Evensong (Evening Prayer Service)
Commemorating Black History Month and two historical Black Leaders – Absalom Jones, the first African American ordained in the Episcopal Church, and Peter Quire, a freeman African American and the first benefactor of this church in 1875.
Sunday, February 25 at 4:00 PM; reception follows
St. John’s Episcopal Church, 61 Poplar Street, Newport
An offering will be received to support the two remaining Episcopal Historically Black Colleges and University (HBCUs): St. Augustine’s University in Raleigh, NC, and Voorhees College in Denmark, SC.