, February 16, 4:00pm. All are invited.