Video: Presiding Bishop’s sermon commemorating Absalom Jones

Posted Feb 8, 2016

[Episcopal News Service] Presiding Bishop Michael Curry returned to the Diocese of Washington Feb. 7 to preach at a 3 p.m. Eucharist commemorating Absalom Jones, the first African-American to be ordained an Episcopal priest. The service included traditional African-American hymns and music of the African diaspora. The service was held at Washington National Cathedral and co-sponsored by Saint Andrew’s, College Park, the Union of Black Episcopalians, and the Diocese of Washington.

A video stream of the full service is available below. Curry’s sermon begins at 54:40.